Content for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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Unicycle, door knobs, strait jacket

San Diego Reader Classified ads, November 6, 2019

Call in your FREE classified ad (619) 450-4293 voice mail. Or text it to us (619) 272-2772. Or visit sandiegoreaderstore.com and fill in classified ad form. (Businesses can use this too for $5 classified ads) ...

The Last Five Years: fragmented like Homer’s The Odyssey

A nonlinear timeline has become quite common in contemporary fiction and film

A crucial component of the storyteller’s craft is placing actions and details in a specific order. For most stories, this is pretty straightforward: start at the beginning, then tell the events in the order they ...

Long Story Short, Ride the Point, Forgotten Tragedy: The Sultana Disaster Of 1865, Cambodian Rock Band

Events November 7-November 13, 2019

Thursday | 7 Long Story Short Improvised storytelling show. Anyone who signs up may be randomly selected to tell a true, five-minute story related to the show’s theme, without notes. November’s theme is “Holidays, Schmolidays.” ...

A week in San Diego without a phone

So much accountability

I never take my phone out on the water in Mission Bay, where I go to stand-up paddle board a couple of times a week. Sometimes I wish I had it to capture a picture ...

Fortistar helps Faulconer charity

Barona and Sycuan tribes feed San Diego politicians

Pay for praise San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer is gassing up his One San Diego charity operation, thanks to a $5000 contribution on September 27 from New York recycled methane maven and city lessee Mark ...

Immigrants should home school

I've been on SSI since I was 45

Sex-ed shielding This is a disturbing article because it is distracting from the complaint of parents: they do not want their children to believe it’s ok to be anything but heterosexual (“Is California sex-ed anti-immigrant?”, ...

Serious San Diego table grapes Foodies

I only want to attract people who are just as “serious” about grapes as I am

Hi Hipster: Having grown table grapes in San Diego since the 1980s, and having rejected all the boring ones, I now have some forty-odd vines producing exquisite fruit. I have, of course, diligently combed over ...

William Heise’s Cedar Trail: a smell reminiscent of shoe polish

There is always something new to explore in this park.

Located at just over 4000 feet elevation, this 929-acre park is a mixture of forest and manzanita chaparral. Over 10 miles of hiking trails, ranging from short and easy to moderately challenging, lie within or ...

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