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Ukulele from Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Invitational at the North Shore

San Diego Reader Classified ads, November 13, 2019

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Ring Around the Moon, Distiller’s Fest: Spirits And Jazz, City of East San Diego Police 1912-1923, Vision Quest Hike, The Black Keys and Modest Mouse

Events November 14-November 20, 2019

Thursday | 14 Ring Around the Moon Asked what he feared most, Truman Capote said, “Real toads in imaginary gardens.” That describes Jean Anouilh’s play. On the surface, the three-acter is a romantic fantasy. But ...

L.A. Times and San Diego U-T sweat the online numbers

Pete Wilson allies pass away

Honey, I shrunk the subscriber goals As advertising and circulation falls at the San Diego Union-Tribune year over year, Norman Pearlstine, executive editor of the U-T’s parent Los Angeles Times, is less optimistic than his ...

Eight straight nights of San Diego live music

Psycholizard, Milly, Auz Fontaine, Chica Diabla, the Touchies, Bloodletting Tour, Electric Waste Band, Adams Gone Funky, Liam Gallagher, The Who

I moved to San Diego in 1998 and started going to shows immediately. Live bands were simple to find any night of the week. These days, it’s a hair more difficult. DJs have become a ...

Diversity at San Diego Bicycle Coalition

Sex ed, pro and contra

Losing a quitter I was saddened to see the article in which Mr. Blakespear took it up-on himself to criticize the Bicycle Coalition for having not elected him to its Board of Directors (“Jeremy Blakespear ...

San Diego City College's spending scandal

Voters passed bonds S and N, chaos ensued

In a recent post, the San Diego Community College District News Center crowed that a “process called re-funding” of its Propositions S and N bonds will save taxpayers $150 million. The claim is ironic, say ...

Local guitarist debuts as new Black Crowes member

Joining Crowes for 30th anniversary reunion tour

The Black Crowes played their first show in six years on Monday, November 11 in New York City, with the founding Robinson brothers now backed by an all-new flock of Crowes including local Earthless guitarist ...

Evel Knievel’s niece Cayla Croft is no shrinking violet

“What distinguished him was that he kept coming back”

You might say Cayla Croft comes from an accident-prone family. “My uncle broke every bone in his body, some several times over,” she says. “His name was Evel Knievel.” Knievel was the most famous stunt ...

Elliot Smith, Death Cab for Cutie, and an obscure, Milwaukee-based alternative hip-hop artist walk into a bar...

Make me laugh, or groan

Hey Hipster: I haven’t heard a good hipster joke in a dog’s age. Make me laugh, or perhaps groan as the case may be. — Bernie I don’t know about all-out laughs, but if you ...

UCSD Stuart Collection: sculptures and buildings that may be tricky to find

This walk is a treasure hunt for unusual works of art by leading artists.

One of the more intriguing walks in San Diego is on the University of California San Diego campus, where commissioned sculptures are integrated into site-specific works that may be tricky to find. The collection, named ...