Content for Friday, November 22, 2019

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Appointment for your dog? I give pet rides

San Diego Reader Classified ads, November 20, 2019

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Where the beef isn't: the Impossible Whopper

For an extra buck, Burger King burger goes from hundred to zero percent meat.

The “Where’s the beef?” commercials of the 1980s popularized the common joke that fast food restaurants skimp on beef in their burgers. Less amusing have been ongoing stories of fast food chains adding food additives ...

Bad taste with the PCA, NC-17, and John Travolta in drag

If the film’s main goal was to unmask, the detective work paid off

This week we offer up an uncut aggregation of bicycle thieves, censors’ needs, and cleaner Waters. — Scott Marks The Bicycle Thieves (1948) It was the first film to openly challenge the almighty Production Code ...

"We shine a beam of light" on Beethoven quartets

Danish String Quartet in La Jolla this month

The Danish String Quartet is in residency at The La Jolla Music Society from November 16 through November 23. They are presenting five concerts as a part of their Prism project. The players in the ...

Calico Cidery returns with organic natural ciders, and a barn

Julian ranch concocts booze from its own apple, pear, and quince orchards

For several years, the opportunity to sit in a barn drinking hard cider made from locally grown apples has been a charming draw to the little mountain town of Julian. When Julian Ciderworks abruptly announced ...

Lake Morena Community Church: to know God and make him known

“From Wrecked to Reconciled.”

Lake Morena Community Church Contact: 29765 Oak Drive, Campo (619) 478-5917 www.lmcconline.org Membership: 100 Co-pastors: Bob and Tina Phillippi Age: 49/48 Born: Orange/San Luis Obispo Formation: Berean School of the Bible (Global University), Springfield, MO; ...

E-mopeds could be next weapons in S.D.'s high-risk transit wars

"I hope Revel users have signed their organ donor cards"

As the termed-out administration of San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer continues to grapple with the explosion of so-called e-scooters, another kind of e-mobility device likely to hit congested city streets is spending big to assure ...