Content for Wednesday, November 27, 2019

News & Stories

I can come to you, put up your Christmas tree, decorate your house

San Diego Reader Classified ads, November 27, 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) ...

Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band: more than a feeling

Keep on rockin’ in the (un)free world

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s production of Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band, currently playing at La Jolla Playhouse, opens like a low-budget rock n roll show: black stage, a few colored lights mounted on steel scaffolding, ...

Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza, Hike The Ramona Grasslands, Skating, Santa, and S’mores, And Neither Have I Wings to Fly, Sono Fest Chili Cook-Off

Events November 28-December 5, 2019

Thursday | 28 Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza San Diego Jazz Fest runs over five days and includes more than two dozen traditional jazz, Dixieland, ragtime, swing, and rockabilly bands. Dancing and lessons take place ...

Faulconer staff churning

Atkins money machine knows no bounds

The revolving door turns Another staffer for mayor Kevin Faulconer has quit the city to join the ever-growing special interest circuit of government persuaders. Felipe Monroig, who was the Republican mayor’s deputy chief of staff ...

Bike stolen from Hotel Del Coronado recovered from Tijuana swap meet

BikeIndex.org finds the $6000 electric bicycle

‘I didn’t think I was ever going to see my $6000 bike again,” said Scott S. “But I did, thanks to the law enforcement agencies collaborating, and to ‘Bob’ for initially messaging me.” At 2 ...

San Diego Reader's holiday guide 2019

Christmas Card Lane in Penasquitos, Santa run in Pacific Beach, helicopter Christmas lights ride in Oceanside, ugly sweaters in Vista, rescued bears in Alpine

There’s a war on Christmas. You can see it right on your TV; in fact, it’s your TV that’s the aggressor in this particular conflict. Lifetime has 20, count ’em, 20 new movies to go ...

Mt. Helix Park sees miraculous comeback

Crypto-biotic crust should keep us all on the trails

Please don’t step on the bugs Thank you for your article on the importance of bugs to our own health and food supply (“San Diego’s changing bugs,” Cover Stories, November 20). San Diego would see ...

The hottest drinks of winter

Step beyond warm Keystone Ice Lager

Dear Hipster: I think the hipster love of winter has been fairly well established at this point, and we can pretty much take it as a given that, for every person who falls back on ...

Quail and eucalyptus in Encinitas

Discover native habitat in these open space areas

This part of Encinitas is dominated by a dissected sandstone plateau, with an elevation of up to about 250 feet above sea level. A golf course and many large homes have been built on the ...