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Seeking Philadelphia Eagles fans – dump truck driver needed

San Diego Reader Classified ads, October 2, 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) ...

Noura need not be compared to Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

The tale is replete with familial conflict, and the way those conflicts play out

The Old Globe website describes Noura as, “A riveting West Coast premiere loosely inspired by Ibsen’s A Doll’s House.” I agree, it is loosely related to A Doll’s House. Very loosely.So loosely, in fact, that ...

Bad Hombres/Good Wives, La Mesa Oktoberfest, Pan for gold and meet pioneers, Trolley Dances, Big Mountain

Events October 3-October 9, 2019

Thursday | 3 Bad Hombres/Good Wives Don Ernesto, macho cartel lord of Sinaloa, is used to getting exactly what he wants. In this case, he wants Eva — the young woman he sent to a ...

Ben Hueso paws greased by payroll loan company

Duncan Hunter aide feeds on exotic Russian food

Hueso’s county payday California Senate Democrat Ben Hueso, off and running for the First District county supervisorial seat currently held by termed-out Republican Greg Cox, is tapping controversial out-of-state cash for his bid. Hueso, a ...

San Diego book clubs – what's the point?

Are they just for girls?

In the Seinfeld episode “The Couch,” George joined a book club through his girlfriend. “So, she got you to join a book club?” Jerry asked. “I got a feeling I’m gonna be much smarter than ...

Richard Mahler’s greatest performance

“Do it by doing it. It’s gotta be fun, or what’s the point?”

This happens at the Adams Avenue Street Fair. I’m walking past a storefront with its door and windows wide open. And twanging from inside, the sounds of a guy torturously plucking out the notes of ...

Pork rinds and Mexican ice cream at La Jolla Shores

Trump doesn't know what he's talking about

Bells of the beach I have been going to La Jolla Shores for over 50 years. This year the city of SD has allowed street vendors with carts to sell pork rinds and Mexican ice ...

You won't recognize new UCSD hospital

1000 apartments

Change is coming to the UCSD Health hospital campus in Hillcrest, change so sweeping that the campus will look completely different when it’s over. Instead of the sprawling, built-as-needed mish mash of 37 buildings and ...

Bill Tall: icon of back-to-earthism

Edible plants for a changing world

It’s a Friday night at Nate’s Garden Grill. The Drought Tolerant Bluegrass Band is singing their down home version of “The House of the Rising Sun.” Bill Tall comes across from the City Farmers Nursery ...

Kale smoothies: too much of a good thing?

None of these categories reflect those irritating Buzzfeed listicles of “26 Hipsters Who Went Too Far!”

Dear Hipster: Unlike many of your readers, I will not write to complain ad infinitum about hipster stuff. I actually like a lot of hipster things. Sign me up for the fancy coffee, minimalist design, ...

Coronado beach: from U.S. Naval Air Station North Island to the Amphibious Base

There is more than meets the eye to discover here.

Few places in San Diego have as deep a history of military and tourism co-existing in a spectacular natural environment as Coronado Island. The broad flat area we now call U.S. Naval Air Station North ...