Content for Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Golf, fencing, phlebotomy classes

San Diego Reader Classified ads, October 9, 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) ...

Pop-Up Magazine’s touring show

“Nothing would be recorded. To see it, you had to be there.”

The California Sunday Magazine is included with “select Sunday copies” of the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. A one-year, six-issue subscription costs $39.95. The October 2019 issue featured a total of seven ...

Noura: a non-practicing architect

Religious observance seems empty in the face of American individualism

This is a family drama that takes place in one room over the course of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The family — dad, mom, and 11-year-old son — are Iraqi immigrants living in Queens. ...

Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, The Importance of Being Earnest, Julian Autumn Jubilee, Serbian Crepes and Folklore Dancing, La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

Events October 10-October 16, 2019

Thursday | 10 Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers Soft rock icon and occasional Grateful Dead member Bruce Hornsby is touring in support of his first full-length album in three years (and first true solo record ...

Sara Jacobs vows to take no PAC money

Strange bedfellows in bed with Todd Gloria

Sara’s PAC blow-up When 75-year-old Democrat Susan Davis announced she was finally going to give up her seat in Congress, House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith was quick to dispatch a press release of praise. ...

They named Mt. Helix after a snail

There are so many La Mesas

“I hear them screeching” Frank Arredondo has seen them, romping down his La Mesa street as if they owned it: coyotes. “I sit out on the front porch, and I smoke and drink coffee. Usually ...

Signs of Comic-Con's demise?

Insiders point to DC's down year

If the death of Horton Plaza and the slow failure of Seaport Village have proved anything it’s that nothing lasts forever in downtown San Diego. Now some say Comic-Con, another downtown institution, may be starting ...

If Tam Hoang ever writes a book....

Chula Vista drag queens are not bothering you

Bookish I suspect that whoever wrote the cover headline on the October 3 issue, “Book Clubs: What’s the Point?,” failed to read the story and was not the author who, in fact, appears to have ...

The Geppetto of Taylor Guitars

You want romance? Buy three Taylors and play until one of them sings to you.

I once asked my wife if she thought I should attend art school. “How about business school?” she replied. A fellow I know, call him Tony, recently pared his collection of 40 guitars down to ...

Finding dandyism in Simon Winchester’s The Map That Changed the World

Geologists think about and describe things in terms of “gigannum”

DJ: Have you read the Wikipedia article on Dandyism? Certain parallels… Is there a history of Hipsterism? Does society always have one version or another of hipsters? Just Western society or Eastern, too? Are the ...

Discover Village H and related trails in Carlsbad

Enjoy views of one of the most historic landscapes in North County

These trails take you to view-points overlooking one of the most historic landscapes in San Diego’s North County, as well as areas of rapid suburban development. You will also have close contact with remnants of ...