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Art history, Korean beef at The Prado

“San Diego’s greatest sculptor, yet people like you don’t even know him.”

Little things mean a lot: the first little thing that makes me like this place is the, well, amuse-bouche. Wedges of crisp flatbread stacked vertically like surfboards. They have sesame and other seeds baked on ...

Jr. roller derby, archery basics, Yankee fans meet-up

San Diego Reader Classified ads, October 16, 2019

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Intimate Apparel: sewing your life savings into a quilt

When we tell our own personal histories, they’re more reflective of how we wish to see ourselves

There are inherent tensions between how we are documented and how we view ourselves. We can hear this any time we listen to our own voices in an audio recording. Is that what I really ...

John Brooks: Bill Clinton redux

Zero-dollar congressional candidate

Thursday night. Latin jazz jam. Border X. He’s doing flights of fancy on his alto sax. Variations on “La Malanga.” “That’s the guy running for president,” says my friend. “Another sax-playing president!” Oh yes. Bill ...

Without Walls (Wow) Festival, Poe Fest, Brunch & Booze, Guided Hike of Homestead Trail, Kilikili

Events October 18-October 23, 2019

Thursday | 17 Without Walls (Wow) Festival The La Jolla Playhouse presents a site-based work at Liberty Station that showcases multiple performances by local, national and international artists (including a selection of family-friendly offerings), occurring ...

Oceanside – California's best kept secret

San Luis Rey Valley, the pier, the mission, the harbor, Hill Street, California Surf Museum

From the moment we spotted the billboard proudly shouting: “Oceanside, California’s Best Kept Secret,” as we wheeled in from L.A. on southbound Highway 101, my brother Dave and I were frothing. Crossing that imaginary line ...

San Diego students required to take ethnic studies

Aimed at "white terrorism"

On September 24 the San Diego Unified school board passed a resolution in support of a state bill (AB 331) that would add one semester of ethnic studies to California public high school graduation requirements ...

San Ysidro border detectors missing fentanyl

Data policing coming to your front porch

Blind eye to fentanyl Back in July, U.S. Attorney Robert Brewer proclaimed that San Diego was facing a desperate public safety crisis caused by the proliferation of the synthetic opioid known as fentanyl. “That heroin, ...

Rooster’s Railroad at the Sportsman’s Pub

“Thousand dollars. It’s a Ferrari”

“Gotta be nice now,” says Rooster. “This guy’s about to donate $5 to the cause. Me.” He’s kidding, of course. Can’t gamble on games in bars like this. We’re in the Sportsman’s Pub, Lemon Grove, ...

Another dissatisfied water user

Democrats blamed for homeless

Water torture I was just reading the letter about the meter reader. I too have run into that problem. I’ve had my same home for the past 15 years, and I have renters in it. ...

Halloween costume rundown: Scoops Ahoy to Downton Abbey

Will you be the one to dazzle with a First Photo of a Black Hole costume?

Yo Hipster: Share with me a few clever ideas to wow my friends (costume-wise) at any or all of the raging Halloween parties I will attend this year. — Shawn Dear Hipster: Is there a ...

Many delights found on Grapevine Mountain, but no grapes

Views abound on this lofty desert peak

While no grapes are found on Grapevine Mountain, hikers will surely reap the fruits of their labor from the rewarding views atop this prominent desert peak. Boasting a plethora of views, including Shelter and San ...

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