Content for Friday, September 20, 2019

News & Stories

Faulconer paid $4000 ethics penalty with campaign cash

San Diego mayor 's 2016 political committee covered dinner, airfare, public relations

As San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer tours California in search of good ink and his next elective office, he's dipped into his mayoral campaign fund to pay for some personal baggage at home. Weeks after ...

Hula lessons, tribal belly dance, swing dance lessons

San Diego Reader Classified ads, September 19, 2019

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Bowlegged BBQ is your next Texas temptation

Music, art, and slowly smoked meats converge in Mount Hope

There’s music and art all around me as I dig in to a pile of BBQ meats. Old soul and R&B album covers hang, framed on the walls, packed in alongside stylized paintings depicting scenes ...

JLo and Marc Anthony: box office gold?

The black-and-white footage is a textbook compendium of video interview clichés

Three films and no common thread; it’s that kind of week How the West Was Won (1962) When I was six, the owner of mom’s beauty parlor rigged a raffle and my family “won” tickets ...

Fruitcraft makes just about everything but beer

The fruit wine specialist now ferments grapes, apples, honey, and teas

When Fruitcraft Fermentery and Distillery dropped anchor in Hillcrest two years ago, it primarily carried on the work of its original brand iteration, California Fruit Wine. That is, it fermented wine from virtually every type ...

Following protests and vandalism, Drag Queens reach out to peeved Pentecostal

Pastor Placated

South Bay Pentecostal Church Executive Pastor Amado Huizar is a man willing to fight for what he believes in, which is why he protested Chula Vista’s decision to host a Drag Queen Story Hour in ...

Children’s entertainment icon joins protest against Drag Queen Story Hour after Chula Vista debut

Dragging Disney Down

Shockwaves shook the cultural landscape today as longtime allies the Magic Kingdom and the Fabulous Queendom clashed over the latter’s use of the former’s intellectual property at a local public event. At a Drag Queen ...

William Eusebius Andrews: Catholic critic of Protestant historian John Foxe

Later compiled into the three-volume work, A Critical and Historical Review of Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

William Eusebius Andrews The very common manner of judging of human things by the abuses made of them, sometimes by the wicked and sometimes by fools, is vicious. If man has natural, religious, political and ...

Hershey Felder does Chopin the right way

Questions from the audience during breaks

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I am a Hershey Felder fan. My fandom is based on three of his productions, the most recent of which I saw on Saturday night, September 14 ...