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San Diego Symphony gives us messy Beethoven

I take no pleasure in what follows. The San Diego Symphony has now given two perplexing performances of a Beethoven symphony in as many weeks. The fourth symphony was played on the weekend of January ...

January 22, 2020
Pay for gas and I will deliver your van to an Eastern state

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) ...

January 22, 2020
Stephen Karam’s The Humans gets tense

San Diego Repertory Theatre’s production of Stephen Karam’s The Humans does a good deal of stage-setting before you even take your seat. A display by the box office provides “a behind-the scenes glimpse of the ...

January 22, 2020
Marshall Saunders: creating an army of citizen lobbyists

In a couple of days they’ll be memorializing Marshall Saunders, the San Diego man who tried to save the world. I considered him a dear friend even though I knew he had hundreds, maybe thousands ...

January 22, 2020
Juan Vargas and the Remers go way back

Family fat cats Political bloodlines run deep in San Diego, as evidenced by an emailed fundraising pitch by congressman Juan Vargas on behalf of supervisorial hopeful Terra Lawson-Remer. “I am excited to invite you to ...

January 22, 2020
Paradise Hills strives for cohesion

Origin Guy Preuss is an affable, tanned, retired Navy Master Chief, a Vietnam vet. As the 30-year self-described “temporary” president of the local village council and the chair of the planning committee, he does what ...

January 22, 2020
DMV getting closer to Mission Valley move

San Diego City Councilman Chris Ward contravened the wishes of some of his most vocal constituents by seeking to exchange a portion of land at the city-owned Mission Valley stadium site for 2.5 acres of ...

The Marvel crap made Robert Downey, Jr. lazy

Downey’s little doing My heart goes out to Scott Marks for having to finally out Robert Downey Jr. (“Dolittle: Robert Downey, Jr. goes down,” Movie Reviews, January 16) Having managed to save a good portion ...

January 22, 2020
Michael Connolly Miskwish’s history of wildfires

Fire, as in the monstrous mega fires we’re seeing in Australia, has been front page news for weeks. But it is also something the Kumeyaay people have been speaking out about for years. Michael Connolly ...

January 22, 2020
Generation twixt

Dear Hipster: I often hear people talking about hipsters and Millennials as if the two are coextensive. Other times, people equate hipsters and Gen X’ers. Sometimes Generation Z takes the blame (or gets the credit, ...

January 22, 2020
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