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UPDATE: The dirty tricks of North River Farms

The controversial North River Farms project that promises to build 585 homes on Oceanside’s last remaining agricultural district hit a serious roadblock on Thursday. The county registrar certified that the self-described “anti-sprawl” group called Let ...

March 19, 2020
Ernest Hemingway: almost invariably satirical

Advice to a Son Never trust a white man, Never kill a Jew, Never sign a contract, Never rent a pew. Don’t enlist in armies; Nor marry many wives; Never write for magazines; Never scratch ...

March 19, 2020
P-Lo’s hecka dope

“Rapper P-Lo’s style of music is 100 percent ‘Bay Area’ — the type of music you can dance to, whether it’s with a partner or by yourself, and just good vibing,” said Vanessa Wong, a ...

March 19, 2020
O’Brien’s pub: Pliny the Elder on tap

This restaurant-rich patch around Convoy and Balboa is one of my favorite areas in our fair city. So I’m glad to see business up here still looks just fine. Now, at 5 pm on March ...

March 19, 2020
Opening weekend of an officially declared COVID-19 pandemic

A stanchion sign in the entranceway to the Reading Grossmont greeted customers with the request, “Please Purchase Tickets At The Concession Stand.” After years spent logging an average of eight movies a month in La ...

March 19, 2020
Go ahead, see a live concert tonight - online!

"We're having a virtual Seaport Sessions show this evening, live streaming on Vimeo," says Casbah operator Tim Mays. "Dirty Sweet and Low Volts will be performing live in studio at Seaport and you can watch ...

March 19, 2020
UCSD jazz stars and other locals worth knowing

The Mattson twins say their father introduced the boys to artists such as Art Blakey and Lee Morgan practically as soon as they could walk and talk. While their older brother achieved indie rock stardom ...

March 19, 2020
Paging Jack London

My wife is afraid of the family dog, a Shih Tzu-Jack Russell named Oreo who arrived 10 years ago after our neighbor rescued Oreo’s pregnant mother and my eight-year-old daughter got a look at the ...

March 19, 2020
Buck O Nine’s Jon Pebsworth talks “third-wave” in Pick It Up! Ska In The ’90s documentary

Longtime Buck-O-Nine lead singer Jon Pebsworth pops up as a talking head in the new documentary Pick It Up! Ska In The ’90s. The film details the history of ska music while concentrating on the ...

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