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Former San Diego Union-Tribune publisher unloading wife and La Jolla estate

Papa Doug says bye, bye to Geniya

Turn out the lights. The latest matrimonial party is over for ex-Union-Tribune owner and would-be ambassador to the Bahamas Douglas Manchester. The million-dollar-plus Trump donor, called out by the Washington Post last year for having ...

Waving earrings with Wish app

“I found like 30 pairs for a dollar.”

Before taking our New Year’s resolutions seriously, my gang and I planned one last carb-filled hurrah at a favorite haunt, Buona Forchetta in South Park. We decided to check out the neighboring Enoteca for a ...

Ken Ronchetti-designed luxury condo offers 180-degree view of downtown

The 400-square-foot master bedroom is part of a private “master wing”

If one luxury condo atop one of San Diego’s most desirable downtown towers just isn’t enough, why not go for two? Enjoy “exquisite living on the entire 38th floor of the Harbor Club,” invite materials, ...

Worst-ever touring stories from Caspian

“We got chased out of Milan by the Russian mob one time.”

“If one word sticks in my mind about shows in San Diego, it’s ‘sweat.’ We all get pretty soaked during shows, because we love to get into it. But San Diego is always next-level.” Jonny ...

Brad Taylor talks Hunter Killer at Warwick’s

“People thought I could predict the future.”

Brad Taylor does his homework. Twenty-one years in the Army (including eight with Delta Force) is an education in itself, but it’s research that has helped make his Pike Logan novels bestsellers. “Newsfeeds,” he told ...

Live Five: La Jolla High alumni

Avenue Army, Ten Bulls, Los Lobos, The Paladins, Low Volts

“Avenue Army relocated from Saint Paul, MN to San Diego specifically because they felt that their sound would fit nicely in Southern California, and because they strongly felt that this was the place to build ...

Da South In Ya Mouth ribs at a Chula Vista Mobil gas station

“Pork is a Georgia thing. We’re from Georgia.”

“Good wine needs no bush,” says Annie. We’re standing at a Mobil gas station, on the corner of 3rd and L in southern Chula Vista. “Say again?” I say. I know I know this phrase. ...

Dolittle: Robert Downey, Jr. goes down

Does a dragon even qualify as an animal?

It is with deep and abiding regret that we report the passing of Robert Downey, Jr. — one of the last of his generation of trailblazers — over to the dark side. Admittedly, the transition ...

Mynd: helping you achieve lasting beauty and wellness

Locating the sacred within this world

On January 10, University of San Diego law professor Steven Smith shared a lunchtime lecture stage at the American Enterprise Institute with New York Times columnist Ross Douthat and novelist/reporter Tara Isabella Burton. The topic ...

Big in Spain: The Loons and The Rosalyns rock León

New Spain label compilation records also feature Skid Roper and Manual Scan

San Diego acts remain big in Spain, a longstanding trend that arguably kicked off when the Zeros stormed out of Chula Vista in the late 70s. The influential punk band has a new single on ...

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