Content for Friday, January 24, 2020

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Oshi, it’s Chef Jun Sushi

Raw fish and flames flavor new Bay Ho restaurant

The place is familiar, and it turns out I’ve been here before, when it was a low key spot serving hot sandwiches, salads, and bar food. But it looks different now, with cherry blossoms painted ...

$500 Burger King gift card for $450

San Diego Reader Classified ads, January 23, 2020

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Symbol of equality ground underfoot in hateful Hillcrest crosswalk prank

Trampled Pride

Two weeks ago, Hillcrest residents woke to a horrible surprise: a vandal had replaced the white stripes of a heavily trafficked neighborhood crosswalk with the colors of both the iconic rainbow flag and the more ...

No match for bad dad Robert Mitchum

“If I see you put your hand in the plate one more time, I’m gonna’ stab you with this knife. You hear me?”

Bad dads: there are no George Baileys or clownfish named Marlin in this reprobative grouping of sires. Home from the Hill (1960) There were two venal Vincente Minnelli patriarchs to choose from, neither of whom ...

Celebrate Robert Burns Day with two of his poems

Regarded in Scotland with the same reverence as Shakespeare in England

A Man’s a Man for A’ That Is there for honesty poverty That hings his head, an’ a’ that; The coward slave — we pass him by, We dare be poor for a’ that! For ...

Pornhub protests purity probe prohibition

Tube site vows to fight bill banning virginity tests

San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzales recently introduced AB 1909 into the California legislature. If passed, the bill would outlaw virginity testing — the inspection of the hymen to determine whether or not it is intact. ...

Andy Green Does Baseball

GirlsDoPorn verdict inspires former Padres manager to sue team

Earlier this month, San Diego Superior Court Judge Kevin Enright awarded $12.75 million to 22 women who claimed that the operators of the website GirlsDoPorn.com tricked them into, well, doing porn. Though the women signed ...

Slow and Steady Galapagos tortoise Wins the Race at the San Diego Zoo

Well, saves the species, anyway

When the San Diego Zoo sent Diego the tortoise to the Galapagos Islands in 1977, there were only two makes of his species left there. But over the next 40 years, the rapacious reptile fathered ...

Ohio Congressman Tony P. Hall found among pro-life Democrats

He established the National Day of Prayer with Ronald Reagan

Tony P. Hall The President shall issue each year a proclamation designating the first Thursday in May as a National Day of Prayer on which the people of the United States may turn to God ...