Content for Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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San Diego Symphony dominates the Beethoven

I started to lean forward in my seat

I entered Symphony Hall on Saturday, January 25, as the crustiest of all curmudgeons. I left as a young adventurer just returned from an invigorating sojourn through the Austrian countryside full of hope and optimism. ...

Chula Vista garage full of old comic books and toys

San Diego Reader Classified ads, January 29, 2020

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Tricky Irish: Bloomsday traces wanderings of James Joyce’s Ulysses

“All their wars are merry and all their songs are sad.”

G. K. Chesterton, in his poem The Ballad of the White Horse, famously wrote that “The great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made mad, For all their wars are merry and all ...

San Diego's City College squeezes the adjunct profs

General fund drops from $34 million to $17 million

The tiresome story of colleges hiring adjunct professors to carry the burden of teaching is starting to come full circle. At the San Diego Community College District, cutting classes taught by adjuncts is the latest ...

The holy ghost of Archie Moore

Those who carry on San Diego boxing

His was once the most celebrated name in boxing—“The Old Mongoose,” “Ageless Archie,” or simply Archie Moore, the longest-reigning light heavyweight champ. Archie was born in Benoit Mississippi, as his mother claimed, or Collinsville, Illinois, ...

Faulconer uses Facebook

Vivian Moreno, Corey Briggs, Sara Jacobs – how they spend their money

Cheap enough for Facebook Backers of San Diego Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer’s proposed hotel tax hike to expand the downtown convention center and pay for homeless relief programs are courting Democrats on Facebook. “Democrats, labor ...

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