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San Diego Ritz Carlton greases the political skids

Cisterra’s cash A political action committee attached to the Downtown San Diego Partnership, a non-profit group ostensibly devoted to improving life and business in the center city, served as a conduit for lobbyists’ money funneled ...

July 29, 2020
Snakes are the new hamsters

To hold an anaconda, it’s best to spread your hands out like spatulas and let the snake lie there, feeling supported. If the serpent doesn’t feel buoyed in your hands, it will squirm and droop ...

July 29, 2020
Don't forget KPBS has classical music

Classics in plain sight A July 23 column titled “The good news in San Diego classical music” (titled "Will blind auditions make classical music appealing" online) by Garrett Harris (Classical Music) failed to mention the ...

July 29, 2020
Death, destruction and rebuilding in La Mesa

Maple muse “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold.” — W.B. Yeats, “The Second Coming” “And you know something’s happening, but you don’t know what it is, do you, Mr. Jones?” — Bob Dylan, “Ballad ...

July 29, 2020
Vampires are hip

Dear Hipster: If a vampire ate too many hipsters, would it suffer any ill effects? — Chad If vampires were anything like normal humans, which they might well be if they existed, then they would ...

July 29, 2020
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