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Tijuana 24-year-old to vie for chess championship

On October 26-30, Carlos Alfredo Hernandez Rendon will represent his Universidad Autónoma de Baja California college alumni at the 2020 World University Online Chess Championship. I reached out to the 24-year-old engineering student on October ...

October 14, 2020
Joseph Mitchell’s and Joe Gould’s Secret

I started writing for the Reader 25 years ago; Joseph Mitchell is one of the big reasons why I wanted to do so. The summer before my senior year of college, I visited Thidwick’s Books ...

October 14, 2020
David Alvarez gets National City gig

Self-causa San Diego ex-city councilman David Alvarez, whose once-vaunted political career went into a tailspin after his 2013 mayoral loss to Kevin Faulconer, has been pulling in a little cash from National City. Following his ...

October 14, 2020
Reader letter writers untie Del Mar's and North Park's knotty problems

Bridge over beachy water While the Del Mar bluffs and NCTD are in the news I feel it is time to introduce some solutions and common sense especially after reading about the absurdly expensive and ...

October 14, 2020
San Diego models of happiness

The only time I was ever really happy was as a boy, surfing the waves at Malibu. — John Paul Getty While there is no straight road to happiness, I learned early on what would ...

October 14, 2020
What happens when all the world’s a stage?

Just under a year ago, I was given the honor of working as the Reader’s theater critic. For a while, I joked that God was so horrified at the prospect that he killed the entire ...

October 14, 2020
Halloween: never say die

Dear Hipster: This was supposed to be the year for Halloween. Not only did the actual holiday fall on a Saturday, it was a full moon to boot! I mean, could you ask for a ...

October 14, 2020
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