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Doug Applegate to run for Desmond seat on county board of supervisors

When San Marcos city councilman Jim Desmond was elected to represent North County on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors three years ago, there was a five percent GOP majority in his District 5. ...

Give the Smith ‘n Wesson a shot at The Smoking Gun

Alex Ramos The Smoking Gun 555 Market Street Downtown On a bustling corner of the Gaslamp Quarter, I’m chatting with The Smoking Gun’s bartender Alex Ramos, who tells me to give the Smith ‘n Wesson ...

Allen Ginsberg: spokesman for Hippy culture

A Supermarket in California What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the streets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon. In my hungry fatigue, ...

July 15, 2021
Stay Strange turns a page with authors Patrick Loveland and Chad Deal

Circa 2006, Sam Lopez was in a band, playing what he refers to as “straight music” and feeling as if he had reached a plateau. He felt he needed to take his music in a ...

July 15, 2021
Poway’s Baba Kabob never slows down

Oh man. I do this every time: show up at my wannabe favorite place, Chennai Tiffins, just as it’s closing for the afternoon. This is in Little India, up by Miramar. I sit down in ...

July 15, 2021
Beating and seasoning a 3-headed monster

MC Riston Diggs (the Known Unknowns) recorded his debut album, The Blvd Experience, following the completion of a nine-year Navy career where he served as an aviation administrator. His video for “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” ...

July 15, 2021
Black Widow: two James Bonds for the price of one

Thoughts of writing this one off were tempting, but the day was hot, the timing right, and the screen large. Was Marvel right to patiently ride out the pandemic by skipping the VOD route in ...

July 15, 2021
Elisia Savoca: the “Shower Singer”

Singer-songwriter Elisia Savoca, currently living in L.A. but raised in San Diego, has no qualms about being known as the “Shower Singer,” a sobriquet bestowed by her beloved father. Everyone has to start somewhere, and ...

July 15, 2021
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