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Pizza delivery has its own app

A pandemic has tested our collective love/hate relationships with delivery apps — enough at times to warrant government intervention. But before we all decide (or decide not to) return to indoor dining this spring, I ...

Second-best operas of all time

A few weeks ago we did the best second-best symphonies. This week we’re going to do the best second-best operas. For the sake of argument, a composer’s second-best opera is any opera that isn’t his ...

March 19, 2021
Osip Mandelstam: founder of the Acemist movement in Russian literature

The Stalin Epigram Our lives no longer feel ground under them. At ten paces you can’t hear our words. But whenever there’s a snatch of talk it turns to the Kremlin mountaineer, the ten thick ...

March 19, 2021
Hold That Lion: adding water to the Stooge triad soup

Hold That Lion is legendary among Stooge disciples as the only time Shemp and Curly appear on screen together. It is also Curly’s swan song. Hold That Lion (1947) By this time, doctor’s orders had ...

March 19, 2021
UCSD torches library and its contents in atonement for years spent honoring hateful author

Once, Sylvia Burner was head librarian at UCSD’s Geisel Library — the campus’s signature building, named for La Jolla’s most famous citizen, beloved children’s author Ted Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. Once, she paused every morning ...

San Diego renamed after Mayor in wake of Junipero Serra High renaming

“I believe the children are the future,” says onetime San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria. “They can carry us to a brighter tomorrow, if only we have the courage to let them. So when the students ...

The Center: multilingual and multicultural

The Center Contact: 1305 Deodar Road, Escondido 760-707-6681 www.centernc.com Membership: 70 Neighborhood: Escondido Pastor: Mike Mieritz Age: 52 Born: West Allis, WI Formation: Community College of the Air Force, Birmingham, AL; Vision International University, Ramona ...

March 19, 2021
Rincon Reservation Road leads to beer

Back in 2016, the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians established a 15-barrel craft brewery on its reservation near Valley Center. Called SR76 Beerworks, the brewery and tasting room operated alongside the Rincon Harrah’s casino. The ...

March 19, 2021
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