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KPBS’s donations up $3 million

KPBS’s public money windfall The finances of the KPBS public broadcasting stations, which are owned and operated by taxpayer-financed San Diego State University, have bounced back a bit from the darkest days of 2020’s Covid-19 ...

December 22, 2021
New breweries make Tijuana unrecognizable from 10 years ago

Baja’s beer scene has grown exponentially since I first wrote about it for the Reader six years ago, and I’ve been obsessing over it ever since. Back in October of this year, at the most ...

December 22, 2021
One of Richard Requa’s earliest commissions

In terms of San Diego real estate, “historic” and “oceanfront” are adjectives that don’t play nicely with one another. Not only do the beating winds and punishing salt air extract a toll from even the ...

December 22, 2021
Relaxed, Bing Crosby-esque

My friend John Drehner is in ebullient pre-Christmas spirits. “What do you get when you cross a centipede with a chicken?” he shouts, rubbing his hands against the chill. “Uh? Uh? More drumsticks. Bada-boom!” He ...

December 22, 2021
Cinderella at the shoe store

“Can we be serious!” That’s me, trying to get a shot of Allison (“Allie”) Demers, 22-year-old stage actress, singer, composer, veteran of acting school, recipient of an MFA degree in musical theater from Indiana University, ...

December 22, 2021
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