Discarded paint cans at Adobe Falls
Rock-colored paint a possible-solution?
The storm drain under I-8 that connects the canyon to San Diego State University
"Everyone in San Diego has been blinded by the palm trees and the beach," says ...
Inside the blacksmith's shop
A saddle store is already open. No horses for sale, though.
“We reinforced old wood with new beams,” said a docent.
Savages approach the stage, determination in their eyes. Blazers and bras, female furiousness, sounds boisterous ...
Good as Gold, Austin soul-rockers the Nightowls split a bangin' bill with garage-wreckers the Schizophonics ...
Flower power fuzz poppers Frankie & the Witch Fingers headline sets at Soda Bar Thursday ...
Small Culture, aka Jerik Centeno, says it’s feast or famine out there in musicland — ...
Rhea dreams of the seams of the universe, where his laser comes up short.
Beyond our beaches and burritos, Chastity Belt would really like it if we learned the ...
Bill Reynolds (left) is Professor Presley: “It’s like if the Ramones hijacked the Schoolhouse Rock ...
Kurt Vile: “All I wanted was to just have fun/ and live my life like ...
Robert Santella got within inches of Zephaniah Mel
Electronic reverb, reverbs, to the point where the studio itself suggests a cistern.
Wye Oak's Andy Stack handles drums and keyboards simultaneously, which is an impressive feat to ...
One story of how "Ain't Misbehavin' came to be is that it was written for ...
Gold amid the dross: Trump brandishes a copy of Playboy magazine featuring himself on the ...
Coffee Spanish author Andy Newbom investigates coffee process during a coffee buying trip.
Lorena Gonzalez and Nathan Fletcher at the Democratic National Convention
"It will be 20 years before we have the beautiful trees that are established."
Robert J. Townsend and James Vasquez
The Fight for 15 at the Home of the Whopper's front door
Zack Gray's Bees of Bennett Valley
The Voyages of the Capitalist Enterprise
Jimmy's Famous herbed tomato bisque
What $26 buys
Jimmy's Famous ribs and herby French fries
“You’re going to eat all that?!”
The lawn in front of Jimmy’s: where California was born?
Colton Iverson and Richard Johnson in The Twentieth Century Way
Yvonne, Tony Perry, Cynthia Thomas, Ron Christopher Jones, and Anise Ritchie in Ain't Misbehavin'
Unstoppable stage mom Rose pushes her daughters through the vaudeville circuit in Gypsy.
They sort of look like solar panels from a distance
Sorrento [cellular] Tower, July 23
Bright night: Margot Kidder and Christopher Reeve in Richard Lester’s Superman II.
Look out, AT&T, Cox, Time-Warner, et al., Google Fiber has the mayor’s ear
Close-up of artist proposal
Janet Zweig’s proposal sketch
Weezer made a White Album and will roll it out at the Sleep Train on ...
From Boston, goth-folk singer/songwriter Marissa Nadler headlines sets at Casbah on Tuesday.
Award-winning Australian bluesman C.W. Stoneking sets up at Soda Bar Sunday night.
Aussie folk-pop duo Oh Pep! play the Casbah Saturday night.
Neo-soul dance-pop band Fitz & the Tantrums play Del Mar's post-race freebie this Friday.
Odd-pop bedroom balladeer Jimmy Whispers hits the Hideout Thursday night.
Saturday, July 30: Surf Dogs
The city did not require the property owners to assume the current and future risks.
Mission Bay (Santa Clara Point)
Neptune Avenue. Inset: The city did not require the property owners to assume the current ...
3Rs class entering Emerald Cave
California thistle, common at higher elevations
Views to the east and the desert from Desert View Trail.
Desert View, Pacific Crest Trail
Pentagon after American Airlines flight 77 crashed into it. Hazmi and Mihdhar were two of ...
Bayoumi, Hazmi, and Mihdhar met in a Los Angeles restaurant after Bayoumi "pretended" to drop ...
The Parkwood Apartments, where the hijackers lived, have since been converted into condominiums.
Prince Bandar — sent $15,000 to Basnan; the prince's wife, meanwhile, sent a total of ...
Rahman — the Blind Sheikh, tied to the terrorists behind the 1993 World Trade Center ...
Basnan — lived in Bayoumi’s apartment complex in Clairemont, known as the Saudi mayor of ...
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — known as KSM, uncle of Aziz Ali, known as the mastermind ...
Aziz Ali — financier for Al-Qaeda who wired money to hijackers and made their travel ...
Shaikh — member of San Diego Police Commission, FBI informant, took hijackers into his Lemon ...
Abdullah — Yemeni, introduced to hijackers in El Cajon, admitted close friendship with Hazmi.
Mihdhar — hijacker of plane that crashed into Pentagon; lived in San Diego four months.
Hazmi — hijacker of plane that crashed into Pentagon; lived in San Diego ten months; ...
Islamic Center of San Diego
Some stars are beginning to deteriorate.
Plascencia wants something different, original, like these interactive sculptures called La Rotonda del Mar, situated ...
The Alejandro Sanz star in front of Caesar’s
Praga received the star of a Latin duo band called Sin Bandera. It has been ...
The painting Heather Neill ended up making of those teacups, called Oversouth Willow.
Artist Heather Neill buying teacups from Jane on the Vineyard
Glasses clinking in agreement (finally) over the finished edit
Amalgam of Sean Fanning's process for In the Heights set design (San Diego Repertory, 2013)
Ranch near Julian mountain lion incident. According to the ranch owner, the lions had killed ...
Mountain lion at Fund for Animals Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Ramona. "The more deer, the ...
On the plus side...
One young lion was killed on Lyons Valley Road, north of Jamul; a second was ...
“There’s a whole den of lions down on Prisoner Ridge [west of Lake Henshaw] somewhere.” ...
Chuck Millenbah and Mike Curren. In 1958 an apartment house was built on the empty ...
OMBAC 1978. "The problem with OMBAC is they think that if something’s fun with ten ...
One of the owners of the Beachcomber Bar, next door to the Pennant, is a ...
Tom Jones at his Mission Hills repair shop: clock radios, coffeemakers, water filters, vaporizers, humidifiers, ...
"Future Retail / Hotel (TBD)" has long been on the map for the Phase 2 ...
About the decision to add a hotel, developer Colton Sudbury said, "We can't find anyone…we ...
Still taken from Trump’s Baja Resort promo video, which began to include the haunting, regretful ...
Psycho-delic duo Claypool Lennon Delirium drops in on Observatory North Park Wednesday night.
London post-punk quartet Savages hits Observatory North Park Friday night!
There is never a “Nawww, I don’t want it” reaction to smoked fish.
Empty hands, heavy heart: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump attended a fundraising luncheon at The ...
Swift Boat sailors Dave Bradley, Bob Bolger, and John Paul Jones aboard the restored vessel
There's not enough space to do a sit-down Chick-fil-A in Clairemont like this one in ...
Coco’s closed in April 2015 after being in the same spot since 1999.
Jet West’s Wake Up features a cover of Doors classic “People Are Strange,” recorded at ...
Soloist Banjo Kyle says Vista venues have welcomed him with open arms.
“World punk” band Quel Bordel — host of Gypsyfest at Deanza Springs Resort, a nudist ...
Diggs served nine years in the Navy and lived to rap about it — and ...
Dani Bell's (right) dream weekend: "Sippin’ margaritas poolside in Maui with David Hasselhoff."
Gary Clark Jr. is good for that thousand-yard bluesman stare, and his voice carries so ...
“But the sign says ‘Lounge’!” A member of the Boys in Blue private security firm ...
John A. Canning, Jr.
Yellow dots indicate stores with liquor licenses
The market's proximity to a Head Start preschool is one reason why the state should ...
“We’re not a liquor store, we’re a supermarket like Vons or Albertsons,” said Sami Jihad.
The city's $500,000 loan that helped Wang's get started will most likely be paid back.
The primal screams, goofy dances, and improvisational finishes to songs all suggest Serengeti (right) is ...
Intific research findings
"...the Intific Neuro-EST solution identifies the patterns of brainwaves of expert marksmen as they shoot," ...
Police lieutenant William Carter
Lorie Zapf: "if you come to Ocean Beach and commit a crime on our public ...
The sidewalk and bike lane marking project on 54th Street will cost about $150,000.
Planned campus entrance off Rancho Bernardo Road
Most of the construction is done, but resistance to the project is far from over.
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What $3 buys: plate of surprisingly satisfying faux chicharrones
“Mexiterranean” taco, with beans, lamb, beef, jalapeño-tzatziki sauce, and a grilled slice of pineapple
Albacore Two Ways: seared (the white, on top), the tartare (below), and crispy fried eggplant ...
The welcome as you climb the stairs to Bracero Cocina de Raiz
18th-century hipster, Edward Ferrars (Wayne Alan Wilcox), with, from left, Lucy Steele (Emily Berman), Elinor ...
Carnivore throws down a thick stack
She seeks to recoup
Kevin Faulconer and friends (clockwise from extreme right: Jenny, Linden, Donald, Ronne, and Darrell)
The quintessential Torrey pine
Razor Point and Broken Hill trail map
Stink beetles raise their rears in defense mode.
Red Butte is illuminated in sunset glow.
Oceanside Music Supply will close for good once its stock of guitars, clarinets, and music ...
Hard-rocking Inter Arma brings Paradise Gallows to Soda Bar on Sunday.
New York nu-disco group Escort boogies down to Casbah on Wednesday.
Seattle sludge-metal trio Big Business takes the stage at Casbah Monday night!
Toon-pop superheroes the Aquabats land at House of Blues on Saturday.
Poway pop-punk trio Blink-182 plays two at Viejas, Thursday and Friday nights.
Japanese noise-rock trio Boris plays Pink Friday night at Casbah!
Businessmen, artists, and nosy bar columnists in shorts — everyone seems comfortable here.
"They were targeting young moms because we don't like to make a scene."
Vintage teeth, because anything else would be too horrible.
A guest made bubbly cocktails in tribute to the late Prince.
Dr. Stephen Whitmarsh (left) created software to convert EEG signals into audio samples.
Curator Lianne Mueller says A Ship in the Woods will be focusing on events and ...
International collective 1 + 1 = 3 presented EEGsynth at A Ship in the Woods ...
Colton Iverson and Richard Johnson
Saturday, July 23: Heroes Brew Fest
Another view of the view
Mission Beach surfers/waves
Southwest views of the coast from Pacific Beach to Point Loma
Hillcrest skyline (view south toward downtown)
Carlsbad Community Church's Pastor Alvin Helms
Knuckleheads need not apply
Xtreme Justice League on the street
The patrol stops to help Bob, who has no idea where he is
The patrol circles up on the corner of Park and Broadway.
The league is accosted by Snapchatters
Midnight Highway, the oldest on patrol, in front of the support vehicle.
A passerby chats with Violet and Zoo.
Mr. Xtreme started the Xtreme Justice League ten years ago.
Elinor cold, reserved, and Classical; Marianne ebullient, expressive, and Romantic
City attorney candidate Bryan Pease was no match for the herd of officers who objected ...
New documentation checkpoint on the U.S. side
Construction of a permanent walkway continues on the Mexican side of the border
Paging Mr. Proust is a game-changer in the Jayhawk’s timeline.
Slayer will be doing promo for a new comic book and BMX bikes at the ...
John Meeks has been “trying to slither out of my Americana, old country skin.”
Duran Duran drummer Roger Taylor (far left): “We’ve always been a dance band, and to ...
Dusty: “It’s not a guitar to them. To them it’s all numbers. To them it’s ...
Experimental alt-rock trio Autolux takes the all-ages stage at the Irenic Thursday night.
Belly Up stages Americana mainstays the Jayhawks on Sunday.
Richard Johnson and Colton Iverson
Stay down, Dawg! New San Diego State University mascot Po-Po, his tactical armor reflecting the ...
Po-Po, the new face of SDSU athletics. SDSU President Hirshman: “A good mascot should invoke ...
They’re mad as hatters, and they’re not going to take it anymore!
Rev. J. Lee Hill speaks to the crowd
Shawline Street, site of collision
Oops. The pepper tree still stands.
Not a pepper tree, and no longer alive after 20 years on Mount Frissell Drive
A fine disc for those who prefer their rock and roll dense, busy, and smartly ...
Once a Royal Headache song begins, Shogun’s body launches into a delirious dance that borders ...
Randolph E. Ward
A San Ysidro School District teacher and her students
The pop-up protest prior to police prodding
A 480-foot "Spire" observation tower and an “OdySea” 178,490-square-foot aquarium are included to drive tourist ...
Though the fountains look good, they won't be on long.
Krista Vernoff, keynote speaker and Golden Globe-winning executive producer and head writer on Grey’s Anatomy.
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine wondered, what if Seurat’s figures could speak?
Robert Bettinger (right) set aside his walker to throw a shovelful of dirt
The Proms 2016
California’s official seal and flag (which, interestingly enough, in its first iteration [pictured] shows the ...
New Life Church’s pastor, Jordan Valverde
Cover mosaic by Elizabeth Raybee, located at the Bayside community center.
Naval Supply Pier from Fish Market Restaurant. The Midway bow, extending 44 feet beyond the ...
Alan Uke with model of the Midway: "At $7 a ticket, that would make us ...
Jim Peugh: "[The carrier] is not a threat to wildlife directly, but indirectly."
Pay spots at Del Mar's dog beach
Lighting and smoke transform the stage into an intimate, mystical séance held at a Stones ...
Come for the chairs, stay for the movie!
Hunt for the Wilderpeople: Sam Neill tries to be gruff but cannot hide his admiration ...
Lani Lutar, Chris Cate, and Rob Quigley team up to prevent the Chargers from getting ...
“Whole body” scanning to prevent jailhouse smuggling of contraband such as cell phones could violate ...
Marlon Brando grabbing a smoke between takes on the set of A Streetcar Named Desire.
Readers offer suggestions to those suffering from Empty Nose Syndrome
New wave greats the Psychedelic Furs play Humphrey's by the Bay on Tuesday!
Bubble-gum punks the Dickies swing into Casbah Sunday night.
Pop-punk Seattle act Tacocat sets up at Soda Bar on Wednesday.
From Chicago, punk perennials Screeching Weasel stack 'em at Brick by Brick Friday night.
Garage-punk greats Boss Hog are reunited and rocking the Casbah on Saturday!
Pop-punker Mikey Erg plays the Ken Club Friday night!
Russ T Nailz Russ T Nailz Russ T Nailz Russ T Nailz Russ T Nailz ...
Saturday, July 16: CoastFest
Populism is billowing throughout the world.
Torrey Pines' Razor Point, Beach, and Broken Hill Trail Map
Oppuntia along Broken Hill Trail
The access trail is always popular.
Weed’s mariposa lily has distinct flower petals.
"The city did not require the property owners to assume the current and future risks."
A person wanting to tell a story shouts “krik.” If people want to hear it, ...
Monica Bill Barnes (right) and Anna Bass would have you do the wave; and see ...
Karaoke stage as seen from the bar
All wannabe singers welcome in English or Spanish
Abraham's onions being sauteed in prep for the late-night crowd
Center Cut's two-dollar deals: chicharrones and TJ-style bacon-wrapped hot dogs wait for the late-night crowd
Rebeca with my “petite” prime rib
Always ask for the local discount. Todd (left) and Jason (right)
Leopard shark research balloon
Only one record of a human bitten by a leopard shark
The shock almost brought me to my knees. I couldn’t let go of the things ...
Señor Bermudez said he made his electric box out of an old toy train set.
Señor Bermudez was out selling shocks on a Wednesday afternoon. I bought a bunch of ...
Audiophile tube amplifier
Wendy Smith and Don Cheney
Corey Pahanish and Tamy Nguyen
The local haunted house, the Paul E. Kidd church, has been recently turned into a ...
My mom with coworkers at her retirement party
A coffee-painted portrait by Industrial Grind cofounder Barbara Jeanine.
Industrial Grind now offers its small batch coffee and gluten-free baked goods at four locations ...
California Theatre's stage
The proposed design of the new building does seem to give a nod to the ...
The building's structural integrity is compromised, says Cyrus Sanandaji
Architectural rendering of "The Overture"
Architectural detail of California Theatre (2008)
Casbah stages underground rap duo Yoni & Geti Tuesday night!
SanFran experimental band Deerhoof rocks the Casbah on Thursday.
The Bad Suns stage show squeezes just about every ounce of sweat of out an ...
“Everyone wants to look for the dark side,” says Puckett. “The guy in the song ...
“After six months of therapy I found the truth, that this is something I had ...
Lucky for Erg’s (and Ergs!) fans, he is back in the music-making business, touring through ...
Ovadia: “About the time I got a divorce, I was looking for a change of ...
From animated video of how Bob Filner allegedly approached city employee Stacey McKenzie
Expenses over 12 years of research, development, testing, and evaluation
The apparatus in development that fighter jets' tailhooks would latch onto upon landing on aircraft ...
General Atomics HQ, just east of La Jolla at 3550 General Atomics Court
By pitch-bending and layering plugins, Com Truise creates something futuristic and retro-sounding.
Among the dressing-room indulgences, Flight of the Conchords owned up to “drugs — cold and ...
The building's parking lot
A community mural recently painted on the side of Standard Plumbing on 40th Street
“When the city took it over in 2007, the building was in good shape."
The Sally Wong building in 1924 — before it earned its nickname
The Sally Wong building (4102-4122 University). "We do murals partly to avoid graffiti," says a ...
The last trace of the McDonald's at Rady Children's Hospital
...as Prince Hal in Henry IV (North Coast Rep)
Kevin Hafso-Koppman as Konstantin Treplev in The Seagull (USD grad show)
...as Conneybear in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Intrepid Theatre Company)
...as Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Intrepid Theatre Company)
It’s hard to ruin shrimp.
Mark Bartlet: "[Corrections Corporation of America's] main incentive is to make money — to turn ...
Ryan Rising: "We need a righteous pre-release center that provides schooling...."
Top view of high-rise originally proposed for the Ballpark District
The canyon off Montongo Street is a homeless refuge
Blake McCarty’s terrific projections follow the work-in-progress and include a brief history of the art ...
Sleep Train Amphitheatre
North Park Beer Co., one of the most anticipated launches of the year, is now ...
Crape Myrtle: The Lilac of the South
Cactus fruit, aka prickly pears, growing at Eden Tropics farm in De Luz
Bouillon de Volaille
It Happened One Night
The workers pushing the burras waddle the carts across the irrigation ditches.
The Union-Tribune logo will be 7´2˝ longer
Gillian Jacobs and Mike Birbiglia star as improv troupe troopers in an honest comedy you ...
Santa Monica’s Shutters on the Beach
Steve Peace and Mark Kersey
State auditor Elaine Howle determined a Chula Vista veterans’ home computer system was the cause ...
George W. Bush and former U-T owner Douglas Manchester
New cuisine meets the cult of personality in one act.
Abetted by a wife (Marsha Stephanie Blake) who questions his manhood, Macbeth (Jonathan Cake) murders ...
Varney (behind red tackle box) with Escondido anglers
The winner: the lobster grilled cheese
Lobster West's B Street frontage
Traditional Maine lobster pot: the smart lobsters eat the bait and figure out an escape
My Lobster West lobster roll
Lobster tail salad
Even Maine license plates have lobsters all over them
Bill Baker: “The simple truth is that God wants all to be saved and to ...
San Luis Rey trail heading upstream
San Luis Rey River Picnic Grounds
A small falls is near a downed tree.
Before and after turbinate reduction
Dr. Angela Chang
The Kasinaks' first Del Mar fair stand, 1969
The upper respiratory system
Slater, Rick, and Cameron Kasinak
Pure, unremitting hell
Hi-C juiceboxes are vanishing from shelves
Soda Bar stages Aussie indie rockers Royal Headache on Saturday!
Local garage-punk four-piece Big Bloom celebrates a record-release at Casbah on Thursday.
Rockabilly Hall of Famers Big Sandy & the Fly-Rite Boys take the Casbah stage on ...
Classic-rock radio staples Boston celebrate 40 years at Humphrey's by the Bay on Monday and ...
"American primitive" singer/songwriter M. Ward brings More Rain to the Belly Up stage on Tuesday.
Fundraiser for Elizabeth B. at San Diego Woman's Club, July 9, 2016
“The first rule of business is find a void and fill that niche,” Nats explained. ...
Sunday, July 10: Color Run MLB 5K
From the back
The wine cellar. A tasting room is next door.
A bicyclist heading the wrong direction on Clairemont Drive
The manufacturer says they'll replace damaged barriers at no cost to the city.
Ocean Beach, Saratoga Park, May 13, 2016
2016 La Mesa Oktoberfest territory
The Sub Pop–signed glam-folk artist Kyle Craft takes the stage at Casbah Sunday night.
Punk'd rock Canada band White Lung would be the gig to see this weekend. They ...
AJ Froman breaks the reggae and Deadhead mold of beach bands, playing fast-paced progressive rock, ...
Minors in a Major Key (left to right: Wesley Biafi, Angelica Yume Pruitt, Serena Geroe, ...
They come from the land down unda: Aussie indie act Royal Headache finds relief from ...
Portable pool outside the Robert Egger Sr. Recreation Center
Who’s changing stations? This girl. Alt-rock jock Hilary Chambers returns to 91X, where she first ...
The problem with the acrobatics is that they may distract a fan from the deeper ...
Sad clown Jerry Lewis leads a group of trusting children to their concentration-camp deaths in ...
Screenshot of YouTube video taken by passengers aboard the Legoland California river cruise as it ...
RJ Ocubillo and Mike Arquines accept one Mostra Coffee's Cold Brew City trophies from San ...
Roof on Balboa Park's Botanical Building
What Wikipedia said: "...The [Cabrillo Bridge] design was to be similar to Toledo, Spain's Alcántara ...
The new Eppig Brewery brand, along with antique bottles from the original family brewery dating ...
Fallbrook Golf Course on February 8, 2016
Participants get down ’n dirty at the 2016 Marine Corps World Famous Camp Pendleton Mud(?) ...
The Evangeline Roberts Institute of Learning, inside the Boys & Girls Club of San Diego, ...
Natasha Partnoy, as Mimi, stresses out about her grades and parental pressure to be “the ...
Tribune Company's new tronc logo
In this scene from the tronc employee video, Tronc the troll is seen optimizing some ...
Media event horizon: In this screen cap from the tronc employee video depicting content optimization, ...
New tronc mascot Tronc the troll. “Using a monster from The Fellowship of the Ring ...
The BFG could have used more moments like this. Also, about 30 fewer minutes of ...
The Elsbrees' new home. We needed the separation of rooms it offered to accommodate our ...
With 264 albums to his credit, Buckethead played whatever he wanted, and the diehard fans ...
The production duo of Danger Mouse and Nigel Godrich have breathed new life into the ...
Jangchup Phelgyal 8:30 a.m., May 26
Peter Jensen 8:30 a.m., May 25
3 p.m., May 24
Garrett Harris noon, May 24
Ian Anderson 11 a.m., May 24
Marty Graham 10 a.m., May 24
Joseph O'Brien 9 a.m., May 24
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