Ron Roberts's talking point eclipsed the fact that SDG&E's rates have long been among the ...
Dave Roberts (smiling)
Ron Roberts speaks his part at the February 25 state of the county address
A young skater gets ready to drop in on the new 11.5-foot half-pipe
Vanessa was the band's beloved white 1997 Ford Econoline cargo van.
Vanessa burnt to the ground with DFMK’s gear, merchandise, clothes, passports, and money.
Still, tarred feet don't make for a day at the beach
Grand opening poster
C Street side of California Theatre
Front of California Theatre, Fourth Avenue
Renée Adorée and John Gilbert find love before the ruins in King Vidor's The Big ...
Chimes at Midnight
You sure you want to open that book?
Fox Hill, no longer for sale
No more red-light tickets
1501 E Street, yet another home for multinational beer giant Anheuser-Busch?
It's a “protective/permissive” signal, says a city traffic engineer.
Who will be San Diego's choice this November?
Fire station number 22 on Catalina Boulevard
All Souls' Episcopal Church
The death rate of the near-threatened red-masked conure has spiked in the past month.
"I grew up in L.A., and I really want to contribute to the renaissance that's ...
Now on bandcamp
Thursday, March 31: Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage
Why is this man smiling?
Companies noted for their abuse of H-1B visas
United States visa
Former SDSU president Stephen Weber
Lelio (Volen Iliev) and Florindo (MacGregor Arney) locked in a comedically inept duel.
Still flying off the shelves at Costco
The free boaters’ section outside Humphreys
Three large shrimp and a pollock. Part of the $10.99 combo dish at Crisp Fish ...
Karen and Sean
Ria’s calamari rings, helped by the house cocktail sauce, a mix of horseradish and ketchup
Oysters. A bargain at $5.99
J. Lee Hill: “God’s love is this kind of parental thing that encapsulates our lives ...
Charles Fletcher Lummis
Silverwood trail map
Silverwood trail to the observation area
The sanctuary provides seats in the bird observation area.
Fred Harlow and Don Loper in Waiting for Godot
Old Harbor has found “favor among the babes in toyland that are the bartending community,” ...
Liberty Call’s four-grain whiskey
Candace L. Moon, Esq., aka the Craft Beer Attorney
Trent Tilton: “Some people think I’m crazy for doing all whiskey, but what can I ...
Bill Rogers of Liberty Call Distilling, LLC, and Luke Oskam of Kill Devil Spirit Co.
San Diego Distillery doesn’t rely on distributors
At Liberty Call, Bill Rogers has 110 bottles of spiced rum for sale on a ...
Rum for your life
Roscoe's: The finest chicken and waffles the world has ever known.
Folding of the flag
South Psycho Cide will finally drop The Repidemic, on which deceased collaborator Big Yikes “is ...
Alex Winter of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure out to save Zappa’s vault.
instrumental piano band The Wind Playing Tricks discusses Keith Emerson and San Diego’s progressive-rock DNA.
Wordsmith/percussionist Al Howard is the common denominator in the Redwoods roster.
Josh Kmak, in his own bubble
Shelters' music is a blast of missionary Brit Invasion-ish, bluesy simplicity with jagged indie-rock corners.
The billboard still stands
Tizzy. Chillin' on the boardwalk.
More than 900 residents signed a petition requesting that council not grant final approval.
Roxy Restaurant owners Shahram and Shaja Naimi
“How long till we find dancing is dangerous/ How long till we find the devil ...
The energy was amped up to a near-frenzy when East and his band performed “Rebel ...
The march concluded outside city hall with a rally and clergy washing the feet of ...
The play belongs to Kelsy Venter and Lucia Vecchio as teacher and student, respectively.
When startled, most horses react from the mindset of a zebra that sees a lion.
Burgerettes, two for $5 on special
Sliders and the Velvet Glove
Riko and Adam Radojcic
A Green Flash employee pours beer at Cellar 3
Bill Clinton arriving at Birch Aquarium
UCSD's surplus sales and disposal unit makes the next move with the couch.
Gayle Catas, Peg Tischer-Keeley, and Shawn Crapeau, La Mesa
Carin and John Stone
Robyn Smith and Melissa Swanson
Map of Weir-French Valley Loop and Doane Valley Nature Trail
Look for thimbleberry along the trail.
Ma and Grampy Pike, 1956
Ron Campbell as R. Buckminster Fuller
The Hollapeño Atcha Boy at Andaz
Atom Egoyan and Christopher Plummer on the set
Toni Atkins backs it with $25,000
Power-pop trio Vertical Scratchers plays Casbah on Thursday.
Christo and David Copley (one of Christo’s art pieces in foreground)
Soda Bar stages Seattle psych-pop trio Night Beats on Tuesday!
Brooklyn alt-pop quartet Teen pulls into South Park's Whistle Stop Friday night.
San Diego's favorite garage-wreckers the Schizophonics headline sets at Bar Pink Saturday night!
Sludgy Seattle act the Melvins play Casbah Thursday night!
Who is the least terrible?
The sincerity to believe in auras and chakras is too damn high
You’ll know you’ve arrived when you see this mural of César Chávez
My shrimp cucarachas
The other greeter: the giant crustacean at the entrance to Mariscos El Pulpo/Reef Bar
The Squawkbox 9000, protecting America’s border in the sky since 2015
Trump: “I will make Mexico build a net over their whole country if I have ...
Saturday, March 26: Easter Eggstravaganza
“The main thing is that we never let some short-fingered vulgarian bluster his way into ...
Civic San Diego building
San Diego Superior Court Hall of Justice
Easter Bunny at the San Diego Botanical Garden
Gaston Morineau with Benito Bunny
Instantly see how the sets are coming in with real-time buoy data
View from Palomar Mountain
Palomar Mountain Observatory
David pops a little bubbly at 6000 feet
Dave Potter at Morena Boulevard and Tecolote Road intersection, where a Bay Park sign will ...
Everyone from Millennials to Baby Boomers are drinking more coffee
OB Warehouse’s delicious Greens ’n Bird
Halfmoon perch (Medialuna californiensis)
A new look for what used to be Alpine Beer Company Pub — now a ...
DNA sequencing trace
Some of them mindlessly repeat words and phrases that are drummed into their heads by ...
Sister act Bleached Welcome the Worms at Casbah on Wednesday!
UK grindcore greats Napalm Death hit the Casbah stage Friday night!
Mittens had an uncontrollable urge to play “Uncontrollable Urge” and flopped. Maybe they’ll try again ...
Pinback’s Rob Crow gets in touch with his Gloomy Place...and a pile of laundry.
After Mika Miko, the Clavin sisters launched Bleached and this week will release their darkest ...
Buenconsejo (center) was inspired by her punk-rocker dad and the Taang! model to start Chuck ...
San Diego has launched a couple of Glassjaw-inspired acts that went all the way to ...
Denzel Perryman (center) flew in from Miami, went to Sweetwater High, and said, "it was ...
Investigators remain baffled as to what could possibly be inspiring a young person to take ...
As he floated on his back singing Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love,” a passing tugboat ...
The band's harmonies soared over a weave of banjo, guitar, upright bass, and lively interplay ...
“A lot of people, I think, who are into this kind of music are going ...
Harper Construction indicated being open to reinstalling the plaques after replanting trees.
Here come the condos...
"Some of those trees were probably 50 years old," says Robert Tripp Jackson, chairman of ...
Meghan Trainor's songwriter made $5679 in internet streaming royalties from "All About That Bass"
Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis
A more "walkable and inviting" University Avenue (at Granada) is envisioned.
One of three cameras installed at the beach (seven more to come)
Viejas' Concerts in the Park venue, which was once the setting for the San Diego ...
Jonathan Sachs plays Leonard in Seminar
"Heat map" shows areas of most severe infection
The broken wood lands in the river, where it dams the water flow.
Polina Andreevna (Makha Mthembu) consoles perpetually drunken, heartbroken Masha (Talley Beth Gale).
Renewable energy projects approved in Imperial County since 2007
Imperial County job-growth rate over the past 5 years
Find the parking less traveled
The Divergent Series: Allegiant: “Hooray, we’re…saved?”
2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: March 15–April 4, 2016
Purdue coach Matt Painter makes over $2 million more than opposing coach Chris Beard — ...
Ryan Bros. Coffee enters the retail energy and soft-drink market with a mix of flavored ...
San Diego cops will have to keep their hands off the Del Mar races downtown.
Jason Roe was “shamelessly” begged by SD ethics commissioner Stacey Fulhorst to be on a ...
The Fabulous Belair Boys
Pork sandwich: $5 special includes fries
Looks like a UFO at night
The night’s winner for taste combo has to be the prosciutto flatbread.
View south from the forward deck of the starship Enterprise (my name for it)
Repairs at Black’s Beach
“I’ve gotten $250-$350 checks for calling 911.”
The second hour of the second day is usually the peak time.
Cindy Arntson initially told God, “‘No!’ — I had a perfectly good career.”
Pena Spring water spout
Juniper, agave, and prickly pear cactus
“Lucy” and “Ethel”
Map: Jasper Trail to Lower Hellhole Canyon
A former burrito shop in Hillcrest now serves sushi burritos
Sushi roll, fresh off the assembly line
Mule deer seen on trail between Jasper Trail and Hellhole Canyon
Curtis (tank top) with Mychal Odom (left side) in August 2013
Curtis (far left, beige shirt) with original Neighborhood Crips 1982
Curtis Howard posed for a Reader cover photo in 2012
SILO at Makers Quarter
Thursday, March 17: Shamrock
1501 E Street
10 Barrel architectural rendering
East Village aerial photo
Taking on Budman
Reverend Horton Heat will rockabilly Belly Up on Wednesday.
Southern-gothic singer/songwriter J.D. Wilkes plays the Hideout on Monday.
Hardcore hits the Dwarves roll into the Soda on Sunday.
A look at San Diego
View from the pool
Sang Hannah Montana songs before Miley Cyrus did.
Roots-rocker Jackie Greene plays the St. Paddy's party at Belly Up on Thursday.
San Diego garage-wreckers the Schizophonics headline sets at Til-Two Friday night!
Boston psych-pop band Quilt finds the Hideout Saturday night.
Goth-pop band Wax Idols take the stage at the Hideout on Friday.
Soda Bar sets up English indie hits Yuck on Wednesday night!
Chick Feet cupcake liners
A garden brunch with mimosas, quiches, fresh fruit, lots of colorful eggs...
The basement jail added $3.1 million to the $66 million cost.
Chula Vista’s police station won’t be paid off until 2032.
Built in 2004 at the height of Chula Vista’s development, the facility’s cost was forecast ...
Necropsy on victim number 5 confirmed a projectile had entered its chest
Victim number 5 was found in these bushes on Keats Street
Victim number 5, found on Keats Street on March 2
“The greens are better than any of the greens in the valley.” Fallbrook Golf Course ...
"We are getting feedback from the younger generation... They say, ‘Wow, something in print!'"
White seabass (Atractoscion nobilis)
As Dinah in Quality of Life with Intrepid Theatre
Carney playing Gloria in Sons of the Prophet with Cygnet Theatre
Tire monster sometime in November 2015
Recent photo of the "tire monster"
Shane Harris (on mic)
Driving in Natal is not for the faint of heart.
Four-time Grammy-winner Esperanza Spalding takes the stage at Music Box Wednesday night!
Dreams in the Witch House features artwork by singer/songwriter-turned-illustrator Chad Cavanaugh.
North County’s number one Elvis, Gary Ferritto, passed on March 4.
Though he looks heavy metal, the polished and shaped nails on Kevin Hernandez’ fingers out ...
Danny Ellis (Luzer T-shirt) composes for the senses...and for beer.
“I had a dream where I had all the candy in the world and then, ...
J.D. Wilkes has hillbilly super-powers.
“Who has two thumbs and doesn’t like to settle lawsuits? This guy.”
“Look! That shadow! It’s President Hillary Clinton! How scary is that, America? On the other ...
I am going to fight back against these lawsuits. And you know what? The United ...
“Will I triumph in court against these lawsuits? Is the Pope Catholic? Am I a ...
“Once your training is complete, you will be able to unleash the full power of ...
“Trump University provides secret knowledge to real estate investors that will help them conquer the ...
“I have glowing reports on the Trump University seminars from the very people who are ...
These people behind these lawsuits say make some silly arguments about how Trump University should ...
Sugar snap peas
President Obama in San Diego on U.S.S. Carl Vinson at North Island, 2011
At the buffet
Silver chafing dishes contain the day’s fare
The Pacific lurks in the background.
Placards for the Schaumburgs' real estate business behind their office on Seacoast Avenue
The trails are banked and well worn through the terrain
Singer/guitarist Nick Hexum slithered through the same dance moves that have been a part of ...
There's an upbeat, playful aesthetic at work on Coastgaard's second album
"For every Troy Davis there are a thousand other people that go unnoticed."
Memorial Park, Third Avenue Chula Vista
U-T editor Jeff Light
Jon Linney and and Don Sevrens at future park off Cañon Street
Cardiff State Beach parking lot closed until Friday, at least
The school's forced move to 1660 Union Street (foreground) is considered "ideal" due to its ...
Architectural rendering of 520 W. Ash apartment building
Riley (Kristin McReddie) and Jamie (David Ryan Gutierrez)
Marta Castellote and Marta Guerras keep the party going in My Big Night, one of ...
Steve Burrows stands by his work
According to Thorn, “Mike Love once said something like, ‘Paul McCartney worked on a brilliant ...
Friday, March 11: 70th Annual Orchids in Paradise
San Diego County Jail
Bill Horn, forced to recuse himself from votes
The Pentagon identified problems in the bill-paying system.
José María Gatica and Luis Federico Thompson, 1952
Half of Americans don’t want their sons playing football.
Russell Crowe sporting a British Royal Navy captain dress coat in Master and Commander
Kristin Woodburn and Dónal Pugh
View from La Jolla
The master suite “indulges the owner”
“Not quite the cerulean clarity of Venice, but a clear and lustrous blue that wraps ...
Scott T. Starbuck
One of those elaborate rolls
Michelle Pannell “wanted to work with commodified animals.”
Jack the donkey with Ashley the visitor
A goat and pig graze on cereal
Joker the goat
Marty doles out the animal crackers
Grazin’ Pig Acres, home to 95 pigs
"It's okay! None of these guys bite."
This little piggy stayed home....
Sunflower seeds, walnuts, cashews, and hummus
Aargh! Forgot to take the Rambler burger’s portrait before it was (almost) too late.
Burger to go
Chef Miguel Durazo
Ono, always on the menu
Masuo’s Sushi Restaurant
“When you talk about companion horses, some are companions for other horses,” says Gary Adler, ...
Pee Wee today.
Before picture of “Pee Wee,” who was rescued and rehabilitated at FalconRidge.
Wind-carved sandstone formations
Aster clings precariously to the walls of Split Mountain Gorge
Wind caves trail map
A large anticline in Split Mountain
At the car wash...
“Mermaids” killing time between acts at Tantrums and Tiaras
Some of the judges: Me, Sam the Cooking Guy, and Shelly Dunn (of David, Shelly, ...
Contestants gathering on stage at Adobe’s Creative Jam Photography
Me with “Shalita Buffet,” aka Chris Barone
Tidewater gobies “made as comfortable as possible.”
Captain Cook’s artist depicted paddleboarders in Hawaii over 200 years ago.
Prospective beer label for NY Verden, an olde ale style being brewed by Mikkeller SD
The Google Maps route there...
Thorn (third from left) would like to see a plaque commemorating the classic Beach Boys ...
Friedberger talks about her (shh...) secret Greek Orthodox connection...
Tan Sister Radio’s Quinn Boylan (the man in the middle) spent his vacation playing a ...
Avant-garde rock band Magma makes its first visit to San Diego —from the planet Kobaïa. ...
Magma's inspiration does not come from contemporaries like Soft Machine, but, rather, jazz saxist John ...
"Creepy" door entrance to second floor
Cinemas Latino — make sure you check the marquee to avoid disappointment
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group vice president of research and development Dr. David Thomas, seen here ...
“We’re very pleased with the new logo,” says Starbucks Head of Brand Acquisitions Bryan Borg. ...
Only 10 barrels? Now that’s small-batch brewing!
Sculpy the Sculpin, Ballast Point’s new official mascot. “Everyone loves Ballast Point’s Sculpin IPA’s,” explains ...
This recent photo of the San Diego Water Purification Demonstration Plant would seem to suggest ...
Southern California steelhead trout
Unemployment trend (Jan. 2015–Jan. 2016)
This here’s the own-it-now sound of the new Man-Machine.
Choice vocal-passages could be heard being doubled by audience members as Casey delivered them from ...
Cory Briggs and Michael Colantuono
Rendering of future bikeway
A handful of bicyclists crashed the wonk party
The contractor used a loader to remove sediment from the dammed side of the island, ...
Mission Trails Regional Park West Sycamore map
The trails are well-signed at West Sycamore.
Be alert for blooms along the trail.
Ed Harris and Lori Saldaña
Darin Johnson: “God can forgive what is beyond our imaginings to forgive.”
Ampersand coffee liqueur takes its name from the logo of coffee roaster Coffee & Tea ...
El Nuevo Carrito's chicken tacos
What $12 buys: garlic shrimp dish
The tribe that teaches henna
César’s Quetzacoatl carving
Ashley and César
A streetcar named El Nuevo Carrito
Swedenborgian Hall served as a venue for voting, socials, theater, AA meetings, San Diego Symphony ...
Colle Sant'Elia Park of Remembrance, Redipuglia, Italy
Raphael Courtney's great grandfather, Cesar Soriano, stands directly behind Mexican president Venustiano Carranza (front row ...
David McBean, Allison Minick (standing: Ruff Yeager, John Greenleaf, Kern McFadden)
The Local 9-4-9: Timothy Joseph with cohost Dan Brozo
2016 Music Issue
Dante's View offers a panorama of the Death Valley salt flats and beyond.
L.A. Times entertainment writers Amy Kaufman and Steve Zeitchik reportedly made it to the Oscars ...
The Vegas Line: Odds to Win, 2016 World Series Future Bet
Choke artists like Philip Rivers can reverse their performance woes with one of these doodads.
DJ Sean “Pandar”
Haydeé Jiménez and Jonás Romero
Matthew Mitchell paints over graffiti on February 26
Did Chris rock?
Ocean Beach seawall
Turn it up!
Indie-rock experimentalists Lower Dens play Casbah on Saturday.
SoCal's skate-punk perennials Agent Orange headline hardcore sets at Casbah on Friday!
Nawlins jazz-funk jam band Galactic lands at Belly Up Thursday night!
Synth-pop from South Africa: St. Lucia takes the stage at the Observatory on Tuesday.
Belly Up books top-shelf singer/songwriter John Hiatt for two nights Monday and Tuesday!
Electric Waste Band, currently celebrating 24 years at Winston's, takes the OB stage Monday night. ...
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
Ian Anderson 8 a.m., May 24
Matt Louv 5 p.m., May 23
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