Kiki Ochoa (speaking)
Adam Goldstein, a DJ who assumed rock-star status and died in rock-star fashion
Citizen Kane: Good, sure, but why “greatest”?
Oh, the stories this place could tell
Scott Peters, Joe Crowley, Juan Vargas
Cast of 42nd Street
U-T cosponsoring a Hotel Del gala honoring the mayor
Cast of Stupid F---ing Bird
Gastón Luken Garza
Tijuana mayoral candidate Gastón Luken Garza
Gastón at Fauna
Gastón as Obama
Surf-noir Seattle act La Luz sets up at Soda Bar Tuesday night.
Diana Death's Gory Details reunite Monday night (6-6-16) at Casbah.
His name is neither Archer Loaf nor Crooked Fingers, he is indie-rock songsmith Eric Bachmann, ...
Bay Area rockers Toyguitar take the stage at Soda Bar Thursday night.
Jello Biafra's "Incredibly Strange Dance Party" hits the Hideout Friday night!
Soda Bar stages Brooklyn punk band So So Glos on Saturday.
Humanoids From the Deep
Rock and Roll High School
JR Organics and Suzie’s Farm both bring fresh basil to market in June.
Sorn (Walter Murray) would really like to know how he got where he is, but ...
Winner Takes All, by Kim Reasor
Kim Reasor’s studio in Normal Heights
Urban Solstice, by Kim Reasor
Big Electricity, by Kim Reasor
Recycle Yard, by Kim Reasor
Veggie sambusa and sauces: the green’s the hot one
Lot of bone, but a lot of meat, too
Anas, Adnan, Khalid, Anwar attack their meal
Border Field State Park monument
Border Field State Park trail map
Sea lavender grows at the base of Monument Mesa
The trail leading to the beach
Eucalyptus crime map
A 3-D scan of the newly discovered ruby sea dragon
Olivia and Aunt Barb
We were there for one thing: the penguins.
If a tree falls...
Frieda Willams' trial evidence
San Diego Zoo eucalyptus that killed Frieda Willams (trial evidence)
After a broken-branch mishap that nearly fell on children and sent a teacher to the ...
Fallen eucalyptus tree along Pomerado Road in Scripps Ranch
Monday, June 6: Taste of La Mesa
APR Construction says that the city’s deadlines were arbitrary
They’re wondering if it was all just for nothing
Skateboarder who jumped the fence to skate before construction was done
Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Pete's little brother Simon, and Zak “Son of Ringo” Starkey playing ...
Former President Bill Clinton warns of the coming inferno if San Diegans fail to heed ...
Dad and son in 2013
As seen at a 2013 La Mesa car show
Trump: “In the ‘80s, heroic Special Forces veteran John Rambo fought to bring home American ...
Trumpbo frees an American job from a foreigner.
Kahled Nahway, Richard Thomas, Ned Eisenberg in Camp David
“Urban rustic,” doing its thing
Police and protesters clash as water bottles fly
Enrique Morones (left)
Trump supporters file into the convention hall as Darrell Issa warms up the crowd.
The largely Hispanic janitors' union showed up in force
Police and sheriff's deputies attempted to separate protesters from rally attendees as the convention center ...
Soda Bar sets up post-punk Canada band Freak Heat Waves on Wednesday!
Oklahoman indie-rockers Broncho deliver Double Vanity to Casbah Friday night!
Mrs. Henry honed “one mega triple LP” of material that they’ll release on two records ...
Selis saved her knees but tore a hammy, forcing her to rethink her life in ...
Death (left): “I wanted to get back to songwriting. I haven’t played my own music ...
Grim Slippers fashions dubstep and techno from their rock-trio format and has Gigtown to thank ...
Pop-music critics warehoused the Allstars as a jazz group. They are no such animal.
Lorraine Castellanos: “I’m singing in the grocery store — I don’t care.”
"Each one-bedroom house is made up of three modules..."
A 1930s house on the same block of Froude Street
Plans by project architect Scot Frontis
1920s Craftsman to be replaced
Glasgow View project
Up to the developer as whether the cork oak makes the cut
Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers impressed the crowd with his impeccable vocals.
Walsh played a different guitar on every song.
The converted water-tower house might have been Cardiff's first source of stored water.
Those who regard Radiohead, middle-period Pink Floyd, or the entire length of Tales from Topographic ...
Bankers of the world, beware! You have nothing to lose but your heads!
The empty building has become a graffiti magnet.
Wilkey on an off-ramp rampage
Laurel Street flyover, December 2015
Investigators check out the suspects' car on the 900 block Emma Drive, Cardiff by the ...
Crime scene tape across Santa Cruz Avenue at Bacon Street
Retractable walls of glass lead to several outdoor patios.
Mosaic homage to Flying A studio
The agriculture mosaic
A red jewel on the roof symbolizes La Mesa’s motto, “Jewel of the Hills.”
Artist Jesse Dominguez with Felix the Helix (in background)
Vicki Leon's murals were the first effort in beautifying the alley.
"We found a teacher who had a group of seniors who need a community project."
X-Men: Apocalypse: “I think of them as the Sheila E and Sheena Easton to my ...
Liberty Call Distilling cofounder Bill Rogers says, "In the next year, we're moving hard core ...
Junior Seau when he played for the New England Patriots (2006–2009)
MoBo Emo — Philly boys Modern Baseball hit House of Blues with their brand of ...
The Soda stages punk-rawk Seattle act the Briefs on Tuesday!
Italian glam-pop band Giuda sets up at Soda Bar on Sunday!
Brick by Brick stages female tribute group Iron maidens on Saturday!
British arena-rock band the Who will rock our Valley View Arena Friday night!
Dance-punk band Moving Units headline sets at Casbah Thursday night!
Fruit from female fern pine
Little too big for a pantry
Junkyard across the street
Golden Hill alley
Katie teaches yoga to over 600 people per week
“Holy crap, my eye is not blinking!” The right side of her face had fallen. ...
Datura along the observation trail
Tijuana River pond
Tijuana River Valley trail map
Part of the Tijuana River Valley trail is along a boardwalk
Opening “day” for catfish night-fishing begins May 27.
Vinegar can make jellyfish stings worse.
Brian Kent: “I think there are some great surprises in store.”
Rust General Store and Bistro
Mr. Abraham with $21 storm lantern
California Gothic? Mr. Abraham and Miss Johnson
What $16 buys: wild-boar chili and Yankee Jim sausage
President Jimmy Carter (Richard Thomas) having a frank exchange with the Almighty.
In Joe DiPietro's "noir thriller" Hollywood, motives are more about the heart than the art.
Master bath 2
Glass floor firepits
Helm's drops anchor on Newport Avenue
Juan Carlos Vinolo
At the May 17 march recognizing el dia nacional de la lucha contra la homofobia, ...
Obligatory sunset pic.
Less than a week after a Reader article over the billboard squabble, the property was ...
In fact, nearly everyone has lawyered up around this conflict
The company has a long way to go in the PR department
The Walton Wince: Passersby first suspected trouble when they noticed that the statue’s facial expression ...
"You can’t put a [bronze] BAND-AID on a [bronze] broken bone.” Despite the exterior support ...
Brick by Brick stages the hard-rocking Canada band Voivod on Wednesday.
Odd-pop maestro Gary Wilson and his Blind Dates play Brick by Brick on Friday.
LoPresti’s record-release show at Music Box June 3 is a farewell to SD, as she ...
The biggest obstacle for these two psych-rock bands? Where to eat breakfast...
Taken by Canadians embrace their creepy on their latest release, We Eat You Like a ...
Nu-grass band the Homesick Hitchers is trying to wean I.B. nightspot the Salty Frog off ...
Giuda fancies bubblegum and tougher mixes like Slade and T. Rex and the Buzzcocks...
Graph depicting the fall in unemployment in the San Diego–Carlsbad metropolitan statistical area
Bob Fisher releases a golden eagle after affixing a tracking device
Bob Fisher releases a golden eagle with a tracking device
A rendering of Stone Brewing's planned Napa pilot brewery and restaurant, due in 2017
Charger Girls of 2016
Another burglary on Nolbey Street in Cardiff
With changes to the state bureau of Alcoholic Beverage Control law, expect to see a ...
Annette Bening starred in Guilty By Suspicion as the wife of a man whose life ...
In 1984, Molly Ringwald killed at the box office with Sixteen Candles. In 1984, Claire ...
On The Americans, Noah Emmerich plays a married man who can’t resist having sex with ...
In The Iceman, Michael Shannon plays a murderer whose brother rapes and kills an underage ...
In Blade Runner, Harrison Ford is badly injured by a murderous assailant but ultimately survives. ...
On The X-Files, Gillian Anderson plays an FBI agent charged with investigating mysterious events. The ...
14th Street as it exists today
Altered image depicting proposed changes to 14th Street
...a likable effort predominantly composed of catchy, ’80s-inspired new wave with an R&B backbone.
Joel dedicated his hit “The Entertainer” to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Before the bust
John B. Frank
San Diego Poke Company
Sittichai Chaiyahat and Troy Iwata in The Boy Who Danced on Air
The project to develop this part of Ponto has been temporarily stalled.
Carlsbad's general plan calls for small restaurants, ocean-view dining, and pedestrian-friendly areas
A close-up of the goodness
The Good Stuff Cookie Co. cookies
You Know Who You Are is Nada Surf’s eighth full-length offering and the first to ...
The Benewah was the first ship I had been on since coming to active duty ...
Vietnamese postage stamp
Fabric in Tipton's studio
Ashley Tipton may very well put an end to ruffles.
Tipton’s first design studio was in her sister’s Chula Vista garage.
Ashley Nell Tipton’s grandmother taught her how to sew.
Ashley Nell Tipton
Cowles Mountain tail map, southern approach
Cowles Mountain trailhead
Spring flowers include the Nuttall’s snapdragon.
The monument at the top honors pioneer George A. Cowles.
View from Pacific Coast Grill
Students, mount your stand-up paddleboards (Crown Cove)
“I’m no trophy hunter, so an estimate of 150 pounds is good enough for me.”
Plenty of fat fries to fill the far corners of the gut
The barbecue bacon cheeseburger
Fun for Carlsbad cognoscenti since 1992
In Katori Hall's Our Lady of Kibeho, Alphonsine, "a dirt-poor girl with no shoes," has ...
At the Point park area in University Heights, "We have drug dealers and users show ...
So a nymphet, a mute rock star, an extrovert, and a depressive go out for ...
In terms of color, clarity, and screen dimension, the new pressing leaves the ancient transfer ...
Chun Shih dines on flying dagger, the catch of the day in King Hu’s wuxia ...
Toni Atkins and Todd Gloria
North Rim Condominiums
“There are already too many lights on that stretch of Linda Vista Road,” says Landis.
Sister Evangelique (Yolanda Franklin) makes jokes because sometimes to accept the past with anything other ...
El Cajon Boulevard, University Avenue, and Euclid Avenue are cited as frequent crash sites
Tribute band the Little Richards will headline sets at Casbah this Anti-Monday night!
Alt-rock New Yorkers Nada Surf set up on the all-ages stage at the Irenic Sunday ...
The parasitic moss is in the morning glory family.
Indie-folkies Ivan & Alyosha take the stage at Casbah Wednesday night.
Electro-industrial rockers Filter hit House of Blues on Thursday.
Lo-fi locals Mrs. Magician conjure Bermuda at Soda Bar on Saturday.
Soda Bar sets up Portland punk-pop trio The Thermals on Friday night!
Translation: "Federal Bureau of Investigation Recreation Association for Some of my best friends are bald!"
Candye Kane, aka, the Toughest Girl Alive
James Russell Lowell
Enjoying Lady Grace Drummond-Hay at 1000 feet
Drinking in a blimp and texting
The Hendrick's Gin Bar
Eye in the sky: the Hendrick's Gin blimp
"Classrooms designed 60 years ago do not meet the educational needs of the kids today," ...
Common thresher shark
One of the hundreds of fliers distributed around SDSU’s campus, depicting Hirshman as clueless MAD ...
Protestors blocked Hirshman’s physical progress and forced him to retreat to the safety of a ...
Lady Gaga was most recently in the news for playing a murderous resident of the ...
In Iron Man 2, Mickey Rourke fails to kill Tony Stark when Stark dons body ...
The discovery of Gwyneth Paltrow’s head in a box provides the movie Se7en with its ...
Len Kaine's banner will return to the Avenue of Heroes
Loopy Baltimore band Horse Lords ride into TJ's Hostal Pangea Sunday night.
The Cure and singer/songwriter/bigwig Robert Smith roll into Sleep Train Friday night.
O-Town made it...until their manager kept their money. “He later went to jail,” says San ...
Filter singer Richard Patrick: “They can never take away that picture of the White House ...
“Writing for a large ensemble in San Diego is just ridiculous,” says drummer/composer Nathan Hubbard.
Shit Outta Luck drummer One-Eyed Jew (center) says, “We’re just trying to get us grimy ...
Alt-rock act Nada Surf drops in at the Irenic on Sunday after Prism Tats.
Steps taken in hydraulic fracking
California's catchy, straightforward rock has a West Coast state of mind.
From the start of Beach Slang's set, the floor was moving and singing along.
One doesn’t merely listen to a Radiohead album, one experiences it.
Colombian coffee beans just shy of a full city roast go into Cold Gold, Red ...
A Faulconer boost from San Francisco public TV station KQED and a Voice of San ...
San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer and his wife Katherine Stuart at the 2014 San Diego ...
Map of Imperial Beach in 2100 projecting extent of flooded streets
Green Elementary School
As a pitchman for Farmers Insurance, actor J. K. Simmons warns against the disasters that ...
In The Maze Runner, Dylan O’Brien finds himself entangled in a violent world that proves ...
In American Psycho, Christian Bale played a violent sociopath who taunts and murders a homeless ...
Chris Ahrens on February 20, 1997 cover
Generally, as distance increased from the U.S./Mexico border — where Mexican sewage-treatment plants routinely overflow ...
Show host Alex Zaragoza: "You never know, people may laugh at us. I’m a weirdo. ...
Calipatria State Prison
High-Rise: Social climbing, social falling.
Cleo is doing great, by the way
Meanwhile, over at Canine Corners...
Soda Bar sets up Aussie psych-rockers King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard on Wednesday night!
22 songs by 22 local bands. Celebrate the release of Hardcore Matinee Sunday afternoon at ...
Retro rock-rollers the Nashville Ramblers amble into Casbah on Saturday.
The whistling violinist Andrew Bird lands at Music Box on Friday.
Beyoncé's Formation Tour will fill the Q, and surrounding roadways, on Thursday...
Super Cabo Wabo burger: Eight dollars, but bacon’s thick and the avo lubricates everything
Fish and chips — you’re not gonna starve here
Christian Coulson stars as Roland and Victoria Frings as Marianne in Nick Payne’s Constellations.
Barbara Hutton (Rachael VanWormer, at left) addresses Fritz Kreisler (John Rosen) and the young Maria ...
Parrot Tulips, 1988
Debbie Harry, 1978
Daniel Hagmaier: “Whether there is a place of destruction and hell, I’m going to leave ...
March 2016, when the Melville was towed to the 32nd Street Naval Station to prepare ...
El Monte Flume Tunnel installed by SD Flume Co. in late 1800s
The zigzag trail ends at the old Flume Trail
El Monte Regional Park trail map
A Jack in the Box ad from nine years ago
All-day breakfast at McDonald’s started in October 2015
José Maria Sibimoat
Galaxy Taco's raw uni and grilled yellowtail taco
The Green House, Tijuana
Ortega's poblano queso tacos
Colima's hard shell shredded beef taco
Colima's Baja shrimp taco
Cantina Mayahuel's chicken street tacos
Chorizo at City Tacos
Carnitas Snack Shack
Oh My! Tacos
Mariscos el Pulpo
Adobada at Tacos el Gordo
Las Morelianas' carnitas
Tacos el Gordo
Carne asada taco al pastor and pollo asada taco at Carnitas las Michoacanas
Taqueria Revolucion's tacos con todo
Tacos El Poblano
Fish taco and potato taco at Bahia Don Bravo
Tacos Polo Sur
Taconazo's Trompo de Adobada
The Stones roll a little differently these days...
Saturday, May 14: Holi Festival of Colors
The Lincoln Club of San Diego County seems to be backing the plan for a ...
Emergency landing in Phoenix, too
Warner Bros. filmed scenes from Uncertain Glory at this location (starring Errol Flynn!)
Hipster ipsum sample
The new station — center is scheduled to be completed next year.
Current lifeguard station at Moonlight Beach
English new wavers Modern English will deliver Mesh & Lace to the Hideout on Tuesday.
Throwback soul man Charles Bradley brings his Extraordinaires to the Observatory on Thursday.
Gone Baby Gone’s Veronica “Miss Dizzy” Collins titled their latest Love Stories. Read deeper for ...
Schwartz: “My lessons have gotten over a half a billion hits on YouTube.”
“We used the teepee [in Bill Walton’s] garden,” says Dave Matthies. (Back row left to ...
By putting 22 local bands on Hardcore Matinee, John “Swami” Reis offers value and a ...
Tom Brosseau: “I’m from Grand Forks, North Dakota. I play folk music. I’m new in ...
Kevin Mattson with one of his bluefin tuna
Cast of Dinner with Marlene
Deborah Gilmour Smith as Marlene
Negro Durazo's tacos gobernador
Mariscos Tito’s fish and shrimp tacos
Tacos El Franc
Grandmas Tacos de Fideo at Romesco Mexiterranean Bistro
South Beach Bar & Grille
Cousins Maine Lobster
Kiko's marlin taco
Tangy-sweet pineapple habanero chutney and smooth pasilla crema brighten comal-seared “Cecilia’s style” shrimp tacos.
Microcephaly comparison (normal baby's head size on right)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention map of Zika distribution (as of January 15, 2016)
The city's traffic engineering department determined hundreds of cars were driving down the street each ...
Michael Aguirre and Jerry Brown
"Verizon is one of the most profitable companies in the country; they can afford to ...
A kumbaya moment — the band formed a semi-circle in the audience and played an ...
Cleopatra shines on the Beatles-esque track “In the Light.”
After buying the property for $11.2 million in 2009, the Imperial Beach redevelopment agency planned ...
Gary and Mary West
He's "just fine," say observers keeping tabs on this seagull
Community members at San Ysidro Civic Center on April 29th
Victor Wade: “Oh, I like to see this! There’s some real monsters in there!”
Scott Kaplan: “Maybe I'll go to FM with the Padres. Maybe I'll leave with the ...
“Alternative rock and baseball could be an uneasy marriage,” says Tom Taylor.
50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Medal
Some of the medal recipients
Commander Miguel Alatorre presented to Sara Sandoval a medal for her deceased husband, Raul Sandoval.
82nd Airborne Color Guard
By the entrance sat a roped-off empty table...
Sandy Campbell as "Gwen" and Paige Lindsey White as "Catherine"
Shawn Law as "Don" and Paige Lindsey White as "Catherine"
Jennifer Paredes as "Avery," Paige Lindsey White as "Catherine," Susan Denaker as "Alice"
Tippi Hedren's movie dress.
Mike Fahmie in his museum.
USA vs. Guatemala on July 5, 2013, was one of many soccer/fútbol games that Qualcomm ...
A speeding deputy is blamed for injuries sustained by a “large size” prisoner who wasn’t ...
"They brought out some Gallagher’s T-shirts and started screaming at us, ‘First boob out gets ...
Ethan (Connor Sullivan) and his principal antagonist/mom/it's complicated, Annie (Lisel Gorrel-Getz).
Bernardo Shores RV Park (at 500 Hwy 75) rented spaces for $60 a night.
Map showing development area and Bayshore Bikeway access
Seems a shell game occurred involving funds for the repair and replacement sidewalks on El ...
Civic San Diego keeps detailed financial reports from seeing the light of day.
Thursday, May 5: Gator by the Bay
Guajome's upper pond
Guajome trail map
Look for blooming yerba mansa
Cattails surround the pond
Glass Door interior. Turkish lanterns of all shapes and colors.
Erin and Ann
Meatballs and their “angry” sauce
“May the Lord smite me with it, and may I never recover.”
The Philadelphia Story
Nutella Mini Cups in school lunches help Eve Kelly score mom points with her kids.
Chula’s Mission cofounder Lyndsey Ruiz with her mother, Chula
Dr. Rochelle Perper
Mayra and Lyndsey lead activities for Chula’s MIssion
Crafts and cooking at Chula’s Mission
Mayra San Juan with her mother Elvira
Chula’s Mission participants show off their art
A shared, sad history
Nasturtium is a Peruvian plant with multicolored petals and leaves said to taste like watercress.
Artificial habitat for burrowing owls created by Caltrans
Rocky comes alive!
Sara Fetgatter and Richard Baird
Former site of Keating Motors
After taking the picture, store owner Frank Dittmer closed the store and went home for ...
Why did Off the Record close?
Marchers headed south from City College to Chicano Park
Miriam Milstein. She was so damaged by her experience with hardcore drug prosecution that she ...
At an April press conference, a haggard, twitchy, and unkempt Goldsmith insisted that he didn’t ...
Tuna crab at night
Will $3 million cover the cost of the Botanical Building's repairs? “Absolutely not."
When the Botanical Building was young
The last major work on the Botanical Building's lathing was done 40 years ago...it should ...
Surf-punk four-piece Los Shadows left hip-hop behind when they discovered riffs from Nirvana. They play ...
Beach Slanger James Alex did his band well by performing solo on NPR’s Tiny Desk ...
Who are those guys? Well, that’s Randy, Chuck, Bob, and Homer — The (unknown) Residents. ...
From Montreal to Tijuana, Cirque to Cinco, Tijuana electronic band Nortec Collective will cover some ...
Jesika von Rabbit's Joshua Tree residence is known as "The Rabbit Ranch."
Shorty once won the Gong Show by standing on his head while playing his guitar.
Various Authors noon, Feb. 16
Abe Opincar, John Brizzolara, Stephen Dobyns, Thomas Larson 8:30 a.m., Feb. 16
Various Authors noon, Feb. 15
Abe Opincar, Don Bauder, Geoff Bouvier, Jeannette DeWyze, Matt Potter, Stephen Dobyns 8:30 a.m., Feb. 15
Ian Anderson 3:30 p.m., Feb. 14
3 p.m., Feb. 14
Garrett Harris 12:30 p.m., Feb. 14
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