Various Authors

Articles by Various Authors

Editor's picks from early 90s

Iranians on Girard, gonzo tourist, stealing employees, Budd Boetticher in Ramona

Slabs of Persia “We succeed, like the Koreans, because of the indestructible family unit, which makes a certain kind of economic growth possible. Take the carpet shops. Without families they’d disappear. But carpet stores keep ...

Stories you should not have missed

Valedictorians after 20 years, Chicanas, revenge, how New Yorkers see us, an Elvis sighting in Escondido

Valedictorians twenty years later “Probably most people who have kids would say that their ultimate thing would have something to do with their kids. But if you don’t have kids, you really have to think ...

Chinese land in Ensenada, get tossed out

Plus — sketchy trailer park, Mexican gamblers, TJ morgue, lucha libre, what Mexican maids really think

Brief Eden We didn’t see too much of the man in trailer number eight, who was supposed to be a Federale, except for the times when he would step out onto his wooden deck and ...

Colonia Rubi hides unusual artist

Plus tough drug rehab, TJ's Jews, gringos living on Baja beach, The Loud Adios, Mexican bull breeding

Baja's tough-love drug rehab “My best friend’s parents paid $10,000 to send him to a place in Arizona, which he went to for a month. He came back, and the next day he woke up ...

Overstimulated at Comic Con

plus: Where's Wildomar, Putin's Pravda, deformed seagulls, Mi vida loca, more

Overstimulated at Comic In all due respect (“WonderCon ‚“ The way Comic-Con used to be,” Neighborhood News, March 30).... 1) San Diego Comic Con International owns Wondercon. 2) Most conventions these days are going to ...

Secret San Diego arts

Art restoration, stonecutting, gourmet cooking, men's fashion, fireworks, and art realist David Baze

Balboa Park museums do surgery on masterpieces “At this point, I have removed the old discolored varnish and the old inpainting that no longer matched, but there is a residual varnish down within the interstices ...

Jobs more interesting than you thought

San Diego beekeepers, grape growers, ostrich raisers, hotline operators, apartment owners, and hotel union organizer

The cumulative hiss of thousands of wings In some years, when the desert flowers are blooming, Alan Mikolich takes his bees into the Borrego desert. But the heat can be a problem. He sets out ...

Opera board member: Bauder's all wrong

plus: Coronado golf, Trump and sex dolls, Bahia expansion, dockless bikes

Spuck speaks I wish to clarify an erroneous point in Don Bauder’s article regarding San Diego Opera’s selection of David Bennett as General Director (“Opera turns to time-tested titles,” City Lights, March 21). The article ...

San Diegans at Heaven's door

Disabled and aging talk about pain and dying

What's wrong with Frank? Lita bursts into tears. Frankie’s her beloved eldest son by her first marriage. The one she dedicated to God the day he was bom, throwing all her marbles into her Roman ...

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