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Aug. 26 2013
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mcninja
Aug. 5 2013
What was the worst thing I saw at Comic-Con? No hesitation: The Intelligence Google Glass Experience on the exhibition-hall floor.
news-useforreal
July 31 2013
The records obtained by CityBeat show a 30-percent decrease in OC use in East Mesa, but a 22-percent uptick at the Kearny Mesa juvenile hall, the largest of the five detention facilities
hpa-planetohaiti
July 15 2013
The full reach of a fantasy franchise isn't measured in DVDs sold or tie-in freebies distributed with fast-food meals. A series' success is a collaboration between the ingenuity of the creators and engagement...
nolifeforweb
June 24 2013
Edward Snowden, a geeky whistleblower who worked for an NSA contractor, presented evidence of the agency's massive surveillance programs that history will likely remember as the defining scandal of President...
news
June 12 2013
Our investigation has revealed systemic problems with record keeping and oversight, including the Sheriff's Department's failure to report one in 10 deaths to the California Department of Justice as required...
nolifeforweb
June 3 2013
I suppose I should begin with a spoiler alert. If you haven't seen the finale of Doctor Who, well, then you're going to be just as frustrated as I was when I received the following text message a...
nolifeforweb
May 13 2013
I liken Google Glass to Nintendo's "Virtual Boy," which was rolled out in 1995. We were promised the first 3-D, virtual-reality game system, but when I visited Blockbuster Video to try out a pair, I was...
news
April 24 2013
Ten men and one woman hung themselves in San Diego County jails during the last six years. They used socks or sheets, stringing handmade nooses from sinks, doors and bunks
CPRA - Dave Maass
April 22 2013
I love public records laws like a firefighter loves his ax. I love the heft of the federal Freedom of Information Act (or the California Public Records Act) when I slam it into the door of the establishment....
news.numbers
April 3 2013
Tommy Tucker, a 35-year-old, obese inmate in a psychiatric unit at the San Diego Central Jail and lost his life. His act of defiance: attempting to take a cup of hot water back to his cell while the unit...
nolife
April 1 2013
I'm so furious with Google for killing off Reader that it borders on hatred. I feel the raw grief of an 8-year-old whose parents euthanized the family dog because he's the only one of the children...
news
March 27 2013
Bernard Joseph Victorianne was a 28-year-old black male with a ticking time bomb in his stomach. Victorianne was arrested on Sept. 12, 2012, less than two blocks from the San Diego Police Department's...
kerseydavemaassday
March 11 2013
I've retired my Twitter account. As you may be aware, I left San Diego CityBeat three weeks ago to take a job with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit...
diagram
Feb. 18 2013
Pornography has long been at the forefront of online culture. Porn distributors have been the first to develop and experiment with new ways of media distribution, from streaming video to secure transactions
ianphoto
Feb. 13 2013
Trowbridge should be mourned by every single person who cares about San Diego
shenanigans
Feb. 13 2013
Bill Horn, marijuana, Occupy SD, Zany-Zane and Gary Kreep were among our beloved staff writer's favorite topics.
sex-dave
Feb. 12 2013
Andrew Armacost makes one request before the interview begins: He doesn't mind if this piece makes him seem evil; he just doesn't want to look stupid.
news1
Feb. 6 2013
Ask John Matherly if he's a hacker, and he'll struggle for a moment with the term
bonus
Jan. 30 2013
In the dark of the early morning on Oct. 28, 2011, police officers and sheriff's deputies descended on the Occupy San Diego encampment in Civic Center Plaza and used pepper spray and brute force to arrest 51...

Calendar

  • Visit one of the 70 participating restaurants, bars, coffeehouses and nightclubs in town on this night and 25 to 50 percent of sales will go to local HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 
  • Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward, who are vying to replace Todd Gloria on the San Diego City Council, will discuss urban issues, such as parking, homelessness and new developments
  • The new exhibition designed by Dave Ghilarducci is made from hundreds of rolls of packing tape and bound together by layers of plastic shrink-wrap. Visitors can navigate their way through cocoon-like passageways...
  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • The San Diego County Bike Coalition hosts this monthly bike-in happy hour event to get biking residents involved in their communities and discuss bike projects planned for that specific community
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • So Say We All's monthly storytelling night features stories about those jobs we took because we had to take a job. Featured readers include Allison Gauss, Annmarie Houghtailing, Cecile Estelle, and more
  • Artists from the all-abstracts group show will talk about their work and techniques. Artists include Edwin Nutting, Danielle Nelisse, Leah Pantea, Lenore Simon, and more
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