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Henebery
Oct. 21 2014
Several years ago, Henebery's heirs started piecing together his history, Fanning says. While they don't have his recipes, they do know his technique and have applied that to the distilling process for...
VitaManyluk
Oct. 15 2014
Folks working to end homelessness might say a case like Vita Manyluk's highlights the shortcomings of transitional housing, where structured programs aren't the best fit for some clients
StarliteCocktails
Oct. 3 2014
There seems to be consensus (or everyone's reading the same source material) that the Moscow Mule saved vodka from becoming a Cold War casualty.
Demetrice Sightler
Sept. 24 2014
Late afternoon on Sept. 9, a case of mistaken identity resulted in Sightler being held at gunpoint by San Diego Police officers for roughly 10 minutes
Louis Chavez
Sept. 15 2014
When Louis Chavez was tapped to create the cocktail menu for Zymology 21-sister restaurant to Leyla and Alex Javadov's popular Cafe 21 (locations in North Park and the Gaslamp Quarter)-shrubs seemed...
BernardVictorianne
Sept. 8 2014
A law-enforcement oversight board has found that San Diego County Sheriff's deputies lied and omitted information in the investigation of the death of a 28-year-old African-American man who'd swallowed...
news
Sept. 3 2014
"Modest, at most," is how Jim Reed, policy director at the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, described the impact of the wage increase to a USA Today reporter in June
Sarah
Aug. 27 2014
Sarah's standing in the hallway of the San Diego Central Courthouse, hoping to see her son Kyle as deputies lead groups of inmates, shackled together, to holding cells behind the courtrooms
Erick Castro
Aug. 23 2014
For a cocktail to be truly tiki, does it have to have a sweet juice as its base?
Dave Roberts
Aug. 13 2014
The feds haven't said yet whether they will investigate the extreme use of pepper spray at local juvenile halls, but basically everyone in the juvenile-justice community-and beyond-thinks they should
Stephen Russell
Aug. 6 2014
Huffman-style properties were built fast to meet a perceived economic threat. With new Mission Valley shopping centers luring consumers away from neighborhood businesses, midcentury Mid-City-North Park,...
Trevor Easter
Aug. 1 2014
Google "Trevor Easter" and you'll turn up a 2012 San Francisco Chronicle piece, written when Easter was bar manager at respected Bay Area spot Heaven's Dog. In it, the Mt. Helix native gives a sho
pepperspraysign
July 28 2014
YLC identified dozens upon dozens of cases of improper use of pepper spray. Probation staff sprayed youth at risk of suicide; youth who simply were disobedient; youth with respiratory, cardiovascular and...
news
July 16 2014
On July 3, 36-year-old Hector Lleras hanged himself in San Diego County's Central Jail, the fifth inmate to commit suicide this year. With his death, 2014 tied 2013's five inmate suicides-itself a high...
westgate
July 14 2014
If you want to try to infuse your own spirits, there's no end to online how-tos. Steeping time depends on what kind of liquor you're using and how much
Dorcie Dawson
June 25 2014
Richard Dawson was found dead in his cell in the San Diego Central Jail at close to midnight on March 28, the fifth person to die in county custody this year
SD Mashup
June 20 2014
How could you turn down something described as "a really fancy, good Old Fashioned-with pork"? That's the pithy explainer for the smoked pork belly wrapped in bacon / Old Fashioned pairing dreamed up by...
news
June 11 2014
Heading into a Wednesday, June 11, meeting of the City Council's Rules and Economic Development Committee, the proposal was to raise San Diego's minimum wage to $11.09 on July 1, 2015; to $12.09 the following...
news
June 4 2014
The San Diego County Grand Jury is a body of 19 citizens tasked with investigating public complaints about government and inspecting the county's correctional facilities. But its latest report on the local...
Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. small batch tonic
May 30 2014
This is a small-batch quinine concentrate to which you add soda water (4 ounces to 3/4-ounce of tonic) and 2 ounces of gin. It has a really nice, mellow citrus-y flavor-you don't need, nor should you want,...

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