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newsforweb
Oct. 30 2013
By the time San Diego elects a new mayor, likely early next year, super PAC spending in the race could surpass what was spent in last year's mayoral election
cocktailsforweb
Oct. 25 2013
I make it a point to use this space to recommend places to go for well-made cocktails. I've yet to call a place out-until now. I had high hopes for the Gaslamp bar Frauds and Swindlers. It's...
news
Oct. 16 2013
As of Oct. 14, 10 people have died in jail custody this year, matching the 10-deaths-per-year average that pushed the county to the top of the list for 2007 through 2012
lyftforweb
Oct. 15 2013
Services like Car2Go and Lyft make it easier to live in San Diego with, say, only a scooter or, for couples, one car. While Car2Go-available here for two years-is a car-sharing program,...
10-2 cocktails-coryalberto
Sept. 27 2013
New bar alert! Well, sort of. The Cat Eye Club's (370 Seventh Ave., Downtown) not brand new-it's been around since February-but, it's new enough and it's outstanding
bonusforweb
Sept. 11 2013
An Aug. 22 memo from Housing Commission CEO Rick Gentry informed the mayor (who'd not yet resigned at that point) and the City Council that there's money enough to keep the shelters open only through April...
cocktails
Sept. 6 2013
Only 31, Queen, on her own and with business partners Lucien Conner and Ian Ward, has created cocktail menus for 17 restaurants, including spots like Searsucker, PrepKitchen and Monello.
news
Sept. 4 2013
Kelly Knight's one of only a few folks doing targeted street outreach-putting names and stories to faces and using that information to try to link people to shelter
news1
Aug. 21 2013
A couple weeks ago, Robin Reid dropped off the map. Or, at least her GPS signal did. She was at Scripps Mercy Hospital for an MRI, in a part of the building where wireless signals are blocked to keep them...
8-21 cocktails
Aug. 16 2013
Want to make a Bloody Mary at home? Good luck. At least that's my experience. My tries were drinkable, but lacked something. Option 2: Buy a mix-but which one?
news2
Aug. 7 2013
It's a question that's divided the behavioral-health community in San Diego: What's the best way to care for someone who's severely mentally ill and refuses treatment?
news
July 31 2013
CLERB's recommendations over the last six years have been infrequent, often ignored and, in one case, too late
cocktailsforweb
July 29 2013
Last year, Nick Zanoni, who owns Thrusters in Pacific Beach, asked Johnson to create a menu for Sycamore Den. While the theme of the Bells & Whistles-designed bar is rustic-retreat-meets-1970s-cool-dad-hangout,...
cc-kelly
July 17 2013
In early 2011, David Klotz got a phone call from his friend Ramin Djawadi, a TV and film composer who'd been brought in at the last minute to score a new HBO show called Game of Thrones. "I was,...
cocktails
July 6 2013
Food & Wine Cocktails was, by far, my favorite. It's tied to Food & Wine magazine, which means really nice photos-like, total cocktail porn
bonus
July 3 2013
With the election of City Councilmember Myrtle Cole in April, it wasn't a question of if San Diego's housing-impact, or "linkage," fee would be increased, but when
news1
June 26 2013
From Joel Anderson to Lorena Gonzalez, we shine the light on the local delegation in Sactown
drink-kelly
June 18 2013
Shrubs-basically fermented fruit-have roots in the practical realities of pre-industrial, agrarian life: Whaddaya do when you want some berries in the winter and you don't have a freezer? You ferment...
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...
news
June 5 2013
Last month, San Diego attorney Robert Brewer opened a campaign committee to explore a run for DA; when he makes a formal announcement this fall, he'll be Dumanis' first opponent since she beat incumbent...

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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