August 5, 2015 Issue

There's a power struggle going on for control of the city of San Diego's Ethics Commission. The injection, and even just the perception, of politics into the appointment of new board commissioners is a bad seed. Read more

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Circuit des Yeux's new album In Plain Speech, released in May via Thrill Jockey, is also indirectly a result of Fohr's own soul searching about the role of an artist and her relationship to the audience. Read more

Music Feature

The group had flown up for the committee hearing with one goal: to kill Gonzalez's Assembly Bill 504, 0 , which, if approved, would increase oversight of Civic San Diego, the nonprofit to which the city has outsourced its permitting and pla... Read more

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Food Issue

Oysters are rumored to be an aphrodisiac. Since Wednesday, August 5, is National Oyster Day, prepare for a shucking good time. Read more

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Food Issue

I'm not a food snob. But I do get uppity when "Maryland-style crab cake" is written on a San Diego menu. I'm a Baltimore-born boy. Read more

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In just a couple weeks, Aug. 22 and 23 to be specific, FYF Fest will take place in Los Angeles at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Last year was the first time the festival was held in this... Read more