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October 26, 2016 Issue

Monica Schroeder is barely in her 30s, but she has already found her "life project." As founder of the border nonprofit organization Tijuana Te Quiero, she's dedicating her time and efforts to dignifying the border and showing a city it mat... more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

Late afternoon Monday, as the skies darkened and threatened rain, every revved engine from above, every tire squeal, every clank from rush-hour traffic drew the same reaction from parkgoers: craned necks leading skyward and wincing expressi... more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

As the executive director of TransFamily Support Services and parent of a transgender son, Kathie Moehlig knows a thing or two about the challenges families with gender nonconforming members face. more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

Women are more than plot device characters for the story arc of men, they're more than visually appealing caricatures, and in the real world deserve equal treatment and respect, not harassment or patronization, according to Sarah Gaydos. more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

Chat with Omar Passons about craft beer or bikes, and you'll be impressed with his knowledge. Get him talking about youth in San Diego, however, and you'll be blown away by his passion. more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

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Photo courtesy of Jake Najor

This beloved veteran drummer is a longtime staple of the San Diego music scene. From his first gig opening for P.O.D. as part of a Christian hardcore band, to his ongoing role behind the kit for a multitude of local projects, Najor lets his... more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

Adept at VHS videography, modeling, music and more, San Diego artist Julian Klincewicz is usually on the road for work. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

These days, not only is Justin Hudnall a respected local writer, but he empowers other artists through his literary and performing arts nonprofit, So Say We All. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

Passion, poetry and pride emanate from Nate Howard, a young and ambitious social entrepreneur who set out to redefine the way people share their stories. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

Imperial Beach faces plenty of unique challenges: rising sea levels, crumbling infrastructure and pollution from the nearby border. Not that Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina is fazed by his city's obstacles. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

No pressure on Chris Ward. He only has to step into his new District 3 seat on the San Diego City Council and replace one of the most popular Democrats—termed-out councilmember Todd Gloria—in local government. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

He says it got to the point where he wasn't going to be able to look at himself in the mirror every morning if he didn't throw his hat into the ring. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

We're lucky to have Nicole Capretz, founder of the Climate Action Campaign, a San Diego nonprofit with the singular goal of stopping climate change. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Special Issues

The California National Guard has unconscionably been asking troops to repay enlistment bonuses they received for re-upping in 2006 to 2008 to serve and fight in Iraq or Afghanistan. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

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Photo by Seth Combs

Most art patrons can be a little naïve to just how much work goes into staging seemingly simple exhibitions. Most take years of planning, months to curate and days, if not weeks, to properly stage. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

Halloween-themed art shows are starting to pop up this time of year, and while most of the artists in those shows are just dabbling in spooky scenes for that show, the artists below keep us scared all year round. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

Queen Bee's Arts and Cultural Center has released a video critical of Donald Trump. "La Rata Blanca" ("The White Rat") features a salsa song that takes Trump to task for his derogatory remarks about the Latino community. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Notes from the Smoking Patio

Whether or not you're the party-on-Monday type, there are plenty of options for live music and mischief on All Hallows' Eve. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Notes from the Smoking Patio

Park Chan-wook's The Handmaiden has the look of an elegant period piece. Elaborate mansion interiors frame stoic characters dressed to the nines in suave suits and bright-hued dresses. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Film

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