November 15, 2017 Issue


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As the city of San Diego has scrambled to find solutions to the ongoing homelessness and Hepatitis A crises, El Cajon has quietly passed a series of ordinances that some say are unfairly targeting the city’s homeless population Read more


The issue: San Diego needs more affordable housing, and there are a few potential local ballot measures that aim to make that happen. Read more

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I grew up a Redskins fan. Just writing that makes me wince, because not only do I now hate the team of my youth, but the mascot name is so repugnant I can hardly stand to write it. Read more

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Who is he? The chef and founder at Eclipse Chocolate Bar and Bistro in South Park. Read more

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Who is he? The 23-year-old Escondido native is the newest addition to the San Diego Gulls. Read more

People of the Year

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Who is she? Matthews is a wellness entrepreneur, speaker, author and writer for various fitness and wellness magazines and websites. Read more

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Who is she? Wright is the sole curator and booker of Fresh Sound, an annual series of concerts that just celebrated its 20th year. Read more

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Who is she? Poellnitz is a community organizer and curator who runs Hill Street Country Club, an art space in Oceanside that operates out of a golf apparel headquarters on Coast Highway. Read more

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Who is he? Lesley is the executive director of SPACE TIME, production manager at San Diego Art Institute, and performer with experimental bands Necking and Die Mißbildungen Des Menschen. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Derrick Tuskan / SDSU Media Relations

Who is she? The catcher for SDSU’s softball team. Read more

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Photo by Elena Seibert

Who is she? A writing coach and writer living in San Diego. Read more

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Who is he? He’s the vice chair of the Barrio Logan Community Planning Group and sits on the Environmental Health Coalition board of directors. Oh, and he’s on the editorial board of the San Diego Free Press as well. Read more

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Who is she? Hampton is a retired rugby player, triathlete, bicycle advocate and former high school coach. She also happens to run Mixte, a very successful communications and marketing firm. Read more

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Photo by Amy Bjornson

Who is she?: Skyler McCurine is a writer, storyteller, stylist and entrepreneur. Read more

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Who is she? Holly is a local chef, YouTube personality and the Season 2 winner of NBC’s Food Fighters. Read more

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Who is he? He’s an award-winning food photographer, food activist and self-proclaimed “anarchist farmer.” Read more

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Photo by Lisa Croft

Who is she? Croft (@CCroftPoetry on all social media) is a writer and poet lighting up the local slam poetry scene with her fierce live performances. Read more

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Photo by Vito Distefano

Who is he? White is a jazz pianist, political artist and composer, not to mention one of the hardest working musicians in San Diego. Read more

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

Who is she? She’s a local artist whose work deals in themes of immigration, labor and social justice issues. Read more

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Photo by Jim Sullivan

Who is he? Kurpinsky is the head bartender and spirits director at George’s at the Cove and Level2 in La Jolla (1250 Prospect St.). Read more

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