August 8, 2018 Issue

There’s a lot of time between now and November and stranger things have happened Read more


I honestly can’t remember a time where I felt as frustrated with local officials more than I did this past week. Read more

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To look for meaning in the face of tragedy is a quintessentially human response. Faced with a death, it feels like it ought to mean something. Read more


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Raw veganism consists of eating mostly or completely raw, organic, unprocessed foods. That means raw foodists don’t cook at temperatures higher than roughly 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Read more

Food Issue


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I found an overwhelming amount of medical articles cautioning against fruitarianism, a diet famously revered by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Read more

Food Issue

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Perhaps due to profligate overuse, the term “farm-to-table” no longer annexes any specific meaning. Read more

Food Issue


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As I understand it, the diet allows you to only eat what a caveman would eat. This means: meat, fruits, nuts and veggies. You know, hunting and gathering. Read more

Food Issue

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You’ve heard of the pescatarian diet, as well as the raw food diet. Me? I thought a cross between those was a far better approach. The best of both worlds: I call it the All-Sushi Diet. Read more

Food Issue


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In an effort to get my gut clean and maybe shrink the waistline a smidge, I joined a fitness program that combines particular kinds of exercise with Intermittent Fasting. Read more

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Substantial local vegan dishes are hard to find, but I am up for the challenge. Read more

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“Eat more fish.” I can’t accurately say how many times I’ve been told this by someone hawking healthy lifestyles on TV or people on the internet extolling the virtues of a diet high in Omega-3 fatty acids. Read more

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I’m not claiming the places on this food gorge (a tour de fat, if you will) are the best in the city, although all of them were very good. Read more

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fter the drum-machine-driven thump of 2017’s Wake In Fright, they’ve brought in Greg Fox, also of Liturgy and Zs, to add some more muscle behind their noisy tracks. Unsurprisingly, it’s the heaviest thing the band’s ever released. Read more

Music Feature


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Til-Two Club has a new owner. Last week, local chef and property manager Alex Carballo along with partner Julie Darling, took over the City Heights bar located at 4746 El Cajon Blvd. Read more

Notes from the Smoking Patio

I’ve long thought that San Diego’s electronic music scene is underrated. While EDM acts still manage to pack crowds at the more posh Downtown clubs, it’s often off the beaten path where some of the more interesting beats can be heard. Read more

Notes from the Smoking Patio

Anyway, Weezer will undoubtedly play “Africa,” which sucks, but they’ll probably also play a lot of their good stuff, too. Read more

The Spotlight

In BlackKklansman, Lee beautifully re-writes history with thunder, and with Ron’s story subverting and destroying the mechanisms of white supremacy from the inside out. Read more


It may not have been his intention, but he is actively inspiring men he doesn’t know to become more dangerous to women. Read more

Letters to the Editor 3 Comments


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As a border city, San Diego has been front-and-center for many of the issues around our country’s shoddy immigration policies. Read more

There She Goz 2 Comments


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As I write this, a boulder sits on my right eyelid. It is crimson, black and crusty, like the caldera of a volcano that is finally cooling down from its last eruption. Read more

Sordid Tales