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Tower, which opens Friday, Nov. 25, at Digital Gym Cinema in North Park, is a strangely intoxicating deconstruction of the non-fiction form. more

Nov 23, 2016 12:00 AM Film

Our favorite new books, apps, shows and other cultural tidbits to get you through the holiday. more

Nov 23, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The last week of September (Hunger Action Month) was quickly disappearing, and I’d yet to live up to a commitment to participate in the CalFresh Challenge. more

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World is more quaint and pedestrian by comparison, ironic considering its vast subject matter—the Internet. Herzog’s latest documentary curiously uncovers different pockets of experience and history ... more

Aug 24, 2016 12:00 AM Film

I dress like a tomboy: jeans, T-shirts, hoodies, and work boots. My boyfriend of a year wants me to wear skirts and dresses more often. Nothing trashy. Just not my usual tomboy wear. This weekend, I wore a sundress to brunch. It made him so... more

Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM Culture

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Photo by Otis Caldwell

For as much press has been given to a supposed resurgence of vinyl, the increase in demand (and by extension, supply) has only added to the hurdles that record stores face. more

Aug 10, 2016 12:00 AM Music Feature

Most people who know me don’t question whether this story is true. “Nice!” they say, not at all surprised. Most people who don’t know me also don’t question whether this story is true. “Were you at a Trump rally?” they ask, not at all surpr... more

Jul 6, 2016 12:00 AM Backwards & in High Heels

I’m a 44-year-old woman who’s been dating a successful actor for a year. When we met, he told me he was 35. Well, in picking up a prescription for him, I discovered he’s actually 42! more

Jul 6, 2016 12:00 AM Culture

It’s this facet that makes Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum one of the best-kept secrets in San Diego. Spread out over 55 acres in the heart of Vista, the museum recently celebrated its 40th year and just wrapped up its annual Antique Engi... more

Jun 29, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Regarding “Nuñez release points to need for clemency reform” [April 13]: The coverage of Ethan Couch in Texas put a spotlight on “affluenza,” but affluenza is not unusual or new; and Esteban Nuñez is just another instance. more

Apr 27, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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Photo by John R. Lamb

Bruce Lightner, the 67-yearold husband of 43 years to the termed-out San Diego City Council President Sherri Lightner, pulls out a tiny, folded-up sticky note and takes a quick glance at it. No talking about the current council members, the... more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

Everybody’s angry. I’m angry, you’re angry, your dog’s angry—angry, angry, angry. The media pundits cite this rage for the popularity of both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, two politicians who appeal to emotions with lofty, idealistic pro... more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The Spanos’ quest for a new stadium or a move to Los Angeles reveals a double standard [“Deano Spanos’ lame-duck Chargers,” Feb. 3]. more

Feb 17, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Noah Baumbach can't quite find the words to describe his fruitful filmmaking partnership with actress and co-writer Greta Gerwig. “It's hard to articulate really,” he says over the phone from New York City while doing press for their new fi... more

Aug 26, 2015 12:00 AM Film