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When BASIC approached Johnny Tran almost 10 years ago about doing a weekly art event at the East Village bar and pizza joint, he was a little tentative. more

Feb 16, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local more

Jan 3, 2014 12:00 AM The North Fork

Lori is loved and trusted and campaigns hard, and she would be a breath of fresh air at City Hall. David Alvarez, an estimable newbie to City Council, is not ready for prime time. more

Oct 2, 2013 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

For several years, Sicilian Thing in North Park has offered up slices of Barack-Oli-Ricotta pizza in honor of the president. But now, Obama faces a challenger. "We've had the Barack Obam... more

Oct 2, 2012 12:00 AM Last Blog on Earth | News

These days, it seems like every neck in the San DiegoCounty woods is adding a pizza place that could be called “legit.” Youcan't turn the corner without tripping over someone's artisanal sausageor in-house mozzarella. more

May 21, 2012 12:00 AM The North Fork more

Jun 14, 2011 12:00 AM Food & Drink

La Focaccia Gourmet Pizzeria will hold its grand opening on Thursday, July 15. The new Hillcrest eatery (416 University Ave., Suite 100) is run by Michelle Morreale and her Sicilian-born chef husband, Alberto, who brings his years of exp... more

Jul 7, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

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