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Temecula wineries offer humility, hangovers and a chance to learn about wine without frugality more

Jan 17, 2018 12:11 PM Staycation Issue


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“The U.S. is known to take something of other people’s culture and make it more sexual to help sell it,” Javier Avitia says. “It takes apart all the goodness of the dance." more

Jan 17, 2018 10:12 AM About Last Night

There are 17 licenses granted thus far, all of which can be found on a map on the city’s website. more

Jan 17, 2018 8:43 AM , CityWeek


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Franco-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle first made headlines by firing rifles at her paintings in the streets of Los Angeles in the ‘60s. more

Jan 9, 2018 5:42 PM Seen Local 2 Comments


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The series, which is called On the Money and opens at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library on Jan. 12, consists of 100 paintings. more

Jan 9, 2018 5:20 PM Features 1 Comments


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“It’s kind of a social thing to have a drink in your hand,” says Jacob Fisher, bar manager at The Bar at Moniker General (2860 Sims Road), which also recently revealed a mocktail menu. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:19 PM About Last Night

All of them came a close second to local labor leader Mickey Kasparian, who closed out 2017 with a fourth lawsuit against him for gender discrimination, sexual harassment and assault, and more. He more

Dec 27, 2017 1:42 PM , CityWeek

Last year in this space we wrote “2017 surely has to be better, right?” Well, eh, so much for that sentiment. But hey, 2018 surely has to be better, right? Right? more

Dec 20, 2017 12:16 PM , , , Features

On Wednesday, Dec. 13, Melody Godinez became the fourth female activist within the local labor union community to sue Mickey Kasparian, the former president of San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council and UFCW Local 135. more

Dec 20, 2017 11:05 AM , CityWeek


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In a study by personal finance website WalletHub, San Diego ranked 17th in the number of nightlife options per capita this year. more

Dec 19, 2017 3:09 PM About Last Night

The city council finally got around to voting on a plan to address the issue of short-term vacation rental (STVRs) units and services like AirBnB. Unfortunately, there were two proposals the council had to consider. more

Dec 13, 2017 3:43 PM , CityWeek 2 Comments


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Feeling the scene was underappreciated, he set out to create a podcast called Cura Caos. more

Dec 13, 2017 11:05 AM Seen Local


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Downtown Highway 101 remains abuzz today, but with grom culture overpowering glamour. Encinitas is home to one of the world’s most esteemed surfing spots, Swami’s, which attracts international wave riders. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:43 PM Neighborhoods

Last Wednesday, San Diego State University unveiled a $3 billion, 166 acre “SDSU Mission Valley” plan for the SDCCU Stadium site. more

Dec 6, 2017 11:14 AM , CityWeek


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Harrowing encounters of sexual assault are by no means unique to the music business, but Vanja James says the music industry is still 20 to 30 years behind the rest. And San Diego’s scene isn’t an exception. more

Nov 21, 2017 3:39 PM Music Feature

Gone are the days when everyone is looking for the cheapest food and drinks in town,” says Chris Cox, Director of Operations for OMG Hospitality Group. more

Nov 21, 2017 12:55 PM About Last Night


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

Nov 15, 2017 9:51 AM Best of San Diego: People


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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. more

Nov 15, 2017 9:10 AM Best of San Diego: People


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

Nov 15, 2017 8:25 AM Best of San Diego: People

Within the last several decades, the neighborhood revitalized as a safe space for refugees. The first wave arrived after the Vietnam War, followed by Somali immigrants in the ‘90s and, most recently, people fleeing war-torn Syria. more

Nov 8, 2017 12:10 PM Neighborhoods 2 Comments

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