I appreciate the intent to print the correction about Chico Club not having been Cinnamon Cinder in the past, but the letter [Oct. 12] contains two errors. more

Oct 19, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

California’s K-12 schools and community colleges are in dire need of infrastructure improvements, but we don’t think this proposition adequately addresses the financial problem. The money would be delegated to schools on a first-come-first-... more

Oct 12, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor


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At Monday’s jam-packed No on Measure C press conference, barely a harsh word was uttered about the elephant not in the room. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


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Beautiful is not only an entertaining musical biography of the incomparable Carole King, but a retrospective on the gifted songwriters of the ’60s. more

Aug 3, 2016 12:00 AM Theater


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Supporters of Proposition 60, also known as The California Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, say it aims to tighten safety standards within the industry and minimize the risk of spreading HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Por... more

Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM News


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Last Thursday, DeMaio jumped headfirst into the local stadium debate with a proposal by a little-known Newport Beach realty firm to build a multi-use stadium in one of three locations with only private money. You read that correctly: a plan... more

Jun 29, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


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As Spin Cycle types away Tuesday morning, activist attorney and Citizens Plan author Cory Briggs is holding court with reporters to detail the latest municipal slam into an immovable object, which he has attributed to a “vacuum of political... more

Apr 13, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


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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

Paula Vogel’s Indecent stokes the emotional fires on multiple levels, not the least of which is sheer anger—especially about the quashing of freedom of artistic expression. more

Nov 25, 2015 12:00 AM Theater

Yo La Tengo just might be the best cover band in America. There’s just one catch: They’re not actually a cover band. For 31 years, the Hoboken, New Jersey, band has been steadily amassing a sizable catalog of wonderfully fuzzy indie rock. more

Nov 11, 2015 12:00 AM Music Feature

They look like long golf carts plastered with ads. Open to the city air, these electric vehicles carry as many as five passengers and go anywhere within downtown. Need to get from Little Italy to the Gaslamp Quarter? Text and a driver will ... more

Sep 23, 2015 12:00 AM News

While owning a dispensary can be lucrative, opening one can be costly, especially in San Diego where laws have created a dog-eat-dog competition for a limited number of viable locations more

Sep 9, 2015 12:00 AM News

These days, Diet Cig—a budding young band based out of New Paltz, New York—is becoming known far and wide for its ultra-catchy pop-rock, penned by Luciano and powered by punk energy and the ennui of early adulthood. more

Sep 2, 2015 12:00 AM Music Feature

The name that caught our eye when we perused the lineup for the Carlsbad Music Festival's Village Walk was Freako Suave. more

Jun 19, 2013 12:00 AM Short List Event Picks

This is in support of the letter from Betty Gillis criticizing the new restaurant El Take It Easy's inclusion of rabbit on its menu [“Mmm… minced kitten,” June 16], with the following addition: While Ms. Gillis emphasized companion anima... more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Fun things to do in San Diego this week include a show by Denise Donatelli, an art night in Hillcrest and more more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM Culture

On initial impression, the surroundings at Kearny Mesa's Halmouny didn't really inspire rapture, but I hoped that the food would. Not much had changed since the previous tenant, a Rice King, had closed shop. more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM Food & Drink

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