A daytime security guard now roams the property
Helix senior receiver/defensive back Kendal Keys at the line of scrimmage
A Vista lineman takes on the blocking sled during Panthers practice
Christian senior running back/safety Rayvon Owens
Poway senior defensive back Derek Babiash returns a kickoff during practice
Madison senior running back Pierre Cormier
Madison sophomore quarterback Kareem Coles fires a pass during practice
Madison sophomore quarterback Kareem Coles rolls outside with a Warhawks teammate giving chase during practice
Winchell's front window, broken since June. When's it getting fixed? Donut even ask
Cairo's anarchy-inducing rush hour might be one aspect of the city still unsafe for travelers. ...
Photo by Parke Ewing
Note spotter in upper left (see inset below)
Dramatic representation of my finger
Slash hits House of Blues with Apocalyptic Love Tuesday night.
Cold War Kids invade East Village for the SoCAL Music Fest Saturday night.
Ambient artists Album Leaf drift into Casbah on Saturday.
Soma stages electronic-pop from French band M83.
Photo by Irvin Gavidor
Arnold Holmes gets out of the water and away from “Those @#$%^* kite surfers!”
LifeScore clinic in La Jolla
Jacobs’s plan is the target of a lawsuit filed by the Save Our Heritage Organisation.
The recent proliferation of kite surfers at Tourmaline Surfing Park has annoyed traditional surfers wondering ...
San Diego State Aztec football looks to the Big East for — what else? — ...
Tetsuzo “Tets” Hirasaki
Peter Bolland: “Suddenly, it became far more pleasant to not be a marijuana farmer.”
Photo by Jon Sullivan, PD Photo.org
No frat-house drinks, so don’t waltz in asking for Red Bull and vodka.
The Tallest Man on Earth ducks into the Birch North Park Theatre on Sunday.
Timothy H promises “banging beats with ripping punk-rock guitars.”
Tom Erbe collecting “audible phenomena.”
Chuck D will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Music Thing.
This laser-etched red alder plaque now hangs at the KCR studio.
In Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, a Wall Street broker does a dumb thing — he ...
The city of Lucca dates back to 180 B.C. [stock photo]
Fanciful fence welcomes visitors to the preserve
The real standout was the marinated lamb chunks. Tender and savory, the meat’s citrus-and-garlic marinade ...
The cool mural, the funky Middle Eastern music, and the friendliness of the staff are ...
Woman at Fifth and G who lures passersby with free admission and booze to a ...
“I never pay for my drinks,” says Amy (far left). “Guys pay for all that.” ...
“My first attempts at cooking were terrible. But I like to eat so I stuck ...
The Scripps Pier: “This is the absolute best place in San Diego to take pictures.”
Beachgoers in Marina di Pietrasanta, just north of Torre del Lago.
bronze bust of Puccini in a Lucca piazza
Tijuana bomberos on Avenida Revolución
A camera captured a break-in by a young white male wearing a hoodie under a ...
Walking the streets of Havana, the city's former glory is evident despite the many crumbling ...
Womble Road, adjacent to the Rock Church
The highest capital in the world, La Paz, Bolivia, sits at roughly 11,975 feet above ...
Jack in the Box at 2959 Upas Street
Protesters stood on the sidewalk outside of Chili's
The real thing in Thailand. Count yourself lucky if you find pad thai of this ...
They're bees. Get it?
Great acoustics: the festival's Grotto Concerts are held in a natural red stone cave with ...
how about this setting for a concert? (photo by Neal Herbert, reused with permission of ...
Thomas R. Smith
Western influences exist, but don't overwhelm this world steeped in cultural traditions.
John D. Messner
Ellis C. Smith
Arthur Lipper III
Bay Area stoner-metal band Saviours takes down the Shakedown on Wednesday.
Roots-rocker Alejandro Escovedo plays Bay Park bar the Griffin on Saturday.
Fuzz-punk Colleen Green takes the stage at Tower Bar Friday night.
A Flock of Seagulls lands at 4th&B Thursday.
street market spices
A few SDSU sports honchos were included on a courtesy flight from Alaska Airlines.
Parents complain Sweetwater’s over $5 million iPad program has caused their children’s grades to fall ...
Local brokers John D. Messner, Ellis C. Smith, Michael Stolper, and Arthur Lipper III agree ...
Oakland Raiders fans accounted for 2400 of the 7000 stadium ejections last season.
Dan Brozo has no driving shortcuts to offer, but he discovered a shortcut involving ketchup ...
Ingrid Croce: “When I was growing up, I wanted to be an Olympic gymnast.”
One of the best features of An Iliad is how contemporary references function like Homer’s ...
El Vez for Prez campaign hits Casbah Sunday night.
Blues-drenched rockers the New Kinetics aim for LP loudness.
School of Rock guitarist David Aizuss is a scamp on tour.
Acoustic duo Hullabaloo to host a family-arts fest at Liberty Station
Country music’s East County mainstay out of commission
Cutting jackfruit at the California Rare Fruit Growers club meeting in Balboa Park
Longtime rare-fruit grower Jack Skeels has everything from a 30-foot-plus loquat tree to a pomelo ...
Leo Manuel is mainly a mango maven who tends 30–40 varieties of mango, which are ...
Jim Neitzel, considered by many to be the dean of San Diego County rare fruit ...
Iron Mountain Ellie Lane Trail
Bill and Jeri, East Villagers, under the graffiti mural
My wedges and mussels
Loris (right) with his chef, Jack
Plate of sweet cakes Bill and Jeri ordered
On August 17, the district stated that levels of pesticides and lead in soil dumped ...
On August 17, the district reported the levels of pesticides and lead in soil dumped ...
Interim superintendent Ed Brand left the press conference before his colleagues on August 17.
Interim superintendent Ed Brand, leaving the press conference early on August 17
Ed Brand, leaving the press conference on August 17
On August 18, the district reported the levels of pesticides and lead were too low ...
Old Fort Niagara
the falls at night
Jim McInnes promoted local talent and launched rock careers on his Homegrown Hour radio show.
Covering the bust: remote broadcast truck on road outside Mariner's Cove apartments
Cats of all stripes gather on what could be the largest restaurant patio in San ...
The Unicorn Cocktail
One of the 131 students of #yosoy132 declaring her bona fide student identity
“Wanted” poster translation: “A vote for Peña Nieto is a vote for sexual torture.”
Puerto de Mogán, a fishing village in the southwest of the Canary Islands' Gran Canaria, ...
The Movement's bride, Mariana (and her father) in Mexico City
New York new-waver Twin Shadow plays Casbah Wednesday night.
Bomb the Music Industry! hits Ché Café on Tuesday.
The Shakedown stages L.A. glam-punk band Prima Donna on Saturday.
One-time Zappa backers Grandmothers of Invention take the stage at Anthology Friday night.
Papa Doug Manchester
SDSU seeks to import Chinese students.
Local comic Phil McAndrews received no credit when one of his strips was posted to ...
David King comic strip
David King (self portrait) started creating webcomics to force himself to meet deadlines.
UCSD professors Gary Jacobson and Keith Poole (emeritus) say that political partisanship is at an ...
Recruiting poster for independent ballplayers
Jim McInnes promoted local talent and launched rock careers on his Homegrown Hour radio show, ...
Roots-rocking Alabama Shakes rattles and rolls into House of Blues Thursday night.
Groovy Records owner Steve Kader is a musical jack of all trades.
Local songsmith Chad Farran loves to travel, hates bats.
Hargo’s “Regeneration X” got them the “Gimme the Gig” gig.
Kadan owner Chris Heaney: “They wanted something higher end.”
Sea Monsters and Freight (2007) offers three orders of monstrousness — industrial, natural, and existential.
Car Show (2001), by John Valadez, whose imagery possesses more moral curiosity than moral rage, ...
Angelica Rivero de Peña, aka La Gaviota
Enrique Peña Nieto, commenting on his hurried departure from Universidad Iberoamericana
Largest patio in San Diego?
Jessica brings the platter
Cats of all stripes...
Larry’s longtime lover Lee Ann wanted to marry him.
Larry’s business partner, Jim Coit, discovered, on the company computer, 22 videos on how to ...
After pipebombing his wife, Larry took a picture of himself in the hospital hallway and ...
Connie Hoagland’s life was saved after 7 surgeries and 35 days in the hospital.
Croce's Lovers Cross
Jetty at Lake Mudge
Security personnel had their hands full at the Offspring concert in Del Mar on August ...
1000 origami cranes were laid at the base of the bell
Scene of car fire near corner of Laurel Street and Pacific Highway
An "unearned" view of the downtown skyline and Victoria Peak from the ferry.
Broken window on the 35 bus
My stealth photo of she who lied.
Our meal in 1st Class
The scene from your typical Tijuana bus ride.
Walsh tries for a statement on consumerism with this bloated Porsche Carrera.
The "Bit.fall” exhibit drips cascades of water in the shape of words and phrases downloaded ...
Walsh goes for an up-front statement on consumerism with this bloated Porsche Carrera.
Hu Tieu Nam Vang Kho
BBQ Pork Chop and BBQ Chicken on rice
The North Park Thrift Trader staff
Rig Rag, Thrift Trader’s vinyl buyer.
Gian Carlo, one of several musicians who work at Thrift Trader.
Owner Jeff Clark on the roof of the Thrift Trader in North Park
Brandon’s fry fish dish
My curry goat dish
Mickey's party scene
Birch Aquarium in La Jolla lands Heartless Bastards Wednesday night.
The Body and Assembly of Light Choir play Ché Café on Tuesday.
San Diego's folk-rocking Donkeys clop into Eleven Friday night.
Soda Bar sets up Brooklyn-based indie-rock band Woods on Thursday.
Dora Elena Cortés
The memorial plaza. Colosio was murdered exactly where the statue stands.
Life cycle of an eye gnat
"Back to the future, baby!"
God of Carnage regresses from social restraint to four blithering adults struck by Tourette’s.
We work in TV, and we get paid in bananas.
Starcrossed singer Christina Haemerle loves ice cream but is “irrationally skeeved out” by pepperoni, bologna, ...
JSix bartenders reach for the good stuff first, rather than the plastic jug.
Mickey's heading back to 'Sconie.
KISS is this week's big ticket at the Cricket.
Ex-Yankee Robinson finds himself in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Fabulous Rudies were Warped Tour’s barbecue band — five times!
Ex-Canobliss members resurrected in fire
Corner of Rosecrans and Nimitz, Quality Inn in background
Crispin Hard Cider + Fox Barrel Cider
Coronado Brewing Co
Magners Hard Cider
Stumblefoot Brewing Co.
Green Flash's old Chevy
The former Embers Grill
Mission living quarters
Illustration by T.B. Beaudeau
Green Flash girls
Beau and Meryl!
Billy Joe and the Roosters
No evidence of a gay protest was seen among the people.
The Roads to Romance
Get up close with the performers at Tin Can Alehouse.
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