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News | News

Santee customer berates Starbucks barista when asked to wear a mask

The incident took place Saturday at the Starbucks located on North Magnolia Avenue in Santee.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

SOUTH-M-NORTH

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Small Group Burns Masks as ‘Tools of Terror’ in Protest in Mission Bay Park

By Ken Stone / Times of San Diego / August 8, 2020 As if casting out demons, dozens of people tossed pricey KN95 face masks into a fire pit Friday in Mission Bay Park. The coverings were depicted a…

Entertainment | Music

New Year's Day at Tourmo

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

This year, Comic-Con is coming to you. Here’s how to participate from home

Comic-Con International in San Diego was canceled because of COVID-19, but Comic-Con @ Home is free online starting July 22. Here's how to join in the fun.

News | News

Sight of Nazi Swastika Flag Stuns East County Motorists on I-8 - Times of San Diego

Who's driving around East County with a Nazi flag on their rear window? And why? Interstate 8 motorists and an Alpine resident have taken or posted pictures and video of a red-and-black SUV with the red-and-black swastika since Monday.

Sports | Cycling

‘Pedal for Justice' Held in Support of Black Lives Matter Movement

Hundreds of people showed up to the “Pedal for Justice” protest held Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

News | News

Protesters march in Balboa Park

Balboa Park protesters chanted to police "march with us" while passing a group of officers along El Prado as they made their way toward the Cabrillo Bridge.

Politics | Politics

San Diego Supervisor Says Only 6 Of 194 Coronavirus-Recorded Deaths ‘Pure’ Coronavirus Deaths

On Tuesday, San Diego county Supervisor Jim Desmond said after digging into the data that he believes only six of the county’s 194 coronavirus-identified deaths are “pure” coronavirus deaths, meaning they died from the virus, not merely

Music | Music

1981 series on the music industry in San Diego and beyond - Part 3

In 1981, News 8’s Larry Himmel presented a three-part series on the business of making and releasing music in San Diego and beyond. Larry wrapped up his musi...

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

JuneShine Hard Kombucha - Organic. 6% ABV. Gluten-Free.

We crafted JuneShine to quench the thirst of the active, healthy, and adventurous spirit while positively impacting the environment. Each unique flavor is brewed with real organic ingredients, rich in probiotics and antioxidants. Real. Refreshing.

Sports | Cycling

Bike Racing in San Diego!

This weeks video is a "throwback" to last Summer's San Diego Velodrome Tuesday Night Racing in San Diego (TNR). Our season is on hold for now and to be hones...

News | News

San Diego Woman Facing Fine, Jail Over COVID-19 Protest Plans 2nd Rally - Times of San Diego

Two days after the Rev. Shane Harris called on San Diego police to cite organizers of Saturday's "freedom rally" downtown against COVID-19 orders, a woman has been notified she's facing a $1,000 fine or jail time.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Will Small Independent Restaurants Go Extinct in San Diego?

The co-founder of The Rose in South Park says that her business, along with many others, is in jeopardy

Miscellaneous | Opinion

‘We Send You Our Thoughts and Prayers’

Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news

Music | Music

The Bassics - Whatcha Gonna Do About It? (Official Video)

The Bassics - Whatcha Gonna Do About It? - Official Music Video Directed and edited by Blake Dean Filmed at Otay and The Bassics' rehearsal space Liquid Ligh...

Miscellaneous | Opinion

YIMBYs – Newest Handmaidens of the Growth Machine

Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

LONGBOARD LOVERS

Shane and Brit logging between the San Diego rains

News | News

Construction begins on USNS Harvey Milk

Construction will begin on a Navy vessel that will bear the name of LGBTQ activist Harvey Milk.

Sports | Cycling

Major city bikeway project to break ground

The San Diego Association of Governments will break ground Thursday on the first phase of a series of projects to install more than a dozen miles of bike boulevards and protected bikeways in North Park and Mid-City.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Inconvenient Truths

Gordon Hirabayashi’s remarkable story comes to life in the San Diego Repertory Theatre’s one-person staging of Jeanne Sakata’s “Hold These Truths.”

News | News

SDPD: Alleged attack on 3 women in hijabs

San Diego Police are investigating a possible hate crime in the heart of Little Italy

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Chipping away at choice

If I’m to believe those who know what they’re talking about, it’s not a matter of if the Supreme Court will take up a case that restricts or even bans certain kinds of abortions, it’s a matter of when.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Freedom from religious discrimination

In this current socio-political climate, it’s become increasingly difficult to have certain conversations without them devolving into arguments.

News | News

Marines order Duncan Hunter to stop using Corps emblem in campaign

The California Republican used the Marine Corps emblem in a campaign mailer that tied his Democratic opponent and two Dem congresswomen to terror.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Lips celebrates 20th anniversary with a recommitment to community

Lips San Diego is celebrating its 20 year anniversary in San Diego since first opening in Bankers Hill, and then moving to North Park 12 years ago.

Entertainment | Upcoming Conventions & Convention News

Star Trek: Everything You Need to Know for SDCC 2019

Resistance, to quote an old cybernetic friend, will be futile when Star Trek beams into San Diego for Comic-Con from July 18 to 21. The franchise will be everywhere throughout the weekend, represented by panels (Picard, Discovery, and Lower Decks!), signi

Politics | Politics

Pence to Poway rabbi: We will always condemn evil acts of antisemitism

“To me there was a very short moment of darkness. That darkness was pushed out of here,” the rabbi said. “God was really protecting us.”

Music | Music

The Spotlight: Dávila 666

Halfway through the day, Dávila 666 took the stage. I hadn’t heard of them at the time, but after that show, I’ll never forget them.

Music | Music

Local hardcore scene sees benefits in banding together

For years, the San Diego music scene has often been fractured, with bands struggling to find an audience as they compete for booking to open for larger touring acts.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

'Star Trek' Storms into San Diego Comic Con

CBS Television Studios will kick-off San Diego Comic-Con® 2019 with the cast and producers of Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Lower Decks, and Star Trek: Picard beaming into Hall H for a first-ever Star Trek Universe back to back panel block on Saturd

Politics | Politics

He’s not going to resign. Time to expel

Duncan Hunter Jr. needs to resign. Of course, that’s not going to happen.

Politics | Politics

When it comes to local politics, we’re all Eggburt

But are we not all Eggburts? Don’t we all dream of flying first class gratis? Aren’t some of today’s woes tempered by a good chomp on a proverbial carrot?

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Drink Issue

San Diego CityBeat's special issue focusing on the craft beer and cocktail scene in the city.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Under the influencer

They’re hard to miss—@isbeeracarb, with her candy-colored hair and ornate septum ring, rocks tattoos from head to toe. Then there’s @thegirlwithbeer, who sports impeccably manicured eyebrows and thick, chestnut-colored hair.

News | News

Horton Plaza: What could have been

But I’m not here to lament the repugnant idea of having bro-friendly skateparks and break areas among Horton Plaza’s iconic, postmodernist design. Rather, I just want to say that I will miss it.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

San Diego CityBeat Burger Week

CityBeat's annual Burger Week features over 50 burger specials from local restaurants.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Duncan Hunter’s down with war crimes

There was a time, not so long ago, when a member of Congress admitting to posing for a selfie with the dead body of someone he’d killed in combat would have been a national scandal.

Politics | The War On Gender

San Diego Catholic High School Girls Protest 'Sexist' Ban on Uniform Skirts | Faith

Not everyone wants to be made to care about intersectional social justice insanity: https://twitter.com/TheGOPsReprisal/status/1131028123242323969 Full disclosure: I am a product of Catholic schools of yesteryear. Schools that were run by nuns rather than

Music | Music

OhCult come out swinging on new EP

Now, brace your sunburnt selves, because OhCult joins the ranks of San Diego’s darkest bands with their new four-song EP, Occult.

News | News

National City Council reboots effort to force out businesses that cause pollution

The South County city will focus on a neighborhood where a large concentration of industries such as auto shops are intermixed with homes

News | News

US Citizen Accused of Attempted Homicide After Ramming 17 Cars at San Ysidro POE

A U.S. citizen was being held in Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday on suspicion of attempted homicide and damage of property after his pickup truck drove into cars and street vendors just south of the San Ysidro Port of...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israel Sign Defaced With Palestinian Slogans at UC San Diego Amid Reported Rise in ‘Hate Vandalism’ | Jewish & I

The defaced Israel sign at the University of California San Diego. Photo: Tritons For Israel. A sign celebrating Israel at …

Family & Parenting | Jewish People

Jewish shooting victim gives inspiring message at the White House

After such a tragedy, he spread so much light.

News | News

Parking programs divide residents and homeless citizens

Rice and her boyfriend have been staying for a month at a “safe parking lot” run by the nonprofit Dreams for Change since becoming homeless in March.

Entertainment | Culture/Art

San Diego Summer Guide

San Diego CityBeat's guide to all the cool things to do when the weather heats up.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

The Homeless Artists Who Make Ocean Beach Rock

Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

San Diego speakeasy named to best tiki bar list

One of America's best tiki bars is right here in San Diego, but you'll have to find it to enjoy one of their vibrant drinks.

Food & Drink | Beer

Stone Brewing Crushes MillerCoors In Trademark Suit - YEW!

Courts confirm Keystone (by MillerCoors) is infringing on Stone Brewing's trademark rights, deserving of “strong protection.”

News | The News

California Leads The Nation In Bringing Back Medieval Illnesses

Diseases the modern world virtually eradicated are making a resurgence in California

News | The News

CAIR Loses a Round in San Diego to MEF-Funded Lawsuit : Middle East Forum

PHILADELPHIA – March 20, 2019 – The Council on American-Islamic Relation's (CAIR) ubiquitous presence in the San Diego Unified School District is over, thanks in part to the Middle East Forum. A settlement in the federal lawsuit against the District,

Food & Drink | Beer

Reckless Brewing owner announces closure | West Coaster San Diego Beer News

Earlier this week, Reckless Brewing owner Dave Hyndman composed a post on his company’s Facebook page promoting the renaming of his black lager to Black Lagers Matter. That post leaned on a series of African-American stereotypes, racist themes a

Business & Finance | Business

San Diego matures as a tech hub

San Diego's status as a tech hub is becoming increasingly important, with a growing pool of engineers and a surge in VC investments.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Most Awesome Toys and Collectibles That Will Destroy Your Wallet at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

If you’ve heard a rumbling sound recently, it’s probably the tumultuous herald announcing that, oh god, San Diego Comic-Con is next week. That doesn’t just mean new trailers, crazy cosplay, and wild panels, though; it means there will be so many coo

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Sign at future San Diego Jewish center vandalized with threatening graffiti

Threatening graffiti was written on a sign announcing the future home of the University of California San Diego Hillel Jewish Center in the United States.

Entertainment | Music

Jason Lee and the R.I.P. Tides - Mr Moai's

Shot locally in San Diego.

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Bioluminescent critters bathe Southern California surf in aqua glow

A large concentration of bioluminescent plankton has formed in the water near San Diego, treating late-night beachgoers to its eerie, electric blue glow.

Entertainment | Music

Zombie Surf Camp - What's Eating You?

Zombie's love to rock out. Let us show you how. Shot and Edited by RavenK with assistance from Kilna. Lyrics: What's eating you? And more importantly who? An...

Entertainment | Music

Jason Lee & the Black Tides - Calypso - Tiki Oasis 2016

Jason Lee & the Black Tides play "Calypso" which will be on their upcoming new album. Jason Hanna is on trumpet with Peachy Punch and Judy Luck dancing For m...

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Enjoy Outdoor SUMMER MOVIES
UNDER THE STARS IN SAN DIEGO

After a day enjoying all that San Diego has to offer, spend the evening under the stars relaxing with family, food and fun at outdoor summer movies.

Music | Music

The 50thirdand3rd Interview with - The Schizophonics

Having been in the front row watching The Schizophonics at Field Trip South a few weeks ago all I can say is "This band is kick ass."

Sports | My Sporting News

Chargers' L.A. move reflects their history: mistake-prone and misguided

The San Diego Chargers never really could do anything right, so it’s not a surprise they got their own demise all wrong, too, courtesy of poor late-game strategy. The Chargers always found creative ways to lose.

Sports | NFL

Chargers are moving to Los Angeles after 56 years in San Diego

Owner Dean Spanos announces after 'much deliberation' that the Bolts are bolting to L.A.

Politics | Politics

Breaking 148 years of tradition San Diego newspaper endorses Clinton | TheHill

The paper has never endorsed a Democrat for president in its nearly 150-year history.

Sports | MLB

Los Angeles Dodgers overcome injuries to stamp historic start

With a 7-0 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday night, the Padres became the first major league team to be shut out in their first three games of a season.

Sports | NFL

Chargers to stay in San Diego at least for 2016 | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com

Dean Spanos announced team will stay in San Diego and attempt to get a stadium built

News | News

Does the UC System Have an Anti-Semitism Problem? | Anthony Berteaux | The Blogs | The Times of Israel

It was her first week back at the University of California, San Diego, and Sara Ahdoot had already become the target of an anti-Semitic attack. A psychology senior at UCSD, Ahdoot had planned to celebrate the start of her last year of undergraduate studies with a bang: by going out to a club.

Sports | NFL

Chargers tight end Antonio Gates suspended 4 games - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: SAN DIEGO (AP) -- San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was suspended without pay Thursday for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Sports | NFL

2015 NFL Draft: Chargers get B for picking Melvin Gordon at No. 15

The Chargers moved up in the draft to get a big upgrade in their running game.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Sea lion pup arrested after impersonating a high schooler

A sea lion pup was detained on April 8 for breaking into Mar Vista High School in Imperial Beach, California without registering for classes. The pup seemed to think he could float by getting an easy A in Algebra, but his hopes were dashed after teachers called the sheriff's office.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Top 5 Old California Lighthouses | Outdoors | SoCal Wanderer | KCET

Take a coastal tour through California's history at any one of these old lighthouses.

Music | Music

Rolling Stones to kick off 2015 tour in San Diego | FOX5 San Diego

The Rolling Stones will kick off their upcoming tour in San Diego, U-T San Diego reported Thursday. According to the newspaper, Petco Park is the venue for the Rolling Stones late May concert

Sports | MLB

2016 MLB All-Star Game awarded to San Diego | UTSanDiego.com

Baseball's midsummer classic is returning to San Diego. On Thursday, it was announced that the Padres will host the 2016 All-Star Game at Petco Park. Page 1 of 2

Sports | Sports

Seau family says ‘no’ to NFL settlement

Lawyer says deal doesn't cover heirs or ensure public airing of concussion issues.

Sports | SPORTS

Chargers Broadcaster Makes On-Air Joke About How Jews Are Cheap

You've probably heard the old anti-Semitic joke about the invention of copper wire coming as a result of dropping a penny between two Jews. If you haven't, San Diego Chargers radio analyst Hank Bauer is here to tell it to you.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

8 Great Reasons to Visit San Diego Besides Comic-Con | Magazine | WIRED

There's more to San Diego that sun, surf and Comic-Con.

All 130,000 Badges for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International—the four-day fan fest that takes over America’s Finest City each July—are gone. But there are LOTS of other things to do in San Diego!

Food & Drink | LA Spots

Del Mar Racetrack is open, and you have an after-party to go to

Dust off your seersucker suit and throw on the biggest hat you can find -- the gates open this Thursday, July 17th at 11:30am for Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack. Get your tickets to The Party for access to the happenings in the trackside Seaside Cabana and Concert Area...

Miscellaneous | Stuff

10 reasons San Diego tops LA

Though many people outside of SoCal tend to group LA and SD together, those who live down here know that that's like comparing apples and really, really fresh oranges that just happen to be growing from trees in our sweet, non-smog-filled backyard.

Entertainment | California

‘Slomo’

Dr. John Kitchin quit a medical career to pursue his passion: skating along the boardwalk of San Diego’s Pacific Beach. He calls himself “Slomo.”