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  • Turkey trots in North County

    Turkey trots in North County

    The idea of exercising before indulging in a Thanksgiving feast seems increasingly popular and the number of Turkey Trots is growing. Here are some taking place in North County, starting Wednesday: DEL MAR A Family Mile Fun Run takes off Thanksgiving Day at the Del Mar Race Track, 2260 Jimmy Durante...

  • Is San Diego losing its underground art scene?

    Is San Diego losing its underground art scene?

    From painters to sculptors to dancers to those in punk bands or creating experimental film, creative types scraping by in San Diego have in recent months increasingly expressed a growing anxiety: Is the region’s underground art scene dying? Similar concerns have rippled across the nation following...

  • San Diego's Thanksgiving weather will make the rest of U.S. jealous

    San Diego's Thanksgiving weather will make the rest of U.S. jealous

    On Thanksgiving, San Diegans will be saying, “Pass the butter.” And by butter, we’ll mean cocoa butter. A high pressure system will produce unseasonably warm weather, with the daytime high reaching 78 in San Diego, says the National Weather Service. The average high is 69. Inland valleys will reach...

  • This speakeasy gives back to local food banks

    This speakeasy gives back to local food banks

    Barons Southern California grocery stores to host beer and food pairing event

  • Romeo Santos, the 'King of Bachata,' announces 2018 'Golden Tour'

    Romeo Santos, the 'King of Bachata,' announces 2018 'Golden Tour'

    Latin music superstar Romeo Santos has announced the dates for his 2018 Golden Tour. The tour opens Feb 15 in at New York’s Madison Square Garden and concludes April 6 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, It includes an April 3 San Diego concert at Viejas Arena, along with tour stops in Los Angeles, Chicago,...

  • Your guide to Thanksgiving dining around San Diego

    Your guide to Thanksgiving dining around San Diego

    Families and friends will gather around the table next Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving, a tradition that dates back to that historic first Thanksgiving meal in 1621. From sumptuous buffets to lavish four-course menus, local restaurants are setting up bountiful Thanksgiving meals with all the...

  • Ouch! 'South Park' is latest to take shot at Chargers' attendance

    Ouch! 'South Park' is latest to take shot at Chargers' attendance

    For Chargers haters, the laughs keep coming. And maybe they’re just a little more satisfying when it comes on the national stage. First it was Jimmy Kimmel making fun of weak crowds at StubHub Center with his faux marketing campaign, “Sunday’s Self-Guided Meditation Retreats.” Now it’s the animated...

  • In the wings: Sugar plums, soldiers and sweet beats

    In the wings: Sugar plums, soldiers and sweet beats

    Tchaikovsky goes all “Krush Groove” in “The Hip-Hop Nutcracker,” an ‘80s-minded riff on the holiday favorite. The touring show features the pioneering rapper Kurtis Blow (“The Breaks”) as guest MC, plus modern dancers choreographed by director Jennifer Weber of Brooklyn’s Decadancetheatre. It also...

  • Petco just bought this San Diego company you saw on 'Shark Tank'

    Petco just bought this San Diego company you saw on 'Shark Tank'

    Petco is venturing into the subscription box business with the purchase of PupBox, a San Diego startup that delivers a curated selection of puppy-friendly products to pet parents on a monthly basis. Terms of the deal, announced Wednesday, were not disclosed, but PupBox’s team of four will be joining...

  • Christmas tree lightings around San Diego County

    Christmas tree lightings around San Diego County

    Communities all around San Diego County will “flip the switch” to light the trees decked out in tinsel, ornaments and thousands of twinkling lights to welcome the festive season with their annual tree-lighting celebrations. Here is a list of some of the major neighborhood events, in chronological...

  • Exciting dates for adrenaline junkies

    Exciting dates for adrenaline junkies

    Coming up with an inventive idea for a first date is tough, and for adrenaline junkies, the idea of sitting still in a restaurant or movie theater is akin to watching paint dry. Like Keanu Reeves famously quoted, “I have the need. The need for speed.” While heart pounding, blood-pumping adventure...

  • San Diego Asian Film Festival spans genres in 150-plus films from 20 countries

    San Diego Asian Film Festival spans genres in 150-plus films from 20 countries

    To say the 18th San Diego Asian Film Festival offers variety is a Technicolor understatement. Genres range from horror, comedy and drama to documentaries and animated movies. Characters include lovers, veterans and teens to extraterrestrials and monsters. The largest Asian film festival on the...

  • Quartyard breaks ground on new location in East Village

    Quartyard breaks ground on new location in East Village

    On Nov. 1, Quartyard 2.0 broke ground on its new location at 1301 Market St. in East Village. Like its predecessor, the new site will have a coffee shop, restaurant, dog run, and craft beers and cocktails. When news broke last year that Quartyard, on the corner of Park and Market streets, was closing...

  • California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival returning to Pechanga

    California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival returning to Pechanga

    California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival (CAIIFF), a program of the California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center at CSU San Marcos , serves as a showcase of the best in American Indian and Indigenous film, shorts and documentaries. "We want audiences from all walks of life to...

  • Ana Gasteyer is still having a ball onstage

    Ana Gasteyer is still having a ball onstage

    During Ana Gasteyer's impressive six-season run on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" from the late 1990s to the early 2000s, the actress amassed a variety of classic impressions and characters. From memorable takeoffs of Martha Stewart and Celine Dion to crooning pop parodies with  Will Ferrell  as the...

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