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December Events and Entertainment

Friday, December 1, 2006 14:36

Every month I pick a few choice events to hightlight on my website. See the December Calendar of Events for some of the coolest things to do in San Diego this month.

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November Events and Entertainment

Friday, November 3, 2006 14:01

Every month I pick a few choice events to hightlight on my website. See the November Calendar of Events for some of the coolest things to do in San Diego this month.

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October Events and Entertainment

Sunday, October 1, 2006 0:01

Every month I pick a few choice events to hightlight on my website. See the October Calendar of Events for some of the coolest things to do in San Diego this month.

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Million dollar homepage redux

Saturday, September 23, 2006 16:06

Brandon Rowe created this page with 2 small goals in mind. 1) To support his running career in an attempt to make it to the Olympic Games for long distance running. 2) To make $1 Million Dollars. (aff)

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Route 66 Rendezvous

Friday, September 15, 2006 16:55

Had to mention this San Bernadino event which goes until September 17.

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Recycle household electronics this weekend

Thursday, September 14, 2006 7:56

Recycle your broken or unwanted household electronics this Saturday, September 16, 2006 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Qualcomm Stadium parking lot. FREE! Acceptable Electronic Equipment: Answering machines Camcorders CD players Copiers Duplicators DVD players Electric typewriters Electronic games Fax machines Hard drives Laptops Mainframe computers Microwave ovens Tape players Telephones and telephone equipment Televisions Testing equipment Transparency makers Two-way radios Uninterruptible power supplies VCRs Word processors Other consumable electronics Mobile ...

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September Events and Entertainment

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 6:23

Every month I pick a few choice events to hightlight on my website. See the September Calendar of Events for some of the coolest things to do in San Diego.

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August Events and Entertainment

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 0:01

Every month I pick a few choice events to hightlight on my website. See the August Calendar of Events for some of the coolest things to do in San Diego.

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Beat the Heat

Wednesday, June 28, 2006 6:50

It was damned hot yesterday. 104 in El Cajon. It actually got hotter later in the day. The highs came uncharacteristically late in the day. A shallow marine layer had been pushed out to sea by easterly winds earlier in the day. So it made it all the way to the ...

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27th Annual OB Street Fair

Wednesday, June 21, 2006 7:17

We go every year to the OB Street Fair. Be sure to stop by Ocean Beach Books on Cable Street and say hello to good guy owner Keith. This years music appears at: Blues Alley is hosted by KPRI again this year and is located on Bacon Street in front of Nati's ...

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Concert on Sunday to honor Buddy Blue

Friday, June 16, 2006 6:28

From the SDUT: MEMORIAL SHOW: San Diego music institution Buddy Blue, who died suddenly April 2 at the age of 48, will be saluted Sunday (June 18) at the Casbah in Middletown. The Farmers, The Rugburns, Gregory Page and Tomcat Courtney head the list of 16 bands and solo ...

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Nieman Narrative Digest

Friday, June 9, 2006 17:08

Nieman Narrative Digest. Examples of excellent narrative journalism. 

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Around Town This Month

Friday, June 2, 2006 17:27

I cherry pick a few cool events every month at sandiego.backroadsplanet.com (calendar of events). Next Friday, one of those events is the Disney-Pixar movie, CARS opening in movie theaters all over San Diego. I've put together a few pages about CARS The Movie. It's worth a look ...

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Hamas fugitive captured

Wednesday, May 24, 2006 15:05

Israeli troops captured a suspect in the fatal attack on San Diegan Marla Bennett, victim of the 2002 blast at the cafeteria of Jerusalem's Hebrew University.

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Topless Waitress on Route 66

Monday, May 22, 2006 14:34

July 1966 issue of the men's magazine Modern Man has semi-nude pictures of waitresses at a polynesian restaurant on Route 66. NSFW. Can it be, that deep in the conservative Southwest and far away from the cosmopolitan centers of nudity, an arid desert has been transformed into an oasis of exposed ...

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Sex Education and Potty Training

Sex Education and Potty Training

Monday, April 17, 2006 10:19

If you were a 5th grade girl in the San Diego Unified School district, policy would dictate that you would see a sex education video in your elementary school classroom. All the boys would have to leave before your female teacher showed the video. The "plot" would have a ...

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Xeni, an SDSU alum

Monday, April 10, 2006 0:01

Xeni Jardin went to San Diego State University. Xeni Jardin (pronounced SHEH-nee zhar-DAN) is a journalist, a blogger, and a TV pundit. As a co-editor of Boing Boing, one of the most popular blogs on the Web, Jardin serves as an Internet-based coolhunter for the futuristic, or, as Defamer ...

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Pixar VP: Behind the Making of CARS

Friday, April 7, 2006 0:01

Earlier this week Greg Brandeau, Vice President of Technology, Pixar Animation Studios, gave a presention at Storage Networking World  held in San Diego:  The File Storage Story Behind the Making of the Animated Feature Film Cars. The mission: build Pixar into a great feature animation studio. So stated Steve ...

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Hot Politics? Ask a Blogger

Thursday, April 6, 2006 7:31

California politics on the Web is the sidebar to an SDUT article on political blogging. “People were saying, 'How could they meet with Jon before they met with Republican legislators?,' ” Fleischman said. “Well frankly, if Republican legislators were blogging to large audiences of people, they'd meet with them ahead ...

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Immigration

Monday, April 3, 2006 0:01

The current immigration debate is big news locally and nationally. An SDUT review of the book Clash of Civilizations by Bruce Bawer talks about the international immigration issues in Europe, specifically the growth of Muslim communities. Bawer asserts that the reality – confirmed for him by the resistance of European Muslims to assimilation, and the ...

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