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San Diego Dances Mar 06, 2015 The PGK Dance Project and guest dancers team up for this fifth bi-annual show. Performances include a performance inspired by Jean Paul Satre and a special appearance by the SD Women's Chorus. 75 other events on Friday, March 6
Why does everyone suddenly want to turn San Diego into an amusement park?
Seen Local
Long-running monthly art walk has someone new at the helm
The Floating Library
Reviews of ‘‘You Who Read Me with Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends’ by Dorothy Iannone and ‘Binary Star’ by Sarah Gerard
Ana Lily Amirpour’s western vampire film leads our rundown of movies screening around town
Canvassed | Art & culture
Niki de Saint Phalle's sculpture garden is the perfect backdrop for a sweet surprise


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Wednesday, February 25,2015

On the Chargers, politicians need to remain calm

Stop right after saying the team should stay in San Diego

By CityBeat Staff
Two teams might be allowed to move to L.A.; three teams won’t. At least one of these contestants will have to go home a loser. No offense, but we’re hoping it’s the Chargers.
Wednesday, February 11,2015

Slow the wheel’s roll

Why does everyone suddenly want to turn San Diego into an amusement park?

By CityBeat Staff
What is it all of a sudden with all these proposals for amusement-park rides in downtown San Diego?
Tuesday, February 3,2015

Faulconer’s stadium push is already SAGging

Advisory group apparently can pay consultants to help strategize a Chargers fix

By CityBeat Staff
 It wasn’t long after San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced that he’d assembled a nine-person Citizens Stadium Advisory Group (SAG) to come up with a development and financing proposal fo
Wednesday, January 28,2015

Inequality widens in California since the recession

This land is their land

By CityBeat Staff
California has the fifth-largest gap in the country between the average incomes of the 1 percent and the 99 percent—here, the wealthiest folks make, on average, 35 times what the rest of us make.
Wednesday, January 21,2015

Todd Gloria and David Alvarez are the opposition party

And that’s good for all of us

By CityBeat Staff
It surely sounds like Todd Gloria’s running for mayor. And it looks like he’s got a running mate of sorts in David Alvarez. This is good to see, whether or not you’re likely to support Mayor Kevin Faulconer for a second term in 2016.
Wednesday, January 7,2015

San Diego politics-watch, 2015

Our eyes are on these guys

By CityBeat Staff
You’ll see when you read further that it must be gender-non-specific. The following list of people to watch in San Diego politics in 2015 is loaded with women—more than half of the powerful people here carry two X chromosomes.
Tuesday, December 30,2014

Turds & Blossoms for 2014

Who gets the poops and who gets the petals

By CityBeat Staff
San Diego County Democratic Party: The local Dems get 22,644 tiny, ballot-bubble-size poopies. That’s the combined number of votes that the Republicans got over and above what the Dems got in three crucial elections this year.
Monday, December 29,2014
Music feature

The best albums of 2014

Eight CityBeat writers pick their albums of the year

By CityBeat Staff
Punk rock has always supposedly been the voice of the maligned, yet it's always generally catered to the straight, white, aggro male. Transgender Dysphoria Blues—the first record Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace wrote since transitioning to a woman—truly delivers on the potential of punk rock's promise.
Monday, December 22,2014

When will the Chargers finally propose?

Still waiting for a concrete idea from the Spanos clan

By CityBeat Staff
Mark Fabiani, longtime special counsel and front man for San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos, last week announced that the Chargers will once again not take advantage of the football company’s annual contractual opportunity to flee town for a place inhabited by more appreciative people.
Wednesday, December 17,2014
New Year's Eve Guide

New Year’s Eve 2015

Our picks for the best ways to celebrate the end of 2014

By CityBeat Staff
This year, we decided to be concise with our guide to New Year’s Eve happenings around town. There are just too many events citywide to be comprehensive, so we carefully curated and cherry-picked some of the most optimal ways to spend the last few hours of 2014.