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Vinyl Junkies Record Swap May 03, 2015 A new all-ages edition of the swap meet-style event that features thousands of records for sale, free DJing Lessons, skateboard giveaways and guest DJs. 77 other events on Sunday, May 3
 
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Wednesday, July 11,2012
News

Where will the bodies go?

In the event of a catastrophe, San Diego County has a plan for mass burials

By Dave Maass
Less than half a mile east of the San Diego Convention Center, just past the Manchester Grand Hyatt and next to the Seaport Village sign, lies the marker for a mass grave.
Wednesday, July 11,2012
Shenanigans

Shenanigans: Romero's exquisite corpse

Arrange director George A. Romero's "___ of the Dead" movies in order

By Dave Maass
To date, director George A. Romero has made six "Dead" movies. Put them in order to reveal a corpsetastic image of the zombie master himself.
Tuesday, July 3,2012
News

Catching up with San Diego County’s legislators

A look at our delegation in Sacramento as they head into the home stretch

By Dave Maass, Kelly Davis, Hutton Marshall
In 2010, San Diego County voters selected 12 fine citizens to represent our region in Sacramento. You might well wonder how hard our legislators fought for us, or whether they spent their time fundraising and partying.
Tuesday, July 3,2012
Shenanigans

Shenanigans: Supreme court mini-crossword

Fill in the blanks with rulings from the SCOTUS

By Dave Maass
Let the U.S. Supreme Court be your guide to play this week's Shenanigans.
Wednesday, June 27,2012
News

County makes a disaster of the Brown Act

Unified Disaster Council meeting turns into a brief battle over open government

By Dave Maass
The Ralph M. Brown Act was passed in 1953 to protect the public’s right to attend and speak at government meetings.
Wednesday, June 27,2012
Shenanigans

Shenanigans: Owning drones

Can you match the drone aircraft to its proposed acquisition cost?

By Dave Maass
Last week, Bloomberg reported that three drones made in San Diego are the most accident-prone aircraft in the Air Force’s fleet.
Wednesday, June 20,2012
News

Brian Bilbray strays from the party line

Republican member of Congress will face moderate Democrat Scott Peters in November

By Dave Maass
As the House debated several enormous appropriations bills, Bilbray, usually a reliably conservative soldier, cast more than two dozen votes against his party that seemed, for a lack of a better word, erratic.
Wednesday, June 20,2012
Shenanigans

Shenanigans: Rope the dope

Can you match the athlete to their dope of choice?

By Dave Maass
Pick your poison: steroids, blood transfusions, human growth hormones. 
Tuesday, June 19,2012
Drink Issue

Ode to the glory of Guinness

How I joined the cult of the Irish stout

By Dave Maass
Maybe everyone has a Guinness story, but before I tell you mine, let me define it in case aliens scorch the Earth and not a single keg is left for posterity. Guinness is a 4.1-percent Irish dry stout that’s thicker than blood and older than the U.S. Constitution.
Wednesday, June 13,2012
News

Wednesday morning in San Diego

Looking back at what happened on Tuesday, June 5

By David Rolland, Kelly Davis, Dave Maass
Lest you bemoan San Diego’s poor turnout on election night June 5, estimated somewhere between 27 and 37 percent, consider this: Only about 23 percent of the population of the United Kingdom watched the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, and that featured Paul bloody McCartney.
 
 
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