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Late Night Thursdays: Project PAINT Jul 02, 2015 Works of art created by Project PAINT participants and photographs of the program in action will be on display in the MOPA lobby. Project PAINT is an arts organization dedicated to serving the needs of adult incarcerated populations. 72 other events on Thursday, July 2
 
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Monday, June 22,2015
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From cock to mock

Catania is the place to be when you’re suddenly sober

By Alex Zaragoza
I've been a drinker most of my life. There are childhood photos of my dad holding me as a wee little lamb, giving me a sip of his Coors. "You're not going to like it," he'd say, and he was right.
Tuesday, May 26,2015
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Tepid for teacher

Molding young minds is exhaustingly fulfilling

By Alex Zaragoza

"I'm just trying to teach you something, goddammit!" she screamed hoarsely through a flood of exasperated tears. "Why do you make everything so difficult?" My seventh grade English teacher Ms. Adams had snapped.

Tuesday, April 21,2015
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May the fit be with you

Crushing calories with the San Diego Lightsaber Team

By Alex Zaragoza
In my continued pursuit of better health, I search for new ways to stay fit that I can enjoy. That’s why I channeled the fiery passion of the infamous Star Wars kid and met up with the San Diego Lightsaber Team.
Monday, March 23,2015
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Wearing my divorce with pride

I didn’t like it, so I made him take the ring off it

By Alex Zaragoza
I took off my jeans and pulled on the duchess satin and lace gown. It's not nearly close to fitting anymore. Despite being dirty and starting to yellow, it's still lovely.
Monday, February 23,2015
There She Goz

Partying with the artsy elite

The Foodie Soirée reminded me why I love living rooms

By Alex Zaragoza
Sitting on the hardwood floor of a total stranger's house and watching a performance in full swing just three feet away is not totally new to me. I've spent many nights sitting cross-legged on dingy-carpeted floors of dilapidated houses that had earned nicknames like The Sandwich House or The Suicide House.
Monday, January 26,2015
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In pursuit of useless information

Damn, it feels good to be a trivia geek

By Alex Zaragoza
The pursuit of stockpiling completely useless information is an art. Don't let anyone tell you different. Like any muscle that takes years of hard training and meticulous cultivation to be in top shape, the nerd muscle requires that same serial-killer-esque attention to detail.
Monday, December 29,2014
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Rising up and fighting back

A very short end-of-2014 list

By Alex Zaragoza
So, this is it, guys. We’re done. Another year in the books, and, as usual, you’ve most likely been bombarded with best-of and worst-of 2014 lists from websites, publications and your Facebook friends.
Monday, December 1,2014
There She Goz

Tijuana’s Mini City wants your kids to buy, buy, buy

Children’s center is training tiny, adorable consumers

By Alex Zaragoza
Mini City is a children’s play place in Tijuana that encourages kids to play in a pretend city with a little grocery store, post office and other places for make-believe amusement. Sounds adorable, right?
Monday, November 3,2014
There She Goz

No, I didn’t drop my smile

Turning the tables on the catcallers

By Alex Zaragoza
Dear catcallers of the world! No, I didn't drop my smile. No, I won't show you my tits. And while, yes, I may look fine as hell in my dress, I don't need you to tell me from your moving vehicle.
Tuesday, October 21,2014
Best of 2014

Border X Brewing

The Favela family infuses its beers with flavors from Mexico

By Alex Zaragoza
Celebrating a year in business in November, Border X is the brainchild of brothers Martin and Marcel Ivan Favela; their dad, Marcelino Favela; and their uncle, David Favela. Martin and Marcel Ivan have taken on the task of brewing beautifully balanced beer with a bicultural edge.
 
 
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