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The Casbah’s 25th Anniversary Wrap Party Dec 21, 2014 The local music venue celebrates the end of its 25th year with live performances from The Burning of Rome, Barbarian and Low Volts. The outdoor rock show will also include food trucks and alcoholic beverages 62 other events on Sunday, December 21
 
Sordid Tales
How can so many people be wrong about something for so long?
There She Goz
Children’s center is training tiny, adorable consumers
Seen Local
City takes a slow and careful approach to the public-art gem
News
Rosemary Summers succeeded in 2013, and her parents want justice
The World Fare
Kearny Mesa Chinese place serves the best potstickers and xiao long bao in town

 

 
 
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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.
Monday, September 8,2014
There She Goz

Trying to chill out at reiki yoga

My body has a way of ruining the mood for everyone

By Alex Zaragoza
Reiki is a form of natural stress reduction, relaxation and healing invented in 1922 by a Japanese Buddhist (thanks, Internet!).
Monday, August 11,2014
There She Goz

I broke up like this

Ending a marriage and seeking realness the non-Beyoncé and Jay Z way

By Alex Zaragoza
The tip of my pen fell upon the paper and I paused. Not because I wasn't ready to sign the name I've hated writing or admitting is legally mine for the last six years, but because it reminded me of another moment.
Friday, July 11,2014
There She Goz

Thirty, dirty and striving

Revisiting my teenage dreams upon hitting three decades

By Alex Zaragoza
I'm 30 years old. It's official. That milestone birthday's been lurking, and when it finally arrived I welcomed it as I'd welcome a never-ending nacho platter—drunkenly and without fear.
Tuesday, June 17,2014
Drink Issue

Boozin' with Sam Ollinger

Don't bug this bike booster at a bar, unless you bed street people

By Alex Zaragoza
Sam Ollinger has her "Don't bother me" face down pat. It's a look that lots of people have in their arsenal to intimidate any potential chatterbox that seems hell-bent on ruining a perfectly lovel
Monday, June 16,2014
There She Goz

Surviving womanhood

How Krav Maga empowered me to fight violence and misogyny

By Alex Zaragoza
I often find myself in situations where I don't feel safe, not because I have a penchant for hanging out in sketchy neighborhoods, but because that's the world women live in. That's not paranoia.
Monday, May 12,2014
There She Goz

How Gozie got her groove back

Catching the clap at a dance contest was the best thing ever

By Alex Zaragoza
The thing about most slumps is that they can be conquered, and the moment mine ended came in true Gozer fashion —shaking dat ass hard on a dance floor.
Monday, April 14,2014
There She Goz

Gooping like Gwyneth

Consciously uncoupling and self-improving, Paltrow-style

By Alex Zaragoza
Breakups blow, especially when there are hurt feelings and disappointment involved and that bitch Gwyneth Paltrow steals your breakup thunder.
 
 
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