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Wacky Wonky Walk & Kids Festival Oct 25, 2014 A walk and festival featuring a Willy Wonka theme, games and activities everywhere. There will also be Phil's BBQ available for purchase and proceeds benefit the San Diego Center for Children. 87 other events on Saturday, October 25
 
Film
Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith novel tops our coverage of movies screening around town
Theater
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical leads our rundown of local plays
Theater
A review of Cygnet Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard drama tops our coverage of local plays
News
City’s contract tweaks both tighten and loosen requirements
Editorial
From San Diego City Council and Congress to Secretary of State and all the proposition, we have your ballot covered

 

 
 
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Tuesday, June 19,2012
Drink Issue

Safe to sip cocktails in Tijuana

Resurgence on Sixth Street means drinkers don’t have to live on cerveza alone

By Derrik Chinn
Thankfully, the craft cocktail is at long last on the rise along Sixth Street, the city center’s new locals-geared nightlife hub that rose out of the ashes of the tourist nuclear winter.
Tuesday, May 8,2012
Summer guide

Baja California’s less-beaten path

Water slides, waterfalls, flying go-carts and more, down south

By Derrik Chinn
The recommended summertime adventure south of the border, an experience that rarely fails to feel simultaneously vintage and timeless, not to mention understatedly accessible for San Diegans who live mere miles up the road.
Wednesday, May 2,2012
Seen Local

Into the swarm

My afternoon at a suddenly legal urban bee farm

By Derrik Chinn
Kearney has been keeping bees for two years, which makes her operation all the more renegade; for the majority of its existence, it’s technically been illegal.
Tuesday, November 1,2011
Seen Local

VWs have their flaws, but we fetishists adore them all the same

The Volkswagen exhibition at the San Diego Automotive Museum invites visitors to write love letters to their cars

By Derrik Chinn
A Volkswagen inevitably becomes a fetish. I learned this when inheriting my first car just months before my 16th birthday, a 1987 GTI MK2 16-valve five-speed.
 
 
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