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HauntFest on Main Oct 24, 2014 The third annual, family friendly event in Downtown El Cajon features two stages of live music, a carnival rides and games area, a Kidz Zone with outdoor movies, magic shows, pumpkin patches and more. 70 other events on Friday, October 24
 
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
News
City’s contract tweaks both tighten and loosen requirements
Theater
A review of Cygnet Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard drama tops our coverage of local plays
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, September 4,2012
News

GOP ambitions behind the Mitt Romney facade

A report from the Republican National Convention

By Nathan Dinsdale
I had a decision to make. I’d been in Tampa for all of 15 minutes, and I was already late for something, anything, everything—a white rabbit with OCD, searching for Mad Hatters.
Wednesday, September 22,2010
Music feature

La La love

Drummer David Lovering ditches magic to rejoin the Pixies

By Nathan Dinsdale
Tuesday, May 11,2010
Music feature

It's always sunny in Brooklyn

The Morning Benders bring echoes of California to the Big Apple

By Nathan Dinsdale
The Morning Benders bring echoes of California to the Big Apple
Tuesday, November 24,2009
Music feature

California dreamin'

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino makes lo-fi pop that’s actually, you know, poppy

By Nathan Dinsdale
Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino makes lo-fi pop that’s actually, you know, poppy
Tuesday, November 10,2009
Music feature

Endless summer

Cheer up, little hipster: The Drums combine Joy Division with The Beach Boys, and it doesn’t suck

By Nathan Dinsdale
Cheer up, little hipster: The Drums combine Joy Division with The Beach Boys, and it doesn’t suck
Tuesday, November 3,2009
Soundwaves

CD reviews

Our takes on new records by Lou Barlow, The Chinese Stars and Panther

By Nathan Dinsdale
Our takes on new records by Lou Barlow, The Chinese Stars and Panther
Tuesday, October 6,2009
Music feature

Chasing Falco

My attempt to pin down Future of the Left’s elusive frontman (and his music) as the band treks through Europe

By Nathan Dinsdale
My attempt to pin down Future of the Left’s elusive frontman (and his music) as the band treks through Europe
Tuesday, August 25,2009
Soundwaves

CD reviews

Our takes on new records from Discovery, Box Elders and The Dead Weather

By Nathan Dinsdale
Our takes on new records from Discovery, Box Elders and The Dead Weather
Tuesday, August 18,2009
Soundwaves

CD reviews

Our takes on new records from Ramona Falls, Casy & Brian and Jay Reatard

By Nathan Dinsdale
Our takes on new records from Ramona Falls, Casy & Brian and Jay Reatard
Tuesday, August 11,2009
Music feature

Escape from the cubicle

Pissed Jeans shed office life with controlled aggression

By Nathan Dinsdale
Think you let loose after work? Smashing beer bottles instead of copy machines, life outside the office gets pretty crazy for Pissed Jeans
 
 
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