San Diego River Days
Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10
Many events will be held this weekend for the annual River Days. Most events are free and open to the public and include hikes, nature walks, bike rides, trail building projects, gardening, community service projects and more. Read More
By Jen Van Tieghem
Each year, Humphreys Concerts by the Bay boasts an eclectic lineup of bands playing throughout the spring, summer and fall at the beautiful waterside location. Despite growing competition from nearby music venues, Humphreys has once again announced nearly 60 upcoming shows, with more to be added. Read More
By Frank Sabatini Jr.
In an age when everyone is eating healthier, exercising more and drinking responsibly, or at least attempting to do those things, there’s a funky old joint in Grantville that defies the wellness movement. It’s a place where nobody judges your capacity to wash down a top sirloin steak with a few fireball cocktails and a cigarette. Read More
By Frank Sabatini
Beer-centric North Park is also becoming a hub for coffee drinkers with the May 4 opening of Holsem Coffee, a small-batch roaster showing off a 2,200-square-foot “coffee parlour” designed in Calcutta marble and oxidized maple wood. Co-owner Salpi Sleiman, who also founded Roast Coach Coffee Bar, teamed up with Shane Brennan of Suja Juice and Comun Kitchen & Tavern for the new Uptown venture, which includes a 15-tap beer system as well. Read More
By Katy Kaufman
With summer on the horizon, I am starting to gather together my favorite recipes to grill on the barbecue. One of the simplest ways to use the barbecue is to grill vegetable kabobs with garlic and olive oil. Read More
By Ry Rivard | Voice of San Diego
We sometimes hear that new development is going to make San Diego run out of water.
That’s not true, say city and county water officials.
The San Diego County Water Authority expects the county will have enough water to accommodate a growing population and new development for the foreseeable future, including major projects like the controversial One Paseo in Carmel Valley. Read More
Dr. Michael J. Bailey
Everyone knows that if you have a sore throat or aching back, you can go to the doctor to find out what’s wrong and seek treatment with the hope of a quick recovery. When someone is suffering from a mental health issue, however, it’s not always clear when and where to seek help. Read More
By Sari Reis
Recently while out horseback riding with a new friend, I was asked the question, “So how do you feel about pit bulls?” He knows I am a professional dog walker and pet sitter and wanted to know my personal perception of this particular breed. I smiled when he asked, as I have been asked this same question numerous times when people learn of my occupation. Read More
By Erica Moe
Children with active parents are almost six times more likely to be active compared to children with inactive parents. When was the last time you were active as a family? Read More
Linda Vista Planning Group general meeting
Monday, May 18, 5:30 p.m.
This is an open meeting of the Linda Vista Planning Group. The public is encouraged to attend. Visit lindavista.org/lvpg. Read More
Thursday and Fridays: Antonio Fe at the Cosmo at The Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Hotel. Free. 6:30 p.m. 2660 Calhoun St., Old Town. OldTownCosmopolitan.com. Read More
Assemblymember Weber’s mobile office
Tuesday, May 12, 6 – 8 p.m. and Monday, May 18, 10 a.m. – noon
Connect with Assemblymember Shirley Weber’s staff here in your community, get help with any problems you are having with public agencies, ask questions about legislation and learn about state and local services. Read More
By Frank Sabatini Jr.
Diners with a penchant for international cuisine have grown familiar with curry dishes from the Punjab provinces of India and Pakistan, where they are often laced with butter or cream in their American incarnations. In many cases they taste the same, and the restaurants that serve them are everywhere. Read More
By Liam Dillon | Voice of San Diego
The appeal is obvious. With new football stadiums costing more than the annual economic output of small island nations, why don’t cities just fix up their old ones for a fraction of the cost? Read More
By Frank Sabatini Jr.
San Diego’s barbecue scene is about to expand when Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill finishes remodeling the space previously occupied by Randy Jones All American Sports Grill at the Hazard Center in Mission Valley. Read More