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Congressional Watch: Countering the messages of hate

Posted: September 8th, 2017 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch

On Aug. 11 and 12, a group of “white nationalists” (a watered-down term intended to normalize white supremacists) took to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the campus of the University of Virginia, in what was billed as a “Unite the Right” rally, ostensibly to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Among the group were neo-Nazis — complete with Nazi paraphernalia and symbols — heavily armed white supremacist militia, and members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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‘Project’ complete

Posted: August 25th, 2017 | Bars & Happy Hours, Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

By Dr. Ink

A redesign plus new beers and a revised menu have turned The Brew Project into the kind of establishment it was probably meant to be for nearly the last two years.

Until recently it operated under a dual concept, as a full-service restaurant and drinking joint. Now you order at the bar and then hang out wherever you want – inside or outside the multi-level structure, which was built in 1902 as a Craftsman house.

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Experiencing a living nightmare

By David Dixon

Not all relationships between parents and children are the same. Some parents are kind and generous to their children. Others can be cruel and vicious on a daily basis.

One of the central characters in Cygnet Theatre’s production of “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon-Marigolds,” Beatrice (Hillcrest resident DeAnna Driscoll) never acts like a suburban parent.

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‘Where’s Bankers Hill?’

Posted: August 25th, 2017 | Bankers Hill, Communities, Featured | No Comments

By Leo Wilson

When you told someone you were from Bankers Hill a decade ago, they would often respond: “Where is Bankers Hill?” The reply would be something like “between Downtown and Hillcrest.” 

Now, if you mention Bankers Hill, people will respond how nice it is, and how lucky you are to live there. Bankers Hill has become one of San Diego’s pre-eminent neighborhoods.

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