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My Mom Told Me A True Story About La Llorona That I'll Never Forget

Growing up I was always told La Llorona was real. Not just a story but a real ghost that would come take me if I didn’t follow the rules. La Llorona's actual name was Maria, she came from a very poor family and was the most beautiful woman in her village. She fell in love with a wealthy man and... Read More

SDSU to Offer Class on Selena Quintanilla

On what would have been Selena Quintanilla’s 48th birthday, SDSU assistant professor Dr. Nathian Shae Rodriguez announced via Facebook that the university will offer a class on the Tejano singer starting in 2020. The course, titled JMS 496 Selena & Latinx Media Representation, will be a... Read More

Featured Beer: Second Chance Beer Co Over-The-Line Lager

A San Diego craft beer dedicated to this only-in-San Diego (ahem) “athletic tradition?” Why has nobody done this yet? Well, finally they have, and it’s another first from our friends at Second Chance Beer Co : Over-The-Line Lager! For those San Diego transplants not familiar with the storied sport... Read More

Del Taco Cozies up to Vegans with 'Beyond' Taco Menu Item

High five, herbivores! San Diego is one of the cities where Del Taco is currently (and for a limited time) testing Beyond Meat menu items. Beyond Meat is one of several plant-based, meat-substitute brands popping up on fast-food chain menus. Carl’s Jr. already offers Beyond Meat burgers, and Burger... Read More
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Montreal Officially Declared a Heavy Metal City

While alt rock favorites Arcade Fire might be Montreal’s best-known musical export at the moment, city leaders seem to want their bands to play a little louder than that. City council has officially declared Montreal to be a heavy metal city. The measure was introduced by Councilor and resident... Read More

San Diegans reflect on Notre Dame Disaster | Dana & Jayson

The eyes of the world were on France yesterday as a tragedy of historic proportions struck the famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Yesterday around 7pm Paris time, fire broke out in the nearly 900-year-old structure, destroying the famed spire, and irreparably damaging the spiritual and... Read More