August 1st, 2017

On the Street…

Photographic Retrospective – Ferragosto: Pompeii

It’s back – Ferragosto 2017!

Little Italy’s biggest party goes wild western – denim and diamonds – this year. The biennial bash is scheduled for August 19, 2017, 6 p.m-midnight at Amici Park. It promises to be a blockbuster, fun-filled wild West romp. For more information visit

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November 21st, 2016

A Time For Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving, Perhaps the Most Underappreciated Holiday of the Year

With the Thanksgiving holiday — my favorite and I think the most important one of all — just a few days away, it’s time to reflect on the many things we have to be grateful for over the past year. Most of us probably have a list, some shorter and some longer than others,


November 13th, 2016

Does Election Mark a New Era at City Hall?

Leadership, Composition of City Council Could Alter the Playing Field

Conjecture abounds about the meaning of Tuesday’s local election results and the impact, if any, on the workings at San Diego City Hall. A solid Democrat majority will take a full grip of the city council reins and is expected to heavily influence the selection


November 6th, 2016

Asian Film Festival: From Laughs To Tears

Pacific Arts Movement’s Annual Cinema Fete Runs Through November 12

Kikstar Young

The San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), now in its 17th year, continues to set standards and push boundaries. Presented by the Pacific Arts Movement, the festival will screen 140 films representing 15 countries and cover an eclectic mix of topics, from


October 30th, 2016

Thinking Beyond Election Day

Hotel Tax Increase Will Remain Topic of Discussion Post November 8

With election day a little more than a week away, the consensus among local pundits is that neither stadium related ballot measures C or D will gain anywhere near the 66.7 percent required for passage.

Less certain is the possibility that one of the two initiatives might