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Classic rockers headline KAABOO Del Mar music festival

Kaaboo official poster

Ricardo Soltero

April 30, 2016

After a successful debut last year, KAABOO Del Mar released the lineup for its three-day music festival. Some 71 artists were announced to appear for KA...

Ballast Point Tasting Room is a classy spot to enjoy house specialties. Photo credit: Bernadette Hilgeman.

Local brewery still grand

April 5, 2016

San Diego local craft beer breweries and pundits were shaken last year when Constellation Brand bought Ballast Point Brewing Company. The Modelo and Coron...

Violent Femmes new record worth the wait

The band Violent Femmes gcomes back to life with their new album

Ricardo Soltero

March 26, 2016

The Violent Femmes released their first record since 2000’s “Freak Magnet,” titled “We Can Do Anything.” Sixteen years is ...

Stone Brewery offers 20 beers on tap every day rotating its line-up every week. Photo credit: Bernadette Hilgeman Contributor

Craft beers carved in Stone

March 25, 2016

Stone Brewing Company, the ever-expanding brewery that was voted by Beer Advocate readers as number 1 "All Time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” in 2013,...

New advisers for a new semester

Ricardo Soltero

December 15, 2015

Two adjunct instructors are joining San Diego City College’s Digital Journalism program during the upcoming spring semester. One an experienced photojournalist, Tara Pixley, and the other a seasoned news writer, Jerry McCormick, are set to join the program alongside current adjunct instructor Aida Garcia as full-time professor Roman S. Koenig scales back to adjunct instructional...

Perspective: The Internet that stole Christmas

Ricardo Soltero

December 8, 2015

Earlier this month, Joshua Feuerstein called out Starbucks in a video that went viral, claiming that the company was waging a war against Christmas. Feuerstein goes on to say that the company’s choice of using the plain two-tone red cup this season was a Starbucks campaign against the holiday. What comes to my mind is Tina Fey’s recent comment when she herself got caught...

Michael Chao's samples of his upcoming project for the

Bodies exhibit to showcase beauty in imperfection

October 29, 2015

Photographer Michael Lee Chao has stumbled across a medium through which women can take their insecurities and project them in a positive way. With a single...

Pints for Knights: Time to Bolt Up

Bolt Brewery offers a vast array of craft beers that are sure to please novice and veteran beer aficionados alike. Photo credit: Ricardo Soltero

Ricardo Soltero

October 15, 2015

San Diego is vying for craft brewery supremacy. The city has seen an influx of breweries and tasting rooms. With the help of some friendly competition,...

San Diego alternative three-piece the Shady Francos play for a crowd during a 2014 concert.    Photo by Otis, official Facebook photo.

Album Review: Local band Shady Francos introduce ‘Gabe’

September 28, 2015

From time to time, certain bands come and generate so much hype and excitement that it’s hard for music fans to not get caught up in it. Such is...

Potential donors Maria Victoriano (right) and Louis Resendiz (left) discuss San Diego Blood Bank application with volunteer James Ward on Sept. 11. Photo credit: Ricardo Soltero

Bloodmobile to the rescue

September 14, 2015

San Diego Blood Bank held its most recent blood drive on Sept. 11 in Gorton Quad at City College.Susana Gonzales, a Psychology major at City College w...

Jazz 88.3 wins Station of the Year

Ricardo Soltero

September 6, 2015

City College based radio station KSDS Jazz 88.3 was named 2015 Station of the Year during the JazzWeek annual summit held in San Jose in August, according to a press release.The award, voted by JazzWeek readers, writers, editors, music producers and music companies, recognizes outstanding contributions to the jazz community. Nominated along with five other radio stations in lar...

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Ricardo Soltero