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PATTY’S CAKES: Pour your heart out

by Staff

November 22, 2008

Patricia Dwyer / Staff PhotographerThere is nothing pleasant about it. Getting your heart broken is on par with getting punched in the chest by Shaquille O'Neal and having your heart covered in Bengay at the same time. But alas, s...

Finding solace for the neighborhood urbanite

by Staff

November 18, 2008

David J. Olender / Photo EditorExecutive Chef Matt Gordon of Urban Solace has a lot going on in his head: It's where his creative process happens."I am a really on-the-spot creator; I have spurts 8212; bits and spurts 8212; all...

Vegetarians have reason to be thankful, too

by Staff

November 18, 2008

Liquid LibraryAs we approach the end of November, despite the apparent lack of seasons in San Diego, there is a definite switch in mentality as fall has finally settled in. The weather is crisp, people don coats and scarves, and t...

MO’ MONEY: Financial crisis not just in United States

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Courtesy of Matt CliffordFor the past month, writers and reporters have been infatuated with our country's current financial situation. It seems like every day there is a new title being flashed across the front page of newsp...

THE HI-DEF LIFE: With technology, the possibilities are endless

by Staff

November 12, 2008

Karli Cadel / Staff PhotographerTechnology drives business. Without the latest equipment and knowledge, you simply don't have the edge that it takes to excel. Therefore, I want to bring everyone's attention to the technology that...

HOW TO: Put together a scary rager

by Staff

October 29, 2008

It's 10 p.m. on Halloween night and you have about 80 of your friends coming over 8212; or so it says on the confirmed guest list on Facebook 8212; problem is you haven't set anything up. Rest assured, there is help.First things...

HOW TO: Make the best costume around

by Staff

October 29, 2008

Time to spackle spindly fake cobwebs to your windows and droop creepy paper spiders above your doorstep. Time to set the bathroom scale back five pounds and purchase your weight in Milky Way Midnights. And ladies, it's once ag...

HALOWEEN CALENDAR

by Staff

October 29, 2008

ALL DAYS:Pumpkin Stations & Farm Tours: Through Oct. 31 Free for adults in many citiesThe Haunted Hotel: Through Nov. 1 424 Market St., downtownTickets are $14.99.Scream Zone: Through Nov. 1Del Mar FairgroundsTickets are $14.99 ...

HOW TO: Carve like a pro

by Staff

October 29, 2008

Carving a three-layered pumpkin takes practice, but the ending effect is very cool It's also easy to start, though it takes practice to get it just right.You need at least three tools: a knife for carving; a tool for peeling an...

HOW TO: Cope as a coward

by Staff

October 28, 2008

Halloween to me is what Valentine's Day is to most single people 8212; I dread its coming and I look forward to its passing. So how does a coward like me spend it?I tell my younger brothers days ahead of time that I won't be abl...

A handy tool for regular computer users

by Staff

October 22, 2008

Glenn Connelly / Assistant Photo EditorIf your best quality is that you don't stand out, then you need to work on some social skills. But if a piece of software's best quality doesn't stand out, then something is being done rig...

The world is coming to an end, but when?

by Staff

October 22, 2008

Courtesy of CERN/MCTI hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we are all going to be sucked into a black hole of our own creation within the near future.How, you might ask? This is the difficult part. In layman's terms, scient...