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Our mood on the month ahead from delightful to dreadful


Brad Paisley singing

Brad Paisley

Major kudos to the Century Club of San Diego for distributing $2 million to more than 200 local charities and orgs, including 88 high schools.

Dreamy Brad Paisley, The Band Perry, and Scotty McCreery perform at the Cricket Wireless on October 18.

Surfrider Foundation and Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher support the statewide plastic bag ban. Somewhere, a dolphin is smiling.

We have our very own Shark Tank in the Tech Coast Angels Sixth Annual Quick Pitch Competition, going down at Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, October 4.

whiskey and a cigar

We dig the themes of LOUNGEsix’s “Weekday Play” specials, like Whiskey and Cigar Tuesdays and Craft Pitcher Fridays.

Toga party! To raise funds for Greek studies professorships at UCSD and SDSU, the Hellenic Cultural Society will host a Chiton (“he-tone”) at Hilton Torrey Pines on October 20. Hetone at the Hilton!

The Port of San Diego’s $1 shuttle service around the Embarcadero ended its trial run last month. Bring back the buses! 

Trick-or-treaters who ring the bell at 4 p.m. or 11 p.m. There’s an unspoken window, people, and it’s not that wide.

A new study finds few benefits from eating organic foods. Bah! All that money wasted on CSA boxes.

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