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Lead photo Missing Kensington Video? Winnie's Family Plans To Reopen Store

Missing Kensington Video? Winnie's Family Plans To Reopen Store

The beloved family-owned video rental store that shut down in March now plans to reopen in the fall.

Being Naked In UCSD Art Class Is Required But Not Remarkable

Having to get naked for a college class may seem unusual, but maybe not if you’re an art student. A UCSD professor has been at the center of a media storm because he requires students to do just that.

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'Battle of Algiers' Still Gripping In Restored New Print

Oscar-nominated 1966 Italian-Algerian film runs through Thursday at Ken Cinema
Lead photo 'Battle of Algiers' Still Gripping In Restored New Print

Rialto Pictures' newly restored print of "The Battle of Algiers" is still timely five decades later. Guest blogger Rebecca Romani has this review.

Playing Cat And Mouse In 'Desierto'

Jonas Cuaron and Gael Garcia Bernal pair up for border thriller

"Desierto" (opening Oct. 14 exclusively at AMC Palm Promenade) serves up Gael Garcia Bernal and Jeffrey Dean Morgan in a cat and mouse thriller at the border.

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Are Recall Elections Worth the Expense?

The city of Oceanside just went through a special election which cost the taxpayers half a million dollars. This is not chump change for a city facing a $10 million budget shortfall over the next two years and facing contract negotiations with the Oceanside Firefighters Association.

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Comic-Con 2014: A Crossplay Haven

San Diego's Comic-Con weakens the knees of nerds, geeks, TV addicts and comic enthusiasts around the globe. But the event also makes waves as a premier venue for costume play — or "cosplay." Some players even venture beyond their own gender to thrill attendees. And I found them.

Outdoor Fun at Comic-Con 2014

Taking A Leap Of Faith

Comic-Con's outdoor events help to draw some of the more than 125,000 attendees away from the crowded exhibit hall.

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