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San Diego Native Tackles Immigration In New Animated Series 'Bordertown'

Dec. 24
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Chicano cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is on the team working on a new animated comedy sitcom tackling changing demographics and immigration. "Bordertown" debuts on Fox in fall 2015.

Scripps CEO Discusses New Book On Leadership

Dec. 23
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Chris Van Gorder has been president and CEO of Scripps Health since 2000. His first book is titled "The Front-line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up."

San Diego's Independent Booksellers Thrive In Shadow Of Online Retailers

Dec. 22
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San Diego's independent booksellers are thriving, while larger brick-and-mortar book stores and retailers are losing out to online competitors.

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From The Making Of 'The Princess Bride'

Dec. 18
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Cary Elwes, who played Westley in cult classic film "The Princess Bride," has released a book with a behind-the-scenes look a the making of the film.

John Waters Still Shocking And Fun After All These Years

Dec. 1
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh
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John Waters won himself a place in the pop culture landscape with his 1972 film "Pink Flamingos" starring Divine. Tonight he appears at the North Park Theatre for a sold out performance of "A John Waters Christmas," which details his obsession and passion for the winter holiday. Waters talks about his new book "Carsick."

John Waters Comes To San Diego For One Man Show

Nov. 29
By Beth Accomando
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Cult icon John Waters makes a rare live appearance Monday in San Diego at the North Park Theatre for "A John Waters Christmas."

New Exhibit Features Rarely Seen Artwork By Dr. Seuss

Nov. 25
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The San Diego History Center launched its 2015 Centennial Celebration with the opening of "Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss." The exhibit features rare and never-before-seen images by San Diego's renowned local author.

San Diego Chefs' New Cookbook Celebrates Seafood

Nov. 19
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Consider fish for holidays. We'll get some tips on cooking tuna, tilapia and more from Chefs Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver of the Marine Room.

Vista Embraces Craft Beer

Nov. 14
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker, Katie Schoolov
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San Diego Beer Week draws to a close this weekend. The ten-day event is designed to showcase craft breweries including those in Vista where beer is booming.

'Thunder In The Mountains' Explores America's Gun Culture

Nov. 12
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In his debut memoir, 'Thunder in the Mountains: A Portrait of American Gun Culture,' San Diego author Craig Collins writes about growing up with guns and invites readers rethink the gun debate.

Booklover's New Novel Is A Jane Austen Mystery

Oct. 27
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Creating a literary mystery based on the work of a famous author is a delicate business. Suppose the great Jane Austen politely plagiarized the plot of her masterwork "Pride and Prejudice"? And suppose the proof existed in one rare, old book? It's a premise that's carried off in a new novel called "First Impressions."

Helping First Responders Deal With The Trauma They've Seen

Oct. 27
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Police officers, paramedics and firefighters all are trained and ready to respond when emergencies and tragedies occur. The first responders are a community's first line of defense. But who defends them against the memories of what they've seen and dealt with?

San Diego Writer Jim Ruland Discusses New Novel, 'Forest of Fortune'

Oct. 21
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"Forest of Fortune" by Jim Ruland follows the lives of three people who are haunted by their past and desperate to turn their luck around at an Indian-owned casino in a remote region of Southern California.

Zombies Versus Real Science: Which Is Scarier?

Oct. 17
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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Zombies are reanimated corpses that crave human flesh. But is that scarier than the real disorders that can affect the human brain?

San Diego Author's 'Full Measure' Explores Devastation Of War, Wildfire

Oct. 16
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We speak to Fallbrook resident and award-winning mystery writer T. Jefferson Parker about his first literary novel called, "Full Measure," which is set in San Diego County.