Category: Local News

North County bike safety advocate seriously injured after being hit while cycling in Encinitas

Roberta Walker, executive director of the Cardiff 101 Main Street Association, who’s known as a bicycle and pedestrian safety advocate was hit by a truck and seriously injured while riding her bicycle in Encinitas early Saturday. North County bike safety advocate seriously injured after being hit while cycling in Encinitas Source

Lester Bangs, singular rock critic hailed by R.E.M. and David Foster Wallace, to be saluted at La Mesa birthday bash

R.E.M. and the Ramones Immortalized legendary, El Cajon-bred rock-music critic Lester Bangs in song. He will be celebrated at Friday’s free Lester Bangs Birthday Bash! at HOOLEY’S. Performers include Jerrymerrilee Raney and Jack Butler, whose band, Thee Dark Ages, sometimes featured harmonica cameos by Bangs. Lester Bangs, singular rock critic hailed by R.E.M. and David…