City Lights

Hillcrest Business Association awards contracts to its own president

Business leader Johnathan Hale has no comment about the no-bid contracts for his business.

SDG&E’s got a gas problem

Will San Diego Gas & Electric bulldog through their Carlsbad plan?

Efforts by San Diego Gas & Electric to push through a new gas-fired power plant in Carlsbad fly in the face of instructions from the California Public Utilities Commission, Sierra Club lawyers contend. “Under the ...

Give me the pills and nobody gets hurt

Pharmacy robberies on the rise

The downside of happy-pill nation.

Daughter talked her way into jail following matricide

Almost proud

Ghazal Mansury could lift 100 pounds, or about the weight of her mom.

Someone’s living in a container at the cemetery

Mostly mundane, sometimes hysterical complaints on the city’s website

Yapping pooches, non-complying porches, and that fowl odor. Did your neighbor rat you out or not?

A scheme to lower engineers’ wages

The (false) case for foreign tech workers

Qualcomm’s stated motivation behind the push for H-1B workers is H-1BS.

Fix the cracks, leave the potholes

Road repair dilemma in Chula Vista

Screaming the loudest for road repair is a waste of time.

Missing from the Minkow movie

He was never redeemed

The unfinished movie about Barry Minkow characterizes him as an ex-crook turned angel. The script must be completely rewritten.

Cops and hops

Now read this if headed for malted barley along SR-78

“It’s not like we’re going to camp out in the parking lot of an establishment.” Lt. Eric Skaja, spokesman for the Escondido Police Department, maintains that the “Avoid the Eight on the 78” campaign isn’t ...

You may turn down rental car insurance and still pay for it

Local attorneys pursue case against Dollar Rent A Car

Travelers turn down rental car insurance but still get charged.

Alison DaRosa and the San Diego Essential Guide

The app's creator discusses its fate.

Rocket's genesis

Developers of the Rocket app discuss its beginnings and plans for the future.

Musical cars

John Forouzandeh speaks about his experience when parking in his Kearny Mesa neighborhood..

The Free Ride, San Diego

Take a jaunt with the Free Ride, an "experiential marketing" service that will drive you wherever you want to go.

Fred Luddy at ServiceNow Knowledge13

Fred Luddy sticks his foot in his mouth from 5:35 to 5:44 when he boasts that great artists steal, and that he has been a thief all his life.

UCAN Destroys Documents

This video shows Bob Ames, UCAN chief operating officer, destroying documents. He was brought aboard in April, the month after UCAN CEO Michael Shames told staffers that unless complaints stopped, he would dissolve the organization. The complaints did not stop, and two whistleblowers are now in court. Ames wants to be named receiver.

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