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Convention center propaganda machine is lubed and ready to spew.
Suppose San Diego spends $2 billion on a stadium and convention center expansion — then goes without adequate water
Fanny packs, Somalian dresses, and hijabs
Mother/daughter pair, Madina Mah and Khadija Musame, infused some serious style into the City Heights farmer’s market with their beautiful and vividly colored traditional Somali Bantu dresses. 21-year-old Mah told me that she always dresses ...
Flag them down, ride for free.
At a time when the taxi-versus-rideshare hubbub takes on momentum, a player slinks into San Diego and sets up shop downtown. The Free Ride offers a wave-us-down ride service in a coverage area between Little ...
San Diego's Allen Group has found out that Texas is friendly to business — particularly Texas-based businesses.
City checks on City Farmers’ recycling practices.
“When you’re running a small business and you get this stuff in the mail, you go, like, ‘Oh, crap.’” That was the initial reaction of Bill Tall in June when he received a letter from ...
Some companies move to Texas, but venture money flows to California.
Texas governor Rick Perry touts low taxes and wages, but the companies wanting brains stay in California.
Rummed-up son abused his parents
“They just said you’re not allowed to drink around us, so I just said, ‘Fine,’” Greg Foley recalled. “I just didn’t let them know that I was drinking because it would upset them.” He just ...
Corporations would be well advised to please, not screw, the public.
Some politicians tell us corporations are people. Yeah — greedy people. Two years ago, one poll showed that 83 percent of people — real people — believe that companies should pursue their business goals while ...
With no thanks for Ralph Nieders
There will be shovels, most likely a ribbon of some sort, and, of course, a group of well-dressed developers and public officials. They will stand at a barren plot of land in Otay Mesa, the ...
The downtown corporate-welfare crowd wants an “independent” auditor.
City Auditor Eduardo Luna was promised he would be independent. But after stepping on toes of the downtown crowd, he is catching flak.
Take a jaunt with the Free Ride, an "experiential marketing" service that will drive you wherever you want to go.
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.