National City

Burger war in National City

Fast-food employees protest unhealthy working conditions

Unsafe working conditions are causing ailments for workers at a Burger King restaurant in National City, protesters claim. "They don't have adequate staff to provide relief [for workers] to take their legally protected ten-minute breaks ...

Pupusa ceremony

“These foods we cook are ancient and more healthful than Mexican or American food.”

"You can sit over here if you like,” says this guy over in the booth. He’s noticed me craning my head to catch the Costa Rica game. Against mighty Colombia. Copa América. David and Goliath. ...

Teen's October 11 murder remains unsolved

Justice demanded for Junior — Juan Carlos Muñoz Jr.

On Sunday, May 29, at least 50 friends and family members of 18-year-old Juan Carlos Muñoz Jr. gathered at Highland Avenue and 30th Street in National City to press for justice for the teen, who ...

Hit Cabo Wabo #2, scarf a big burger

Yes! Dive bar

Fish tacos, 99 cents? With all the taco talk this week, how come I missed this place? I should have seen the taco deal on the signs outside. But I was busy trying to figure ...

School field trips for all

"It's assumed that kids have access to and go to the beach all the time."

A National City nonprofit that has spent the past decade providing locally based science curriculum to elementary students is seeking to expand its footprint in the classroom by opening to the general public its eco ...

Thirty reasons to head south to Machete

A killer taplist and a little spice mark National City bar's first year

Early February marked one year since Machete Beer House brought craft beer to National City. In that short time, Machete has already earned a reputation for having one of the more intriguing beer selections south ...

"I feel like I'm forced to use my car."

San Diego Association of Governments loves them some freeway

A group of environmentalists and labor organizations billing themselves as the San Diego Quality of Life Coalition rallied in National City yesterday (January 25), calling on the San Diego Association of Governments to focus on ...

No-grow vote in National City

"We've been working extremely hard to change our city's reputation."

On January 5, National City officials, residents, and activists had a meeting to consider cannabis cultivation rules within city limits. If cities haven't established their own rules by March 1, a new law will make ...

Larcenous audiophile crosses Pitbull

Thief allegedly recognized as son of friends

Saturday (December 19) at about 1:00 p.m. a thief walked out of Pitbull Audio with a tabletop controller used to record music. The theft occurred at 300 West 28th Street in National City. On December ...

Mission Beach reef add-on

Soon-to-be-scuttled sailboat takes names of cancer survivors

On October 18, dozens of breast-cancer survivors signed a pink sailboat that will become part of the artificial reef off Mission Beach later this year. The event, held at the 32nd Street Marina in National ...

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