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Obama hounded in Miramar over trade deal

Not everyone was interested in his golf swing

Most media attention surrounding President Obama's weekend jaunt to San Diego focused on his two golf outings and local admirers out to catch a glimpse of the presidential foursome on the links. But a handful ...

A Sharp eraser: U-T omits key transplant facts

$6.2 million medicare fraud case left out of 30th anniversary story

Another day, another silent ode to those behind the history of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the once powerful newspaper formerly owned by Helen Copley, and later her son, David. Last week, the U-T — currently ...

Rip Current is not so very small anymore

The winning formula of a San Diego–based brewery of the year

In September, Rip Current founders Paul Sangster and Guy Shobe brought five beers to the Great American Beer Festival, the nation's biggest beer contest. The former homebrewers returned victorious, with two medals and the distinction ...

California imposes no-chew law for big leagues

Tony Gwynn believed his cancer was from chewing tobacco

California yesterday (October 11) banned use of chewing tobacco by Major League Baseball players — the first state to do so, according to A bill to ban snuff was initially introduced in February. The ...

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Yelp giveth, and Yelp taketh away

Businesses chafe under the review site's increasing power

“How sad to know that your job is in jeopardy because you didn’t pour water quickly enough for one angry customer.”

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Trader Joe's gets it, Clairemont

Earlier this year, Clairemont Town Council boardmember Steve Innis was told by Trader Joe's real estate manager Doug Yokomizo that calls can help get certain parts of town on their radar. Subsequently, in May, Clairemont ...

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Accounting and accountability awry in I.B.

For over 20 years, real estate managers Richard and Cheryl Schaumburg have been a well-respected couple in Imperial Beach, with their photos on placards posted in front of properties that they managed listing them as ...

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$250k raised, lifeguard project stopped

A group of Mission Beach residents fighting against unpermitted construction of a new lifeguard tower near the Mission Beach Jetty has raised the $250,000 bond needed to stop the project until a court trial can ...

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Encinitas styrofoam ban unwelcomed

Steve Amster is fighting Encinitas city hall again. In his 30 years as owner of Garden State Bagels, he has won, and lost, several battles over sign ordinances and sheriff’s department traffic enforcement. This time ...

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