Content for Thursday, February 11, 2010

News & Stories

No Hope, No Future

No Hope, No Future left me unsatisfied, plain as that. A few steps behind the Arctic Monkeys, the Kooks, and Franz Ferdinand, the Good Shoes seem to have not yet developed a signature sound. The ...

Honky-Lofting

The Loft on UCSD campus is the last place you would expect to find traditional country music in San Diego. Regardless, this was the setting for some honky-tonking, courtesy of Joe Pug and Justin Townes ...

Gracias por la Migra

An immigrant from Mexico who entered the country illegally was rescued from a mountain near Jamul on Wednesday, February 10, at about 4:00 a.m. The 29-year old male used his cell phone to call 911 ...

Real Estate Smackdown

Vantage Pointe, the high-rise condominium project whose owners made the controversial decision to rent out units in its center tower last year, may be a little late in paying its own rent. On a stroll ...

Bullet for a Brother

In a contretemps that the TJ newspaper La Segunda referred to as a confuso incidente, a patrol team of the city police shot a member of the state investigative police after he failed to pull ...

Prepped to Pump

In the cul-de-sac where Mission Boulevard meets Pacific Beach Drive, at about 4:30 p.m. on February 9, a City of San Diego Street Division truck blocked cars from entering the parking lot between the Best ...

Cable Underground

A pair of occupied vans parked on the corner of North Marshall Avenue and Fesler Street in El Cajon has caused some employees from nearby businesses to become uneasy. According to local workers, the vans ...

Zapped

Because he pointed a green laser at a police helicopter, a San Diego man was sentenced to eight months in state prison on February 8. In a press release, district attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced that ...

Scholastic Rejuvenation

The steel framework for Point Loma High School’s new 15,358-square-foot, two-story classroom building has been erected on the southwest side of the school’s property. The structure will replace seven portable classrooms and consist of eight ...

Elderly Scare

Mary Louise Wilson was sentenced to nearly 20 years in state prison on February 8. The 54-year-old admitted to setting fires at the two nursing homes she stayed at briefly during 2009. According to state ...