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Big Jetty O.K.

Since repairs to the Mission Bay Channel jetties began (a 350-ton crane capacity derrick barge and at least one support vessel have been at work there off and on since October), the enormous mound of ...

Cocksure Cops?

On Monday, January 4, at around 2 p.m., my brothers Alex and Joseph and I were pulled over by a sheriff in Lemon Grove. We were taken out of the car, handcuffed, and searched in ...

Jerry Don't Surf

As part of a cost-cutting effort for the new fiscal year, the San Diego City Council approved budget reductions proposed by Mayor Jerry Sanders that included changes to lifeguard operations at Black’s Beach, formally known ...

Kid Killers

Three high school students — two boys and a girl — were assassinated Wednesday afternoon, January 6, shortly after taking some prep exams on campus. All were 16 years of age. The students (Osvaldo Martinez, ...

Good Will for Tax Time

Stacy, a Good Will employee working at a drop-off site located in the Mira Mesa Park & Ride, describes the period between Christmas day and New Year’s Eve as extremely busy. She says “1251 people” ...

OB to Fight for Fire Pits

If the city can't afford to maintain the fire pits on its beaches, can community members step in? Members of Ocean Beach's planning board pondered that question at its January 6 meeting, discussing City of ...

Sonic Scenes of Soviet Russia

Concertgoers attending the San Diego Symphony's performance of Prokofiev's 5th Symphony on January 7 were greeted by the composer himself, or rather, his very convincing look-alike (right down to hair style and Russki accent) Nuvi ...

Get Off the Bus, Gus

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, the region's mass transit system that covers 3240 square miles for approximately three million residents, is forced to streamline operations by about $13 million dollars. The agency blames the deficit ...

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