Content for Thursday, March 4, 2010

News & Stories

For Blood and Wine

I've thrown at least half a dozen verbal tomatoes at the trend of young girls screeching their lyrics -- unless it's through the mouthpiece of Joplinesque talent, I want to run for cover. Finally, there's ...

The Life of the World to Come

Yes, the new Mountain Goats revolves around Bible verses, and no, you don't need to run away. The Mountain Goats remain the Mountain Goats. Main mountaineer John Darnielle apparently bought an Amy Grant box set, ...

North Park Residents Mind Their BIZ

"We're not baking cookies, and we're not brewing coffee here, either, we're reaching out and we're mobilizing," says North Park resident Don Leichtling as he sits inside the living room of his lavender Craftsman house ...

Everyone Likes a Money Machine

A South Bay ATM was targeted by thieves on March 4. Workers arrived at 5:24 a.m. at La Bella's Pizza Garden (located at 373 Third Avenue in downtown Chula Vista) and found that the restaurant ...

Seal Pup in the Sand

A baby seal was born at the La Jolla Cove on Tuesday, March 2. Unfortunately, many birds kept swarming the mother and her pup to try to get the placenta that had yet to come ...

UCSD and TB Now

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is working with UCSD to provide tuberculosis testing to students and faculty who may have been exposed to a student who has been diagnosed with the ...

Found a Peanut

I love walking the path in Ocean Beach that runs from the end of the stairway on Orchard Street to the pier. This particular path is a microcosm of Ocean Beach life at its finest. ...

Good News, Good Grub

Roughly 450 stockholders filled the tiered Irwin M. Jacobs Hall at 5775 Morehouse Drive on Tuesday, March 2, for Qualcomm’s annual stockholders’ meeting. Chairman/CEO Paul Jacobs presented statistics pertaining to Qualcomm’s fiscal 2009 performance, the ...

Rapist(s) on the Rampage?

Two reports of rape have the community surrounding the SDSU campus a little on edge. On Sunday at approximately 1:00 a.m., a female reported to police that she had been able to evade an attempted ...

Winter Was the Worst

University Avenue's last unpaved alley recently joined the 21st Century. For more than 80 years, two sections of an alley in the 3900 block between 33rd and Wabash Streets remained unimproved and unpaved until late ...