Content for Tuesday, November 9, 2010

News & Stories

Southwestern College School Board Calls Special Meeting

Three days after election day, when Southwestern College school-board incumbents Yolanda Salcido and Jorge Dominquez were voted out of office, the board called a special meeting. The meeting — called for by the board only ...

Health Cards for Tijuana Hookers Double in Three Years

The city-government office that administers health-inspection cards to prostitutes in Tijuana has noted a twofold increase in card issuances during the past three years. According to Angel de La Torre, director of Servicios Medicos Municipales, ...

Angry Customer Breaks Door in Vista

On November 7 at about 9:30 p.m., a customer broke the glass on the front door of the Circle K store on the corner of Shadowridge Drive and Watson Way in Vista. According to a ...

Belmont Park Predicament Not Amusing

Tom Lochtefeld stood before San Diego city councilmembers Tuesday, November 9, and urged them to direct the city's Real Estate Assets Department to restart negotiations on Belmont Park's land lease and rethink the 700 percent ...

From the Moon to the Stones: Chicago's West Side

It’s around 2am, and I’ve taken the “L” train in the wrong direction. There are two “Western” stops on the blue line. I could have sworn that I knew which was which – one located ...

Salzburg, Austria

My sleepy eyes drank in the Austrian countryside as the overnight train from Venice moved closer to Salzburg. The glorious green hills were a refreshing change from the equally stunning but distinct Italian scenery. I ...