Content for Wednesday, July 10, 2013
- Is Mayor Filner being set up by special interests?
- Jazz 88 All Stars live
- Judge's ruling in Brittany Killgore murder case
- First 5 San Diego, Vons partner to promote kid-friendly foods
- Female trouble
- Police investigating mysterious disappearance of Padres President/CEO Tom Garfinkel
- Trailer Park: Compulsion
- Trailer Park: Kristens go home again
- Vargas aide junkets to Malaysia
- Mall overhaul given go-ahead in Carlsbad
- City accused of subverting public records law in lawsuit over Convention Center expansion
- Brandes loses case against Venezuela
- BEAUTIFUL MUSIC
- Clean the beach, see the movie, get Rimmed
- Trial begins for California firefighter accused of abuse
- Padres get off of dime against Rockies
News & Stories
More practical than church
The “Burrito Boys” is a group of young and old men who make burritos in Tierrasanta on a Saturday night and take them downtown to give away to the homeless and hungry on Sunday. The “Burrito Babes” apply the hot sauce.
Decobike to be in business here in 2014
Decobike has won a contract with the City of San Diego to put 180 solar-powered kiosk locations around the city for the first-ever bike-sharing program here, according to Andy Hanshaw of the San Diego County ...
A manhunt spanning two-and-a-half hours early Tuesday morning (July 9) resulted in the rescue by Border Patrol agents of a 28 year-old Mexican national who got lost trying to enter the United States illegally near ...
Thoughts on Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, by T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., with Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.
"As a country, we're quite sick," the authors say on page four. Less than 20 pages later I realized that this must be one of the - if not the - most radical books I ...
Beware of inexpensive diabetes drugs
Some 10 percent of prescription and over-the-counter drugs sold in Mexico’s domestic market are believed to be of dubious origin, and, in fact, pirated. This estimate was reported in Tijuana’s daily El Sol de Tijuana ...
Claims deadline on July 31
The $8 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit between wireless phone users and the City of Chula Vista means thousands of residents are eligible for refunds — but valid claims must be filed by July ...
Giannini Was Right Regarding your cover story about Jeff Olson against the Bank of America (“Mad Chalker,” July 4). In 1985, Mrs. Claire Giannini Hoffman, who was the daughter of Bank of America founder A.P. ...
Tijuana’s seasonal Arts & Trees craft bazaar, an indication of the city’s movement away from disposable, lowest-common-denominator culture.
Better than music is sex, says Nocturnals guitarist Scott Tournet, who recently released a solo album recorded at Earthling Studios.
Former City Serene drummer Mike Buxbaum recounts the devastating tour-bus accident in 2009 that short-circuited his music career.
Then there were three. Maybe.
Considering the field of competitors for the America’s Cup sailing challenge in the aftermath of a declaration that boats are unsafe because rudders aren’t long enough.
Texas oilman slashing price on Coronado home.
Discover a hidden treasure in the heart of Ramona.
Godzilla vs. Mechas
Hey, did you hear the one about how the foreign market now accounts for 75 percent of the take on big studio releases? How ’bout the one where China, Japan, and the U.K. are the ...
Big man, big problems
When 250-pound William Gruytch came to Jeff Burleson’s door to serve his wife papers, he knocked as though trying to beat the door down. Burleson didn’t know who he was (Gruytch didn’t identify himself), so he went for his shotgun, which he didn’t bother loading. He still got into a lot of trouble.
Rundown of musicians — national acts and locals — who have recently had bouts with ill health.
An invisible ice-pick pierced my right ear and I yelped in agony. The pain was both frosty and fiery, biting and burning. No matter how hard I pushed my head back into the pillow, there ...
Former city councilman Carl DeMaio, who lost his bid for mayor to Democrat Bob Filner, hasn’t yet received the official GOP endorsement for his congressional run, but he’s already looking to at least one high-power ...
KGB/101.5 airs commercials for Bad Company with Paul Rodgers featuring the music of Bad Company with Brian Howe. This is a big deal (to some).
Did Michael Vilikin go hunting for bear in Encinitas, only to kill his neighbor, John Upton?
Ex-state senator Steve Peace is at it again. The onetime Democrat-turned-independent whose hopes for state office were dashed by mangled public utility regulation reform efforts back in the ’90s, is currently co-chairman of a group ...
Ride pimpage on a budget
Survey of accessories (some useful, many useless) to make your car look good and sparkly.
Myrtle Cole, the San Diego city councilwoman who beat fellow Democrat Dwayne Crenshaw in a knock-down, drag-out fight between big labor and the wealthy GOP Lincoln Club, has finally gotten her just rewards. Besides being ...
Amazing little church in Poway
Just last Sunday, Agape Community Baptist Church in Poway had Anglos, African-American, Filipino, Ethiopian, Chinese, Cambodian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Persian congregants in attendance.
A mother-to-be draws an analogy between accepting a year’s employment in Bangladesh and impending motherhood. Then she points out where it stops.
I saw the fox running by the side of the road past the turned-away brick faces of the condominiums past the Citco gas station with its line of cars and trucks and he ran, limping, ...
Nico Vega (it’s the band’s name, not an actual member) broke out after “Beast” got licensed for use on the trailer of a video game called BioShock Infinite. “That’s so weird,” says Aja Volkman, the ...