Content for Wednesday, June 26, 2013
- Pizzeria employee admits embezzling half-million dollars
- Jurors selected, trial begins in case of anti-bank protester
- Brainy Q&A this Friday and Saturday evenings at Reading Town Square 14
- The Electric Healing Sound: Cholo Punks EP release party
- Ice creams morph into smoothies in Coronado!
- Goldsmith drops statement: "F*ck tha Police Force"
- Warm Places: the Last Party on Earth, Anime Island, 3013
- Why not variable pricing?
- Market share for "distressed" properties continues to shrink
- California rocker accused of hiring hitman gets court date
- Playing follow the money with DeMaio vs. Peters
- Paraplegic man sues City of San Diego in Federal Court for lack of access to La Jolla Children's Pool
- Electric rates on the rise, SDG&E blames San Onofre closure
News & Stories
No puedo respirar
Barrio Logan’s mixture of residential and industrial use has taken its toll on the citizenry, who have higher rates of asthma than people in other San Diego neighborhoods.
Trampled child loses eye during panic
Several youngsters were injured — one seriously enough to require hospitalization — when false reports of imminent gunfire outside a Tijuana kindergarten caused parents, teachers, and children to run for cover. The incident occurred at ...
Anonymous tip leads to arrest of three fishermen
According to a few Baja newspapers, a large loggerhead sea turtle — weighing over 100 pounds and measuring about 96 inches in length and 66 inches in width — was saved from certain demise by ...
North Park artist turns vintage objects into guitars, but he also builds high-end instruments worthy of art galleries.
Ed stumbles upon Sushi on a Roll, gets an education — for example, eat sushi with your fingers, not chopsticks. And by all means, don’t stab sushi with chopsticks (bad luck).
Yeah, it’s got high, open-beam ceilings
Nestled between URBN Coal Fired Pizza and the empty old F.W. Woolworth building in North Park sits a building that last housed the Windmill Thrift Shop. After it closed, the structure, owned by a Los ...
The Hawaiian transplants in Pepper describe their beginnings in North County, where they moved about four years ago from Hawaii.
Interview with the Material, a San Diego band that started about five years ago and is often compared to Paramore due to their rock sound and frontwoman.
What is it about Great White Buffalo? It’s the kind of music that acts like the perfect tonic for rabid politics and sour television news. GWB is an L.A.-based indie band that is very much ...
Hike from a tree-shaded riparian area to a mountain peak
The varied topography and ecosystems of Louis A. Stelzer County Park make this 420-acre reserve a delight to visit. It is situated along Wildcat Canyon Creek and includes the rocky hillsides, ridgeline, and a peak ...
Not all San Diego competitors are failures! A rundown of teams that have posted winning seasons.
Just one pool? Sorry, this one comes with two.
15 properties in La Jolla's 92037 zip code are currently offered for sale at a list price of $10 million or higher.
Blogger Maura Larkins goes to court against Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz, which represents the San Diego County Office of Education. They say she’s damaged their reputation.
Vista's fertile ground
Darrell Waterman remembers the names of the local hip-hop artists who drove a healthy local hip-hop scene when he was in high school (Oceanside’s El Camino, class of 2002). “The old-school cats that inspired me ...
Band lineup changes are as common as busted guitar strings, but several local ensembles have undergone nearly complete personnel changeovers. “The entire band was fired by the singer who founded the band,” says Subliminal Trip ...
Jenny, my wittiest sister, recently discovered a new app for her iPhone that has made group-texting with my sisters far more interesting. Though Heather and I benefit from the potentially endless supply of hilarity, the ...
San Diego County Water Authority and the Metropolitan Water District continue to clash. UCSD political science professor Steve Erie says consumers are the losers.
Be Grateful, Lady Thank you, Ms. Mitchell, for a very well-written article about your dad (“God, Country, and My Dad,” June 20 cover story). Be thankful, in whatever way you choose to do that, because ...
Get the green out of pool-soaked blond hair
My towheads have turned into toads. My daughters’ hair, once so golden, has gone green from too many hours in the pool. And the standard stuff at Target and Walmart didn’t get the job done. ...
Pastor Fred Zariczny concentrates on the the least, the lost, and the last.
Hell will not be a big party where we all run around naked.
Such a brave generation. We marched onto the streets in our T-shirts and jeans, holding the hand of the stranger next to us with a trust I can’t summon now, our voices raised in song. ...
Math reassures in a Down syndrome wilderness
A Down syndrome boy seeks reassurance from his dad, a veritable mathematician with tons of guilt.
Sue Janisch, Valley Center, 10. Martha Awdziewicz, Clairemont, 9. L. Barling, El Cajon, 9. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 9. Leslie Chase, Campo, 9. David Christie, Cardiff, 9. Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 9. Thomas Diehl, Escondido, ...