Content for Monday, November 11, 2013

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Judgment of $115 million sticks against Illumina

Sufficient evidence that company violated DNA technology patent

According to Law360.com, a Washington state federal judge on Monday, November 4, refused to overturn a $115 million patent-infringement lawsuit against San Diego biotech Illumina. The judge found that Syntrix Biosytems had presented sufficient evidence ...

“HUSTUSA” protests President Obama in Rancho Santa Fe

Said he wanted to avoid getting shot by liberals

With tea bags hanging from his hat, a man who calls himself “HUSTUSA” stood on the corner of Avenida de Acacias and La Granada in Rancho Santa Fe on the afternoon of November 9. The ...

The Most Happy Fella

Two more performances by Point Loma Opera Theater

The Most Happy Fella by Frank Loesser may not officially be an opera but it was staged in 2006 by the now-decaying corpse that was once New York City Opera. The still-young and alive Point ...

San Diego Film Critics Society hosts SDAFF screening

How to Disappear Completely tomorrow night at the Digital Gym

Tag along for a treat in Tagalog tomorrow night when four members of our town's critical elite — City Beat's Glenn Heath, East County Magazine's Brian Lafferty, Movie Wallas' Yazdi Pithavala, and Cinema Spartan's always ...

Braves to leave Turner Field after only 16 years

They complain downtown stadium hurts attendance

Wretched excess: Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves announced today (Nov. 11) that they will depart Turner Field in downtown Atlanta and move to a new ballpark in 2017 in suburban Cobb County. Turner Field opened ...

San Diego Police successfully clear homeless veterans from path of Veteran's Day parade

Parade organizer: "It's kind of hard to honor veterans when they're passed out on the sidewalk under an old Smurfs sleeping bag."

Skinless at Moxie Theatre

“You can’t kill mom. We need the money!” Thirty-five years ago, Johnna Adams’ intellectual-horror drama would have had the same fate in academia as the works of Zinnia Wells do in her play Skinless. Not ...

Not all Fletcher's campaign support is from Irwin

DermTex prez, Jack in the Box lawyer, Democratic New York moneyman

As previously reported, billionaire Democrat Irwin Jacobs, who's made seven-figure contributions to backers of Barack Obama, has so far not put all that much of his own money into the cause of his personal pick ...

Larcenists' loot displayed in Valley Center

Detective Whalen tells of burglary ring with multiple perps

The recovery of one pile of stolen loot led to another and another, according to one San Diego County sheriff’s detective. “I’ve been trying to find all the victims,” said detective Laura Whalen on November ...

Societe debuts first sour ales

Kearny Mesa brewery unveils first of its tart barrel blends

“So, when are you going to release your sours?” It’s been the most uttered question (thank in part to yours truly) since Societe Brewing Company (8262 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, Kearny Mesa) opened last year. Even ...

Temecula teens identified as arsonists

Molotov cocktails used as incendiary devices

The identities of two teenagers sought by police for lobbing molotov cocktails at a school during the summer have been turned over to the Riverside district attorney for prosecution, fire investigators announced November 7. The ...

Will documentary whack SeaWorld stock?

Blackfish exposes truth behind theme park's orca collecting and storage

A documentary named Blackfish exposes the dark side of holding killler whales captive to do tricks for SeaWorld audiences, says columnist Al Lewis of MarketWatch. Lewis notes that the film premiered at the Sundance Film ...