Content for Thursday, July 3, 2014

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Not quite rags to riches, but...

Two local brokers win back $5 million from Morgan Stanley

The Fourth Appellate District has overturned a Superior Court decision that denied two San Diego brokers a judgment of almost $5 million. In 2008, Wall Street's Morgan Stanley had recruited Todd Vitale and John Paladino ...

Atticus, where art thou?

Poway teen still unaccounted for three weeks after he missed graduation

It’s been three weeks since 18-year old Atticus VanArsdale went missing from his Poway home. The morning of high-school commencement day, the 12th grader at Poway High School failed to show up for graduation practice ...

How much did they pay you to move to Texas?

Recreation-software-maker Active Network going to Dallas

Active Network, which makes recreational software for golf courses, camps, and the like, announced today (July 3) that it is moving its headquarters from Sorrento Valley to Dallas, Texas. In a news release, Texas officials ...

Peaceful bees forcibly removed from Ocean Beach

Park and Rec could wait no longer for the insects to move along

While the rest of the country was getting ready for the Fourth of July, city parks employees worked to remove a few hundred bees that had collected under a picnic table at Brighton Street Park ...

Interview with Life Itself director Steve James and Roger Ebert widow Chaz Ebert

Roger Ebert was a pioneer. Famously the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, he also pioneered film criticism as televised entertainment with Sneak Previews and At the Movies, both of which he hosted ...

FBI thinks they smell a rat

Border official charged with taking bribes, stealing government property

Timothy Francis Cashman, General Services Administration manager at Otay Mesa, San Ysidro, and Tecate ports of entry, was arrested July 1 and charged with taking bribes and stealing government property, according to the local office ...

Such a deck

Pacific Beach Shore Club expansion met with more resistance from residents

A group of residents has filed a second lawsuit against the city and California Coastal Commission for giving a popular bar and restaurant in Pacific Beach the green light to build an 1895-square-foot deck outside. ...

Catch that pitch: Final Girl

When my hair gets long and the light is dim, I look just a little bit like an overweight, poor-man’s Malcolm Gladwell. And I am that poor man, at least compared to Mr. Gladwell himself. ...

Beachfront Benghazi?

Hillary Clinton denies involvement in raid on Mitt Romney's La Jolla compound.

Former Secretary of State releases statement for the press: "Look, if some overzealous taggers get busy on a property that's already been slated for destruction, I don't think that's any of my business. It's simply ...

In search of the perfect buzz

Despite calls for moderation, UCSD’s Sun God Festival turns deadly

Based on the legend built by real estate mogul Douglas Manchester's U-T San Diego in cahoots with UCSD’s PR department, the university is a happy, well-heeled place, full of high-tech researchers spinning off reams of ...

Biker town

SD makes list

Local cycling advocates are celebrating San Diego's inclusion on a USA Today list of the country's ten most bicycle-friendly cities. "San Diego is making great strides and we’ve got even more on the way to ...

Caesar Salad turns 90?

Legend says the famous salad was created July 4, 1924

July 4 not only marks America’s 238th birthday, but, if the legend is correct, it’s also the 90th anniversary of what is arguably the region’s greatest contribution to culinary culture: The Caesar Salad. “I think ...

An eye (and a pen) for fashion

Rebekah Sager offers insight into what it takes to become a fashion writer. First, please tell me what you do. I currently work as the social media editor and a reporter at the U-T San ...

Meet O’Sullivan Bros. Brewing Co.

Siblings building nanobrewery in Scripps Ranch

Last week, I told the story of two brothers working to open a Bitter Brothers Brewing Company in Bay Ho. Turns out, there’s another pair of fraternal siblings doing the same thing over in Scripps ...

The GOOOOOOOOOOAL

....is a job in soccer

You don’t have to be David Beckham to have a career in the world of soccer If being the soccer player your parents told you you would be didn’t quite pan out, there are plenty ...

Not guilty, but still jailed

Oceanside man who admitted double shooting is acquitted

On July 1, court observers were stunned when a jury declared an Oceanside man not guilty of two charges, even though the defendant took the witness box and admitted shooting two persons. The jury foreman ...

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