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Border crossing rules have changed at San Ysidro

The days of walking freely into Mexico are over

In fact, you will need some steenking papers to enter Mexico.

State utility regulator re-examines secret meetings

Don’t expect big changes yet

By now, savvy folks know that the California Public Utilities Commission has to clean up its act — thoroughly. Commissioners and staff members used illegal, back-channel communications with Southern California Edison to fleece ratepayers over ...

Vista’s beer buzz

Breweries propel North County city’s makeover

Some residents like that Vista is still sketchy in parts.

How much welfare is doled out to corporations?

There’s property tax reductions, sales tax exemptions, corporate income tax credits...

The city’s sweetheart real estate deals are how sweet?

Water supplies dropping. Water salaries rising.

Higher rates for water customers, fat raises for executives

Managing life’s most essential element is richly rewarding.

USD’s Frank Partnoy might scare you

The inscrutable derivatives

Can one trust the accounting of the big banks? Take a guess.

How will Qualcomm layoffs affect SD area?

Economists talk about the ripple effect

The head-chopping at Qualcomm may not be a total disaster.

City bites doggie daycare for $100K

Bureaucracy run amok at Camp Run-A-Mutt

Wishful doggy daycare doyennes bedeviled by details.

Disabled? You’re hired. Not disabled? Pretend you are.

Federal government investigates Pride Industries

“Do you have a disability?” That’s what would-be stevedores applying for a job at Pride Industries are asked. The private company maintains a contract with the federal government’s Ability One to load Navy ships with ...

Water wars: View from the delta

Farmers fight water going south

Beef is the beef in the current water war.

Casa Mira View — city of villages or mecca for crime?

Two views of a housing project

Will Mira Mesa mega-development become a slum?

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