Jeff Smith 6:35 p.m., June 27
General Atomics co-owner’s plans for 1416 acres
Regardless of how you slice it, if approved, a proposed development of 1416 acres of untouched wilderness in Julian, known as the Hosking’s Ranch Development, violates state law, reads a February 4 letter from California’s ...
Golf’s regulators say skill is more important than the equipment
Local golf industry takes a right hook to the snout.
Big companies get the bulk of handouts
Welfare for corporations is one of our most rancid economic problems. Who is to blame? Surprise! Alexander Hamilton, our first secretary of the treasury. He is beloved on Broadway these days, but Appalachian moonshiners may ...
A year behind schedule and a lawsuit on the way
City Heights was supposed to have a skate park by now. While construction of one free-to-use municipal skate park is now nearing completion and another is slated to open in 2017, District 9 councilwoman Marti ...
But he lost the lawsuit and hasn’t paid his victim
John Sarkisian is an establishment darling. He is one of the purported economic experts interviewed regularly for the Union-Tribune’s “EconoMeter” feature. He is founder and vice chairman of Carlsbad’s Pro Performance Sports (doing business as ...
Francis Parker vs. neighbors...again
Lights, traffic among residents’ objections to the school’s plans
San Diego giants sell well below their highs
Stocks of two of San Diego’s most-admired companies have dropped sharply from their all-time highs around $100. One, Qualcomm, dropped around 90 percent before recovering, but the plunge took place long ago, in the early ...
Murky financial reporting from San Diego’s former redevelopment agency.
Losses are subsidy for hotels, restaurants
Convadium con is a variation on the convention center sham.
“...a classic example of a developer trying to stick it to the community.”
Residents in Mission Beach are accusing a La Jolla–based developer of using outdated maps and other tricks to try and skirt local planning laws and to avoid building a community park. They claim that doing ...