Jeff Smith 11:59 p.m., Feb. 8
Pharmacy robberies on the rise
The downside of happy-pill nation.
Ghazal Mansury could lift 100 pounds, or about the weight of her mom.
Mostly mundane, sometimes hysterical complaints on the city’s website
Yapping pooches, non-complying porches, and that fowl odor. Did your neighbor rat you out or not?
The (false) case for foreign tech workers
Qualcomm’s stated motivation behind the push for H-1B workers is H-1BS.
Road repair dilemma in Chula Vista
Screaming the loudest for road repair is a waste of time.
He was never redeemed
The unfinished movie about Barry Minkow characterizes him as an ex-crook turned angel. The script must be completely rewritten.
Now read this if headed for malted barley along SR-78
“It’s not like we’re going to camp out in the parking lot of an establishment.” Lt. Eric Skaja, spokesman for the Escondido Police Department, maintains that the “Avoid the Eight on the 78” campaign isn’t ...
Local attorneys pursue case against Dollar Rent A Car
Travelers turn down rental car insurance but still get charged.
“City Charter says our parks are solely for recreation, not for rent.”
“In our city parks, the law says you’re not allowed to solicit funds,” says La Jolla resident Marc Kuritz. “You can’t sell merchandise. You can’t pass out advertising flyers. You’re not even allowed to pick flowers. But our mayor and city council hand over chunks of our park land to private corporations for cell phone towers. It’s not legal, it’s not right, and it makes no sense, unless you are the politician getting the revenue or the telecommunications giant making the profit.”
Sell early, sell big
Frederic Luddy rapidly unloaded shares of company he founded, ServiceNow. So did John Moores. Peregrine Redux?
Success, failure, and hope on the Great Sea of Apps
In April 2013, Ryan Grainger and Bobby Sullivan found themselves faced with a particular First World problem at Coachella. The then-20- and 19-year-old University of San Diego students could not see all 190 performances. Although ...