Emerald Hills Stories

Former mayor Bob Filner and city face new lawsuit

Alleged harassment occurred at Johnson Elementary School

Bob Filner's legacy as mayor continues to leave a mark on the City of San Diego. On April 9, more than six months after the former mayor was forced from office amid allegations of sexual ...

Inconvenient Death

The eastbound Orange Line trolley leaving Lemon Grove at 4:44 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24, collided with a bicycle rider at the Greenwood Cemetery grade crossing. The bicyclist died at the scene. San Diego Police ...

Bandit

On Monday, October 19, a gentleman lost five dollars in the Payquick machine at the Arco gas station located at 1817 Euclid Avenue. He went inside to report the defective machine, and both the cashier ...

The Sarcastic Killer

San Diego’s mean streets

A boy 3-1/2 months old was the youngest homicide victim in San Diego County during the first half of 2007. The oldest was a 75-year-old woman. Both were killed by family members, allegedly, the infant ...

Dig A Little Deeper

In pursuit of William Thompson’s killer.

In September 2003, Brian Burritt rode the elevator down to the basement of the San Diego Police Department where the "murder books," the binders of the department's cold cases, many decades old, are kept in ...

Car Talk

Since September 11, the most frequently seen bumper sticker in San Diego is the American flag, often shown with slogans such as "United We Stand" and "God Bless America." Other popular stickers include sports stickers, ...

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