Binational railroad continues up steep grade

Pacific Imperial shareholder files suit, hopes to recover $1.8 million

Ties between railroad investors and executives with the troubled binational railroad are now splitting apart. On August 26 Pacific Imperial Railroad's one-time largest shareholder, Dwight Jory, filed a civil action against the company in hopes ...

$1 million check cut in big-money sprawl war

Lilac Hills backers vow to crush enviros; Cushman kicks in $5000 against Chargers

Urban sprawl means big money these days in San Diego's North County, the once bucolic setting of pastoral ranches and organic food farms now set for uber-urbanization if voters approve proposition B on November's countywide ...

Power plant ready to fire up near border

Otay Mesa facility to be used during peak demand only...allegedly

A new natural gas power plant in Otay Mesa is "essentially finished with construction and is about to enter commercial operation," according to developer Apex Power Group. Following performance testing, the controversial plant is expected ...

Civic San Diego sued by Little Italy restaurant

Owners of Mexican restaurant claim inept handling of noise complaints

The owner of a Little Italy Mexican restaurant and lounge, Entrada Taqueria, says the city-owned and privately run nonprofit Civic San Diego cost him $2 million in damages by closing his restaurant down over noise ...

Active-shooter drill in Mission Valley

Firemen escorted by police, havoc caused, hostages taken...

A quiet Sunday morning (August 28) in Mission Valley East took on a different look just after 8 a.m. A contingent of San Diego police, fire and rescue personnel, and shopping-center security cordoned off a ...

Grossmont school-board candidate claims misrepresentation

Says rival's ballot statement implies he has no classroom experience

The war of words between two candidates for Grossmont Union High School District trustee spot has spilled over into court. On August 23, candidate Kevin Conover, who teaches Bible studies and creationism to students through ...

Behold Gannett, prospective master of San Diego

Giant newspaper chain hikes Ponzi-style bid for Chicago-based tronc

Just how much does newspaper giant Gannett Co. want to own the downtrodden dailies of tronc, proprietor of the San Diego Union-Tribune? Enough to pay a minor king’s ransom, based on the latest news out ...

San Diego High land-lease ballot measure discredited

"They say, 'trust us.' That means trouble."

Opponents have filed their opposition letter pertaining to a ballot measure that, if passed, would extend San Diego High School's land lease in Balboa Park. The letter, written by Balboa Park Heritage Association president David ...

Raiders apply for a Las Vegas trademark

Team presents renderings of new stadium

The Oakland Raiders a short time ago today (August 18) applied for a trademark for the team: Las Vegas Raiders. The team also presented renderings of possible new Vegas stadiums. The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure ...

More trucks to barrel through Barrio Logan

Tenth Avenue terminal expansion plans objectionable to environmentalists

A local environmental advocacy group is expressing its displeasure with a plan put forth by the Port of San Diego to expand operations at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. The port says modernization of the ...

"The Chargers are cheap and manipulative"

Is the team playing salary games with rookie phenom Joey Bosa?

The headline on a FoxSports story by Dieter Kurtenbach, sent out yesterday (August 24), blares, "The Chargers are cheap and manipulative, and Joey Bosa is paying for it." Bosa. a defensive end whom the Chargers ...

Big money Mexico-tied donor backs Trump

Rich Tijuana scion aids GOP hopeful in San Diego mega-money race

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has labored long and hard in the campaign-cash vineyards of San Diego's super-rich, chief among them Democratic billionaire Irwin Jacobs, one of the first off the blocks with $50,000 for ...

Man struck by police cruiser gets day in court

City attorney accused of "frivolous defense"

A July 2014 auto collision involving an on-duty police officer who rear-ended a car on Friars Road will go to trial on Friday, August 26. Attorneys for the plaintiff, William Raines, however, say the city ...

California watchdog limits freebies for Latinos for Israel

AIPAC to host first Hispanic Outreach Summit in Arizona

San Diego city hall lobbyist and Southwestern Community College District board member Humberto Peraza has been invited to a splashy event in Phoenix put on by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, more commonly known ...

Taxpayers association thumbs down Chargers proposal

"...hotel tax should be utilized for critical city services, like street repairs..."

The San Diego County Taxpayers Association today (August 22) stated its opposition to the Chargers proposal for a subsidized stadium downtown. Stated the association: "San Diego should not raise taxes to subsidize a billion-dollar corporation; ...

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