School district spearheads new power revolution

Meatless Mondays, check; biodiesel-powered buses, check

San Diego Unified School District offered a glimpse into the ongoing implementation of its climate action plan on Thursday evening (February 9) with its Family Climate Action Summit. A crowd of about 100 trickled into ...

Alleged Oceanside gang members indicted

Tiny Dum, Lil' Burger, Baby West, among those caught in justice system

Eleven alleged members and associates of Oceanside's Westside Crips gang were indicted today (February 10) for racketeering, conspiracy involving drug trafficking, prostitution, and other crimes. "[T]he manager of two national brand hotels in Oceanside" was ...

Tronc to Union-Tribune: attrit now!

L.A. Times shoulders editorial burden for little San Diego sister

Wall Street analysts at NobleCon13, an investor conference run by Noble Capital Markets, were recently presented with a fundamental truth about the newspaper business, but it wasn’t good news for readers of the San Diego ...

Fair wage muscle on city hall's steps

"Latinas earn 37 cents for every dollar that white men earn."

Current and former San Diego councilmembers gathered in front of city hall Friday morning (February 10) to offer support for an ordinance being introduced by Chris Ward (District 3) that would require recipients of city ...

La Jolla sea lion resolution lies in "political sphere"

Court denies appeal that claims city fencing promoted feces stench

A California appellate court ruled yesterday (February 9) that the City of San Diego is not responsible for the mitigation of the foul odors wafting from the seal lions at La Jolla Cove. The ruling ...

Butane supplier linked to hash-oil industry

Los Angeleno will pay $1 million and be sentenced in April

Bosco Kwon, owner of BK Power Imports of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in San Diego today (February 9) to selling drug paraphernalia. Kwon admitted that his company sold thousands of butane canisters to smoke shops, ...

La Jollans complain about airport noise

An issue historically griped by Point Lomans

La Jolla residents are the latest to complain about jetliner noise from the airport. However, their formal complaint to the La Jolla Town Council tonight (February 9) has been removed from the agenda because the ...

Latham joins Mission Valley's public land war

Super-rich La Jolla hedge-funders lay out big cash for L.A. lobbyist

How many dollars are San Diegans willing to surrender to developers of a new stadium for professional soccer and San Diego State University, biding its time for the lucrative opportunity to hike the price of ...

Doug Manchester to be Bahama Papa for U.S.?

Former U-T owner said to be in running for ambassadorship

The BahamasPress.com is an online news operation in the Bahamas. On December 27, it reported, "Lyford Cay resident Papa Doug Manchester is being tipped as the next U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas under a Trump ...

Fake Twitter account prompts lawsuit

USD student sues for Trump-related defamation

A University of San Diego law student says a fellow student defamed her on Twitter for her unwavering support of then-candidate Donald Trump. The woman, Tiffany Dehen, is suing the student (who has not been ...

Trump cabinet nominee's local ties to Mafia

Rancho Peñasquitos developer was partner with Andew Puzder's boss

Morris "Mo" Shenker, a St. Louis-based hoodlum lawyer and casino owner, has been in the news lately even though he died in 1983. He was featured in a front-page story in the New York Times ...

Beyond bicycles

“This is change for the better. It's going to help us meet climate goals.”

A crowd of about 50 cycling advocates from across the county packed into Mission Brewery downtown on Saturday morning (February 4) to learn about advocating for their cause: safer, expanded access to city streets for ...

Local insurance scam ring brought down

Group filed false insurance claims

Nine individuals have been charged with 34 felony crimes for filing false insurance claims. The ring was brought down by the district attorney's office and the California Department of Insurance, in a two-year dragnet called ...

MTS responds to Baja Rail charges

Agency confident of progress on binational railroad

Metropolitan Transit System officials say that in spite of new litigation, progress is being made on the rehabilitation of the 100-year-old binational railroad. Earlier this week, the Reader reported on a new lawsuit filed by ...

Mayor privately plied by developer chef’s gourmet grub

Mission Valley stadium promoters stage posh closed-door lunch

Last fall, after months of secret city hall meetings with representatives of the Spanos family, Kevin Faulconer, San Diego mayor and putative Republican gubernatorial hopeful, announced he was endorsing the $1.8 billion, taxpayer-subsidized downtown football ...

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