Newspaperless Oceanside

Union-Tribune vacates office, heads east to San Marcos

For the first time in over 130 years, Oceanside will not be home to a newspaper office. At the end of this month, the Union-Tribune is moving out of its leased headquarters in Oceanside and ...

Dean Spanos takes TV test, flunks

Agreement with station: won't discuss past

“KUSI sports director Paul Rudy got the chance to set [sic] down with [Dean] Spanos today but with one condition, that we only speak about the future and not the past, and we agreed.” So ...

San Diego overcharged FEMA $1.2 million for disaster

Bogus recycling costs called out by U.S Homeland Security audit

Just as the city is wrestling with issues of falling trees in the wake of the latest storm, a Homeland Security Department audit of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (known as FEMA) says officials here ...

Tarnished trustee departure begets costly politics

Foster finally leaves, big-money campaign to follow

Let the frantic fundraising begin. That's the inside scoop following word that San Diego school-board Democrat Marne Foster has resigned her seat after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor political-reform act violation related to solicitation of ...

You call yourself a football fan?

High costs hurt San Diego's ranking in recent study

San Diego comes in 35th of 245 cities ranked as best for football fans, according to WalletHub, a statistics aggregator. But of the 31 NFL cities, 20 rank higher. The cities are ranked on two ...

Can we read it now?

Councilman Alvarez pushes for open government

The San Diego City Council is expected this month to consider an ordinance that would make public record of emails and text messages sent from elected officials’ and non-union employees’ private electronic devices as long ...

How to bust this drought?

Report suggests solutions should come from feds, focus on agriculture

Local actions like lawn-watering restrictions and other calls on residents to reduce their water use aren't what will sustain California in what's expected to be an increasingly dry future, according to a study released Monday ...

Claims of a "seriously toxic" coastal commission

Employment review of one appointee raises allegations of a "coup"

San Diego environmentalists are leading the fight against a back-channel attempt to fire the California Coast Commission's executive director, saying that they believe the challenge to Charles Lester came from SoCal and it ought to ...

40 acres and a dream for Mission Bay

Kendall-Frost Marsh isn’t as big as it should be

A January 30 open-house event provided community members, students, and a handful of interested passers-by a rare glimpse into a piece of land on the edge of Mission Bay that contains the last bit of ...

Hoteliers, brace for your backlash

San Diegans for Open Government passes “microscopic” test

San Diegans for Open Government's lawsuit challenging San Diego's hotel tax will now go to the second phase of the trial after what has been more than a year's worth of court hearings, depositions, and ...

Chargers chatter with Ron and Kev

“The Spanos family wants to stay in San Diego,” says county supe on radio show

In an exclusive interview with sports-talk jocks Scott Kaplan and Billy Ray Smith of AM 1090’s Scott & BR Show, San Diego County supervisor Ron Roberts disclosed the events of the January 29 closed-door meeting ...

Piggyback followed up with backbite

Kingpin convicted of insider trading sues his accomplice

One of San Diego's most publicized insider-trading cases involved Jing Wang, who was president of Qualcomm's global business operations. He pleaded guilty in July of 2014 to raking in about $250,000 of insider-trading gains involving ...

Ramp-up to inquiry on Alison Canyon gas leak

Consumer Watchdog to be Sempra Energy's unwanted hound from hell

San Diego attorneys Mike Aguirre and Maria Severson have joined with Santa Monica–based Consumer Watchdog to demand that Southern California Gas, a subsidiary of San Diego's Sempra Energy, be completely open with the public on ...

Spanos commits!

Chargers to stay in San Diego!

Dean Spanos, chief executive of the Chargers, this afternoon (January 29) issued a statement that essentially said what media have reported in the past 24 hours: "Today I decided our team will stay in San ...

As Irving spins in his grave...

Case involving historic Gill house in La Jolla has city on the ropes

Score one for proponents of property rights and at the same time mark a loss in the columns of historical preservation and the City of San Diego. On Wednesday, January 27, a California appellate court ...

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