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Papa Doug hasn't forgotten Carl D.

U-T San Diego publisher and hotel magnate chips in $5000 to Carl DeMaio committee owing big money to the candidate himself.

He's come under fire by San Diego State University-owned and operated KPBS, the public broadcast operation heavily funded by Qualcomm ...

Defendant who admitted stabbing is declared guilty of second degree murder

Christopher James Selena claimed it was self-defense

The 42-year-old defendant took the witness box and admitted stabbing the 23-year-old man to death. Christopher James Selena said that ...

Woman sues city after falling off Ocean Beach seawall

Ocean Beach resident Nichole Gideon has filed a lawsuit against the City of San Diego following the denial of a ...

A Bilbray, not Brian, runs for Congress

Daughter of Democratic Nevada ex-congressman Jim Bilbray, cousin of San Diego's Brian Bilbray, is a candidate for swing district congressional seat

Anyone thinking that the long congressional run of the Bilbray family ended with the ousting of the GOP's Brian Bilbray ...

Road dogs: stories from Counterpoint Culture's summer tour

"At this point, I realized that we were really in a strange crowd. I mean, I can barely describe how strange it was."

Counterpoint Culture is a four-piece beach/alt-rock band from San Diego. They are vocalist Cameron Pappas, Andrew Krause on lead guitar, ...

Convention center liars expose themselves

Say glut won't hit San Diego. But local center already slashing prices

Local convention center expansion touts are saying in media that the glut of convention center space around the nation shouldn't ...

Non-union workers to blast project labor agreements today

Will show up at Coastal Commission meeting on convention center expansion

The executive director of the Coalition for Fair Employment in Construction, which represents non-union construction workers, will show up at ...

Moonshake is back from space

Bouncy tech house and future funky grooves return to San Diego after a year in the void.

It’s been a year and some change since Kadan closed their Czech castle doors up in BeHe to make way ...

Billy Mintz Quintet at Jazz Live

Mintz's group blended jazz from the tradition with thoroughly modern music in a dynamic performance.

KSDS Jazz 88 brought in a veteran group of improvisers playing music grounded in the tradition while looking to the ...

Prayers: From Dog to God - San Diego killwave

Killwave duo drops new music video

Self-dubbed “occult-wave” outfit Vampire took their last bite in August with the departure of bassist Vikti. In the meantime, frontman ...

More intoxicating Kapralik to lap

Miniature movies from the "shadow box" world of studio collagist, Jacques Kapralik

Given my recent two week archeological dig into the sacrosanct work of "shadow box" wizard, Jacques Kapralk, did anyone really ...

Kerry Steigerwalt practicing law again

Bar reinstates him after suspension

Kerry Steigerwalt, who once ran the most heavily advertised law firm in San Diego, has been reinstated by the State ...

The Pet Shop Boys "Electric" Tour at Copley Symphony Hall October 8

British electronic pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys, performed at Copley Symphony Hall on October 8 to a sold out house.

British electronic pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys, performed at Copley Symphony Hall on October 8 to a sold out ...

Papa Jacobs gives $37,500 in growing proxy battle with GOP's Manchester

Qualcomm founder and La Jolla Democratic billionaire antes up for Nathan Fletcher as war of the super rich white guys glows white hot

As reported earlier today, Qualcomm's Jacobs family may be taking off the gloves against the local Republican establishment, comprised of ...

2013 San Diego Asian Film Festival here we come!

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/09/54591/ The list of titles on tap for this year's 14th Annual San Diego Film Festival has gone public. Instead ...

Democrat Jacobs rips GOP's Lincoln Club in mega-millionaires' political war

Qualcomm CEO defends virtue of cell phone giant and its newly minted Democratic executive, demands "full apology and retraction" of "slanderous attack on our company"

The political proxy war between billionaire La Jolla Obama Democrat Irwin Jacobs and his Koch brothers-linked Republican rival Douglas Manchester ...

Go ahead. I'm listening.

New music from North County's Privatized Air Band

Johnny Q launched Privatized Air, a post punk alt rock trio in 2009. Since, they have pretty much put out ...

Dave Douglas and Vinny Golia top this week in jazz

The Dave Douglas Quintet hit La Jolla on Oct.9, Vinny Golia joins SD musicians on Oct. 12

As usual, there's a lot of jazz coming up this week, but I want to alert fans of the music ...

Postal Service numbers reveal weak U-T circulation

Audited figures contain digital, branded data that inflate results

Since the 19th century, publications have been required to reveal their ownership in a United States Postal Service report. Since ...

Man accused of cutting-up-wife died in custody

Murder case against Frederick Hengl will be dismissed next week

“He really lost the will to live after his wife died.” The attorney for Frederick Joseph Hengl said the 69-year-old ...