Almost Factual News Entries for August, 2012

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Hilton management caves to worker's-rights advocates, installs new employee break rooms in Mission Valley hotel.

Following exposure of attempt to sabotage meeting exposing unfair labor practices, hotel throws a conciliatory bone to the public-relations dog. ...

Strong Mayor declares August 24, 2012 "CityBeat Day."

San Diego CityBeat reports that Gerry Braun, Strong Mayor's manager of special projects, was fortunate enough to attend San Diego ...

Democratic San Diego mayoral candidate Bob Filner trampled after horrible pun about murderous elephant.

Following death of zoo worker crushed for making bad pun about newborn elephant, herd leader and new mama Swazi crushes ...

Zoo worker trampled after horrible pun about newborn elephant.

Elephant caretaker crushed by herd leader and new mama Swazi after making terrible pun to visiting mayoral candidates. "At long ...

Grisly.

NPR journalist asks Denali Park superintendent about images from San Diego photographer's last moments prior to fatal grizzly bear attack. ...

Strong Mayor to run pro-gay marriage ad during Republican Convention!

Recently, Strong Mayor squeezed into his best pair of denim cutoff shorts and headed down to the waterfront to urge ...

Swarm of earthquakes in no way related to blasting during construction of massive drug tunnel by Sinaloa cartel, assures Sinaloa cartel.

Series of minor quakes in Brawley region almost certainly the result of totally natural causes, say cartel sources, since nothing ...

As part of 10-year celebration, SanDiegoCityBeat dings Reader cover stories.

From Ms. Beak's "San Diego Munch" column on "10 media vampires that should have been spiked long ago": "9. Reader ...

In other news...

Sometimes, SD on the QT has to bow to the master headline writers over at U-T San Diego... http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/aug/24/30239/ http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/aug/24/30240/

Special guest columnist: La Jolla society matron weighs in on Prop. 30.

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/aug/22/30136/ Today, SD on the QT welcomes Mrs. Regina Snoot, Chairwoman of the La Jolla Ladies Who Lunch club. Mrs. ...

Padres' recent win a stumble in race for cellar.

Hapless hometown team accidentally beats San Francisco, remains five games out of last place. Prime position for next year's draft ...

Southwest High School announces new athletic mascot.

Heads up, South Bay: the Dirty Bastards are coming! ODB may no longer be in the house, but he is ...

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine dies in "errant" drone attack mishap.

Fallbrook-Based Rocker Escaped President's "Moral Quarantine" on San Diego in Wake of Aurora Shooting, But Was Unable to Elude Obama's ...

Pond Scum: A Political Poem

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/aug/16/29757/ No Champagne Spills for Them What Lacks Campaign Skills! Filner (Bob) Bobbles Job, Seeks PR cover After blaming gay ...

Don't Touch that Dial!

La Jolla Citizen's Committee Mobilizes in Opposition to Restrictions on Energy Use Spokesman: "The day I can't run my home ...

Optimist Club

As Drought Grips Nation, San Diego County Water Authority Remains Unconcerned About News that Sweetwater Reservoir is at Fifty Percent ...

O'Malley Family Buys Padres, Announces Team Move to Los Angeles

Longtime Owners of Los Angeles Dodgers Ease the Pain of Failed Bid for Reacquisition by Buying Small-Market Neighbor and Moving ...

What Edwin Decker Saw

...at the San Diego Pride Festival: http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/aug/09/29420/ What Edwin Decker didn't see at the San Diego Pride Festival: http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/aug/09/29421/ Better ...

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