Almost Factual News Entries for March, 2013

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Investigative author Caitlin Rother further clarifies her remarks on DeMaio

"It's not gay bashing! It's more like a big gay pillow fight!"

The U-T San Diego reports that former U-T San Diego reporter-turned-crime author Caitlin Rother spent some time digging dirt on ...

Gays protest Trojan's downtown vibrator giveaway

"Here we are on the brink of marriage equality, and we still don't have sex-toy equality."

WAITING IN LINE FOR, UM, A FRIEND, THE GASLAMP QUARTER - "Trojan is trying to mainstream the vibrating sex toy, ...

SDSU will not go gentle into that smoke-free night

State University students vow not to follow UCSD in adopting 100% smoke-free campus.

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Florida Gulf Coast University sends crate of glass slippers to defeated SDSU men's basketball team

Coach Fisher wonders, "How did they find 'em in our boys' size?"

After 15th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast University knocked off 7th-seeded San Diego State University in Sunday's NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament action ...

"Papa" Doug Manchester is "Papa" no more

"I have no son," says "Disapproving Dad" Doug Manchester in wake of Doug Jr.'s statement in support of same-sex marriage.

The real estate-mogul also denied his son's claim that "Papa" "now regrets the funding he provided to Prop. 8 and ...

Hasta La Vista, Chicano Park?

Following report that Coronado Bridge is "structurally deficient," City announces plan to replace "outdated, crumbling supports"

City Planner Bill Whiteman: "Those murals are great and all, but all the pretty paint in the world can't cover ...

Is sealpunching the new bumfighting?

Videos of abuse at La Jolla Children's Pool selling for $100 on underground websites

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/21/42359/ Scene from Sealpunch III: Pound Puppies, available at internetgloryhole.com "Discover the hot sealpunching action that the government doesn't want ...

There goes the neighborhood

Real estate prices plummet around "drone prone" La Mesa mosque

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/21/42358/ THINKING ABOUT RELOCATING SOMEWHERE LESS "SUBURBAN," LA MESA - If you ask Will Strikefirst, regional director of Drone-Related Operations ...

Alleged Killgore killers: "This was all a huge misunderstanding."

Accused BDSM ringleader Perez: "You mean Killgore was her NAME? Oh, man - I thought it was her fetish."

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/20/42251/ Now that the Honorable Judge K. Michael Kirkman has ordered Louis Ray Perez, Jessica Lynn Lopez, and Dorothy "No ...

San Diego Bureau of Cultural Tourism reports record influx of Irish for St. Patrick's Day

Visitors: "Being Irish in America is so much more fun than being Irish in Ireland."

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/42084/ "Back home," said Dublin resident Miles O'Staggerin as he paused between beers at The Field bar in The Gaslamp ...

Critics ask: is Manchester's U-T just a prop for Holman's Reader?

Connection between papers suggested in wake of weekly's move and sale of its Little Italy headquarters

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/42082/ "I first got the notion when I was reading the U-T piece on the Reader's decision to sell its ...

Manchester releases statement on plan to repurpose U-T's Mission Valley headquarters

"Our headquarters is in cyberspace, man!"

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/42080/ TAKING THE WORLD IN A LOVE EMBRACE, MISSION VALLEY - "Here's the main thing," says Papa Doug Manchester, real-estate ...

Reader website indulges in gallows humor

Never let it be said that we let good taste stand in the way of a good joke.

Sidebar content can shift more quickly than the sands of the Sahara in a simoom, so if you check us ...

Filner takes on the Portland Loo!

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General Atomics Predator drone receives first-ever "drone medal"

Retired drone is honored for 2005 strike against Al-Qaeda operative Haitham al-Yemeni

STARING BRAVELY AHEAD INTO A FUTURE THAT WILL ABSOLUTELY HOPEFULLY NOT INCLUDE ROGUE DRONES RAINING DEATH FROM ABOVE ON U.S. ...

Crossroads of the West Del Mar gun show reports hugely successful gun buyback event

Over 4,000 guns bought back, no questions asked, and then re-sold to new customers, no questions asked.

"Let's face it," says Crossroads of the West Gun Show director Max Luger, "in this day and age, you have ...

National Pit Bull Association President speaks out following Cornelio sentencing

President Grippe: "If you outlaw pit bulls, then only outlaws will have pit bulls."

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/11/41547/ NPBA anti-regulation ad NERVOUSLY PROFFERING A MILK BONE, PARADISE HILLS - Carla Cornelio was sentenced to four years in ...

Leaked photos reveal scope of Romney's La Jolla remodel

Neighbors complain about height violations; Romney's legal team counters that "While man was given dominion over the earth, the heavens belong to God. And as for me and my house, we will honor the Lord."

Emails obtained by the San Diego Reader give the public its first glimpse of Romney's Rest: http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/04/41045/ The ocean is ...

City Attorney Goldsmith attracts ire of convention goers

"Busting a Hotel Circle establishment for allowing prostitutes? Has he forgotten why people come to conventions?"

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/mar/01/40945/ Okay, so maybe calling your establishment "Hard Johnson Prostitute Parlor" is a little much. HOLDING DOWN MY END OF ...