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Stuffing Monkey in Tijuana

"Two out of seven is never enough," I muttered to myself. I am standing at the bus stop. Just to ...

Jan Goldsmith scrambling to change City Charter to make recalling Filner easier back in early May

This campaign to oust Filner has been going on long before the sex scandal emerged. The GOP was desperate to ...

Confessions of an Academic Snob

My name is Richard and I'm a recovering academic snob. My addiction began at an early age. I became hooked ...

Madrid tops SANDAG payments list with $45,650.00

SANDAG, the San Diego Association of Governments, has provided information on stipend payments since 2003 for La Mesa representatives. Mayor ...

Medical Marijuana aka Smoke Shop 25 feet from Charter School?

Thanks to the City of San Diego and District 8 Staff. Location: 30th and Market Street. A 76 gas station, ...

Cusco, Christ, And Coca Tea: Peru served up all three.

Up on the mountain at a distance, locals pointed when I asked if there were Christians here. I wanted to ...

Democratic Party has NO right to demand Filner resign. Only WE the people hold that right

In the latest development in this coup by land developers to take our town the Democratic Party just voted to ...

I Dated a Dallas Cowboy!

And it almost brought the country club down. We should not have stopped there. It was Las Colinas in Irving, ...

Heading to Hearst Castle

Castles in California? I never would have imagined. Having been to Europe three times and seen them in Prague, Edinburgh, ...

Opening a Vein Here...

My first writing assignment at SMU was to write my own obituary. It freaked me out but when the professor ...

New accuser Laura Fink comes forward to file a claim from 8 years ago against Filner

We knew the ladies would start coming out of the woodwork to lynch Filner and here is the latest woman. ...

Something fishy about Filner's accuser: where there is smoke there are mirrors

At last an alleged victim has stepped forward with famed attorney Gloria Allred on Monday afternoon.... Case closed, Filner is ...

Why Filner should file a defamation case

Cory Briggs, along with attorney Marco Gonzalez and former City Councilmember Donna Frye have all joined together to demand San ...

San Diego Comic-Conundrum

I'm not going to complain about the name, though it's getting more difficult each year to find the actual comics ...

To Dr. Jack Wasserman,

At a dinner in your parents' home in the La Jolla Shores, I saw something years ago that still haunts ...

Rally to recall Filner fizzles

Michael Pallamary, a prominent Land Use expert (A-hem) launched his recall effort today at the Civic Center. This supposed widespread ...

My advice to Filner: this is war and you have to be smart

The media lynching has been relentless in calling for Mayor Bob Filner to resign over sexual harassment allegations which have ...

Filner case is falling apart at the seams

As more time goes by and no one steps forward more questions emerge about the legitimacy of this case. People ...

God, Please Hold My Calls

If you've never gotten one, this won't make sense. If you have, you will understand the impact of getting five ...

A Bully is A Bully is A Bully

Maybe every town has one, but in Julian, California, ours is active. He was always tormenting someone while I was ...

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