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Kori Jensen cleared by D.A. on house in North OceansideOops, I follow the O'side politics just enough to get confused. You make a very good point about the chain of appointees. Sanchez was right when she wanted an election. I was sure Weiss had run for the council when he vacated the mayoral position. It's more important than ever for the residents of that ...Visduh
June 16, 4:30 p.m.
Popeyes' Lemon Grove success – and its detractorsWant to clarify further on your last sentence, via the "made the San Diego" ?~ "Greed" , proven by (society contesting of) "people's cars" as only 1 source, of others, has traditionally been only 1 of multiple ways of exposing narcisissm in San Diego. Remember far back enuff in time, when "Food Trucks" were at ...ised
June 16, 3:47 p.m.
Oceanside grandma comes home from San Felipe, gets beat up and torturedDion Kavis Knight, 23, admitted attempted-murder in a plea deal June 16, 2021. Knight appeared in San Diego Superior court remotely, by video monitor from the Vista jail. “That’s a Super Strike under California law, and current Three Strikes law,” Honorable judge Michael Washington told the defendant. That means Knight will get increased punishment on ...Eva Knott
June 16, 2:42 p.m.
Dad takes girls to Oceanside's Pit Stop Diner, ends up at Tijuana hotelRamirez continues to plead not-guilty to extortion, plus 3 counts of kidnap for ransom. He is on calendar for a court appearance this morning, June 16, 2021, in Dept 5 of San Diego's North County Superior Courthouse in Vista, California. Ramirez continues to act as his own attorney. You can hear the matter live by ...Eva Knott
June 16, 8:54 a.m.
Oceanside grandma comes home from San Felipe, gets beat up and torturedKnight is charged with attempted murder, robbery, torture, assault, and burglary. He is on calendar the afternoon of June 16, 2021, to make a plea deal, in Dept 5 of the North County Superior Courthouse in Vista, California. To hear live, click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgYvf7jKrxoEva Knott
June 16, 8:47 a.m.
Popeyes' Lemon Grove success – and its detractorsMost people’s cars are nicer (and cleaner) than many restaurants, so it’s no SURPRIZE that drive-through are back in fashion! BTW: It’s too bad that Food Trucks are not allowed in NP, since the BID does not want any competition; thinking only of themselves and not NP residents that don’t want to pay for Service ...Founder
June 15, 12:38 p.m.
Scott Marks doesn't know the origins of cancel cultureMr. Marks, the issue I have is not us having different "gut instincts". It is you declaring that Woody Allen is not a child molester, as though you are the final authority. Of course the McMartin Preschool trial rings a bell. Pedophile apologists have been using it since the 80s to "prove" that anyone they ...KellyLee
June 13, 6:40 a.m.
Murder suspects hop fence near Carlsbad lagoonAt a hearing Thursday, June 10, 2021, it was revealed that Nicole Rooney was no longer part of the prosecution team. Deputy District Attorney Bill Mitchell said that April 23 “was her last day” working for the District Attorney’s office. Mitchell declined to elaborate when approached later with questions. Honorable judge Robert J. Kearney is ...Eva Knott
June 10, 4:46 p.m.
Scott Marks doesn't know the origins of cancel culture- Mr. Richardson: So sad about Mr. tRump being swindled out of the election. I hear tell that injecting household disinfectants is a great cure for both covid and ignorance. - Ms. Downing: Children don't always tell the truth. Does the McMartin Preschool trial ring a bell? I believe Mia coached Dylan and you believe ...Scott Marks
June 10, 8:31 a.m.
Third aircraft carrier not wonderful for everyone in San DiegoAmericans like to complain a lot about how rough they have it. In comparison to most of the rest of the World, we live in a much better situation. We are not nearly as over crowded and over priced (relative to income). The US Navy and Marine Bases are not the problem here. Our problem ...Sdfyr
June 10, 7:45 a.m.
Third aircraft carrier not wonderful for everyone in San DiegoSan Diego had for too long relied on the Navy/USMC and defense contracting to keep the economy healthy, if you could call it that. I've lost track of the number of times that Navy "billets" were regarded as a local economic mainstay. But now we have a housing crunch, and all those squids/swabbies/whatever-you-care-to-call them are ...Visduh
June 9, 7:36 p.m.
Kori Jensen cleared by D.A. on house in North OceansideThe residents requested an election not for council members to appoint someone but city council decided to appoint. There were 36 candidates sent in applications and 3 of the council members decided to pick their top 10 or so favorites to interview which they didn't even really do. They picked Kori because she is a ...amy4781
June 9, 3:18 p.m.
Kori Jensen cleared by D.A. on house in North OceansideIf the residents of Oceanside want better, they have to elect better. They deserve what they get now, due to being uninformed about the candidates. The council was known a few years ago as a snake pit, which was an apt description.Visduh
June 8, 7:52 p.m.
Knife drawn after headlock in Valley Center family compoundAt the next court date for Fabian Nunez, June 16, attorneys for both sides might agree on a plea deal, in San Diego’s North County Superior courthouse in Vista. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2021/jun/08/144142/Eva Knott
June 8, 1:28 p.m.
Kori Jensen cleared by D.A. on house in North OceansideThe city attorney did the right thing by referring this to the D.A's office, but nobody should be surprised that the D.A isn't prosecuting. They have bigger fish to fry. If it was up to me all crimes would be prosecuted but that's not the way it works. Whether they think it's a waste of ...Socks3742
June 8, 10:57 a.m.
Kori Jensen cleared by D.A. on house in North OceansideThis move by the DA is consistent with her and her predecessor in the office. A virtual absence of any prosecutions for local political corruption has been the rule in the county for many years now. And if these misrepresentations aren't corrupt, what is? The many points being made by the recall movement are true, ...Visduh
June 8, 7:36 a.m.
SDG&E line man fired for white power signI think the trumpeting of his ancestry discredits this attempt to defend Mr. Cafferty. Nobody should get a pass for offensive behavior because of who their parents were. Including the original post is in keeping with good journalism, but it's easy to google, so not very helpful.. And it doesn't help his case because I ...fairthomas
June 7, 8:11 p.m.
Woody Allen’s PBS mockumentaryI used to think Woody Allen was funny until it came out that he's a despicable child molester. When he's cuffed and hauled off to prison where he belongs maybe I'll tune in. I prefer more desirable Hollywood men, or at least a sense of decency...Socks3742
June 4, 2:12 p.m.
NeatHey Debbie, that's cool that you saved those things.NeilB
June 3, 8:44 p.m.
San Diego parks fall in ratingsWhat happened to when "parks" by the cities & Sandag were classified as "open space" ? When "open space" was debated for, so to save from "developers" and home construction. This all being before wastewater was thought of, for the use of irrigation for parks, so to conserve the upcoming shortage of water.ised
June 2, 8:19 p.m.
A father's blood in Rancho Santa FeAt the hearing this morning, defendant Leighton Dorey seemed cheerful and laughed when the judge corrected him, explaining that “argument” was for closing and the opening “statement” is intended to be an outline of the case. Dorey continues to act as his own attorney, and the trial date of August 25 was confirmed today.Eva Knott
June 1, 2:25 p.m.
A father's blood in Rancho Santa FeAlmost exactly four years from his arrest, Leighton Dorey IV is due in court tomorrow, June 1, 2021. He is now acting as his own attorney, preparing for his second murder trial in San Diego’s North County Superior courthouse in Vista, California. (His first trial ended with a hung jury, it was 11 to 1 ...Eva Knott
May 31, 10:01 a.m.
Middle-aged cops were alleged targets of rageOn Wednesday, May 26, 2021, defendant Roberto Ignacio Flores, now 30 years old, appeared by video monitor in San Diego’s North County superior courthouse. Flores is currently held in the George Bailey detention facility. The audio of the six-minute hearing was broadcast live on YouTube, there was no visual, and the audio is not saved ...Eva Knott
May 27, 10:09 a.m.
29 years in jail for failed attempt to kill O’side copOn Wednesday, May 26, 2021, defendant Roberto Ignacio Flores, now 30 years old, appeared by video monitor in San Diego’s North County superior courthouse. Flores is currently held in the George Bailey detention facility. The audio of the six-minute hearing was broadcast live on YouTube, there was no visual, and the audio is not saved ...Eva Knott
May 27, 10:08 a.m.
Parolee runs over motorcycle cop in OceansideOn Wednesday, May 26, 2021, defendant Roberto Ignacio Flores, now 30 years old, appeared by video monitor in San Diego’s North County superior courthouse. Flores is currently held in the George Bailey detention facility. The audio of the six-minute hearing was broadcast live on YouTube, there was no visual, and the audio is not saved ...Eva Knott
May 27, 10:07 a.m.
RIP Van Bates, aka Black HesherWe are putting together a compilation video of his song Fireflies. We would like anyone and everyone to be a part of this. We want a clip of you singing a verse. We have a week left so we are eager to get all of you in. Please take a moment to be a part ...SageR
May 23, 8:36 p.m.
Sewer-based filmsWhere have you been, Jay? Do you think I'd overlook that masterwork? I love the movie so much, I covered it a few months back in [email protected]: Alligators Edition. https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2019/jul/12/dvd-antidote-crawl-gator-flicks-ed-norton/Scott Marks
May 23, 7:54 a.m.
Sewer-based filmsI can forgive excluding the manholes of Mimic, since it's actually a very good movie that only spends part of its time under the streets, but no Alligator?! It's only Robert Forster's greatest movie, and the gator who gobbles up lab rats and ends up crashing thru the Chicago pavement is far more menacing than ...Jay Allen Sanford
May 22, 7:24 p.m.
Can you eat fish caught in San Diego Bay?With all due respect to both of you, this conversation is detracting from the story, and if you want to save your professional reputation, perhaps you should be having this conversation offline. In privacy. Readers understand editor-written sub-heading, and we also understand that they're written to grab the readers attention, and draw in even the ...Socks3742
May 22, 3:35 p.m.
Can you eat fish caught in San Diego Bay?Thanks, Thom, for clarifying for everyone. This is confirming that my comments above were in reference to the editor-written sub-heading. I agree with Thom Senzee's comments above and hope that this exchange doesn't detract from the story, but rather provides clarification and more detail about these complicated socio-ecological challenges. I very much enjoyed working with ...tstalley
May 22, 3:05 p.m.
San Diego crashes its own campaign disclosure websiteWish the Reader would describe exactly what kinds of information the now-suspended Netfile contract provided the public so that we can fully understand what has been lost. It sounds like ex-GOP Mayor Kevin Faulconer, who signed the original agreement, is more sunshiny-transparent than present Democratic Mayor Todd Gloria, who shut it down without notice.monaghan
May 22, 2:14 p.m.
Can you eat fish caught in San Diego Bay?Dr. Talley, I’d be grateful if you’d clarify (assuming it’s true), that by "first section" of the article bearing my byline, my name–my reputation as an honest journalist reporting in good faith information from my interviews, that you’re referring to the sub-headline, which unfortunately reads, "How the homeless contribute to water pollution." As we discussed ...tsenzee
May 22, 2:05 p.m.
San Diego crashes its own campaign disclosure website*What led city officials under the administration of Democratic mayor Todd Gloria to dispense with Netfile in favor of what appears to be a home-grown filing and disclosure system remains a tightly held city hall secret.* What secret? Is there a better way to ensure that disclosures required by law from Gloria or his allies ...RescueHillcrest
May 21, 3:30 p.m.
Conviction of Army & Navy headmaster for child abuse is overturnedJail records show that Jeffrey S Barton, 63, is now in local jail in San Diego County, moved from California State Prison. Barton has a hearing next scheduled for Monday, May 24, 2021, in the Superior Courthouse in Vista, just moved to Department 21. This hearing might confirm a date for his next trial, his ...Eva Knott
May 21, 5:30 a.m.
City Heights intruder eased out but not arrestedOkay -- I'll be serious. You would think this would be a burglary charge. You can't just walk into someone's house with or without a "No trespassing" sign. SDPD didn't want to be bothered.. They got him out of the house, gave him a ride and moved on. Wow.Socks3742
May 20, 10:27 p.m.
Can you eat fish caught in San Diego Bay?This article, at least the first section, was so dramatically edited that is it misleading in parts. The homeless are not the cause of water pollution. There are many sources of pollution in San Diego’s watersheds and coastal waters and we as a society are ALL contributors... And sometimes our pollution comes back to bite ...tstalley
May 20, 12:34 p.m.