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Mary Ann Humfreville missing from Bahia de los Angeles for two monthsThis comes across as a textbook example of why US citizens should never attempt to play the ex-pat game and try to live in Mexico. Mexicans are at risk of local criminals and those who are not locals are in more danger. The Mexican cops are less than worthless--too often they are also the bad ...Visduh
Feb. 26, 7:55 p.m.
Vista child grabber gets four years prisonThis morning, February 25, 2021, defendant Alan Sasseen appeared in the North County courthouse by video. Honorable judge Weinreb set a date of March 17, 2021, for Sasseen to hear evidence in his two, new criminal cases. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2021/feb/25/142824/Eva Knott
Feb. 25, 10:55 a.m.
Barbara Bry's husband hangs up on reporterNeil Senturia has a very high opinion of himself. Doubt me? Just read his columns in the UT business section. He's always into introspection and re-examination of his entrepreneurial efforts and his claimed expertise. He writes a fairly entertaining column, but isn't all that smart. I would never hang up on Matt Potter if he ...Visduh
Feb. 24, 10:15 a.m.
What the pandemic has done to San Diego's trailsThis is an insightful article, pointing out many subtleties of having trails in parks. The comments about "legacy trails" is a good one. In No County there's the Elfin Forest Preserve, operated by the Olivanhain Municipal Water District. It has such a trail (called the Way Up Trail) that climbs from the creek access point ...Visduh
Feb. 24, 10:05 a.m.
Conviction of Army & Navy headmaster for child abuse is overturnedJeffrey Barton is scheduled to be in the Vista courthouse (most likely by video monitor) in Department 1, in one week, on March 3, 2021, Wednesday. His assigned public defender is Sherry Stone, a very experienced and aggressive defender. Barton, who is now 63 and still in California State Prison Avenal, was previously scheduled for ...Eva Knott
Feb. 24, 4:24 a.m.
The right mountain in East San Diego County to plant that wind turbineWhy aren't you patriotic and sub-requesting labor workers from south of the U.S. Border? As there is also Japanese made technology; hence you know there are Japanese made cars. They more of a hot issue, before the 'Chinese technology.' Japanese manufacturing is a higher level than Chinese level. As none match USA level.ised
Feb. 22, 7:06 p.m.
No In-N-Out burgers on Dem cruise to New OrleansHow long have you lived around in SD as a county? Wanna re-incarnate Boll Weevil with me, and gather some others --- to help, as your help alone won't do it. IF YOU HELP AT ALL. Boll Weevil, the 1ST TO HAVING THE 1/2 POUNDer Hamburger. ADD that tray of condiments brought to each dining ...ised
Feb. 22, 6 p.m.
Weldon McDavid shot Greg Mulvihill on secluded dirt path in CarlsbadAt a remote-hearing-by-video this morning, the re-sentencing of Weldon McDavid was delayed again. His next date to be sentenced is now April 23, 2021. McDavid appeared calm and not particularly in a hurry to get re-sentenced, he is already in a California prison. At the next hearing, his attorney might try to argue that McDavid ...Eva Knott
Feb. 22, 12:42 p.m.
San Diego's climate change plan flying blind, auditor saysNo oversight, no performance measures, no accountability. Proof that the City's "[Climate Action Plan]" is nothing more than a mantra invoked to justify every community plan-busting scheme on behalf of developers from [Complete Communities] to [Plan Hillcrest]. : https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2020/jun/01/stringers-12-story-buildings-sprinkled-san-diego/ : https://www.planhillcrest.org/ : https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2015/dec/16/ticker-council-votes-climate-plan/RescueHillcrest
Feb. 22, 12:21 p.m.
Unnecessary Seal HarassmentGross misunderstanding about the rope: it's not illegal to go past it to enter the water during the "open" months. Unfortunately, the author seems to be unaware of this. Don Riley is uninformed or willfully ignorant about the meaning behind the SD Lifeguard's sign: in order to be able to post that sign, it had ...SDObserver
Feb. 21, 4:13 p.m.
When dining is a choice between politics and survivalOpen all businesses and post the names of the businesses that have the most Covid cases. Give the people the information and let them decide what level of risk they want to take. Make the employers responsible for the care of their employees that get Covid at work. Let the attorneys sue the businesses that ...AlexClarke
Feb. 21, 6:48 a.m.
Field of Screens: Drive-in theaters in San DiegoIn the early 70's I lived in a second floor apartment on Acorn Street, with a straight on view of the Campus Drive In movie screen. So we watched all of the movies for free, from the comfort of our beach chairs on our front deck which overhung the back wall of the drive in. ...Ryansurf
Feb. 19, 10:33 a.m.
Murder charged on Nardo Street in Solana BeachJade Sasha Janks, 37, was in court by video monitor for about 20 mins this afternoon, Wednesday February 17, 2021. Janks has been in jail on a no-bail hold since her arrest January 2, 2021. Her attorney Rick Crawford requested a $500,000 bail amount, saying Janks has no prior arrests for any violent crime, and ...Eva Knott
Feb. 17, 2:27 p.m.
Trump and Hunter donors kick in for Faulconer's governor tryBy the looks of that photograph, One Paseo developerJohn Kilroy, Jr. may want his big bucks back from our weak ex-Mayor's stealth run to usurp charismatic Governor Gavin Newsom as well as from the demoted and worried minority leader of the U.S.Senate, Mitch McConnell. Faulconer is less formidable a politician than McConnell,, but both gents ...monaghan
Feb. 16, 6:52 p.m.
When dining is a choice between politics and survivalI have no desire to indoor dine, nor have I done outdoor dining during covid. It's take-out only. But I understand the "peaceful protests." Businesses are in business to make money. If being indoors was "too dangerous" they'd shut down grocery stores, dentist offices, etc. If a business wants to roll the dice, and people ...Socks3742
Feb. 16, 5:33 p.m.
RIP Billy Bacon of Forbidden PigsIn the early 80s I met Billy through a guy named Samuel at Jim’s House of Guitars. Billy and I were kids. We met - we played - we hit it off. Pete Conway (who can pull tones from a tele most mortals dream off) and Paul DeSauls(?) on drums were there as well. They ...HalCo
Feb. 15, 5:53 p.m.
Teen girl fights off possible kidnapperAlan Ray Sasseen, now 62, is back in custody according to the San Diego County Sheriff's jail website. Sasseen is next due in court February 25, 2021. Sasseen was sentenced to 4 years California State Prison when he made a plea deal in December 2018. His current charges are felony failure to register as a ...Eva Knott
Feb. 13, 11:17 a.m.
Vista child grabber gets four years prisonAlan Ray Sasseen, now 62, is in local custody in San Diego County again. He is next due in court February 25, 2021, now accused of failure to register as a sex offender (felony) and indecent exposure (misdemeanor). He was sentenced to 4 years in prison in December of 2018, but with convoluted calculations he ...Eva Knott
Feb. 13, 11:12 a.m.
Spiny lobster comes back to San DiegoMeat comes from the cadaver of someone who wanted to live. Being Vegan embodies non-violence, renouncing oppression of all beings including non-human animals. For example: pigs, chickens, cows, fish and lobster commonly used and killed for “food.” When you get to know them, you recognize animals have feelings and are sensitive individuals. Just like you, ...WatchVeganDotVideo
Feb. 13, 12:34 a.m.
Tijuana neighborhood 3 de Octubre cracks upSo the neighborhood was built illegally. Whose land was it built on? No responsibility? When there are no building codes, or none that are enforced, anything can go wrong, and in Mexico what can go wrong will inevitably go wrong. These poor folks are now losing everything they worked for. A leaking water line is ...Visduh
Feb. 12, 9:10 a.m.
Alpine struggles to stay safe from firesAlpine has had to sweat blood every time there is a fire in the area. That was true at the time of the 1970 Laguna Fire, and has been true ever since then. There were other fires in the area that were not mentioned. The area is a wind tunnel for every Santana wind that ...Visduh
Feb. 10, 9:31 a.m.
Conviction of Army & Navy headmaster for child abuse is overturnedThat case was strange, in that he had been investigated for such activity more than once previously, and no charges were filed. But, the story went, he was warned to avoid even the hint of impropriety and keep his distance from the cadets. What a fool he had to be to offend again, and get ...Visduh
Feb. 10, 9:20 a.m.
Conviction of Army & Navy headmaster for child abuse is overturnedJeffrey Barton is currently in prison in Central California, and is expected to be transferred to local jail in San Diego County for his next trial, his third trial. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2021/feb/09/142574/Eva Knott
Feb. 9, 2:20 p.m.
Dad takes girls to Oceanside's Pit Stop Diner, ends up at Tijuana hotelMartin Ramirez, 45, appeared briefly in court by video on February 8, 2021. Ramirez was assisted by a Spanish speaking interpreter when he complained that he has not received discovery from the prosecutor. The judge explained that the delay is because he now acts as his own attorney, and the public defender’s office does not ...Eva Knott
Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Parolee runs over motorcycle cop in OceansideAt a hearing this morning, Thursday, February 4, 2021, defendant Roberto Flores again demanded a speedy trial. “I just wanna make sure! I want my speedy trial! I been asking for it! We were supposed to go!” Honorable judge Carlos Armour spoke of the problems trying to bring hundreds of potential jurors into the courthouse ...Eva Knott
Feb. 4, 10:47 a.m.
Oceanside councilwoman doesn't live at 815 North Pacific Street"Dumpster fire" sums it all up. I cannot figure out why that city is so politically fouled up, but anyone who watches it for a few months has to realize that it is, fouled up, that is. As to whether our sad faced DA will actually do anything about this case of low-level political corruption ...Visduh
Feb. 2, 9:23 p.m.
Oceanside councilwoman doesn't live at 815 North Pacific StreetSashaBooboo...don't know what you mean about "impressions." The city itself says 815 North Pacific Street is a "no host short term vacation rental." Do you know what that means SashaBooboo? Also, Jensen herself said her Carlsbad condo is "owner-occupied" and that 815 North Pacific is not. The neighbor I spoke with told me she doesn't ...Ken Leighton
Feb. 2, 8:57 p.m.
Oceanside councilwoman doesn't live at 815 North Pacific StreetThe city of Oceanside just announced through city clerk Zeb Navarro that the District Attorney's office is now looking into it. I do not think the city would announce that if it was standing behind Kori Jensen. It appears (but we know for sure tomorrow night) that Ms. Jensen has lost the support of at ...Ken Leighton
Feb. 2, 8:39 p.m.
Oceanside councilwoman doesn't live at 815 North Pacific StreetThe best part about losing to Kori Jensen is not being Leightonized. Yeah, I just made that up. It's a new phrase. I walked into the waiting area and saw the ex-mayor. I almost turned around and walked out. I figured he would be a better choice than me, especially since he was the only ...SashaBooBoo
Feb. 2, 8:19 p.m.
Oceanside councilwoman doesn't live at 815 North Pacific StreetEchoes of former Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board-member Rebecca L. Clark, who was discovered in the mid-1990s to not be living at an address in La Mesa......because the "house" was an empty lot! Steve Saint, editor of the now-defunct East County Community Newspaper chain (which was rolled into *The Californian* of El Cajon, creating ...Strelnikov
Feb. 2, 4:15 p.m.
Oceanside councilwoman doesn't live at 815 North Pacific StreetThe Oceanside city clowncil blows it again, huh? What's new? They can be counted on to make a mess of the simplest things. Brain dead voters in that city should take a look at Weiss, Rodriguez, and Keim. All owe their seats to developer money, and wanted a like-minded person on the dais with them ...Visduh
Feb. 2, 8:31 a.m.