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Did Qualcomm use GOP oppo research against Apple?

Jacobs family has long local history of deploying cash for political gains

Qualcomm's co-founder, Democrat Irwin Jacobs, is famous for high-dollar political intrigue, including attempts to alter the school board, conceal campaign money, and promote a massive parking garage in Balboa Park with well-timed cash for mayor ...

IB tries to calm fears of eminent domain

But surrendering beachfront property is included in possible strategies

Hundreds of Imperial Beach residents showed up to a land-use workshop Wednesday night to tell their city council they are opposed to the city using eminent domain to take ocean-affected property and give them to ...

Birthday bonfire in Kit Carson Park

“Absolutely no other criminal record”

An Escondido man created a bizarre birthday bonfire for himself the day he turned 31, overnight between September 12 and 13, according to a police officer who testified in court months later. Officer Adam St. ...

Pop song flick picks

Non-musicals all based on popular songs

This week’s @Home picks are a trio of non-musicals all based on popular songs. Alice’s Restaurant (1969) Arlo Guthrie’s ​17-plus-minute folk protest canticle is brought to the screen with sweet-sounding resonance by Arthur Penn (Bonnie ...

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Outdoor museums that don’t pay for themselves

The problem with historical neighborhoods

“If I went to the city and said I wanted my house to be a historic resource,” says South Park resident Dave Twining, “and I wanted the tax benefits associated with that, there would be ...

Brews that built San Diego Beer

Earlier this month, the San Diego Brewers Guild announced a new study showing that San Diego craft beer made a more than one billion-dollar economic impact in 2017. The news arrives just as Karl Strauss ...

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Intruder took shotgun away and assaulted homeowner

An intruder took a shotgun away from an Encinitas homeowner and then tried to kill him with it, according to an attorney who spoke in court yesterday, Wednesday, October 25. Chuck Edward Neil, 43, pleaded ...

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San Diego judge upholds Julie Harper’s 40-year sentence

San Diego Superior Court Judge Blaine Bowman looked Julie Harper in the face and told her that “the interests of justice will not be served” by reducing her sentence. This morning, Wednesday October 24, Julie ...

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Despite Jack in the Box's hypnotic tacos

Since its founding in San Diego in 1951, Jack in the Box has sold tacos. Indeed, the Jack taco has consistently been the chain’s most popular product, even though one customer tweeted that it was ...

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