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News & Stories

Little Manila: Eating dinaguan, watching disaster

Typhoon. It's the one thing you think about, down here in Little Manila. In the restaurants, the TVs are tuned to TFC, The Filipino Channel. Telethons are going on between soap operas, reports are coming ...

Wells Fargo banker looted accounts, headed for prison

Richardo Adolfo Benavente III of Chula Vista, a former banker for Wells Fargo, was sentenced Wednesday, November 13, to 27 months in prison. He stole $293,000 from Wells Fargo accounts and moved the money to ...

November 15, 2013
Compulsive gamblers may be wired to prefer money to sex

Sciencemag.org reports that compulsive gamblers may be more turned on by money than sex. This thesis emerged from the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting held November 9–13, which reportedly attracted 30,000 to the San Diego ...

November 15, 2013
New & noteworthy San Diego Bands

These are the most recent bands added to the Local Music Database: Hitmakers, with a sound falling somewhere between punk, pop, and new wave, were one of the earliest San Diego punk bands, circa late ...

November 15, 2013
Duty-free border barons fund political interests

A little over a year ago — a week before mayoral election day in San Diego — a cool $10,000 from an outfit called Meuchadim of California, L.P., based in Hollywood, Florida, rolled into an ...

November 15, 2013
All Things BBQ: Prologue

Question: What’s made of mystery meat and gets people all twitterpated with its unpredictable availability? Answer: The McRib. The fact that such a pitiful excuse for a sandwich can generate a following worthy of a ...

Hey, now! Jeffrey Tambor's coming to San Diego

Call it one-man show, seminar, or question-and-answer session, Jeffrey Tambor is bringing all three of them to a synagogue near you. The name might not have clicked, but now that you've had a chance to ...

November 15, 2013
Youth problems at La Mesa Oktoberfest recounted

At the November 12 La Mesa City Council meeting, police chief Ed Aceves spoke about the Anti-Defamation League counter-terrorism seminar that he attended in Israel last month. One councilmember referred to the seminar during the ...

November 15, 2013
"Post-Pop" opens November 15 at Low Gallery

A new show, “Post-Pop,” opens at Low Gallery (3778 30th Street) in North Park on Friday, November 15. The show is a collaboration between painter, Sean Brannan, and sculptor Jonathan Entler, curated by Meegan Nolan ...

November 15, 2013
Latest San Ysidro transit center plan considered users

San Ysidro residents got their first look at the latest set of plans for a new transportation center at the San Ysidro border crossing on Wednesday night, November 13. Residents who gathered at the San ...

November 15, 2013
Beer of the Week: Pacific Beach Pumpkin Ale

Craft beer can be a hard sell in Pacific Beach. Though artisanal ales and lagers are finally starting to show up in greater quantity, bland fermented beverages described as “lite” and served out of receptacles ...

November 15, 2013
General Atomics' DC office added to anti-drone protest targets

Opponents of drone use plan to descend today (November 15) on the Washington DC offices of San Diego–based defense contractor General Atomics, manufacturers of the Reaper and Predator drones flown by governments worldwide but mostly ...

November 15, 2013
City of San Diego wins lawsuit over defective pipe

A federal jury in Los Angeles has unanimously agreed that J.M. Eagle, which claims to be the largest pipe manufacturer in the world, knowingly sold to government entities substandard plastic pipe used in water and ...

November 15, 2013
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