Content for Saturday, November 23, 2013

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Abandoned briefcase brings bomb squad to Pacific Beach

Suspect apprehended after he took off running from police

Shortly after 11 a.m. this morning, November 23, San Diego police officers responded to a call from a concerned employee at the Diamond Head Inn who reported that an unknown man had left a briefcase ...

Really Idol revamps lineup for 1980s Holiday Hangover Party

Tributes to Billy Idol, the Cure, Depeche Mode, R.E.M., and Tears for Fears at House of Blues

Billy Idol cover band Really Idol left keyboardist and backing vocalist Ashley Custer dancing with herself when the rest of the band (David Wilson, David Francis, and the Wheeler twins, formerly of Scarlet Symphony and ...

Vehicles crash into La Mesa car dealer’s lot

Man has seizure, setting off chain of events

On November 21 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a truck and SUV crashed into parked cars at the Truck & SUV Center, located on the corner of Lake Murray Boulevard and Parkway Drive in La Mesa. ...

City of Vista funds graffiti cleanup through graffiti auction

Nearly all costs covered as collectors snap up works by upstart art duo Selik and Slik; gallery retrospective planned

"Thanks be to Banksy," says Vista Mayor Art Krittick. And with good reason. Just weeks after the British graffitist thrilled New York City with a month-long spree of street art that turned ordinary buildings into ...

Would-be meat thief strikes and escapes in Clairemont

Frozen turkeys and hams ditched at the door

The Vons at 4725 Clairemont Drive was the scene of an attempted heist on Monday, November 18, at 1:20 p.m., as a man attempted to steal a shopping cart full of frozen meat. An alert ...

Sunny Donuts and the incoming Dunkin's

As America's favorite donut chain prepares to descend on San Diego, a local franchise preserves the past in perpetuity.

Dunkin’ Donuts’ imminent arrival in San Diego is understandably big news; perhaps even more so now that the company has officially returned to California with the opening of a store in Barstow! San Diego’s glut ...

Layoffs expected at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

U.S. restrictions impede foreign sales of certain Predator drones

According to Reuters yesterday (Nov. 22), General Atomics Aeronautical Systems may have to lay off about one-fourth of its production staff of 1400 unless the company gets more government orders, Frank Pace, president of the ...

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