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Border Patrol agents stop advancing crowd of 100

Rocks thrown, pepperball launchers deployed

A lone U.S Border Patrol agent posted south of Camino de la Plaza near the shopping malls east of the San Ysidro port of entry Sunday found himself fending off a crowd of people running ...

Jan Goldsmith ignores legal precedent in Barrio Logan fight

Attorneys for the city to appear in court tomorrow alongside shipbuilders

Tomorrow morning, November 26, attorneys representing shipbuilders will sit side-by-side with attorneys from the City of San Diego with the goal of defeating a motion to delay the validation of a referendum that challenges the ...

Explore the Columbia River Gorge

It's not all Seattle in the Northwest... Oregon's outdoors are calling.

When you think of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is most often the first city that's called to mind. After all, it's the Emerald City, and it's home to the famous fish market, a Starbucks on ...

Mustang hunter at Del Mar Fairgrounds

Thousands attend Good Guys Car Show

The largest custom-car show in Southern California, the Good Guys Fall Nationals, attracted thousands of car enthusiasts to the Del Mar Fairgrounds November 22–24. More than 1500 cars and trucks were on display, and the ...

Is this OB's best food deal?

Newport Quik Stop is a liquor store where you stay and eat

Chilly night in OB. Just hopped off the 35 at Cable and Santa Monica. Walking down towards the ocean, no particular place to go. The feeling kinda wraps around you as soon as you get ...

Tijuana strays may increase soon

Dog-food price hike may yield more than 250 weekly euthanizations

The skyrocketing cost of dog food along with new rules on its importation into Mexico have led animal advocates in Tijuana to warn of a new wave of canines abandoned in the street, adding to ...

Venus in Fur: #1

How many of the nation's most-produced plays have been on stage in San Diego?

At the San Diego Rep’s opening night, artistic director Sam Woodhouse announced that David Ives’ thought-provoking sex comedy, Venus in Fur, is 2013’s most-produced play. Including the Rep’s top notch effort, there have been 22 ...

Assistant San Diego sheriff took $10,000 trip to Israel

Mossad briefing and winery visit included in second officer's $5500 junket

San Diego and Israel have at least one thing in common: border troubles. So, although the degree of the difficulties may be a bit different, assistant sheriff Patricia Duke set out earlier this year for ...

FBI sting nets real estate scammers

Conspirators claimed investment regulated by Federal Reserve

Dennis J. Clinton, 64, a former San Diego real estate investment manager, was one of three persons sentenced earlier this month for participation in a fraud scheme. They promised an investor a high yield without ...

Gloria Allred files sexual harassment suit against Eyecandy Showgirls in Chula Vista

Celebrity lawyer will represent clients who felt pressured to buy nude lap dances from so-called "fatties."

Even as her sexual harassment lawsuit against ex-Mayor Bob Filner gropes its way through the courts, Gloria Allred is taking on a new challenge: suing hippy strippers for pushing their portly product on queasy customers ...

Sweetwater teachers may strike over district policies

Health-care plans, class sizes, trust at issue

Sweetwater teachers held demonstrations at the October and November school-board meetings. For over a month, many teachers have been “working-to-rule” (performing no unpaid jobs) and picketing before and after school. Outside the November 18 board ...

From Duck Foot to Wavelength

A local brewer's whirlwind journey has him heading Vista nano start-up

Those who follow my writing have probably read the name James Petti before. Two years ago, his last name was attached to a brew he created while employed at Karl Strauss Brewing Company that served ...

HUD looks into activities of San Diego's Heartland Coalition

Nonprofit allegedly flipped Vegas homes to investors

In an exclusive article sent out on November 24, Reuters news service says that a U.S. housing regulator has been investigating the activities of San Diego nonprofit Heartland Coalition. Reuters could not confirm that the ...

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