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Callaway sued over Roger Cleveland trademark

Callaway Golf has been sued by Cleveland Golf Co. for trademark infringement and unfair competition. Roger Cleveland sold his shares in the company named after him in 1990 and joined Callaway in 1996, according to ...

October 31, 2013
High-profile Republicans turn to "Zombies" to defeat Fletcher

New disclosures filed with the City Clerk's Office reveals the political action committee Zombies for Responsible Government Opposed to Nathan Fletcher for Mayor 2013 has raised an additional $7500 from two donors. The former chairman ...

October 31, 2013
Opening Shot: All Is Lost

The image above is actually the film's second opening shot. It's the opening of chapter one in the story. What comes before is a prologue. The prologue opens with a shot of an utterly calm ...

October 31, 2013
Immigration and Customs Enforcement shops for less-lethal armaments

PepperBall Technologies of San Diego (headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana) has received a sole-source $498,970 contract from the federal government's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the investigative unit of Homeland Security, to provide pepper-ball launchers, ...

October 31, 2013
SDSU baseball players come under fire for Halloween game costumes

Every year, the San Diego State baseball team plays a game decked out in Halloween finery. This year's contest featured a homer-hitting Charger Girl, Facebook at shortstop, and King Kong as third base coach. But ...

U-T circulation drops from spring

According to a report today, October 31, from the Alliance for Audited Media (formerly the Audit Bureau of Circulations), U-T San Diego's average Sunday circulation dropped to 381,303 for the six months ended September 30 ...

October 31, 2013
Greg's mantra

“They’re like the Led Zeppelin of mantra music, an extraordinary group of musicians who have accepted me into their musical world, despite all evidence being against it,” says Lake Hodges guitarist Greg Douglass of his ...

October 31, 2013
In response to Amnesty International report on civilian casualties, General Atomics releases Rainmaker reparations drone

"Here's what's not going to happen," says General Atomics Head of Drone Relations Col Adderal. "We're not going to stop dropping bombs on the bad guys. Not even if the bad guys start standing really ...

Lincoln Club pays for more hits against Jacobs-backed Fletcher

It's been another rough-and-tumble week so far for Nathan Fletcher, the newly hatched Democrat and chosen candidate for mayor of La Jolla billionaire/Obama backer/Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs. As reported by U-T San Diego, the onetime ...

October 31, 2013
First look at Waypoint Public

Everybody has been talking about Waypoint Public (3794 30th Street) since rumors first spread that the Bottlecraft people, and other partners, would replace the failed Linkery. Contrary to the UT’s assertion that it opened “quietly,” ...

Coin-Op opens in North Park

There must be something in the air, because exciting new bars and restaurants have been opening up left and right all over uptown San Diego. Coin-Op Game Room (3926 30th Street) might be the most ...

Scott Samuels takes a Fall

“It’s about falling for someone and falling out of romance,” says former Roxy Dioxide singer/guitarist Scott Samuels of his solo EP The Fall, which drops this week. “It tells the story of a shallow L.A. ...

October 31, 2013
Fearless film shoot finishes up in Ocean Beach

Fearless, a musical, finished shooting in Ocean Beach on October 30. Some local denizens participated in the production — whether invited or not. The hacky-sack man, the blonde pole-leaner, and a rowdy woman shouting outside ...

October 31, 2013
Costume choices in Lakeside

It’s Halloween season, the time of year when much of the population dresses the way San Diego cosplayers do on a regular basis. This weekend I attended a friend of a friend’s Halloween soiree in ...

October 31, 2013
Best of Beer Week: November 4

Beer & Cheese Pairing: Equal opportunity artisan Peter Zien, the brewmaster at AleSmith who is also working on opening his own dairy project called CheeseSmith, will drop in to Encinitas Ale House to pair some ...

Trucker has heart attack while entering freeway in Encinitas

The northbound I-5 on-ramp at Encinitas Boulevard was closed for almost four hours on October 30. The driver of a semi-truck, accelerating up the ramp, reportedly had a heart attack. As the driver tried to ...

October 31, 2013
Halloween video funhouse

Hollywood on Parade No. B-5 (1933): It's the star-studded premiere of Mae West's I'm No Angel at Grauman's Chinese and the Paramount newsreel cameras were there to capture it for Hollywood on Parade, a series ...

October 31, 2013
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