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News & Stories

Time and the Conways at the Old Globe

J.B. Priestley’s 1937 drama is not a great play. But it’s a haunter. The Old Globe’s excellent cast probably won’t have too many standing ovations because the spell doesn’t break until long after the curtain ...

April 10, 2014
City cracks down on another pot dispensary

While the city's newly adopted medical marijuana ordinance awaits final approval from the California Coastal Commission, city attorney Jan Goldsmith has continued his legal assault on dispensary owners and the property owners who lease to ...

April 10, 2014
New police trailer rolls into O.B. Pier parking lot

The old police trailer in the Ocean Beach Pier parking lot that has caused much controversy over the past couple of decades was replaced with a new smaller unit on April 10, courtesy of the ...

David Gordon Green on his not-so-ordinary Joe

Director David Gordon Green is currently out promoting Joe, a rich, atmospheric comedy noir starring Nicolas Cage as a backwoods professional tree-poisoner and Tye Sheridan as the teenage boy in need of protection from a ...

April 10, 2014
Arson follows domestic turmoil in Logan Heights

On Wednesday, April 9, shortly before 5 in the evening, police cars, fire trucks, and two ambulances responded to a house fire in the middle of the block on National Avenue between 30th and 31st. ...

UCSD and SDSU Engage in Social Drinking Contest

ALL HANDS MANNING THE STOMACH PUMP, LA JOLLA — The battle between established party paradise SDSU and the upchucking upstart UCSD has officially gone public, thanks to the social networking platform Twitter. Two weeks ago, ...

Manure stench plagues anti-Fletcher donor

Could a political contribution by any other name smell sweeter to San Diego Republicans? That seems to be one of two persistent questions for Los Angeles developer Michael Schlesinger, who has been battling nearby residents ...

April 10, 2014
San Diego Opera head says all want to save company

Chairwoman Karen Cohn of the San Diego Opera today (April 10) issued a statement that suggests there has been a complete turnaround in sentiment. But her statement about the pay of Ian and Ann Campbell ...

April 10, 2014
East Village: Hot hot hot!

Wow. Things are certainly taking off in East Village. Stone Brewery's setting up another Company Store at 795 J Street in the century-old Simon Levi Company building, tucked right in by the ballpark, where Proper ...

Man admits Vista robbery — but not murder attempt

A man who has been fighting an attempted-murder charge for years made a plea deal on April 8, the day his case was set for jury selection. Phillip Edwards Miller, previously identified as Phillip Esquire ...

April 10, 2014
PriceSmart suspends accounts of Cuban officials

PriceSmart Jamaica, subsidiary of San Diego's PriceSmart, suspended the accounts of residents and staff of the Cuban Embassy and consular offices in Jamaica, according to the publication Gleaner. PriceSmart has warehouse clubs throughout much of ...

April 10, 2014
Active pursuit of happiness

Author Henry S. Miller explains why happiness may have everything to do with the success of your job search. How did you become so interested in happiness? When I read one of the very first ...

April 10, 2014
Toronado blowing down wall

Though, at the right time of day, it can be a cozy, quiet, craft beer-equipped respite from the hustle and bustle of the outside world, at peak business hours, Toronado San Diego (4026 30th Street, ...

April 10, 2014
Live the dream

Jeremy Dawson spent two years attending UCSD before he dropped out to be a mountain guide. His parents, while not thrilled with the prospect of their son climbing mountains for a living, gave their blessing. ...

A ton of free sessions

My friend Tim is a dreamer. Every other week he has a new career. Six months ago, he dropped 2K on a camera bundle with the goal of becoming a professional photographer. That camera is ...

April 10, 2014
Standardized tests shunned by South Bay parents

One night last year, Gretel Rodriguez was playing the word game Hangman with her son who attends HedenKamp Elementary in the Chula Vista Elementary School District. He chose an unusual word. When Rodriguez asked him ...

Three border officials face charges

On Tuesday (April 8), the United States Office of Special Counsel filed complaints against three Customs and Border Protection officials, alleging they unlawfully manipulated the hiring process to put the favored candidates of Alan Bersin ...

April 10, 2014
Camping at Doheny State Beach, CA

Our growing family of four is always up for an adventure, and recently we began mulling over this idea of a bicycle-train-camping expedition. Unsure if we'd be getting in over our heads, we decided to ...

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