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Post-coital knife attack

A Tijuana prostitute who ridiculed the sexual performance of a client found herself fighting for her life when the angry man pulled a four-inch knife from his pocket and began attacking her. The unidentified woman's ...

December 4, 2014
Michelle and the Great Boffee Experiment

Michelle Shirley shakes some Ghirardelli cocoa powder on top of my beer. Am I surprised? No way. This gal is into experimentation big-time, specially when it comes to Cafe 1134's coffees and San Diego's craft ...

Black hole development in Little Italy

One block of West Date Street, between Columbia and India, was permanently closed to car traffic on December 1st for the groundbreaking of Piazza Famiglia, a European-style pedestrian plaza projected "to become the new 'heart' ...

December 4, 2014
Ryan Leaf released from Montana prison

Ryan Leaf, who has been called "the biggest bust in the history of professional sports," was released from a Montana prison yesterday (December 3) after getting two years for breaking into a home to nab ...

December 4, 2014
They say Lil Vampy did the shooting

Luis Antonio Trujillo, 34, Donnie Jack Massett, 32, and Elaina Lynn Paramore, 32, are all charged with murder for benefit of a street gang in connection with a killing in 2011. There was a hearing ...

December 4, 2014
Tribal sovereignty (and revenue source) threatened?

The federal government wants the Iipay Nation Native American tribe of Santa Ysabel to shut down an online gambling site where California residents over 18 years of age can log on and purchase bingo cards. ...

December 4, 2014
To Cuba, for haute cuisine

As rumors of an impending thaw in relations with Cuba make the rounds, some well-heeled tourists affiliated with a UCSD-related think tank had planned to set off this weekend on a seven-day, $6100-a-person haute cuisine ...

December 4, 2014
Vittles at Rick's

Texas governor Rick Perry, who suffered foot-in-mouth disease in his 2012 run for the Republican nomination, is assuring potential donors that this time he is doing his homework. According to a December 3 article in ...

December 4, 2014
Sandy Campbell’s Bucket List

I’m asking veteran local actors to name five dream roles and say why. The answers not only reveal aspirations, they may put an idea in the minds of artistic directors and producers — even choices ...

December 4, 2014
Perils of the first flush

The unusually pungent aromas blanketing O.B.'s Dog Beach and Mission Bay on a Tuesday morning are enough to tell even the most casual observer that something's not right. Indeed, these two popular coastal destinations are ...

Rare beer (and a book signing)

My boss, Stone Brewing Co. co-founder and CEO Greg Koch, gets lots of attention. He’s a cult figure in the craft beer world, and when he makes appearances at craft beer bars and events, he’s ...

December 4, 2014
Zero-tolerance Oceanside

The day after the City of Oceanside closed the Nature’s Leaf marijuana dispensary on October 31, city attorney John Mullen drove by the shuttered business near the intersection of Interstate 5 and Hwy 78. “I ...

December 4, 2014
Soggy but happy anglers

December 3 dock totals Well, the rain kept most local fishin' folk indoors yesterday, though the Premier made it out for a 1/2 Day PM run with 13 soggy but happy Anglers catching 4 California ...

December 4, 2014
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