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Content for Friday, December 19, 2014

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Her hands and arms were covered with bluish-brownish pesticide

After more than two hours in closed session on Thursday, December 18, the San Ysidro School Board President, Antonio Martinez, announced “… by unanimous vote to authorize a substitution of counsel be filed in the ...

December 19, 2014
The fateful free cookie

Navajo Community Planners voted unanimously on December 15 to recommend denial of a conditional-use permit for Living Green, a medical marijuana cooperative currently operating in a 2844 square-foot, two-story building on the 4400 block of ...

December 19, 2014
Why, Y?

Recently the city of Encinitas took bold action to cancel a 10-year lease with the YMCA which provided the best and most useful park and playing fields in the city, and replaced it with a ...

December 19, 2014
UCSD to lose vice chancellor of rainmaking

A high-dollar fundraiser for the so-called health sciences branch of UCSD is heading off to the City of Hope in Duarte to become chief rainmaker there. Kristin Jean Bertell, who was named associate vice chancellor ...

December 19, 2014
Casino to Jamul: Drop Dead

Penn National Gaming, which operates 35 gambling centers across the country, and Jamul Indian Village announced the completion of a $36 million site excavation, the first phase in constructing a long-contested casino in East County. ...

December 19, 2014
Now Try This: Chi Chocolat's Cafe Mocha

Until contrary information comes to light, the wildly energetic proprietor’s claim that Chi Chocolat’s mocha is “the only one in town with liquid couverture chocolate in it” will have to stand. And what a mocha! ...

County unemployment rate stays steady

The San Diego County unemployment rate was 5.8 percent in November, unchanged from October. In November of 2013, the rate was 7 percent. Between October and November of this year, the county gained 13,500 jobs. ...

December 19, 2014
"I’m going to bury your little railroad."

At a recent City Council Meeting, Councilman Spriggs asked that three items be pulled from the consent agenda. Normally consent agenda items are voted on Aye or Nay with no discussion. The items that were ...

December 19, 2014
Catch and release

I live in a conflict area in Tijuana. It was bound to happen. I have been detained and frisked numerous times by the police in downtown TJ. Some of my friends have been arrested over ...

December 19, 2014
SeaWorld president fed to figurative, then literal sharks

Ever since the release of the 2013 documentary Blackfish, SeaWorld has been struggling to stay afloat amid accusations that it has mistreated both its killer whales and the trainers assigned to care for them, with ...

Best beer futures: Part II

On December 18, I shared the top five most intriguing upcoming brewery projects in San Diego County. The following are the seven that fill out the dozen top brewery-owned works in progress. 6. Project X ...

Are corporations people?

An 11-judge federal appeals court panel on Tuesday affirmed an earlier ruling that "initiative power belongs to people," and wound up "butting heads" with a prominent conservative attorney behind the landmark Citizens United case, Courthouse ...

December 19, 2014
Seasonal mixed catch

A few Yellows showed in North County yesterday as the seas calmed from the last couple fronts. Expect lots of surge this week due to high tide flux. The incoming tides tend to work well ...

December 19, 2014
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