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San Diego hotel tax heads back to court

The question of whether it is legal to tax hotel guests for the purpose of expanding San Diego's convention center is far from over. On Tuesday, January 7, opponents of the 3 percent tourist tax ...

January 7, 2014
Dog-Friendly Dining: Pup's choice in South Park

South Park easily claims the title of my dog's favorite neighborhood. It's home to her favorite dog park, pet shop and bar (Hamilton's, naturally). It's also where to find her favorite mid-walk water dish – ...

No uptick in border-business sales…yet

Though it is just after the buying season, San Diego border businesses are expecting an increase in traffic from the Mexican sales tax hike of 2014. "As of right now, it's pretty slow. We're not ...

January 7, 2014
City purchase orders: $110K spent on Chargers carpeting

The Chargers-owning Spanos family have more than their team's current comeback to be happy for; they're also the beneficiaries of $110,000 in new carpeting at their taxpayer-provided San Diego facilities. Although it isn't widely known, ...

January 7, 2014
Carlsbad pottery store closing after 66 years

A mainstay business in downtown Carlsbad since 1947, El Corral Pottery, is closing its doors. Located at 340 Carlsbad Boulevard (Coast Highway), the location is the last independent seller in Southern California of the colorful ...

January 7, 2014
All Things BBQ: Coop's West Texas Barbecue

It’s evident in the first bite from Coop’s West Texas Barbecue (2625 Lemon Grove Avenue, Lemon Grove). You can taste the crutch. The Texas crutch, that is. The crutch, an aluminum foil wrap applied to ...

Bullfight in Zapote (video)

Even from the bleachers, a safe distance from the corral, the bull looked dangerously close. A sea of young men surrounded the bull, and every time the animal flinched, waves of contestants rippled away in ...

Real estate scammers sentenced to prison

Ramona real estate agent Teresa Rose is headed to prison over her involvement in a multimillion-dollar loan scam, Courthouse News Service is reporting. Rose was among three people facing federal indictment last May, though the ...

January 7, 2014
Pacific Beach residents fight Denny’s liquor license

Diners in Pacific Beach may soon be able to order a beer with their bacon and eggs — that is, if the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control board grants the Denny's restaurant on Mission ...

January 7, 2014
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