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Water hogs' lament

The California State Water Control Board, saying that Governor Brown's conservation measures are failing to reduce water consumption by 20 percent, today (July 15) approved fines up to $500 for residents who waste water on ...

July 15, 2014
Why Ukraine: nighttime Kiev and protests

June 6, 2014 - Ok, so my first 12 hours here in Kiev were, umm... interesting. I remember looking up at a sign in the airport reading “Red Zone” and thinking it was a USSR ...

Civic San Diego rankles Frye

Civic San Diego boardmembers will meet tomorrow for a last-minute meeting. At the meeting, their first order of business will be adjourn the meeting. The tactic is a way around open-government laws as a way ...

July 15, 2014
Something new has been added at The Big Screen

Just as sure as the turning of the Earth, the geek squad at The Big Screen works day and night to keep up with the latest advancements in technology. Today, it’s my pleasure to introduce ...

July 15, 2014
A lawyer just like in the movies

Criminal defense attorney James Warner pleaded guilty today (July 15) to laundering $100,000 of a client's drug-trafficking proceeds and then tampering with a potential witness in the case. According to the plea agreement, federal drug ...

July 15, 2014
Council passes minimum-wage hike ordinance

Hundreds of San Diegans packed city-council chambers downtown on Monday evening, July 14, to weigh in on a scaled-back proposal from council president Todd Gloria to raise the minimum hourly wage within city limits. By ...

July 15, 2014
Harry Reid's anti-Koch PAC hits town

It appears increasingly that San Diego's 52nd District battle between Republican Carl DeMaio and freshman Democratic congressman Scott Peters may become ground zero in a TV proxy war between Democratic senate majority leader Harry Reid ...

July 15, 2014
Off-menu at my go-to burrito joint

I've rarely been more than a ten-minute drive to Los Reyes over the years, and for the past few it's been about a five minute walk. The place is entirely what I expect from San ...

Lit-up driver stopped by light pole

A vehicle carrying passengers who were leaving the beach at bar-closing time crashed head-on into a Mission Beach light pole early Sunday morning, July 13, just before 2 a.m. When the car collided with the ...

It’s not a bicycle — it’s an ad!

North County folks from Carlsbad to Cardiff by the Sea may have been wondering what’s up with the bright orange bicycles seen around town. They are just sitting there all day, chained to sign posts. ...

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