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Super Bowl "wish list" items are requirements

Minneapolis finds out how much it must give up for the 2018 game

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune today (June 9) published the confidential wish list that the National Football League (NFL) demands of a Super Bowl host. Minneapolis will host the game in 2018. The requirements are detailed in ...

Pimpo and Singleton do London

But it’s former rear admiral Heinrich who’s accused of big taxpayer waste

One more notable little secret of San Diego–bred Navy brass has finally found its way into the open. A rear admiral who was a top supply officer here has been caught with his hands in ...

Downtown windfall on the down low

City and Civic San Diego sit on $23.5 million in developer impact fees

Surely downtown residents would be thrilled to discover the city kept a secret stash totaling $23.5 million that could only be spent filling downtown's potholed streets, building parks, leveling uneven sidewalks, or funding public safety ...

Good food for the fourth day

Spike Africa's seafood spot does it right in the Gaslamp

You ever spend a few days with people who are showing you their city and all the hot spots in the tourist guide? By the time the fourth day rolls around, if you’re lucky and ...

Shadow Mountain church sets up in Hillcrest

Here comes the light to "what would be a dark, dark neighborhood"

The evangelical Shadow Mountain Community Church of El Cajon now occupies the Grace Campus at 3844 Georgia Street in Hillcrest, the former site of Grace Baptist Church. Pastor David Jeremiah's views are similar to the ...

Paul's princely pay

In line with exec pay average…which went up 32 percent from previous year

Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs raked in $20.7 million in total compensation last year — 62nd among 200 chief executives of companies with capitalization of at least $1 billion filing proxies last year by May 30. The ...

Islanders to brew inland

Pacific Islander Brewing Company coming to Santee

Santee is about to get an infusion of island style courtesy of Pacific Islander Brewing Company. Founded by a trio who’s two-thirds Hawaiian who are finalizing their lease, the business is set to be installed ...

Butter boots and complimentary CPR

La Mesa Fire Department dishes pancakes for a small fee

Before me at the Allison Avenue La Mesa Fire Department on June 8 were two giant blocks of butter sculpted into a fire helmet and and a fireman’s boot. Fitting, since I was at a ...

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