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Content for Thursday, November 20, 2014

News & Stories

My first brush with celebrity: Flipper...sort of

“I took you to see Filpper yesterday, didn’t I?” That was Larry’s subtle way of saying there wasn’t a chance in hell we were going to spend Independence Day “meeting” Jerry Lewis in person. Chicago ...

November 20, 2014
Later, gangster

Rene Sanchez, now 23 years old, was found guilty of shooting a man to death at a Halloween party in Escondido seven years ago; the verdict was announced late yesterday, November 19. Sanchez was 16 ...

November 20, 2014
Political power reputations haunt TV trio

The federal broadcast licenses of San Diego's three most politically controversial television stations are up for renewal soon, but despite the complaints of angry partisans, it's unlikely that the wealthy owners and patrons will be ...

November 20, 2014
Balderdash and poppycock

The California Public Utilities Commission this morning (November 20) approved a deal in which ratepayers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will get socked with $3.3 billion in costs resulting ...

November 20, 2014
Thrift pros and scores

San Diego is known for its great weather, beaches, and craft beer. I think we need to add another item to that list — thrift stores. From the row of resale shops in Hillcrest on ...

November 20, 2014
Oceanside gets H.O.T.

On November 18, Oceanside’s police department rolled out their new H.O.T. unit — their Homeless Outreach Team. The mission of the officers assigned to the H.O.T detail is to interact with the city's homeless and ...

November 20, 2014
Love Revisited revisits Forever Changes

Love guitarist Johnny Echols returns to San Diego to perform the classic Love album Forever Changes. Echols took time out to answer a few questions for the San Diego Reader. SDR: What do you think ...

November 20, 2014
Meanwhile, in San Ysidro's pedestrian line...

The opening of more car lanes at the end of September greatly improved the San Ysidro border-crossing experience…for those who drive. My coworker who used to cross on foot now drives to work with a ...

Fish Taco TKO Competition 2014 Part 1

It sounded like a great idea — attend the annual fish taco contest put on by the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival. Not only do a dozen or so local restaurants hand out ...

How y'like them apples?

In July, I introduced readers to Brian Kenner, an orchard owner working to open a cider and perry company called Julian CiderWorks in the community of the same name. When reporting on this, I wondered ...

November 20, 2014
Social media has wrecked Cowles Mountain

A majority of Navajo Community Planners, Inc., on November 17 voted to recommend that the City of San Diego add 17 parallel-parking spaces near Cowles Mountain by removing the red curb on a portion of ...

November 20, 2014
Midweek fishing report

November 19 dock totals Dana Landing 6 Anglers, 1 Boat, 5 Yellowtail, 60 Yellowfin Tuna, 13 Skipjack Tuna, 19 Bluefin Tuna H&M Landing 14 Anglers, 2 Boats, 20 Sheephead, 35 Rockfish, 39 Vermilion Rockfish, 1 ...

November 20, 2014
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