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News & Stories

Appeal to "illegal tax" every year

This month, property owners in the county’s semi-rural areas are receiving their annual $150 bill for the state’s “Fire Prevention Fee.” Since the per-parcel fee was enacted in 2011, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association has ...

A question of safety...and address

UCSD pulled the trigger last week. The school went to court November 19 to obtain a writ of possession for the Ché Café, to evict the collective that has operated the café and venue for ...

November 24, 2014
Which Tamara Green we talking about?

Tamara Lucier Green is making headlines for relating her story of entertainer Bill Cosby drugging her, abusing her, and satisfying himself sexually in her presence in the 1970s. She is quoted now as Tamara Green, ...

November 24, 2014
Food Waste Fiasco

Rob Greenfield returned to his home in Ocean Beach about three weeks ago. He’d been on a five-month tour of the country, by bicycle, raising awareness of food waste in many grocery stores along the ...

November 24, 2014
Mahler Seventh? No problem.

“It’s kind of like a road trip, you’ve gotta at least try.” I was trying to be jocular during intermission on Saturday night but the gentleman I was trying to engage with my humor stared ...

Now Try This: Frozen Custard at Bruxie

SoCal waffle sandwich chain, Bruxie, has carved out its niche by stuffing lunch meats and fried chicken between slender waffles, marketing the result as, “a new take on The Sandwich.” The most popular item, fried ...

Three-ring circus

Rich Kinder doesn’t appear in Laura Prebble’s satirical, three-ring circus based on the colossal collapse of Enron. From 1990 to 1996, he was President and Chief of Operations. According to Robert Bryce, author of Pipe ...

November 24, 2014
Jazz and turkey at the U.S. Grant Hotel

Thursday 27 Celebrate Turkey Day in style and some irony with committed vegetarians Steph Johnson/ Rob Thorsen Duo at the U.S. Grant Hotel (326 Broadway) from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. adults $87, children $35. Friday ...

November 24, 2014
Lookin' at you, kitty

A team of local entrepreneurs has struck Kickstarter gold, more than doubling the amount of cash sought to fund their invention: a digital scale attached to a litter box for cats. San Diego-based Pet Wireless ...

November 24, 2014
Beer Touring: Fall Brewing Company

With hundreds of events going on throughout the county over a ten-day span, San Diego Beer Week was a blast, but the following week was actually far more exciting from a beer news standpoint. There ...

November 24, 2014
Caught up

November 23 dock totals H&M Landing 78 Anglers, 4 Boats, 88 Yellowtail, 1 Ling cod, 58 Rockfish, 18 Whitefish, 17 Reds, 1 Sheephead Seaforth Sportfishing 48 Anglers, 3 Boats, 108 Yellowtail, 1 Whitefish, 4 Sheephead, ...

November 24, 2014
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