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Positive evolutionary trajectory

Chula Vista's United States University, which remains on its accreditor's probation until next year, has received a positive report from a team that visited the campus in May. The for-profit university, which specializes in nursing ...

October 20, 2014
Now Try This: Hambāgu at Wa Dining Okan

Drop what you are doing for yet another trip to Convoy Street. This time, it’s the hambāgu from Wa Dining Okan that ought to drag you out of your hiding place for an extended lunchtime ...

San Ysidro nukes: too hot to handle?

How safe from nuclear smugglers is San Diego's border with Mexico? Not enough, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, which has released a censored version of a report to Congress. The document, entitled "Combating ...

October 20, 2014
Rams most likely to go to L.A.

The St. Louis Rams are the team the National Football League considers most likely to relocate to Los Angeles, according to a report by Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, as reported by Sports Illustrated today ...

October 20, 2014
Last call: The Clean House

Theaters run on such tight schedules, few can extend the run of a hit show. NVA has one — a hit that is, not the run. Their excellent The Clean House must close this Sunday. ...

Marching-band metronome no bueno

Frank Corbin says he supports the Helix Charter High School — including its marching band. But the school's electronic metronome is driving him crazy. "It sounds like somebody is banging on a big metal fencepost ...

October 20, 2014
Hide and seek with a battle axe

Who knew that Beethoven was a fan of hide and seek? While that might not be historically accurate, there is certainly a sense of tiptoeing around in the opening measures of his Fourth Symphony. During ...

Final offer for Goldsmith and Gloria?

There's a new settlement offer in the lawsuit seeking copies of council president Todd Gloria's emails and texts from private accounts discussing city business. Cory Briggs, attorney for San Diegans for Open Government, sent the ...

October 20, 2014
Kiteboarders take on Coronado

Something about the air and the water didn’t match. Sitting on the white sand shores of Coronado Island, the iconic Hotel Del was behind me, but my eyes were fixed on the ocean. It almost ...

Droids not drones

WHERE THE MAGIC KINGDOM MEETS THE EVIL EMPIRE, SOMEWHERE BETWEEN HERE AND BURBANK — "The problem with drones has always been largely one of perception," says General Dynamics Head of Brainwashing Dan Vader. "People love ...

No beer, no problem

“I cook food. I roast coffee.” This is the mantra Mike Arquines leads with from the helm of newly opened restaurant, urban winery, and soon-to-debut brewery, The Cork and Craft (16990 Via Tazon, Rancho Bernardo). ...

Flora, fauna, and surfboards

The San Diego Unified Port District is set to spend nearly a quarter-million dollars installing a 950-foot section of fencing along Palm Avenue where southern San Diego meets Imperial Beach, port officials announced October 17. ...

October 20, 2014
Spearfish in the hold; yellowtail in the gunnysacks

October 19 dock totals Chubasco 2 Sportfishing 25 Anglers, 1 Boat, 2 Barred Sand Bass, 38 Pacific Bonito, 5 California Yellowtail, 6 Rockfish, 4 Kelp Bass, 2 California Scorpionfish Fisherman's Landing 86 Anglers, 4 Boats, ...

October 20, 2014
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