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Content for Friday, October 24, 2014

News & Stories

Aw, you'll never get caught

Donald Totten, who sold "liar loans" and other mortgage swindles from his home in Rancho Santa Fe, today (October 24) was sentenced to 30 months in prison. During the years of the mortgage craze that ...

October 24, 2014
Long way from Chesapeake Bay

On October 8, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wrote to Los Angeles-based Prospect Enterprises citing "serious violations" of seafood health codes at the company's San Diego–based Chesapeake Fish Company, located at 535 ...

October 24, 2014
"She was killed in a frenzy"

A man accused of wheeling his deceased girlfriend down the street in a shopping cart to dump her body near a trash bin was found guilty of first-degree murder this week. Kirk Leon Stapleton, 54, ...

October 24, 2014
U-T San Diego circulation drops

Every year, newspapers and other publications have to report circulation figures to the United States Postal Service. This October, U-T San Diego reported more declines. In October of last year, the seven-day paid circulation of ...

October 24, 2014
Maybe because they don't want you to vote?

Two "get out the vote" efforts, both ostensibly pushing a non-partisan message encouraging San Diegans to cast a ballot, are being received differently. Social justice advocacy group Alliance San Diego had its attempt to place ...

October 24, 2014
Latino officials to get free tour of Israel

Yet another San Diego politico is set to head off for a free fact-finding trip to Israel, thanks to the American Israel Education Foundation, an offshoot of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, also known ...

October 24, 2014
Cheek to Cheek, by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

In a smoky, darkened nightclub, the stage is bare save for two figures singing in the gloom. A woman sits playfully at a piano as her partner sips a scotch on the rocks and smiles ...

October 24, 2014
Stake ready to grill

In a blizzard of new openings in Coronado, the latest, Stake Chophouse is — finally — all but ready to start serving steaks. But be warned: this might turn out to be the island’s single ...

Golden Eagle Farm to close

Golden Eagle Farm, a 560-acre horse-breeding operation in Ramona, will close October 31, according to the Daily Racing Form. It was founded by the late John and Betty Mabee in 1972 and at one time ...

October 24, 2014
Kasabian rattles the rafters at House of Blues

(1) Kasabian likes their drums really loud. (2) Kasabian likes their bass even louder. That being said, people really got into Kasabian’s set as they moved to the hard beats that this British six-piece can ...

October 24, 2014
“Marketing” local beer

As one would expect from a county with a climate so well-suited to nourishing crops and orchards, plus a top-notch artisanal culture, San Diego’s farmers’ markets are a cut above; places that, in addition to ...

October 24, 2014
Street-dumb phone stuck in the past

Motorists traveling northbound on 805 out of Mission Valley into Kearny Mesa may have recently noticed something covered up on the green freeway signs indicating the Balboa Avenue exit. Covered over in mismatched green is ...

Shortbill spearfish on the Blue Horizon

Dana Landing 2 Anglers, 1 Boat, 10 Bonito, 1 Cabezon, 4 Yellowtail, 1 Whitefish, 1 Sculpin, 10 Bonito Released, 1 Yellowtail Released Fisherman's Landing 47 Anglers, 3 Boats, 11 Rockfish, 105 Bonito, 13 Calico Bass, ...

October 24, 2014
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