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Dig a hole: Ken “Pugsley” Weatherwax

Ken Weatherwax, TV’s jocund and rotund Pugsley Addams on the beloved series The Addams Family, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack in his California home. He was 59. Weatherwax was a descendant of showbiz ...

Today's makes way for Schooners Station

But the Encinitas establishment will no longer make way for music

When the owners of Today’s Pizza and Salad in Encinitas took over the restaurant four years ago, they decided that the long-established live-music nights should remain. The play-along, amateur musician nights attracted from 20 to ...

Kate Smith sings again

Stephanie Blythe to sing standards for San Diego Opera.

Stephanie Blythe is bringing her one-woman show about Kate Smith, "We'll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith," to the Balboa Theater on Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m. Blythe was here last April to ...

Funky’s opposite

Imperial Beach council okays development — RV park likely to close

With the only objection to the project coming from an Arizona couple who spend their summers living at the Bernardo Shores Adult Community RV park, the Imperial Beach City Council voted 4-1 last week to ...

Bio-war's San Diego mavens

"Blue ribbon" panel likely to lobby for germ-warfare defense cash

The long-smoldering intrigue over the potential use of so-called weaponized Ebola may soon receive a boost from obscurity by a Washington think tank with a notable tie to San Diego, already a national hotbed of ...

First Look: Gourmet donuts hit North Park

Nomad Donuts quietly opens to long lines.

Donut shops inspire a crazy amount of love. I can remember the first Krispy Kreme opening in greater Los Angeles some 15 years ago. It caused a number of sweet tooth breakfast pastry devotees to ...

Wanted: one cheap deputy

Encinitas park host would be “eyes and ears” for sheriff’s department

Looking for a spot to park the RV? The City of Encinitas has a deal for you — an RV spot with free hook-ups. The city is looking for a “park host” for their new, ...

None worse than Detroit

San Diego's percentage of needy ranks among nation's lowest

San Diego is among the American metropolitan areas with the lowest percentage of economically disadvantaged people, according to a study by WalletHub, a statistical tabulation organization. Among 150 American cities, ranked from best to worst, ...

Lost the election, won the plum

Airport authority appoints former I.B. mayor Jim Janney

On December 1, four South Bay mayors met in National City to appoint a new member to the board of directors of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. The four mayors were: Ron Morrison ...

The fish are still in town

December 7 dock totals Chubasco 2 Sportfishing 19 Anglers, 1 Boat, 42 Rockfish, 4 California Sheephead, 3 California Yellowtail, 6 Vermilion Rockfish, 13 Bocaccio H&M Landing 57 Anglers, 4 Boats, 28 California Spiny Lobster, 1 ...

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