Content for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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All about the parking spots

Border businessman offers a deal that may be hard to refuse

Simon Falic, chairman and chief operating officer of Duty Free Americas flew in from Miami on Monday, June 9, to unveil an architectural design for a multiuse structure at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. ...

The Signal director Will Eubank comes to town

Will Eubank stopped by the Holman...err, the Manchester Grand Hyatt last week to talk up his anything-but-sophomoric sophomore feature, The Signal, a mind (and genre) bending, eye-stretcher of a thriller that takes full advantage of ...

Words and ideas trickle away in Milvotchkee, Visconsin

A devastating portrait of dementia from Mo`olelo

If you’ve seen that look, that frozen Alzheimer’s stare, on the face of a loved one, you have to wonder what’s inside. If, that is, you can get past the unthinkable horrors a.) of no ...

Ringleader of casino kiosk scam confesses

Cheated big bank of $1 million

Ara Keshishyan pleaded guilty today (June 10) to leading and organizing a 14-defendant conspiracy to steal money from Citibank's casino kiosks. The gang pulled the stunt in ten casinos in California and Nevada, including Pechanga ...

Wild simplicity at TBL3

The greatness of the special tasting menu at George's California Modern

“We pride ourselves on not being too stuck up,” explained my server before the first course of TBL3, the exclusive tasting menu at George’s California Modern in La Jolla. “If someone wants plain fish with ...

Who killed this boy?

Ryan Leitzke was hit by a car — likely a truck — 21 years ago

May 30 is a date that the Leitzke family of Vista can never forget. It was the day in 1993 that nine-year-old Ryan Leitzke was left to die on the roadside, hit by a driver ...

Calle Segunda, I hardly know ya

Tijuana road replacement necessary…but no bike lanes?

At 5 p.m., a homeless man in a wheelchair tries to cross Second Street but has trouble with the rubble; a transsexual hooker walks by wearing a short dress, stumbling around on her high heels. ...

New Sweetwater boardmembers pitch in to money pit

Exit from L Street property quagmire not so simple

When the Sweetwater Union High School District held its May 28 meeting, three County Board of Education trustees were sworn in to fill seats vacated by indicted Sweetwater trustees. A fourth county trustee, Lyn Neylon, ...

Minimum-wage hike may have legal impacts

City attorney’s office issues warning of “very fact intensive” analysis

The San Diego City Council's attempt at hiking the minimum wage to $13.09 could make way for some uphill legal battles, warns a June 6 memo from the city attorney's office. The Committee on Economic ...

A different way to dim sum

China Max has the food, but not the fun

Though Emerald Chinese Seafood Restaurant is my go-to spot for dim sum, I recently decided to shake things up and finally check out China Max, a place that friends have been telling me about since ...

Imperial Beach to go Boom

Citizen fundraisers pledge to raise $25,000 for July 4th fireworks

Last year, the City of Imperial Beach didn't fund fire works and initially had planned not to have the celebration in 2014 or 2015. But then Candy Unger and Tim O'Neal formed “I heart IB" ...

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