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Sweepstakes loser to be on "vacation" for months

Combined boiler room/Western Union scam targeted the over-55 set

San Diegan Glen Adkins Jr. (aka Benjamin Walker and Robert Hayward) was sentenced October 30 to 300 months in prison for his role in a boiler-room sweepstakes scam. The case was tried in federal court ...

Experience Mingus with Robin Adler

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego November 3-9

Monday 3 Get the week started with some Latin jazz by the Zinchiladas featuring Alex Lopez, Barry Jaquess, Melanie Jaquess, John Cunningham, and Patrick Armenta at the Turquoise (873 Turquoise Street) from 7:00 to 9:30 ...

Shorter waits at San Ysidro Port of Entry

And sometimes longer lines in the SENTRI lanes — say whaaa?!

With the reopening of seven northbound inspection lanes in September, commuters entering the U.S through the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry have experienced dramatically shorter wait times. According to a U.S. General Services Administration ...

Not-half-bad dinner is also not half good

Swami's North Park Café starts dinner menu with unspectacular results.

North County stalwart, Swami’s Cafe, must have been dreaming big when they moved into the cavernous space left behind by Casa de Luz following the macrobiotic restaurant’s swift shove-off from North Park. Swami’s Encinitas location ...

Runaway train prompts need for brakeman

Congressman Hunter asks U.S. Attorney look into railroad company

The federal government has officially weighed in on the controversial binational railroad, also known as the Desert Line. On October 30, congressman Duncan Hunter sent a letter to U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy requesting that her ...

Something fishy on Halloween

October 31 dock totals Fisherman's Landing 47 Anglers, 3 Boats, 88 Bonito, 2 Sheephead, 61 Rockfish, 24 Calico Bass, 7 Sand Bass, 12 Yellowfin Tuna, 46 Dorado, 100 Calico Bass Released H&M Landing 19 Anglers, ...

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