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SDSU students and parolees with intentions

Amount of Adobe Falls trespassers is down, but problems not over

The San Diego State University Police Department's efforts to keep trespassers out of Adobe Falls has resulted in "many fewer calls for service," corporal Mark Peterson told the Del Cerro Council on October 23. However, ...

Juices get running at Al Azayem

“That is lamb-shank tshreeb, like stew. It is very Iraqi. Comfort food.”

Sunday night. East Main. El Cajon. Warm, balmy, a relief from another El Cajon day. Families, older men (Chaldean, mostly) sit around in clumps on the boulevard’s benches and in Prescott Promenade Park, talking, playing ...

U-T publisher and wife slip late cash to DeMaio

Ex-Filner honcho, L.A. stadium promoter give to Peters

Whenever there is late campaign-money intrigue to be had, it seems that U-T publisher and mega-millionaire real estate developer Douglas Manchester and his young Russian second wife Geniya will show up for the party. Such ...

Apartment owners pushed to butt out

County jumps on federal bandwagon to encourage cigarette ban

San Diego County officials have stepped behind a push by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to encourage apartment-building owners to ban smoking anywhere on their properties. Last month, HUD released ”Change ...

A boy and a bureaucracy

Agencies fight over who should pay costs for child who killed Ryan Carter

The question over which government agency should pay for the now 13-year-old boy who stabbed and killed 12-year-old El Cajon resident Ryan Carter in 2010 remains unanswered. Ever since a judge found the boy incompetent ...

Out-of-season tomato pasta lethargy

Islanders seem to know better than try it.

The restaurant staff sat around the bar area, bored, like they hadn't seen a customer in quite awhile. They looked up at me with blinking eyes when I walked in, as though I weren't a ...

Can't you smell that smell?

Gas leak at Ocean Beach construction site

This morning, November 4, a little after 7:00, firefighters, San Diego police, and SDG&E crews responded to a gas leak on the southwest corner of Abbott Street and Satatoga Avenue. Between 30 and 50 workers ...

Sister Angela

Opera production supports opera company.

Suor Angelica is not among Puccini’s most popular operas. On Sunday night, about 400 or so of us were wondering why, because it was fantastic. The performance was at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in ...

2014 San Diego Beer Week: Day 2

A comprehensive roundup of San Diego Beer Week events for November 8

Saturday, November 8 Beer Week Events Bikes, Brews & Brats: Meet up with the crew from Green Flash Brewing Company at Cal Coast Cycles, don a commemorative bike jersey then embark on a scenic off-road ...

The friend at the gate is gone

End of assignment for Border Patrol agent at Friendship Park

For two years, Border Patrol agent Kris Stricklin has spent his weekends opening the gate at Friendship Park — located at the southwestern corner of the United States — so people could go up to ...

The Battle of Agincourt

The New Fortune Theatre Company has opened its doors with an outstanding production of Shakespeare’s Henry V. The play describes one of England’s most illustrious victories: the Battle of Agincourt against the French army, October ...

257-pound yellowfin caught on 14-day trip

November 3 dock totals *Fisherman's Landing 38 Anglers, 2 Boats, 51 Bonito, 15 Calico Bass, 5 Sculpin, 58 Rockfish, 1 Sheephead, 40 Pacific Mackerel, 60 Calico Bass Released H&M Landing 52 Anglers, 3 Boats, 2 ...

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