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Retired master sergeant headed to slammer for two years

Christopher Dwan Underwood, a retired Air Force master sergeant, was sentenced to two years in prison today (April 17) for stealing government credit cards and personal identifying information from service members. According to United States ...

April 17, 2015
He stole from elderly, served time

The Securities and Exchange Commission today (April 17) banned Charles Duane Lewis from association with anyone in the securities industry. Lewis, who resides in La Mesa, was a broker with H.D. Vest Investment Securities from ...

April 17, 2015
Not (yet) enough kegs from the Toolbox

Though my initial visit to Toolbox Brewing Company didn’t yield beers that cashed in on the brewery’s ultimate potential, they were promising, and I’ve made it a point to check out their beers whenever an ...

April 17, 2015
One delivery app charges to use another delivery app

Used to be, a restaurant hired a delivery driver or it didn’t. Nowadays, a number of enterprising tech companies have made online restaurant ordering and delivery a business model in its own right. In the ...

County unemployment rate keeps dropping

The San Diego County unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in March, down from a revised 5.3 percent in February, as 8000 nonfarm jobs were added in the month. Government was the big gainer, adding 2000 ...

April 17, 2015
Overweight San Salvador launch sunk

The planned floating of the full-scale replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s 1542 ship, the San Salvador, was grounded prior to its highly anticipated April 19 launch date. Engineers discovered the 151-ton ship weighed too much. ...

April 17, 2015
Evermotion, by Guster

Continuing to chip away at their college rock roots, Guster's Evermotion further obscures the band's acoustic guitar and bongo-backed beginnings. The opener, “Long Night,” provides an overture of sorts, lulling the listener in with dreamy ...

April 17, 2015
Jamul, the state's street-pizzeria

The rural East County community of Jamul has garnered some statewide attention: the stretch of Highway 94 that runs from Rancho San Diego east toward Dulzura was ranked by researchers at UC Davis as one ...

April 17, 2015
Home is a menacing place

New Village Arts Theatre has once again crafted a brilliant staging of a theatrical production adapted from the page. The Carlsbad company, which in the past has presented interpretations of To Kill a Mockingbird and ...

April 17, 2015
Antemasque provides sonic spark to combustible Belly Up crowd

When guitarist and vocalist Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes gets onstage, things get weird, and Sunday night’s opening performance was no exception. With the casual mannerisms of a human-hearted automaton and a fierce stage ...

April 17, 2015
La Mesa drug dog retires at age 49

The La Mesa City Council unanimously authorized the retirement of police narcotic-detection dog Maximus "Max" on April 14. His partner, officer Derek Cox, was allowed to adopt the seven-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever. During their six-year ...

April 17, 2015
Putting the fish in fish-n-chips

April 16 dock totals The Dolphin 1/2 day am run with 26 anglers aboard reported 28 rockfish and 1 lingcod* caught. 9 anglers aboard their 1/2 day afternoon run caught 3 sculpin, 29 rockfish and ...

April 17, 2015
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