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American flag graffiti incident resolved

Vandalism victims reach end of ordeal that began last summer

Three victims of graffiti and vandalism that struck an Oceanside neighborhood have finally seen justice served, and their property — American flags — returned. Last July 17, neighbors in the Oceana community, Virgil Hardin, Michael ...

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What if the sparsely attended Symphony realized it was 2015?

Never, ever, record a symphony or opera concert. Ever. If you do, it will be a blatant and vile transgression against the very foundations of what your friends want you to share with them. (And ...

Take Dos on the Desperados

A return to the scene of crimes against beer

A second chance is something rarely afforded in this day and age, especially in the San Diego craft-beer industry. It’s not that people don’t want to go back to a brewery that registers as lackluster ...

The teenager next door sure didn't help

Encinitas shooter sent away to mental hospital before he was sentenced

A man who admitted firing a handgun at his Encinitas neighbor in 2012 was sent away to a mental hospital on April 15. “After much litigation he was found not competent to be sentenced, and ...

Cheap fun in artsy L.A.

A weekend of free concerts and exploring the Los Angeles Museum of Art.

Zip, chug, or plod your way up the 405 for a long weekend clustered around LACMA, the Los Angeles Museum of Art. Friday Sneak out of work early on a Friday, or take the day ...

Juan and Adrienne's Bavarian spring break

San Diego Democrat and wife hosted by German industrialists

The list of free-traveling spring-breakers among the ranks of San Diego's Congress members and staff has grown yet again with the addition of Democrat Juan Vargas and his wife Adrienne, who recently spent a luxurious ...

Peevey the pusher man

Edison officials claim former commissioner didn't influence them, however...

The San Onofre–related documents that Southern California Edison turned over to the California Public Utilities Commission yesterday (April 29) are all one needs to know about the company's credibility. The commission is supposed to turn ...

Brains…if only the city had brains

Woman in car trapped in Zombie Walk sues for not requiring parade permit

The City of San Diego failed to protect motorists and the hundreds of wannabe zombies during last year's Zombie Walk. The city also failed to obtain the permits required for any parade or procession with ...

Mediterranean cuisine in a Poway business park

Grenadine lives where fast food fears to tread

Work has often brought me to Poway over the past couple of years, so I’ve driven past this strip mall at the intersection of Pomerado and Scripps Poway Parkway at least a hundred times. Maybe ...

No plea deal — 12 years in the clink

Fraudster called a swindler, a fake, crook, false prophet, predator...

On April 28, statements from victims of admitted fraudster Dennis Eugene Long so impressed a judge that he broke the plea deal in order to sentence the con artist to 12 years in prison instead ...

Secret sauce plus power bait win June Lake contest

Six inches of snow on opening day of trout season

The Eastern Sierra trout opener on April 25 turned out like last year — a predicted record opener, then a spring snowstorm dumped six inches, and seemingly ruined all the big fish hopes and expected ...

SD on the QT dares to ask…

Visit SD on the QT's shop in the Apple App Store and pick up AppQuakeSD for just $1.99! AppQuakeSD is loaded with features, including real-time updates for Earthquake Risk along local fault lines, a customizable ...

Taxicabs unlimited for San Diego

Environmental concerns alleged by permit holders don't convince the judge

On Tuesday, April 28, a judge in San Diego Superior Court was not swayed by lawyers hired by the city's taxicab industry, who sought an injunction to stop Metropolitan Transit System from permitting more taxis ...

Kauai: a hiker's paradise

On the Maha’ulepu trail, an easy 4-mile trek with stunning ocean views.

Known for its unique geography and natural wonders, Kauai is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places I've visited. A hiker’s dream. Truth be told, even if you're not an avid hiker, the island's outdoors ...

April 29 dock totals

H&M Landing hosted 32 anglers aboard 1 boat and reported 4 sand bass, 20 calico bass, 15 bonito, 3 barracuda and 42 yellowtail caught. 16 anglers aboard 1 boat out of Chubasco 2 Sportfishing boated ...

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