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The garbage man challenged

On January 13, the Chula Vista City Council — in the wake of an acrimonious standoff — selected Steve Miesen to fill the council seat vacated by Mary Casillas Salas when she became mayor. Although ...

February 16, 2015
No ballot tricks, Fabiani tells city

As recently reported here, the San Diego City Council is grappling with how to pay $271 million in debt service for Petco Park, approved by the citizenry in a 1998 simple-majority "advisory" vote. Sold to ...

February 16, 2015
Engagement by the community is so enheartening

Paul Appleby: I’m hopeful that the crisis that was averted here at San Diego Opera was averted by the people. That’s what’s so inspiring with this story. So many of us across the country were ...

February 16, 2015
Peters listed among the politically endangered

Only a few months ago, Democratic incumbent Scott Peters was battling with GOP ex–city councilman Carl DeMaio for Congress in the tony 52nd District. Now another big-money struggle for the seat is on the horizon, ...

February 16, 2015
Wrong in Playa Flamingo

Never in my life had I imagined myself on a catamaran. Every time I pictured one, I thought of shirtless fraternity brothers and blonde girls in bikinis. I imagined a boozy spring break in Florida. ...

After the rampage

Joseph Anthony Hill, accused of murdering a man and running over a police officer, is suing San Diego County sheriff William Gore and the University of California at San Diego Medical Center for not adequately ...

February 16, 2015
Kensington's changing tastes

It’s casual. It’s comforting. And it won’t break the bank. This seems to be the restaurant of choice these days for residents of Kensington — the quaint, but pricey-homed neighborhood that boasts a library, a ...

No stone wall for National Collegiate Athletic Association

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has failed in its attempt to seal 400 pages of records stemming from an investigation into improprieties related to the collegiate career of football star Reggie Bush, an alum of ...

February 16, 2015
Last Call: Trouble in Mind

Moxie Theatre must close its outstanding production of Trouble in Mind this Sunday, February 22. A big “what if?” hovers over Alice Childress’ 1955 backstage comedy-drama. Trouble won an Obie Award for excellence off-Broadway. Childress ...

February 16, 2015
Fix the flooding, fix the roads

Navajo Community Planners, Inc., voted 10-2 last week to support the City of San Diego in certifying the draft environmental impact report for a Navajo community-plan amendment that would add 8275 residential units to Grantville. ...

February 16, 2015
Beer Touring: Half Door Brewing Company

When I first visited Half Door Brewing Company, it was still being constructed. There was a protective wall around the site, the outer veranda had no floor, and the interior was sheet white, showing zero ...

February 15 dock totals

I'm 50-some-odd years old with over 40 years of fishing memories. I do not remember yellowtail and bluefin tuna right through the winter and still biting in February. I don't remember any water from 63 ...

February 16, 2015
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