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Only a fence between them

At Silver Wing Elementary School on February 18, parents crowded into an auditorium to hear about Chula Vista Elementary School District’s plans to build a two-story high school charter on the elementary campus. Many Silver ...

February 20, 2015
Prescription-drug crackdown

Two county law-enforcement collectives led by the sheriff's department — the Methamphetamine Strike Force and Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force – swarmed the South Bay on February 19, contacting over 4700 individuals as part of ...

Border Patrol declares foul

As a finishing touch to an $8.4 million project next to the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana River Valley Regional Park, the county is installing low poles called bollards down the middle of trails and putting ...

February 20, 2015
Oops, I'm having Turkish food today

They say location is everything, but thanks to using my smart phone in an unfamiliar part of town I happened upon a pretty decent Turkish restaurant with what might be considered a lousy location. Lezzet ...

Khatib the killer

Fans of rock via the garage were treated to a night of the genre done right with this triple-header at Casbah. First up was one of the local bands of the moment, Shady Francos. The ...

February 20, 2015
Chargers departure could hit U-T where it hurts

Ever since the Chargers arrived here from Los Angeles in 1961, the football team has had a godfather in what used to be known as the Union-Tribune, and before that the morning Union and the ...

February 20, 2015
Two roads diverged (in Bulgaria)

If you like your mayonnaise called aioli and your pastries gluten-free, then Bulgaria is probably not the place for you. If you prefer smoothly paved roads and lining up at world-famous museums, then Bulgaria is ...

February 20, 2015
Porn skin for pigskin?

As relations between San Diego and its precious Chargers continue to worsen — last week, Chargers chief counsel Mark Fabiani told the city’s Chargers task force to “get ready to get bent over a barrel” ...

The long and short of it

The waves have to be fast and be breaking to catch them on a shortboard. While sitting on a shortboard, the surfer is very low down in the water. Shortboard surfers get upset with longboarders ...

American standards for an American Standard

In the 1960s, Bob Dylan provided my peers and I the soundtrack of our times, chuffing famous lines like "How does it feel/ to be on your own/ no direction home/ like a rolling stone?" ...

February 20, 2015
Beer and doughnuts…yep, they're that good

The best thing about a restaurant with tons of beer taps is the ability for one to pair their brews directly with the food they order. That’s not to say one has to — many ...

Hooked

February 19 dock totals 16 Anglers aboard the Dolphin 3/4 Day run caught 5 Yellowtail, 1 Sheephead, 6 Sculpin, 11 Rockfish, 3 Lingcod and 8 Pacific Bonito The Fisherman III 1/2 Day PM run carrying ...

February 20, 2015
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