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Content for Tuesday, January 6, 2015

News & Stories

Developer vs. developer, continued

Nicolas Marsch, onetime La Jolla socialite and wealthy real estate developer, is apparently writing a book about his nemesis, Florida-based big builder Lennar Corp. Up until recently, Marsch had a website touting his purported book, ...

Performances of note

I wasn’t able to go to every concert or event in 2014 but of those I did attend, here are some highlights. Since I was in Un ballo in Maschera and Verdi’s Requiem I did ...

January 6, 2015
Observatory North Park

The story of the Observatory’s arrival as one of Orange County’s top music venues started when a computer systems installer named Jon Reiser decided he had grown out of the 300-capacity Detroit Bar, a club ...

January 6, 2015
Will Walmart hubby take Chargers away?

A lot of hand-wringing is going on over at U-T San Diego, owned by wealthy Republican real estate mogul Doug Manchester, about a Los Angeles–area stadium proposal by Stan Kroenke. "The St. Louis Rams owner ...

Sir Neville out, de Waart in

Sir Neville Marriner, known to many as the founder of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, was supposed to be conducting the San Diego Symphony on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of this week. ...

San Diego's job market sucks

San Diego is among the five United States cities with the lowest number of job opportunities, according to WalletHub, a statistics-compiling organization that reports on cities and states. San Diego is the best of the ...

Desert Line deal derails

The binational Desert Line may soon be deserted by Pacific Imperial Railroad, the company that leases the 70-mile track stretching from the border near Campo to Plaster City. Pacific Imperial, according to a statement from ...

January 6, 2015
Hillcrest boba station open on Fifth Ave

Does anyone remember when “bubble tea” was the new hotness? The raging popularity of milk tea loaded with swollen tapioca balls created a niche market overnight, and opened the gate for a bubble bubble, so ...

Gargantuan grocery-store shakeup

The merger between Albertsons supermarkets and the parent company of Vons — Safeway — will cause the closing of numerous stores in San Diego County, it was recently announced. To avoid lack-of-competition pressure from the ...

January 6, 2015
Big Jon puts his harp where his mouth is

Big Jon Atkinson is putting his blues where his harp is. This Southern boy, a recent San Diego transplant, is getting together with a few of his friends to throw a blues party on Saturday, ...

January 6, 2015
Maybe would-be cop-killer unsuccessful

Sheriff's deputies arrested an El Cajon man on Monday, January 5, who reportedly called the station in order to issue death threats, promising to kill any law-enforcement officials who responded to his call. Shortly after ...

January 6, 2015
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