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Hillcrest loves them some cars

Revised Uptown bike corridor plan up for a vote June 5

The business owners and small group of residents who opposed turning University Avenue into a more pedestrian-friendly street appear to have won over planners of the San Diego Association of Governments. During a June 5 ...

Home-brew clubhouse gone wild

Division 23 goes pro and gets colorful in Beeramar

Of the ten breweries currently operating in Miramar, most chose the location for affordable rents and compatible zoning. Division 23 co-founders Allen Hampton and Kellen Smith started brewing at their Trade Street address out of ...

Viva Oceanside!

Who was responsible for naming streets in the Valley of the Dead Casinos?

Although there is no obvious connection between Oceanside and Las Vegas, a housing tract that was built in the early ’60s was laid out on nine streets named after Las Vegas casinos. Last month, Riviera ...

Israeli drone pioneers get Jacobs backing

Will billionaire Democrat rejoin costly Balboa Park battle?

What is Democratic billionaire Irwin Jacobs up to next? That is the question making the rounds at San Diego’s city hall in the wake of a state appellate court ruling against superior court judge Tim ...

Vaughn Williams's esoteric summer road trip

Slip on your Wayfarers and learn about the wanderers and their soundtrack

Songs of Travel by Vaughan Williams is the esoteric pick of the week. Now, if at any time in your life you’ve been a baritone undergraduate student, this is not an "esoteric" selection — this ...

Don't seek legal help from these guys

California Bar disbars one, suspends two

One San Diego lawyer has been disbarred and two have been suspended by the California State Bar. Joseph James Rego of San Diego (now living in Joshua Tree) has been disbarred for collecting advanced fees ...

San Diego ranks 30th as baseball city

Padres tickets cheapest in majors, averaging $16.37

WalletHub, which crunches numbers about cities, metro areas, and states, is out with its ranking of the best baseball cities. To no one's surprise, St, Louis comes in first, and the others in the top ...

Can SDG&E be forced to do anything?

Dissent among public utilities commissioners on proposed gas-fired power plant

An official decision approving a controversial new gas-fired power plant in Carlsbad has been issued by the California Public Utilities Commission. As promised, commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval, who cast the lone vote against approval, appended ...

Another San Quintin biggie from the kayak

On Saturday I caught a personal best 48" halibut. Nobody around had seen one that big from the area and I was pretty jazzed. That's a big halibut, especially from a kayak. I ran into ...

A mugshot is what they seek

San Diegans for Open Government CEO surfaces, speaks out

Over the course of several years, San Diego city attorney Jan Goldsmith has accused environmental lawyer Cory Briggs of filing frivolous lawsuits and of conflicts of interest involving his wife's former employer. Now, attorneys for ...

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