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News & Stories

Sort of like the results of a fad diet

Stock of San Diego biotech Orexigen Therapeutics, which produces a weight-loss product, Contrave, has had a full ride in a short time. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is irate over the company's release of ...

March 5, 2015
Today's dock totals

14 Anglers aboard the Dolphin 1/2 Day AM run put 1 Lingcod, 87 Rockfish, 6 Sculpin and 2 Sheephead in the gunnysacks. They went back out for their 1/2 Day PM run with another 14 ...

March 5, 2015
Schubeeeeeert!

My colleague in the opera chorus was aghast when I mentioned that I think Schubert is a third- or fourth-rate composer. In the past this type of encounter was full of loud talking/shouting and expletives. ...

March 5, 2015
Fight, surfers, fight!

A segment of the strongly opposed and rejected toll road that would have run through San Onofre State Beach is back on the state Regional Water Quality Control Board agenda — with the toll-road operators ...

Agent Snickerdoodle takes San Francisco assignment

”It's been an amazing four years, but all good things must come to a close...over and out...,” Agent Snickerdoodle posted on his Facebook page on February 25. He no longer responds to texts, emails, or ...

March 5, 2015
This is why it's called "wacky tobacky"…

Three suspects and 93 marijuana plants were taken into custody late Monday night, March 2, after one of the individuals apparently accidentally called the sheriff's department while in the middle of a conversation about processing ...

March 5, 2015
Fred Harlow's acting bucket list

I’m asking veteran local actors to name five dream roles and say why. The answers not only reveal aspirations, they may put an idea in the minds of artistic directors and producers — even choices ...

March 5, 2015
Don't play ball then?

With opening day of the 2015 Encinitas Little League baseball on March 7, until last week, the league wasn’t sure it would hear “play ball” this year. And this may be the last year they ...

Could U-T's new owner steal Chargers for L.A.?

Though Doug Manchester's U-T San Diego has yet to report it, the biggest threat to keeping the Chargers in town may turn out to be Manchester's current effort to sell the paper to the owners ...

March 5, 2015
Do they eat hamburgers in Italy?

It's safe to say the food hall concept has been embraced in San Diego — at least by investors. East Village saw one open earlier this year with Bottega Americano, while nearby Market Hall promises ...

Marlon Brando and other assorted "pigs"

A call went out to my loyal legion of Facebook compatriots asking that they overindulge this swine by oinking forth a few bacon bits of wisdom for my latest endeavor in unappeasable behavior, a video ...

March 5, 2015
The ol' climate action plan push thing

A group of environmental activists organized by the Environmental Health Coalition and San Diego 350 gathered Monday, March 2, in Balboa Park to urge the city to "start here, start now" by fast-tracking implementation of ...

March 5, 2015
Destination: Kinmen

In Kinmen you don’t have to worry about getting blown up anymore. I kept reminding myself of this as I wandered alone on a deserted beach. It was a sunny day with few clouds. Across ...

Mission accomplished at South Park Brewing Co.

You may remember the sneak-peek construction photos of South Park Brewing Company. Even with planks and sawdust strewn about, it showed great promise. And the finished product shows that promise has been fulfilled. The brewpub ...

March 5, 2015
March 4 dock totals

26 Anglers aboard the Chubasco II 1/2 Day AM run boated 5 Sheephead and 162 Rockfish The Dolphin 1/2 Day PM with 9 Anglers aboard reported 2 Sheephead, 9 Sculpin, 86 Rockfish, 3 Lingcod and ...

March 5, 2015
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