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The car must know something

City seeks data from SUV involved in accidental death of infant

On March 16, attorneys for the City of San Diego filed a petition with the court to obtain data from 47-year-old David Hoban's vehicle computer system. Hoban’s SUV struck seven-month old Juniper Aavang and her ...

Unfolding fatality

SD Rep presents marvelous, tragic version of Oedipus El Rey

A young man and an older woman, both naked, make tender love in silk sheets amid a roseate aura. They haven’t known each other long, but found common goals and dreams. A blazing sense they ...

SDSU’s oversized travel tabs hit by audit

Unauthorized hotel expenses and flight upgrades pad taxpayer-funded travel costs

Taxpayer-funded travel has been out of control at San Diego State University, with executive staff and faculty spending greater than allowed amounts on hotel rooms and business-select class airfare without adequate receipts and justification. To ...

Eating an Iloilo feast by hand

Filipino pop-up dishes beef tongue and sweetbreads

I guess the universe wanted me to learn more about Filipino cuisine. Or at least Yana Gilbuena did. She reached out to tell me about her ambitious Salo Project, for which the chef has been ...

SeaWorld sued for overzealous card swiping

And claimant seeks "unconditional gift" from theme park

Already reeling from falling stock prices as well as ongoing protests inspired by the 2013 documentary Blackfish, the theme park chain SeaWorld is now facing another lawsuit, this time from a group led by a ...

Welcome to East Jesus, CA

Up the road from Salvation Mountain, miles from anywhere.

Overlooking the Salton Sea in the shadow of mature Ironwood trees rests a man still much loved. The former “mayor” of East Jesus, a fenced community of free-roaming, ever-rotating artists, musicians, scientists and builders located ...

We dribble

SD rated as one of least-mad roundball cities

What are the maddest of the mad American basketball-mad cities? WalletHub, which compiles statistics on United States metropolitan areas and states, has used several metrics to measure the craziest basketball cities. Among those metrics: number ...

Case of the Mondays

March 16 dock totals The Chubasco II 1/2 day am run carrying 11 anglers reported 110 rockfish caught. 40 anglers aboard the Dolphin 1/2 day am run boated 1 ocean whitefish, 2 sheephead, 8 sculpin ...

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