Content for Monday, April 27, 2015

News & Stories

Dog owners busted in South Park

Without complete fencing, what is a master to do?

South Park's Grape Street off-leash dog park became a risky place to have a dog off-leash on Wednesday morning, April 22. When the park opened for the day at 10 a.m., a team of law-enforcement ...

Daytrip to the Salton Sea

DIY tour of Salton wildlife refuge, Slab City, Salvation Mountain & more.

Crunching fish bones. Foul-smelling water. Skin-scorching sun. It may not sound like an enticing adventure, but in fact one of the most interesting and unexpected getaways to be found in Southern California is a day ...

Thanks, alleged global warming

San Diego hotels' occupancy rate and prices jumped last month

Occupancy and average daily room rate of hotels in warmer climates have done well this year, and San Diego is one of the leaders, says Jerry Morrison of Encinitas-based Morrison & Co. According to Smith ...

At least Granddad Sefton cared

Years of court give way to ruling in favor of disinherited Thomas Jr.

When Tom Sefton, scion of the San Diego banking family, died in 2006, he left nothing to Thomas Sefton Jr., his son by his first marriage. He left most of the estate to his children ...

Spring has sprung

This week is blooming with classical music

Carmina Burana, American composer royalty, fairy tales, and Romeo and Juliet are all part of a jam packed classical music week in San Diego County. Carmina Burana features sweaty gambling followed by naked men leaving ...

Park of dreams remains that way

Budget doesn’t include $5 million needed for Ocean View Hills project

Residents of Ocean View Hills, a residential community east of Otay Mesa in South San Diego, have been waiting for a park to be built for 13 years. A site has been selected on Del ...

$12 for $25 in Authentic Mexican Seafood at El Nuevo Puerto Nuevo

Regularly $25

Escargot at the Smoking Goat

Ian strikes one off his bucket list

I play the part of the American foodie when I go to Paris, visiting patisseries, boulangeries, fromageries, boucheries, and fine restaurants and eating everything remotely French that comes my way: fois gras, soufflé, macarons, and ...

New U-T San Diego vice-boss same as the old

Mission Valley newspaper welcomes back exec from Platinum Equity days

U-T San Diego, the newspaper and website owned by Republican kingpin and San Diego mega-developer Douglas Manchester, has lately been twisting in a gale of uncertainty over its future, and a recent executive move may ...

Bluefin on the scene

Weekly Fish Report ½ Day - ¾ Day: The ½ day boats are picking away at the rockfish, sculpin, sheephead, lingcod and calico bass, with the occasional yellowtail in the mix. ¾ day runs are ...