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Some seniors seek easy access to suds

Others are trying to quash Escondido gas-station liquor-license application

The rights of a private business came head-to-head with the state agency that regulates liquor sales last Wednesday, April 22, in San Marcos. Socal Gas & Car Wash, LLC, doing business as Arco AM/PM at ...

Water deal with Imperial Valley on the line

San Diego's paltry water assets may soon be significantly reduced

San Diegans haven't awakened to a major water-supply peril: the possibility that a 2003 deal arranged to bring water from the Imperial Valley could be in deep trouble. A May 4 New Yorker article says ...

May Day: Need more beer!

What and where to drink from April 28 to May 4

May 1 & 2 | Beer to the Rescue Fundraiser: The Lupus Foundation of Southern California is kicking off Lupus Awareness Month with two days of beer-release action at Coronado Brewing Company‘s mainland brewery and ...

It's Kilroy, from L.A. We're suing again.

Hopeful developer of One Paseo files suit over neighbor's eye-raising tactics

The cost incurred by the City of San Diego over the proposed mixed-use development in Carmel Valley, One Paseo, is increasing. The city has been slapped with a third lawsuit over the now-overturned development. On ...

What’s in a name? Pastrami on rye

Sessions Public takes a stab at both, with surprising results

I’ve been seeing a lot of house-cured pastrami popping up around town — at Counterpoint, in the food truck New York on Rye, and at the Heart & Trotter butcher shop for example. I don’t ...

Picked at and peeved

Group alleges mischief done by new public utilities commissioner

State and federal investigators are looking into whether critical decisions of the California Public Utilities Commission were made in secret by Michael Peevey, retired president of the regulatory body. Now, a group known as Protect ...

Right kind of mindless

The Silence of the Clams at Diversionary Theatre takes the low road, yet moments impress

Clarice Starling: “Most serial killers keep some sort of trophies from their victims.” Hannibal Lecter: “I didn’t.” Clarice: “No. You ate yours.” Jonathan Demme’s Silence of the Lambs can be funny, in a ghoulish sort ...

Faulconer's big-money re-election bid

Brown meet-up, cash committee, stadium deal mark mayoral maneuvers

San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer, an ex–public relations man, has hit the road again, this time to Sacramento to garner publicity for himself and his water proposals in a high-profile meeting with Democratic governor Jerry ...

Celebration of sex and gambling

The Carmina Burana text may have been authored by clerics, but it has Vegas beat.

I thought I was the first guy to have a 10-hours-long sexual encounter with the goddess Venus herself. As it turns out, I’m 800 years late, since someone shared just such an experience in the ...

At least Lorena is trying

Assembly bill would require hearings before raises for utility company execs

A bill that seeks to require state oversight on utility executive bonuses is working its way through the Sacramento legislature. Assembly Bill 1266, introduced by local assemblywoman and onetime labor leader Lorena Gonzalez, would require ...

Yesterday's rail hefts

April 27 dock totals 11 anglers aboard the Chubasco II 1/2 day am run caught 1 sand bass, 1 yellowtail, 39 calico bass, 1 lingcod and 5 rockfish. The Pronto 3/4 day run with 12 ...

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