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Five angry men

Garrett gets a taste of old-school venom for his SummerFest piece

Classical music has been one of the main culprits of “trolling” for centuries. The 19th century was full of factions which went to war in publications regarding the merits of different composers and schools of ...

Betsy Manchester’s divorce lawyer-lobbyists fined $1000

Repeat offenders backing Bry for city council tagged for Faulconer funding lapse

As controversy continues to swirl around its future, San Diego's ethics commission has handed one of the city's longtime law and lobbying shops a $1000 fine for failing to fully disclose its political giving. The ...

Mexican authorities burn tons of marijuana

August 18 incineration doesn't impress reporter much

On Tuesday, August 18, authorities in Tijuana reportedly burned over 70 tons of drugs. The incineration was covered by most Mexican media. The event was called “Magno Evento de Incineración de Narcóticos.” However, no single ...

Overturned vessels, stingray victims, and an "environmental incident"

8/16 Vessel near surf at OB. 35 ft cabin cruiser. R-3 and R-5 respond. R-3 guides to safety in the channel. Overdue swimmer at LJ cove. R-west and Jet 5, 3 Sam respond. Jet 5 ...

La Mesa broker suspended for forgery

Decision against Robert Earl Holaday to be appealed

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which regulates brokerage firms and brokers selling securities in the United States, has fined Robert Earl Holaday of La Mesa $10,000 and suspended him from association with FINRA members ...

E-tagger vandalizes e-proposal for City Heights neighborhood sign

Resident: "This is why we can't have nice things."

City authorities thought they had seen the last of the KRE8 tag, at least for the next few months. After all, 19-year-old Francisco Canseco, the man behind the ubiquitous spraypainted moniker, was sentenced to 180 ...

My Acting Bucket List: Francis Gercke

The Craig Noel Award-winner puts a twist on his list and selects stories instead of roles

I’m asking veteran 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 that ...

Hodad's Bossman lives on, 6 months later

Favored philosophy: “It’s not life or death, it’s lunch or dinner”

On August 5, I eye two men from outside Hodad’s in Ocean Beach (they also have a downtown location). They polish off their bacon doubles beneath a painted mural of a burger surfing the curl ...

Chez Loma creates super quackos

Duck tacos for the win

This is the kind of place where only Beautiful People need apply. Looking in, you expect silk scarves, stilettos with red soles, and people taking phone calls on their Apple watches. But turns out this ...

Notable catches from the last three days

Here are the dock totals for August 17, 18 and 19. Notable catches were a striped marlin, a shortbill spearfish and an opah. The bluefin tuna moved out west a ways and only two have ...

Female Beholder chosen fave for Pacific Classic

Post positions drawn for $1,000,000 Del Mar horse race on Saturday

Even though there’s a one-in-ten chance of winning $1,000,000 on August 22, the ten owners of horses entered into the Pacific Classic at Del Mar had to wait on August 19 for the drawing for ...

Banned boy of business talk radio

Jacob Cooper of Total Wealth Management got kickbacks

Jacob Cooper, head of Total Wealth Management and former host of a KOGO radio show, Uncommon Wealth, on Monday (August 17) was banned from the securities industry by the chief administrative law judge of the ...

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