Content for Tuesday, December 22, 2015

News & Stories

GOP fat cats spreading presidential wealth

San Diego’s super rich max out to contentious primary field

San Diego's somewhat rich and famous were all over the map when it came to presidential campaign giving this year, judging from recent financial disclosure filings, though Donald Trump did not place among the favorites. ...

Owls and emotions in South Park canyon

Homeowners group aims to buy land from developer

A group of South Park residents, who objected to a proposed development in the 28th Street canyon two years ago, have initiated fundraising efforts in hopes of purchasing the property. The Protect 28th Street Canyon ...

Brisket over beef shoulder

OB favorite gets bigger, craftier

I never had a problem with the beef sandwiches at the BBQ House. I sure ate enough of them when I lived in Ocean Beach. Weekly visits earned me Regular status, greeted like a champ ...

Tijuana businesses under siege

Robberies and related killings spur security-bar industry

A wave of armed robberies has swept across Tijuana in the past year, claiming the lives of six small-businesses owners and forcing many neighborhood shops to install security bars through which transactions with customers are ...

Gloria isn't limited to Christmas

An esoteric pick of the week — 1800 years in the making

We haven’t had an “esoteric pick of the week” for a while so let’s take a look at a seasonal piece. The Gloria has a long and complicated history concerning its inclusion in the Catholic ...

Deputy's carotid hold unwarranted?

Defendant says ununiformed officer victimized him after traffic incident

A 25-year-old security guard who captured his interaction with a "loose cannon" undercover sheriff's deputy on film last May pleaded not guilty Monday afternoon (December 21) to charges of assaulting an officer. After a traffic ...

Bald-face Ponzi

Series of lies earns Paul Moore IV millions and then five years in prison

Paul Moore IV was sentenced to five years in prison yesterday (December 21) for running a Ponzi scheme that was brazen even by San Diego standards. According to federal court documents, Moore told investors that ...