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Rick Perry's sugar papa

Texas presidential hopeful taps U-T publisher for RickPAC "advisory board"

While the fate of the San Diego Chargers and U-T San Diego hangs fire, the city's top two big-money political rivals have been out spreading some national cash. On Thursday came word that former Texas ...

Strut, by Lenny Kravitz

As the first song on Lenny Kravitz’s latest suggests, Strut is unabashedly about “Sex.” The funky album-opener’s driving beat and jangly guitar is a full-throttle introduction that awakens the senses. Two songs later, the carnal ...

Homestyle in the shadow of the multiplex

Tofu Ka's traditional Korean dishes work fine for this particular Mesa

My continuing exploration of Korean restaurants in San Diego has finally taken me out of my comfort zone. No, I didn't eat anything outside the reach of my gringo palate. I did, however, pick a ...

Not interested in your newspaper…a lawsuit, sure

In its attempt to boost circulation, U-T San Diego has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, claims a class-action lawsuit filed in federal court on February 5. According to the complaint, California resident Amanda Stone ...

An all-star affair ensued

Daniel Jackson tribute concert at 98 Bottles

Bassist Marshall Hawkins organized the Daniel Jackson tribute concert at 98 Bottles with a specific thought in mind: “No other musician, as far as I know, has the honor of a whole week named after ...

FDA undercover

Agents crack down on youth smoking, warning letters sent

Food and Drug Administration undercover agents are patrolling retail outlets, looking for sales of tobacco products to young people under age 18. The FDA got this authority under the Tobacco Control Act of 2009. The ...

Local high school responds to measles outbreak

Putting the "u" in uniform

Citing a desire to "respect families' personal health-related decisions while still maintaining a safe atmosphere for our student body," San Diego's Academy of Our Lady of Peace high school announced today that it has instituted ...

Let's smuggle

Two women caught in Pine Valley with two Mexicans in trunk

Two women were apprehended at a Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 8 east of Pine Valley Tuesday evening, February 3, after being caught with a pair of men stashed in the trunk of their compact ...

Dank, sticky and impressive

Mission accomplished with first beer from Port/Lost Abbey's "Hop Concept"

In December, Port Brewing Company/The Lost Abbey announced the coming of a third brand called The Hop Concept. This seemed an odd route to go for a house already divided, but this is craft beer. ...

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