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Sucker puncher

City and one of their parking-enforcement officers hit with lawsuit

Two emergency medical technicians are suing the City of San Diego for negligently hiring parking-enforcement officer Anibal Solis, who on April 13, 2014, entered a Golden Hill convenience store and punched the paramedics with no ...

Shut up! Shut up!

Edison admits secret huddle with Michael Peevey on San Onofre

This afternoon (February 9), Southern California Edison belatedly filed a document with the California Public Utilities Commission, admitting that the company met secretly with former commission president Michael Peevey. At the secret meeting, Peevey suggested ...

What's the hang-up with the San Salvador?

Ship out of water, still

The full-scale replica of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo’s Spanish galleon, the San Salvador, is ready for launch. But the champagne bottle won’t be broken just yet. Originally planned for fall of last year, the re-creation of ...

Muscular marketing

Cytosport's Muscle Milk products not as advertised

The San Diego law firm of Finkelstein & Krinsk, representing three plaintiffs, has sued Benicia-based Cytosport in federal court on grounds that the company's sports nutrition products do not contain the ingredients and characteristics advertised. ...

U-T’s suspect lobbyist picked by mayor

Campaign cash could have role in Chargers deal, paper suggests

If San Diego loses the Chargers to Los Angeles, the blame may be placed squarely on California's pay-for-play politicians, particularly Democrats. So seems to be the suggestion of a U-T San Diego exposé regarding the ...

Last call: Sons of the Prophet must close

An outstanding production from Cygnet must close this weekend

Cygnet Theatre must close its outstanding production of Sons of the Prophet this Sunday, February 15. Stephen Karam’s comedy-drama is one of those rare plays that are, often at the same time, extremely funny and ...

Who crashed up Grantville's multi-thousand-dollar sign?

Investigation of December 15 hit-and-run incident continues

During the first week of February, more details emerged from the San Diego Police Department about the December 15 hit-and-run incident involving a driver who struck and demolished the cobblestone-and-mortar Grantville/Mission Valley community sign and ...

Qualcomm nearing deal to pay $1 billion in China

Qualcomm, the chip-maker that gets half of its revenue from China, is nearing a deal to pay a $1 billion fine to the Chinese government after a 14-month antitrust investigation, according to Reuters, Bloomberg, and ...

Los Angeles is for lovers

And San Diego is fourth best place for Valentine's Day

San Diego will be the fourth best city in the nation for celebrating Valentine's Day February 14, says WalletHub, the outfit that keeps state, city, and metro area statistics. San Diego will have the second ...

Picking at the edge

Weekly fish report

½ Day — ¾ Day: The local ½ day boats are still either picking at the edge for Rockfish, Sculpin and Bass or looking for Yellowtail deep off the canyon edge. ¾ day rides are ...

Early Look: South Park Brewing Co.

Sneak peek at Hamilton’s Tavern spin-offs brewpub and beer menu

It’s been ten months since we broke the news about publican and brewery-owner Scot Blair’s brewpub project, South Park Brewing Company. Since then, he and his crew have been hard at work converting the former ...