Content for Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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County parks go commercial

Naming rights to trails, ballfields, playgrounds, gardens, and more for sale!

Many of the 50 miles of new trails built by San Diego County Parks and Recreation shall remain nameless — both at the trailheads and on the maps — unless and until someone buys the ...

Schiff, Giovanni and death

The weekend is ripe with world-class classical-music concerts

Andras Schiff has been knighted for his ability to play the piano and he’s going to be giving a concert this weekend at Sherwood Auditorium in La Jolla next the Contemporary Art Museum at 8 ...

Fabiani grills Faulconer on conflicts of interest

Mayor's political guru, ex-U-T reporter hit for lobbying and port PR roles

As previously reported here,the lobbying firm of Jason Roe, a longtime political consultant for San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer, has been quietly retained by stadium food and beverage vendor Delaware North regarding that company’s attempt ...

Maids of the rich and famous cast Oscar ballots?

Critic claims domestics watch Academy screeners “and deliver their opinions.”

“Hazel,” barked Mr. B. “Drop Harold off at school, meddle in the affairs of this week’s guest star, and fill out my Oscar ballot!” It’s a case of “You don’t do windows; I don’t do ...

Getting the lard out of my street food

Farmers' market tamales not an oxymoron

I'm often fascinated by questions of authenticity when it comes to street food. Like, the way some guys will set their jaw and argue against quality in favor of traditionally greasy, cheap and eaten-standing-up snacks. ...

If a tree falls in an suburban forest...

Massive eucalyptus blows over in townhome parking lot

A fairly new Cardiff by the Sea family got a welcome-to-the-neighborhood wake-up with last week’s Santa Ana winds. The National Weather Service had called for a two-day high-wind alert. Bursts of up to 80 miles ...

Here's what we got for $40.5 million

Mesa College dedicates spiffy new building — "our school’s new center"

San Diego Mesa College faculty members and students cut the ribbon on its $40.5 million Social and Behavioral Sciences Building on February 11 — the latest in a years-long overhaul of the campus located where ...

And the newspaper wars continued as well

I.B. publications both claim dirty distributorship

Ed Kravitz, owner of the I.B. Local News, said he has filed a criminal complaint about copies of his paper being taken or covered up by the distributor of the competitor paper, the Imperial Beach ...

February 16 dock totals

Chubasco 2 Sportfishing 28 Anglers, 1 Boat, 2 Calico Bass H&M Landing 87 Anglers, 2 Boats, 6 Bonito, 281 Rockfish, 72 Yellowtail, 1 Sheephead, 3 Sculpin Point Loma Sportfishing 54 Anglers, 2 Boats, 18 Sculpin, ...

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