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Stadium task force chairman had role in "Ticketgate"

As Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani ups the ante on Kevin Faulconer and San Diego's clubby political and media establishment by challenging the integrity of the mayor's stadium task force, fresh attention has been drawn ...

February 19, 2015
Richard Baird’s acting bucket list

I’m asking veteran local 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 ...

February 19, 2015
Lookin' at you, Airbnb

The best way to go after the burgeoning private vacation rental market in Pacific Beach is to try to collect hotel occupancy taxes, city councilwoman Lorie Zapf told about 120 people at the Pacific Beach ...

"Philosophical differences," as usual

Following a February 18 closed-door session of the Oceanside City Council, city manager Steve Jepsen “stepped down.” “He’s gone. He’s completely gone, out,” said an employee arriving for work the next day. Jepsen was city ...

February 19, 2015
Last-minute Obamacare scramble

People still scrambling to buy government-mandated health insurance after the February 15 deadline were surprised to find zero-hour assistance February 18 at the weekly Ocean Beach Farmers’ Market yesterday. Tucked between a live reggae band ...

February 19, 2015
Linner at Cantina Mayahuel

When I find myself with a pocket of time on a warm San Diego afternoon, I crave a quiet spot to sip a refreshing margarita. Quiet is easy to find in the slow-restaurant hours between ...

Droppin' it old school

Even as scientific modeling points toward the probability that the American southwest is entering a period of megadrought unequalled in the past 1,000 years, we are getting reports that home water usage is actually on ...

Startled trigger finger to blame

A man charged with murder for shooting an old friend at point-blank range did not intend to kill, according to opening statements made in court on February 18. Michael James Hemphill turned 60 years old ...

February 19, 2015
Grand Canyon in the winter – best time to visit?

The Grand Canyon is such a magnificent piece of real estate that the awesome impact of its natural beauty can't be totally absorbed in one visit. That's why a trip to the Grand Canyon in ...

Flat screen nation

El Arco Monumental de Tijuana is a similar structure to the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, but a quarter of its size and with a hanging clock. Its official name is “El Arco del Milenio” ...

February 19, 2015
AleSmith partnering locally with Mikkeller

While other regions are finding out what it’s like for a San Diego brewing company to expand into their backyards (Green Flash Brewing Company and Stone Brewing Co. are both constructing East Coast breweries in ...

February 19, 2015
February 18 dock totals

11 Anglers aboard the Dolphin 3/4 Day run to the Coronados boated 8 Sculpin, 11 Rockfish, 6 Barred Sand Bass, 21 Bonito, 4 Lingcod and 2 Yellowtail The Daily Double 1/2 Day AM with 10 ...

February 19, 2015
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