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Tickets issued for crossing train tracks

The North County Transit District has started writing tickets for people who illegally cross their railroad tracks. The enforcement carried out by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Dept. covers all train tracks from the Orange ...

San Diego craft brewers featured in new documentary series

"We just hit 100 breweries in San Diego County." Or so several local media personalities inform us during an opening montage of Kings of the Craft, a six-part documentary premiering tonight, Thursday, May 21, on ...

May 21, 2015
A gas-fired power plant for Carlsbad

The California Public Utilities Commission voted 4-1 Thursday morning (May 21) to approve a slightly scaled-down version of a gas-fired power plant proposed for construction along the Carlsbad coast. "This decision is just more of ...

May 21, 2015
U-T San Diego now belongs to L.A.

"Papa" Douglas Manchester's rowdy reign as the big-money Republican owner of the U-T San Diego has come to the end with the closing of his $83 million deal to sell the newspaper and its smaller ...

May 21, 2015
What will One Paseo look like?

After six years of fighting, some residents of Carmel Valley got what they wanted on May 21: a scaled-down version of Los Angeles–based Kilroy Realty's mixed-use project, One Paseo. Moments before a city-council hearing to ...

May 21, 2015
The Famous Shavian “BOO!”

Like Socrates and Ben Franklin, it’s hard to imagine George Bernard Shaw ever being young — in part because he didn’t become a successful playwright until age 40. When Arms and the Man opened at ...

May 21, 2015
After the Wave: Sumatra, Indonesia

While living in Asia I decided to travel a bit. My first stop was the island of Sumatra, Indonesia – devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that killed over 230,000 people in 14 different ...

Cate debt fund gets big Kilroy cash

The ongoing battle between Los Angeles–area real estate giants Kilroy Realty and Donahue Schriber over the fate of Kilroy's One Paseo mega-development has been financially fortuitous for both San Diego's city hall lobbying corps and ...

May 21, 2015
Grain thief caught

An El Cajon man is under arrest after being caught stealing grain from the Santee headquarters of Twisted Manzanita Ales, a noted East County microbrewery/distillery. Twisted Manzanita had previously reported four separate thefts of spent ...

May 21, 2015
Investigations

From the Archives is the Reader's new series spotlighting articles from over 40 years of the Reader's journalistic history. This week's theme is investigative reporting. Masters of Deceit Padres' bribes of councilwoman Valerie Stallings “On ...

Unafraid of death, in fear of pain

A lawsuit filed in a San Diego court last week seeks confirmation of the belief that existing state law and the constitution of California provide legal cover for doctors who assist terminally ill patients in ...

May 21, 2015
Rocks, yellows, and calicos

May 20 dock totals 21 anglers aboard the Chubasco II 3/4 day trip boated 6 yellowtail, 2 sculpin, 1 sand bass, 96 rockfish, 3 calico bass and 1 barracuda. The Dolphin 1/2 day morning run ...

May 21, 2015
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