Content for Monday, November 23, 2015

News & Stories

L.A. Times and U-T stars take bow

Osborne, Perry accept buyouts, finish careers at the papers

One of San Diego's most trustworthy and knowledgeable reporters and a man considered by many to be the voice of reason on the Union-Tribune’s editorial board are taking buyouts offered by Tribune Publishing, owner of ...

San Diego’s billion-dollar BioWatch terrorism bust

Local military contractors main beneficiaries of high-tech boondoggle

While the latest bout of terrorist attacks has set off a frenzied search for government responses by panicked politicos, one costly federal program left over from post-9/11 days has turned into a big bust. So ...

New restaurant for Imperial Beach Pier?

Tin Fish likely won't bid on new lease

On November 19, about two dozen people came to the port of San Diego's meeting for businesses interested in bidding on the Imperial Beach Pier restaurant space now held by Tin Fish. "Imperial Beach's motto ...

Timpani and Prieto go gigante

San Diego Symphony tours Mexico, Argentina, and Spain

Never in my life did I expect to hear a timpani concerto, let alone two, and those two in back-to-back seasons. Opening weekend of 2014 included a timpani concerto by William Kraft, and this last ...

Anastasia Kirkeby sentenced to therapy

Drug house burned down in July, killing Shelby Ann Black

On the day set for her misdemeanor trial, Anastasia Kirkeby, 50, a woman plagued by multiple drug-related arrests at her home in Encinitas, made a plea deal and was ordered to get counseling. That hearing ...

Bare on the wrong beach

Uncooperative man taken to hospital

11/16 — Vessel in Mariners Basin Dragging anchor 36 ft Vessel KILI was relocated in Mariners Basin by lifeguard rescue boat. — Three simmers not making any headway off La Jolla Cove. Lifeguard Jet 3 ...

Drunk-driving case spills onto city

Three beers, vodka shots, and then I-15

The family of a man killed by an alleged drunken driver filed a wrongful death claim with the City of San Diego on October 23, the first step before seeking legal action. Rodolpho De La ...