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Edison's "recent discovery" of revealing documents

Judge Darling was "pretty shocked by [San Diego attorney] Mike Aguirre."

Southern California Edison today (October 20) filed a document with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) revealing close communications between an Edison executive and the administrative law judge, Melanie Darling, who is overseeing the process ...

Alpine beer a new favorite in New York City

Also coming soon in 12-ounce bottles

Visiting taprooms and bottle shops in New York City this week, the brands representing San Diego beer in the nation's largest metropolis became consistently clear. Stone Brewing, Green Flash, Ballast Point, and AleSmith have been ...

Bill Horn and the life east of the 15

County supervisor advised to recuse himself from development vote

An environmental nonprofit has put San Diego County supervisor Bill Horn and his colleagues on the board on notice: follow the advice of the Fair Political Practices Commission and don't permit Horn's vote to weigh ...

The parting out of Haggen

Smart & Final reputedly to bid on 10 of the 25 stores

With large “Store Closing” banners draped across the front of the La Costa Haggen Food and Drug, advertising 10 to 30 percent off, the much storied four-month expansion to bankruptcy of the Washington based-chain may ...

One big fat political payday?

Mayor’s nonprofit rakes in more special-interest cash

More big money from powerful city hall special interests has found its way into One San Diego, the charity started last year by San Diego Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer, ostensibly to advance his anti-poverty agenda. ...

Vista goes easy on the tat shops

"The whole reason we limited it to one is so we can have some control."

Vista is about to get its third tattoo establishment — after a careful vetting process by a panel of city-council members, economic development folks, and the chamber of commerce. With downtown redevelopment underway, the city ...

Which part of the pig do you prefer?

Hipster carnitas in Telefónica

The carnivore paradise that is the Telefónica food-truck park had one stall that served vegan food when I last visited in July. That place is gone and has been replaced with a food truck named ...

Guns slated for destruction

Turn weaponry into a Walmart shopping spree

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is planning to use up to $28,500 in confiscated funds to offer Walmart gift cards to North County residents willing to turn over unwanted firearms. The latest installment of ...

Goodbye Qualcomm, hello Microsoft

Peggy Johnson got $7.8 million signing bonus

If Margaret L. (Peggy) Johnson is an example, executives leaving Qualcomm should have few problems landing a juicy job in the tech industry. Yesterday (October 19), Microsoft released its annual proxy statement that, among many ...

Mission Beach reef add-on

Soon-to-be-scuttled sailboat takes names of cancer survivors

On October 18, dozens of breast-cancer survivors signed a pink sailboat that will become part of the artificial reef off Mission Beach later this year. The event, held at the 32nd Street Marina in National ...

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