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How many roads will $55.3 million repair?

City policies seem to create surplus while $120 million is borrowed

There’s $55.3 million sitting in the bank that could be used on roads and sidewalk repairs if the City of San Diego wants to use it. And while $55.3 million is a drop in bucket ...

Brew Project: Beers from every corner of the county under one roof

Julian, Vista, and Otay Mesa in the house

When the Brew Project set up shop inside Mission Hills wine bar 57 Degrees in 2013, it became the first all-San Diego tap list in town. Now, Project cofounder Beau Schmitt has partnered with former ...

San Diegans cause Southwest Airlines plane diversion

"Racist" flight attendant or was booze a factor?

A Southwest Airlines plane en route from San Diego to Chicago was diverted to Amarillo yesterday (August 31) because of alleged misbehavior of six San Diego area residents. They were taken off the plane by ...

More marine-life protection from people like you

"...but surfers and water people are very environmentally conscious.”

For decades, kids and families have made recreational use of the front channel of San Elijo Lagoon’s mouth, between Coast Highway 101 and the railroad tracks, south to behind Restaurant Row. It’s less crowded than ...

Hillary’s felonious San Diego darling

State Department email shows Clinton tie to imprisoned La Jollan’s law firm

Richard M. Nixon frequently referred to San Diego as his "lucky city," so great was the power of Union and Tribune publisher Jim Copley to sway public opinion. "Dear Jim," began a November 1954 letter ...

It's a banker's world...until they get caught

Israel Hecther paid nearly $1 million in mortgage-loan-related bribes

A local banker has been dealt an 18-month federal prison sentence for his role in a bribery scheme, Courthouse News Service is reporting. San Diegan Israel Hecther paid nearly $1 million during his time as ...

Take up the cause of Schmidt

Austria's local hero Franz Schmidt get a rare performance at this year's Proms

The BBC Proms is taking up the cause of Franz Schmidt in a concert on September 10 at London’s Royal Albert Hall. A performance of Schmidt’s Symphony No. 2 will be given by the Vienna ...

Poké Go brings Hawaii to Hillcrest

When it comes to poké, all that matters is that the fish is fresh and tasty

I’m probably not the only person in town with a poké-salad obsession, which should bode well for a new shop that soft opened in Hillcrest a couple of weeks ago. Poké Go turns the cubed ...

The non-greedy developer of Southern California

Fruit from grapefruit groves in Temecula pays homeowners' fees

When Matt Fleming purchased 120 acres in Temecula’s wine country five years ago, the land was a dying grapefruit orchard that he envisioned would someday become a community of million-dollar homes. But the real estate ...

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