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Hess clan Purrowlin' O.B.

Tasting room soft-opens at former dog wash, owner moves to town

While the awning out front still reads “Salty Paw Dog Wash and Grooming,” Mike Hess Brewing's new Ocean Beach tasting room began serving beer on August 28. The modest space on Voltaire Street runs exclusively ...

Used-car-lot blues on Marlborough Avenue

Planning Group votes to help restore residential parking

Some days — Fridays and Saturdays, in particular — the 4400 block of Marlborough Avenue is parked so full of used cars for sale that residents can't park near their homes. "When I bought here ...

Layoff czar takes over Union-Tribune

Past union busting and forebodings of more San Diego cuts

Workers hunkered down in their warrens at the San Diego Union-Tribune reportedly didn’t see much of Austin Beutner, the paper's ex-publisher, whose unceremonious firing this week was accompanied by word that Los Angeles Democratic billionaire ...

La Costa developer Merv Adelson dead at 85

After long lawsuit, and denial, he admitted he had mob ties

Merv Adelson, one of the co-founders of La Costa, is dead at age 85, according to a story yesterday (September 9) on deadline.com. Adelson, co-founder of Lorimar Television and former spouse (twice) of TV star ...

Last Call: Violet

Catch the exceptional performances before the San Diego Rep show closes this Sunday

The perfect theatrical storm’s a seamless combination of a great production of a great play or musical. The audience goes to unforeseen places and becomes so attuned, as T. S. Eliot wrote, that they “are ...

Jury chosen for alleged Killgore killers

“Stay healthy” and “take vitamins,” advises judge

A jury of nine women and three men was seated this morning, September 10, for the trial of three people accused of murdering Brittany Dawn Killgore in April of 2012. Jury selection began with a ...

Go fishing now, before El Niño departs

The chew will go away when water temps return to normal

The summer of 2015 may be about to pass into the history books, but the fishing is still going strong and there is no sign of it changing much in the near future. As long ...

Zen Buddhism on the conductor's platform

Sergiu Celibidache conducted according to the principle of ichigo ichie

Alexander Scriabin was the composer who wanted to compose us all into nirvana. Sergiu Celibidache was the conductor who wanted to conduct us into enlightenment. Celibidache brought Zen Buddhism to the conductor’s podium along with ...

San Onofre cancer risks to remain unknown

Feds kill study on living near nuclear plants

The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced on Tuesday (September 8) that it will cease funding on a cancer risk study associated with living near nuclear facilities, including the now-shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. "The ...

Shrubs in the median, blood on the road in PB

“He was exceptionally alert and coherent about crossing streets."

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a pickup on the afternoon of August 31st in Pacific Beach. The driver had made an illegal left turn onto westbound Grand Avenue from Dawes Street. “The 28-year-old ...

Southern Indiana: the way vacations used to be

Small-town USA is calling.

How often have you come home from a vacation only to need another vacation? Some places are just plain stressful: white-knuckling your smartphone, camera and cash from would-be criminals on the street. As it turns ...

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