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Julie Harper on trial — take 2

Accused murderer heads back to court after acquittal last year

A jury of seven women and five men was seated September 10 for the retrial of Julie Elizabeth Harper, 42. The defendant was acquitted of first-degree murder at the conclusion of her first trial one ...

Eli Broad's billion-dollar blackjack?

Fresh from Iran nuke victory, super-rich Obama backer could widen California media war

The battle over Barack Obama's nuclear control agreement with Iran has yielded more than a few San Diego winners and losers. Among those perched on the negative side of the ledger in the wake of ...

What's next for Union-Tribune real estate?

Mission Valley boom won't be without lawsuits

The fate of Doug Manchester's U-T San Diego property in Mission Valley appears to up in the air, literally, as an environmental rights group has threatened to sue the City of San Diego and Manchester ...

Body Art Expo goes meta to woo drifting hipsters

Ink think

SAN DIEGO CONCOURSE — Once upon a time, hipsters and tattoos were almost as synonymous as bikers and tattoos, athletes and tattoos, or convicts and tattoos. "I think it was the Suicide Girls that did ...

Pot dispensary moves closer to approval

No hash oil, no vending machines, yes armed guard

Navajo Community Planners, Inc., on September 9 voted 9-7 to recommend that the City of San Diego approve a conditional use permit for applicants Ron Miller and Nick Hosig to operate Grantville Greens, a 623-square-foot ...

Narumi Sushi makes perfection for about eight bucks

The surprise wasn’t the satisfying sushi but the chicken katsudon

Eating good sushi in San Diego often means visiting a strip mall. Many count Pacific Beach’s Sushi Ota among the best in town (it’s next to a 7-Eleven), and Kaito Sushi holds it down in ...

Summer of Love — the gospel

Vanilla Fudge's Spirit of '67 injects new life into some classics

The rap is short! That’s a sop to you “rap-is-crap”-ers out there (God, so tedious). The rap is also funny and over after the first cut, so it’s out of the way quick. More urgent ...

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