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Pacific Imperial railroaded me

Investor in Desert Line sues, says executives were aware of problems

An investor in the binational railroad last month filed a lawsuit against Pacific Imperial Railroad and two former executives for taking $300,000 and leaving him high and dry. The lawsuit, filed on August 26, 2015, ...

Chocolates, cheeses, and meats make way for beer

"Now there are probably 250 beer dinners each year in San Diego"

Along with the proliferation of craft breweries in San Diego has come a proliferation of beer-pairing dinners, and even brunches. While fine-dining restaurants have long offered multi-course tasting menus paired with a sommeliers' choice of ...

80 L.A. layoffs may forebode Union-Tribune woes

County supervisors "strongly urge" Times be run by local or sold to L.A. interests

The bad news continues for Tribune Publishing, the underperforming corporate owner of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and other troubled newspapers. The latest inside report, via Poynter.org, has it that 80 workers may ...

Supes want San Onofre waste dump removed

Consider the 20-mile radius surrounding the shuttered nuke plant

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today (September 15) voted unanimously to write a letter to the United States Department of Energy requesting the removal of the nuclear waste dump at the now-shuttered San ...

Shrill, grotesque love

Amazons and Their Men at Diversionary Theatre is good and could be great

Hitler called Leni Riefenstahl “my perfect German woman.” The first time she saw him, in 1932, she said “I feel very happy that such a man has come.” Riefenstahl opened the movie camera’s eye. In ...

Funky chicken protest in Imperial Beach

Save-A-Lot customers say they're tired of being sold rotten food

Upset over what they say is rotten food and an unwillingness to address their complaints, angry residents of Imperial Beach and south San Diego held a protest in front of the Save-A-Lot grocery store on ...

We begin to perceive the space between the notes

Get into Sergiu's boat and cross over

“In music, the present is a perpetual genesis. The ‘now’ is always bound up with the start and the end,” said Sergiu Celibidache. We could spend hours exploring the ramifications of such a statement. We ...

Emergency equine rescue in Jamul

Neglected stable prompts intervention, now 15 horses up for adoption

Fifteen horses seized from their owner by the county Department of Animal Services are being offered up for adoption today (September 15), according to a report from the county. Beginning last Saturday (September 5) when ...

La Jolla lipo litigation

Jerrell Borup, M.D., faces medical board discipline

The executive director of the Medical Board of California has filed an accusation against Jerrell Lawrence Borup, M.D., who took a job as a "supervising physician" at a liposuction company although he was not interested ...

Nature guy and Cal Fire surround compromise

In the haze between environment and conflagration protection

A controversial plan for preventing wildfires is back. It’s the final round for Cal Fire’s vegetation-treatment plan, which targets 60,000 acres of state-responsibility land for annual brush clearing. On August 26, the new draft was ...

Reviewing the reviews

Not Kosher In Chad Deal’s review of Rare Form, he described a sandwich as a “Kosher” pile of pastrami, which seems unlikely. The menu doesn’t seems to say that. Furthermore, there is Swiss cheese on ...

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