Content for Saturday, April 2, 2016

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Remember the San Diego Union-Tribune?

Histories of the Copley family, ailments of Helen and David Copley, the Palestinian Tom Gores who bought the U-T, end of the Neil Morgan era, new U-T headquarters downtown

All in the Family This story begins in 1951, with a brief liaison between Margaret Helen Kinney and John Hunt. She was a stenographer and he was a clerk at Borden dairy company in Cedar ...

Casting call in Oceanside for Animal Kingdom

“We want people from here to watch the show to say, ‘Hey, that’s my town!’”

For the possibility of fame and fortune, or just plain fun, over 1000 people showed up on April 1 for an open casting call for extras on a new TV show, Animal Kingdom, to be ...

Burglary suspect's behavior "fishy"

Resident seemingly unspools plan, helps reel in man and van

On March 30, Abbey Knight (not her real name) saw two young men in a white Chrysler minivan circling her cul-de-sac at about 1:00 p.m. as she loaded her kids into her car. “They looked ...

SeaWorld reveals new logo after dead whale found on Torrey Pines beach

Whale fail

“Every great civilization has been built on the backs of the exploited,” began SeaWorld spokesman Robert Orcant at the press conference revealing the theme park’s new logo, which depicts the dead juvenile gray whale that ...

Nobody knew coffee farming was a slave trade

Driving awareness — not just of flavor profiles, but economic injustices

In March, Denmark-based media organization Danwatch issued a report outlining deplorable treatment of labor on coffee farms in Brazil. The world's largest coffee grower by volume, Brazil produces six billion pounds annually, equivalent to the ...

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