Content for Monday, January 4, 2016

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Surf meets street eats: Oceanside's Sunset Market

The Thursday evening street fair makes for a North County draw.

Every Thursday night for the last eight years, starting at 5 p.m., Oceanside’s Sunset Market kicks off. Consuming four blocks down near the pier, this market’s more than your standard farmer’s fair. With live music ...

Justice demanded for "stolen lives"

United Against Police Terror San Diego group stages protest

A police watchdog group gathered in front of the San Diego Police Department's downtown headquarters on Monday (January 4) to demand a thorough accounting of what they say are hundreds of deaths at the hands ...

Bearded beta males of the Pleistocene

Not much has changed around campfires in the last 40,000 years

The number of prehistoric instruments that have been found around the world is astounding. There is even evidence of instruments being found in neanderthal sites. These instruments are almost all based on the pentatonic scale ...

San Diego pension fund’s un-retiring frequent flier

Shanghai latest destination for high-flying retirement fund officer

The San Diego city employees' pension fund's most freely traveled executive has been on the plane again, taking in the sights of Shanghai, China, and Cambridge, Massachusetts, during a busy autumn on the road, thanks ...

Sloop in the lineup

Sailboat gets a ride

Incident Report 12/20 – 12/27 59 Year old male with a leg injury (pre-existing). 2599 Quivira Ct. 4Sam, BLS 20 respond. Patient transported to VA Hospital. PWC inside the surf at South Mission Beach. Rescue ...

Brace for culture change, Chula Vista

Sale of lots to developers to affect parking on Third Avenue

“Parking on Third Avenue is an issue and will become more of an issue,” said Chula Vista councilmember John McCann shortly before the council voted to sell two lots that provide parking spaces for the ...

Bright and dim views of San Diego job market

Lousy employment growth, good socioeconomic environment

Out of 150 American cities, San Diego ranks 98th for those looking for a job, according to WalletHub, which puts together statistics on cities, metro areas, and states. San Diego comes out 148th in employment ...

Sculpin back on the menu

Weekly fish (and whale) report

Inshore: Sculpin, or California scorpionfish, are back on the menu as of January 1, and in the first two days over 600 of the spiny-yet-tasty fish were taken from San Diego landings. Yellowtail are still ...

Certain pleasures are best enjoyed infrequently

Los Panchos has their ratios down

Every San Diegan knows the value of a kick-ass breakfast burrito and the wretchedness of a disappointing one. I only have one or two breakfast burritos a year, so it’s imperative I know where to ...

Who you calling a sarcastic fringehead?

Sign posted in mudflats insults presidential candidate

With the downtown San Diego skyline and the Coronado Bridge as a background, a “Dump Trump” sign was recently posted in the fenced-off area around Pond 20, the 95-acre piece of land that falls within ...

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