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Globe-trottin' hops

Nelson Sauvin and Motueka return to New Zealand in liquid form

Coronado Brewing Company announced it would begin distributing its Stingray IPA globally in January, shipping to six countries, including New Zealand. Among the four varieties of hops contributing to the IPA's tropical fruit flavors is ...

Byzantine hotel tax network funds mayor’s nonprofit

TV turkey handouts and check-giving backed by city fee-funded hotel lobby

Contributions from special interests coveting the favor of city hall continue to pour in to One San Diego, the nonprofit corporation run by Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer. Among other purposes, the money has been used ...

Jeremy Denk, one of the great interpreters of Bach

How do you encore The Goldberg Variations?

Jeremy Denk shared the Bach Goldberg Variations with a cozy gathering of patrons at Symphony Hall on Tuesday night, January 19. The upper levels of the hall were closed off as was the entire right ...

Cross-complaint filed over deadly crosswalk accident

City says homeowners' association failed to maintain adjacent property

The father of a seven-month-old girl who died after being struck by a vehicle in March 2015 while crossing a busy street in Point Loma was careless and negligent, reads a newly filed court document ...

Homeless and confused in Chula Vista

“If you live on the street, you can get a permit? Wow.”

There’s a buzz on the streets of Chula Vista among those who live out of their vehicles. Some think that they can go to city hall and obtain a “Special Parking Permit,” as it seems ...

Get your butt off the beach

Coastal cleanup numbers for 2015

The trash tally for San Diego beaches was released on January 12 by San Diego Coastkeeper and the San Diego chapter of the Surfrider Foundation. In beach cleanups hosted by both groups, 197,788 pieces of ...

U-T circulation plunging

Other metro dailies sinking, too

Richard Tofel, writing for medium.com, has come up with some shocking numbers on print newspaper circulation. Tofel, general manager of the investigative organization ProPublica and a former vice president of Dow Jones, has dug into ...

Realtor vs. realtor

Federal lawsuit filed over data-sharing agreement

An ongoing war between local divisions of the nation's primary real estate trade group has resulted in the filing of a federal lawsuit last week by the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors against its ...

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