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Pandora's box of Issa staffer's freebies

One of the earliest players in the streaming music business is facing an uncertain future and locked in a money war with recording artists. What to do? Hire a Wall Street banker to shop the ...

March 17, 2016
$300 million allegedly bilked from investors

A week ago (March 10), the Securities and Exchange Commission filed suit against a Portland, Oregon, financial firm named Aequitas and three of its high-living, socially prominent executives. They are charged with running a Ponzi ...

March 17, 2016
SeaWorld's last orca generation

After years of protests, negative advertising campaigns, and lawsuits that have led to plunging revenues and stock prices, SeaWorld executives announced on Thursday (March 17) that they would begin taking steps to end the practice ...

March 17, 2016
Ginastera and Yolanda Kondonassis

Harp music is an interesting phenomenon, at least it is to me. I’m always happy when I go to a symphonic concert and see a harp or two on the stage. That’s usually a good ...

City bucks for “twinkle lights”

North Park residents will soon get a lot of twinkle in their eyes, thanks to $5200 in “community programs and services” funding from the city. The San Diego City Council on March 15 passed (as ...

March 17, 2016
Best burger within a short drive

When San Diegans discuss the area’s best burger, the two top contenders are usually Hodad’s in Ocean Beach and Downtown and Rocky’s Crown Pub near Pacific Beach. I understand. Both places make high-quality burgers. I ...

Ocean Beach surveillance cameras going up

After months of contention over the use of surveillance cameras along the Ocean Beach coastline, it’s all over except for the signage. The first three cameras — in all, ten are planned — appeared recently ...

Viejas doubles down on live music

Viejas Casino, the once thriving host of touring music headliners, is about to unveil a new venue that may re-establish the resort as a host for major artists. The new Viejas in the Park venue ...

March 17, 2016
Supes put kibosh on pot shops

The County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday (March 16) to place a temporary moratorium on the approval of new medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas. The issue packed the board's chambers with residents, most ...

March 17, 2016
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