Content for Monday, November 14, 2016

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Europa Street alley is a street, say residents

Councilmembers shut down concerns over siting of underground garage

A battle over the entry to an underground parking garage in Leucadia has been decided in favor of the developer. At a public hearing on November 9, the Encinitas City Council voted to deny two ...

Billionaire USD grad short-listed for Trump's Treasury

Super-rich San Diego alum and Manchester-friendly financier could have cabinet lock

They appeared to be some of the darkest days of Doug Manchester’s life back in the summer of 2014, as the San Diego developer and Republican kingpin struggled to find enough cash to finance a ...

Golden Triangle restaurant drifts aimlessly

Just another hotel restaurant

My wife is vegetarian, so I’ve been seeking out restaurants with tasty meatless options. Her birthday was last week, and I was hoping to kick things up a notch by taking her to a place ...

Tricked into falling in love!

The Fantasticks at Scripps Ranch Theatre

The simple and timeless story of The Fantasticks, set to lilting, haunting melodies by Harvey Schmidt with book and lyrics by Tom Jones, holds the distinction of being the longest continuously running production in theatrical ...

Solar-power financing could spell trouble

"I hate to see people lose their homes over something I was involved with.”

The owner of a North County solar-power company says he sees the next housing bubble bursting on the horizon. While it’s the hand that feeds much of his business now, he says it’s the same ...

Who won the election? Clinton or Trump?

News takes backseat to nature

The Lazy Lizard Saloon in Ocotillo seemed friendly on Wednesday afternoon, the day after the election. I had just returned from three days of backpacking in Vallecito Valley, not knowing if Clinton or Trump had ...

50 murders by the Border Patrol?

"We will not live in fear; we will not get used to this."

"Even if you do something wrong, you should make it to jail alive," says Birdie Gutierrez, an organizer whose group, La Flor De La Resistencia, was represented among about 30 protesters who gathered in San ...