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The Fight for $15 wages on SDSU's doorstep

Shortly after 8 a.m. this morning (April 14), approximately 100 people rallied in front of SDSU's East Commons and next to the offices of Aztec Shops in protest of student and other workers’ pay on ...

April 14, 2016
Two hot cellists rock Symphony Hall

2Cellos, Tuesday night, April 12, was the greatest and worst concert I’ve ever been to. It tended toward the sublime and the ultra-cheese at the same time. 2Cellos is two young men from Croatia who ...

When Victorian propriety fell apart

I won’t be able to review, and therefore shouldn’t comment, on Backyard Renaissance/Oceanside Theatre Company’s production of The Elephant Man. I dramaturged the play twice before and, when asked, did a talk for the cast ...

April 14, 2016
Mayor's pot-shop busters report due on 4/20

Three city employees spend 40 hours a week scouring publications for advertisements, researching citizens’ complaints, and patrolling communities in search of illegal medical marijuana dispensaries. A new report from the Development Services Department — to ...

April 14, 2016
Small-scale storage war in San Marcos

Every month or so, local storage-unit facilities play their own version of the TV show Storage Wars — past-due units auctioned off to the highest bidder. Such was the case last week with three San ...

April 14, 2016
How many ramen shops can San Diego sustain?

How long does a restaurant have to stay open before a GRAND OPENING sign comes down? Nishiki Ramen, sharing a parking lot with Mitsuwa market, still proudly flies their big, red banner, six months after ...

Murderer tries to kill two guards at Donovan

Prison authorities say an inmate already serving a murder sentence attempted to kill two guards on Monday morning (April 11) at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in Otay Mesa. According to lt. Philip Bracamonte, an ...

April 14, 2016
San Diego selected as trial city for online retailer’s personalized organ-delivery service

Today, Amazon announced “the next step in our evolution toward becoming the most essential goods and services provider the world has ever seen. Thanks to technology we’d rather not discuss and you’d rather not know ...

Global Coffee Trading models the craft brewing scene

Most of the specialty coffee growth seen locally the past few years has been a proliferation of third wave shops and an increase in the number of roasters — up to nearly three dozen. And, ...

April 14, 2016
$7300 parking fee at Lindbergh Field (keeps mounting)

Visiting the San Diego airport on March 23, I parked next to a black Ford Ranger pickup truck at the Terminal 1 parking lot. The truck, dirty and weathered from the bay’s moist air and ...

When you wish upon a store

The Disney Store celebrates the grand opening of its new store at Westfield Plaza Bonita in National City on Saturday, April 16. A quick call to friend and unofficial Mayor of National City John Dacapias ...

April 14, 2016
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