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Grocery gamble or gold mine

Uppity-scale market from up north to compete with four other stores

In the shopping center at the northwest corner of I-5 and Encinitas Boulevard, Smart and Final vacated two years ago, and earlier this year, so did Petco. Both stores moved to larger space just east ...

Lord's business kept out of business park

"I know this council is not anti-church," says Poway mayor

Poway churches want to move into the South Poway Business Park — and are asking the city to reconsider its zoning that prohibits churches from moving in. Mayor Steve Vaus owned up to being the ...

Last Call: Outside Mullingar and Ragtime

Neighbors stop bickering, piano stops thumping on Sunday

That ol’ clock on the wall again. Two quality shows must conclude their runs this Sunday, February 21. Outside Mullingar, at San Diego Repertory Theatre. John Patrick Shanley is famous for tough, thought-provokers like Doubt: ...

Shark of least concern caught off pier

"No one should gurgle up their own blood — no one!"

The sun was setting as Elsa Brum neared the left wing of the Ocean Beach Pier during her stroll on February 16. There she saw what looked like a baby shark gasping for air as ...

Crisis at Bayfront Charter High

Lease with United States University presents problem

The troubled United States University is looking to break its lease on 830 Bay Boulevard in Chula Vista. In 2013, the Reader’s Don Bauder reported the school was fined for falsifying Pell grant loan applications ...

Rubio's Roe boat floats Faulconer

Controversial Qualcomm stadium food-service lobbyist heads for presidential hustings

As Chargers owner Dean Spanos continues his public relations tour of friendly local media, one of his key opposites on the political team of Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer has suddenly turned up on the presidential ...

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