Content for Friday, February 19, 2016

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Mission Beach vs. clever developer

Alleged mathematical manipulations and staffing shenanigans

Thwarted by a developer's success at bypassing a full neighborhood-level review of the plan for 63 new homes on land where the Mission Beach Elementary School once stood, the Mission Beach Precise Planning Board voted ...

Frank and June return to San Elijo

A 50-year love affair with Cardiff by the Sea campground

In 1965, Frank and June Nuttall were camping throughout the desert Southwest with their kids in a tent trailer when they decided to travel west from Arizona on old U.S. Highway 80. After heading up ...

Loving or hating #KanyeWest is a political act

West's Life of Pablo drops, finally

Just like the soul food on your dinner plate, loving or hating #KanyeWest is a political act. This is the man whose website features solely the-artist-formerly-known-as #MosDef rambling about the “World Passport” on his website ...

In between the burgeoning hipness

Raw fish and more at Ceviche House

This small counter shop specializes in Peruvian seafood dishes tiradito (raw fish) and ceviche (raw fish cured in citrus juices). Organic and fresh caught local ingredients are the norm, and all dishes are made to ...

War rages on against apartment project

City poised to rely on irrelevant environmental study

The proposed College Avenue Apartments is essentially a dormitory in an apartment building’s clothing, says a group of residents in a newly filed lawsuit against the City of San Diego, San Diego State University Foundation, ...

Pope Francis caps visit to Mexico by smuggling himself into the United States

Pilgrimage to the Promised Land?

Throughout his reign, Pope Francis has sought to emphasize the Catholic church’s outreach to the poor and suffering of the world, and his recent visit to Mexico gave him ample opportunity to do just that. ...

You're not in for a happy-fest with Glen Phillips

Former Toad the Wet Sprocket frontman visits Belly Up

The glaring red eyes of the fiberglass shark suspended from the ceiling of Belly Up Tavern menace the musicians onstage. After his first tune, Glen Phillips said this opening song should leave him inspired and ...

The beach belongs to all of us

Surfrider joins suit against Solana Beach homeowners

The Surfrider Foundation announced Wednesday (February 17) that it will join in the defense of the City of Solana Beach, which was sued in April 2013 by a group of bluff-top homeowners. The suit was ...

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