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News & Stories

Quartzsite: Arizona's rock city

This colossal swap meet goes down November–March in western Arizona.

What do you get when you cross one million snowbirds and desert rats, and add blocks of swap-meet junk? You get Quartzsite, AZ, in January. Starting in the fall, tens of thousands of bargain hunters ...

Independent internet radio stations stifled by fees

New royalty fees may be too much for smaller operations, like the local richbroradio.com

A new royalty rate fee went into effect January 1 based on a ruling by the Copyright Royalty Board. It impacts all U.S. internet radio stations that play music and snuffed one popular station. “Rates ...

Sports

Cajon Speedway, B-ball at PB Rec Center, NFL tragedies, Lakeside's Jarrod Boswell, 1969 Padres look back, SDSU football scandal

Crash, Crash, Crash A handsome rookie roars around Cajon Speedway. Like two dancers executing half a pirouette, the two 3000-pound late-model Sportsman-class stock cars spun out side by side, squealing their tires, as their rear ...

FanDuel sets up fantasy betting platform for which NFL team(s) wind(s) up in Los Angeles

Fantasty football franchise forecasting

“No one is suggesting that when people say they love football, what they really mean is they love gambling on football,” says FanDuel.com head of press placation Bud Chance. “But the fact remains that everything ...

Joshua White debuts new quintet

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego January 12-17

Tuesday 12Jazz Live (1313 Park Boulevard) opens the week with a tribute to the iconic pianist Bill Evans, with John Campbell, Darek Oles, and Duncan Moore. This concert begins at 8:00 p.m., but is preceded ...

Tough conditions keep tackle in the box

Two days of good fishing for every seven.

Inshore: The big storm kept the boats off the water most of the week, with only the 3rd and the 9th represented in the dock totals below. That said, signs are looking good for above-average ...

San Diego Raiders...how does that sound?

NFL commissioner suggests not enough stadium subsidies offered

The National Football League issued a statement on January 9, published by the L.A. Times, that says the plans for government stadium subsidies for Oakland, St. Louis, and San Diego are "unsatisfactory and inadequate." NFL ...

He used the Force, the Force won

Star Wars fan robs bank, makes successful getaway (for now)

On January 9 at 2:00 p.m., the Wells Fargo Bank located within the Vons at 4725 Clairemont Drive at the Clairemont Square shopping center was robbed. The bank teller told police that prior to the ...