Content for Friday, January 15, 2016

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Carlsbad’s Julie Harper gets 40 years for shooting husband

Daughter: “I will never call you Mom again.…”

A San Diego Superior court judge told Julie Harper this morning, January 15, “Rather than go through a painful divorce process you took the easy way out.” And then he sentenced the former Carlsbad housewife ...

Troubled Tri-City to pay $3 million for breaking laws

Cozy arrangements with doctors slammed

Oceanside's Tri-City Medical Center, a hospital long plagued with management and labor problems, today (January 15) agreed to pay $3.3 million to resolve allegations it violated laws regarding its financial relationships with community physicians. The ...

Second degree: Sibelius's Fifth

Starting at Beethoven's Fifth and playing six degrees of separation

Since we’re making a six degrees of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 playlist, I’ll start numbering the degrees here. Let’s go to degree number two. Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5 could be considered one degree since it ...

Did Irwin Jacobs just seal Kevin Faulconer's fate?

Fallout of Eli Broad deal gone bad shadows San Diego politics

Whether the Chargers eventually depart for Los Angeles or not, it's a virtual certitude that San Diego's Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer is currently viewed as a shoo-in to be re-elected mayor, a wide spectrum of ...

An option: Chargers stay, Qualcomm gets facelift

Spanos family possibly can't afford Inglewood

It's time to talk sense about the Chargers. San Diego, with a massive infrastructure deficit, a need for bolstering police and fire protection, and voters wising up to the billionaire stadium scam, can't afford and ...

School of Creative and Performing Arts students adapt I, Claudius for the present day

Art imitates life

Trod Boards, director of the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts theater program, is excited. What’s more, he’s excited to tell you why. "Robert Graves’ masterful historical novel I, Claudius, which was famously ...

Soup and salad in a jar

Car’s Jars joins the local delivery market

With the glut of Silicon Valley tech companies vying for a piece of the food home delivery market the past year, I was surprised to discover a small local business pursuing its own niche: Car’s ...

Bowie's Blackstar closes the curtain

An entrancing final act for the constant chameleon

Ever so strange and always unique is David Bowie. After 26 genre-jumping albums spanning over nearly 50 years, the constant chameleon released his 27th and final album, Blackstar, which landed on his birthday, January 10, ...

Sewer creep: IB vs. Coronado

Elephant cage taken over by SEALs

Imperial Beach has accused Coronado of jeopardizing the War on Terror by suing Imperial Beach over who has the right to provide sewage services to the new Navy SEAL training facility proposed for the south ...

Ty Segall and the Muggers accost Belly Up

In keeping with the new record's title, Emotional Mugger was seen in Solana Beach

Ty Segall and the Muggers absolutely defiled the elegant Belly Up stage with a robotic sludge-rock display of psychedelia that they vomited into the crowd, causing a transfixed batch of humans to go haywire. Witnessing ...

Mission Bay users ignore contamination

Don't row, row, row your boat in contaminated waters

Erosion causes break in Tecolote Canyon line