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Sailor Helps Suicidal Man

While others drove on by, Lt. Jordan Walma had to stop.

Fleet Readiness Center Southwest Public Affairs Office P.O. Box 357058 San Diego, CA 92135-7058 (619) 545-3415 Release #: 16-005 June 29, 2016 SAN DIEGO — “I could tell he was distraught as he was crying ...

SD Fringe: Will You Swear Your True Love and The Heart of a Goof

Fairies and old duffers

Will You Swear Your True Love Direct from Japan, Theatre Group GUMBO’s world premiere is a comedy of crazy Japanese lovers motivated by their own quirky views on distorted love. The crazy-love spectrum in this ...

SD Fringe: T.S. Eliot: A New Musical and The Feathered Serpent

Ideas ignited

T.S. Eliot: A New Musical American National Theater’s musical is a bold, provocative assessment of one of the 20th Century’s greatest poets. The subject of T.S. Eliot’s gay sexuality, in light of his poems, is ...

Trump at the mercy of the judge

Prez candidate's lawyer requests Curiel keep videotape testimony sealed

Releasing videotaped depositions of Donald Trump testifying about Trump University would "taint the jury pool" and "imperil" the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's chances for a fair trial, argues the real estate mogul's attorneys in court ...

Billionaire Democrat's Balboa Park plan revived by GOP mayor

Cash from Clinton-backing Jacobs family greases city hall wheels

Irwin Jacobs, master of the big-money art of acquiring political influence, is looking to have his best-ever year in 2016. The billionaire La Jolla Democrat, cofounder of Qualcomm, was one of the first to fund ...

SD Fringe: Recommendations for final days

Highly recommended and word-of-mouth

The San Diego International Festival closes this Sunday, July 3. Ninety-four acts (one canceled) will have performed five shows each by then. And some of the best, like Le Moana’s unforgettable 1918, about the influenza ...

Lawsuits filed over county's primary ballot-counting

"Not that we're trying to get Sanders to a win, though I certainly wouldn't mind."

Complaints over conduct by the county registrar's office in the wake of the June primaries held earlier this month continues, with lawsuits now pending at both the county and state levels. "The registrar wants to ...

SD Fringe: The Scam and Second Chances for Grace

Trust in the Word, in love with the Word

The Scam What’s the deal with the boulder in the center of Yo Mama’s Got Drama Theatre Company’s stage? That’s one of the questions a person would ask upon entering Christopher R’s theater-of-the-absurd play. Two ...

Cardiff founder's house "found"

“Our jaws dropped. We assumed it was long gone."

It took a guy coming from Cardiff, Wales, to identify the 1911 home of Cardiff by the Sea’s founder, J. Frank Cullen. Mark Gubb, from the Queen’s Cardiff, was visiting Cardiff by the Sea to ...

Feds shell out $170 million for Corinthian loans

Shuttered for-profit college has milked taxpayers

The Department of Education has forgiven more than $170 million of loans to students who attended the shuttered Corinthian Colleges, according to a report released yesterday (June 29). Marketwatch.com reports that the Department of Education ...

Hillcrest's Uptown Planners wonder wtf

City and developers aim to build ten-story buildings

If a community spends seven years working on a plan to define its own identity and how it will grow, gives its final draft — full of difficult compromises — to the City of San ...

Dory goes to a Sausage Party

Inappropriate trailer opens Pixney’s latest

It could have been an ad for Mrs. Paul’s Fish Sticks. Instead, parents of California kiddies attending a screening of Finding Dory at the Brenden Concord 14 were in for a shock when the pre-show ...

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