Content for Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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Tribune editorials speak as one: monopoly rules

Obama lawyers go after Chicago newspaper chain’s jugular

Editorialists employed by Chicago's Tribune Publishing, otherwise known in media circles as the newspaper chain from hell, have wasted no time condemning the U.S. Justice Department for killing Tribune's putative deal to seize control of ...

Mainly Mozart is on the way to San Diego

A taste of what to expect from the festival this year

Spring has sprung and you know what that means. A gentle breeze has started to blow and it is whispering, “Mainly Mozart Festival.” Mainly Mozart music director Michael Francis was in town and we had ...

Transparency tempest looms over council committee

Private device + city business = public record?

On Wednesday, March 23, a city-council committee will discuss an ordinance to classify city business conducted on private devices as a public record. The ordinance was proposed by open-government organization Californians Aware and is meant ...

Youth and 20/20 vision in Indian Wells

The BNP Paribas Open goes down in Coachella Valley every March.

A chance meeting in the desert provided answers on the requirements for becoming an official at a major professional tennis tournament, like the one at Indian Wells. Just a 2.5-hour drive from San Diego, the ...

Five cents of every food and drink dollar is spent on coffee

Drinking trends and K-Cups pondered at National Coffee Association Convention

This year, the National Coffee Association held its annual convention at the Hotel Del Coronado. The March 17-19 event drew hundreds of coffee industry execs to network, market roasting and packaging equipment, and attend talks ...

Did citizens lose when Councilman McCann won?

“There’s no legal precedent for the ruling."

Aurora Clark, a community advocate, has been ordered to pay Chula Vista councilman John McCann $99,918 to cover legal bills in connection with a 2014 election challenge. According to a recent U-T article, San Diego ...

Trashy enough? Yes.

Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show at Cygnet

Talk about gumption: Sean Murray, artistic director of a major local theater company, cavorts on stage in layers of splotchy make-up, a black leather bustier, fishnet stockings, with holes, and, for the final “floor show,” ...

Healthy food powwow

"Does the consumer know how to use it?" Hamburger asked.

A group of healthcare experts and local food-industry professionals gathered on Monday (March 21) to discuss the link between access to food and overall health and to explore ways to get healthy food into underserved ...

Suspect unsuccessfully leaps into bay to flee

Assault on Shelter Island

March 15 — HP Investigated a vessel that had sunk in the Driscoll’s Wharf in Americas Cup Harbor. A small fuel spill from the vessel was immediately contained and the vessel was raised. — HP ...

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