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Statue honoring local basketball great Bill Walton is taken back to workshop after numerous structural failures

Monumental breakdown

Sad news out of Ski Beach: only two weeks after its unveiling, Alessandra Black’s statue honoring local legend Bill Walton will have to be taken back to the shop. Recent signs of buckling and stress ...

Stone heads to wine country

Brewhouse and restaurant in Napa overlooks Napa River

With its Berlin brewery and restaurant expected to officially open this summer, Stone Brewing is already well on its way toward becoming a multinational beer company. This week it announced new venue in another country: ...

Eagles hate people and avoid L.A.

Tracking study reveals details of the lives lived by raptors

Bob Fisher's three years of finding, catching, and tracking San Diego County's golden eagles have made him certain of one thing: "Eagles hate people," Fisher said. "They hate dogs. They don't mind vehicles, but as ...

So Seventies

Pt. Loma's Body Shop. Strawberry Alarm Clock, encounter groups, ride-sharing, communes on 55th and in Spring Valley

Body Shop Nude dancers in Loma Portal. The place was crowded and smoky. As Heidi started to dance, wearing only a belt of gold coins low on her hips, some of the men at the ...

County unemployment rate keeps falling

Thanks mostly to hospitality jobs related to tourism

The San Diego County unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in April from a revised 4.7 percent in March and 5.0 percent a year ago, according to data from the California Employment Development Department. Jobs ...

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