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Not for rookies

Potent, yet low kick, whiskey out of San Marcos

When David Jackson opened Perfect Soul whiskey in San Marcos in late 2015, he entered what is still a pretty young San Diego spirits market. However, he'd already built a career working with hard liquor. ...

County supervisors vote against adult pot use

“There’s overwhelming reason to oppose" Prop 64

With San Diego County district attorney Bonnie Dumanis and sheriff Bill Gore in attendance, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unaminously on Tuesday, October 4, against Proposition 64. In a move that drew ...

Local Department of Defense contractor ripped for $825,000

Financial officer Stuart Teshima took liberties with credit cards

Stuart Teshima, former chief financial officer of "a large San Diego-based Department of Defense contracting firm," according to the United States Attorney's office, today (October 4) pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $825,000 from the ...

Mayor’s flip-flop leaves his political guru out of the money

Faulconer's "brain" in ethics battle with Fabiani vanishes from the stadium scene

The National Football League, known for its cast of loyal political bedfellows, has just picked up yet another apprentice, said by insiders to be enticed by the enormous pile of cash the league's mega-billionaire owners ...

Neville Marriner dies aged 92

Health kept him from conducting the San Diego Symphony

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields has announced that Sir Neville Marriner has died. We almost had the honor of hearing him conduct the San Diego Symphony in January of 2015 but the ...

Swimmers rescued from Garbage surf break; possible OD at Dusty Rhodes park

End-of-September waterfront blotter

September 24 — 09:44 Medical: Lifeguard requests medics to 3141 Ocean Front Walk for a 50y/o male possible OD, LG already has PD in route. Medic transports to unknown location. — 12:42 Medical: 52y/o male ...

Grossmont Theatre to serve high-end food and drink

Sample the new fare on Friday, October 7

What better way to cloud your vision of San Diego’s two largest theatre screens than by taking advantage of Grossmont Cinema’s new stocked bar? As if movies weren’t intoxicating enough, this weekend Reading Cinemas Grossmont ...

Dick Enberg: the Call of Calls

Oh, my!

I’m from Northern California. Moved to Orange County in 1969 for graduate school. Didn’t think much of the region: mostly scrub, ragweed, and rabbit hills back then. But — the sportscasters! Vin Scully made Dodger ...

Pakistan’s answer to the burger patty

Spicy cuisine best enjoyed family style

I wandered into Khan Baba Kabab House unprepared. Not because I’d never eaten Pakistani food but because I was alone, looking for a simple lunch. Khan Baba offers both Pakistani and Indian, and my first ...

Three county lawyers disbarred

He "twice engaged in egregious misconduct for his sexual gratification."

Three county lawyers have been disbarred, according to the State Bar of California. Angela Elizabeth Mueller engaged in the unauthorized practice of law in New Jersey, Maryland, and New Mexico, where she was not licensed. ...

Compost conversations

Attendees of Food Waste Solution Summit say county could do better

Composting, the process by which plant matter and food waste is broken down into soil, has long been recognized as a key component in developing a nutrient-rich base for organic farming. But recent research, as ...

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