Content for Monday, September 12, 2016

News & Stories

Loose hose nearly sinks ship

Coast Guard, Harbor Police, and two tow boats keep it afloat

September 7 — HP located a vessel that was adrift near the A-1 Anchorage off of Shelter Island. The vessel was impounded and later returned to the owner. — HP impounded a small vessel that ...

East Village's latest brewery isn't about IPAs

A Mainer brings English, Belgian styles to Knotty

The growing East Village beer scene gains another micro with the official opening of Knotty Brewing Co. on September 15. Knotty's small tasting room and five-barrel brewhouse are part of an overall expansion of the ...

Labor and capital pick their pre-election poison

Big-money battle over Measure A fuels DeMaio’s putative funding hopes

San Diego's big-money campaign money-raising merry-go-round has shifted into high gear, with cash from both big business and big labor pouring in for local political causes. Among the heaviest hitters so far is the International ...

Hitler goes Hollywood: Top 10 movie Führers

Let’s start the week with a smile and a “heil!” with this video assemblage of Tinseltown’s Ten Best Fascist Dictators. Here they are arranged in order of rank. 10) Considering the variety of top-shelf candidates ...

Former SEAL sues for police brutality

Welfare check ends with broken ribs, gashed forehead, and tasing

On Tuesday, September 13, San Diego city councilmembers will consider whether to agree to settle a lawsuit from a former Navy SEAL who sued the city and two San Diego police officers for excessive force ...

Brother of ISIL fighter pleads guilty to lying to FBI

Marchello McCain, previously convicted felon, held without bond

In federal court today (September 12), Marchello Dsaun McCain pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI to cover for his brother, Douglas McCain, an American believed killed while fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq ...

Sacred Brahmins

The Cocktail Hour at North Coast Repertory Theatre

A dying tradition. Like the old New England dining rooms, which A. R. Gurney, Jr., also wrote about, the cocktail hour was a special time for East Coast Brahmins at day’s end. They could unwind, ...

Peppers, masa, coconuts, prickly pears

Flavorful finds at Northgate Gonzalez Market

I cannot claim to be an expert in chile peppers. Even as I type this, I am stuck on the spelling — is it chile or chili or chilli? Apparently all three are used interchangeably ...

City slack on preventing sediment pollution

Robust construction activity lacks assertive governance

The City of San Diego hopes to settle a $4.6 million complaint from the regional water board for allowing construction companies to bypass sediment-control measures at Los Peñasquitos Lagoon, Tijuana River Estuary, and San Diego ...