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Oceanside Blade press runs again

"I’m getting thank-you notes."

Former Oceanside publisher Tom Missett, 75, couldn’t stay away from print journalism. After being out of the daily newspaper business for 19 years, he’s brought back a familiar North County newspaper: the Oceanside Blade issued ...

County loses 700 jobs in August

But unemployment rate goes down

The San Diego County unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in August, down from a revised 5.3 percent in July, according to the California Employment Development Department. However, the county lost 700 non-agricultural jobs in ...

Missing kangaroo pelt recovered in O.B.

“It was supposed to be a kind of spiritual item..."

On Monday (September 12), Buck sent out an SOS on the O.B. Facebook group page asking if anyone had found his missing kangaroo pelt. By the end of the day, owner and pelt were reunited, ...

A rare win over the state utilities commission

Challenge to decision to allow building of natural-gas-fired plant

Late Wednesday (September 14), the Protect Our Communities Foundation and the Center for Biological Diversity won a battle against the California Public Utilities Commission: the state First District Court of Appeals granted the groups their ...

Hollywood bets there’s gold in them thar woods! (Also, the womb.)

New movies opening this week: Blair Witch, White Girl, Snowden, and more

Apple founder Steve Jobs once said, “People don’t know what they want until you give it to them.” Maybe he’s right. I never dreamed people would want threequels to The Blair Witch Project and Bridget ...

Savory smoked selections

Grand Ole BBQ y Asado sells out

The San Diego restaurant scene is vast in terms of dining options, but in its own way it is also small and many chefs and restaurateurs are friends in what is, for the most part, ...

Mira Mesa braces for mega population growth

Stone Creek project may create up to 50,000 commutes a day

The decades-old Vulcan mining operation on nearly 300 acres of Carroll Canyon will be a huge housing project if developers' lobbying efforts are successful. Bordered by Mira Mesa Boulevard, Miramar Road, Camino Santa Fe, and ...

Last Call: Love's Labor's Lost at Old Globe

A comeuppance for the imagined heirs of all eternity

One of the year’s better productions must close this Sunday. Even with the play’s disturbing, though fully justified, un-comic ending, the Old Globe’s Love’s Labor’s Lost is a keeper. Two things: 1) People watch the ...

Padres brass tarnished

GM A.J. Preller suspended for alleged mishandling of players' health records

Major League Baseball suspended San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller yesterday (September 15) for 30 days without pay following an investigation into the trade of pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox. The ...

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