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Dig a hole: June Foray

Cartoon-character voice-artist made it to 99

Little Scotty’s weekdays began with Chicago’s legendary Ray Rayner Show. One could always count on Ray for a Tweety and Sylvester cartoon featuring June Foray as the voice of Granny. Lunchtime fun consisted of Bozo’s ...

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This week’s new movie releases include The Emoji Movie, which almost (almost) no critics like

As of this writing, Rotten Tomatoes features only one positive review of The Emoji Movie: that of Betsy Bozdech of Common Sense Media. Brave, brave Betsy. Of course, it’s not as bold as being one ...

Hunter aide schooled in Trump-age ethics

House member’s legislative director attends media-handling conclave

Republican house member Duncan Hunter, a hero to the Union-Tribune when the paper was owned by GOP mogul Doug Manchester, has been in the dog house under the daily's latest owner, tronc, Inc. of Chicago, ...

Lemon Grove railroad ties used to replace Starbucks vibe

James, OB Beans, Ryan Bros. test local loyalty

Several San Diego neighborhoods have gained locally roasted coffee this spring. First up, James Coffee Co. has opened a 413 square foot coffee counter in Bankers Hill, at newly constructed building The Louie (2870 Fourth ...

More reasons why city will pay for water projects

Pt. Loma, Jacobs Center Poway Bike Path, Lusardi Creek Torrey Hills, and more

Half of a $3.2 million fine levied against San Diego for city construction inspectors’ past failure to require efforts to keep construction sediment out of storm drains will go to restoration efforts at Los Peñasquitos, ...

Ugly cyclist-car encounter in Kensington

GoPro video shows up on local Reddit

A bicyclist who GoPro'ed herself as she followed a car, argued with the driver and then hit or kicked the rear view mirror lit up Reddit yesterday by posting the video of the encounter. The ...

Sidewalk stamps of Ocean Beach and Point Loma

Eric Duvall's obsession

Last year, Eric DuVall was named President of the Ocean Beach Historical Society. Duvall has a minor obsession with the sidewalks and streets of OB and Point Loma. “As a teenager, the sidewalk stamps, dates ...

Owner of fact-checking website,, considers lawsuit allegations to be fake news

Divorce filings and court depositions paint Mikkelson as greedy and uncouth, the fact checking-website with ties to San Diego once commissioned by social media giant Facebook to determine fake from] factual news, is in financial peril. The website's founder, David MIkkelson, is now soliciting donations ...

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