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Faulconer commands the merry-go-round

Chamber lobbyists switch places on staff and convention center board

Call it a revolving door or merry-go-round, the faltering city-hall operation of San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer continues to reshuffle its deck chairs to the benefit of a major financial booster, the San Diego Regional ...

Lawsuit against Lyft following alleged rape

Company accused of putting "profits over people"

A woman who was allegedly raped by a Lyft driver in Cardiff in December 2016 has filed a lawsuit against the company and the driver in state court. The lawsuit, filed by the unnamed victim, ...

Escape to a good time at the movies

Escapes and Good Time are among this week’s new movie releases

It’s stupid jokes week here at The Big Screen... Patti Cake$ fails to rise. Good Time mostly isn't, though it is pretty good. Leap! should take a flying...leap. Lemon is a lemon. The Trip to ...

Smokehouse in a food court?

Slow meats next to Macy's in La Mesa

The thought of a food court evokes strong sensory memories burned into my consciousness by the presence of trashy mall franchises: the baked cinnamon aromas of Cinnabon, the pulpy viscosity of Orange Julius, the slab ...

National City puts Perry Ford under "green" spotlight

Push is on for dealership's chemical-use details in toxic territory

Over the next two weeks, the National City Council will make a list. A green list. It will include, among other conditions, the "certified biodegradable" products Perry Ford can use at its auto shop across ...

Black's Beach knife-wielder found on trail

All in a week's work by San Diego lifeguards

August 6 01:37 Boating: Boat aground at Tourmaline. Reporting person states three occupants ran ashore and up Sea Ridge Drive. Lifeguard units respond. SDPD, Coast Guard, and Border Patrol are notified. Lifeguard confirms no occupants ...

Tantalizing chance to fish in Encinitas forbidden zone

From Moonlight to Seaside beach

Recreational anglers, along with a scientist from Scripps Institute of Oceanography at UCSD, got to fish where the rest of us can’t — in the Marine Protected Area of Encinitas — a no-take area for ...

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