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Lightning Brewery (still) open for business

Poway business-park suds center recharged with new business plan

When news broke in June that Lightning Brewery had sold its assets to Orange County–based Cismontane Brewing Co., rumor spread that the 11-year-old brewery had joined the ranks of San Diego ex-breweries. But reports of ...

Councilwoman Zapf dodges financial hardship

Husband's Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharged following real estate deal

Eric Zapf, husband of councilwoman Lorie Zapf, has been discharged from a Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy he filed in May of this year. In 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal found that Eric Zapf ...

Agreement to move nuclear waste from San Onofre

But potential for "mobile Chernobyl" may forestall Edison from acting

Southern California Edison today (August 28) agreed to move 3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste that it had planned to bury 100 feet from the ocean at the now-shuttered San Onofre site in North County. ...

Patient says former Charger molested her

Woman was sedated at UCSD after emergency throat surgery

An unnamed woman has accused a former Chargers player of sexually assaulting her in October of last year while she was under sedation at a UCSD hospital. The 52-year-old woman filed a civil lawsuit against ...

Public employee unions wield hefty Atkins stick

2020 election cash speaks loudly as big labor nails Sacramento win

Democratic assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher’s high-profile bill to restructure wonky-sounding SANDAG may be getting all the attention, but San Diego's Democratic legislative delegation is also busy doing quiet favors for the county's labor unions, a ...

Judgment day for bilked pro athletes

Financial advisor Aaron Parthemer accepts securities commission ruling

The Securities and Exchange Commission last week wrapped up the case against Aaron Parthemer, a Florida resident who sold more than $5 million worth of unregistered and illiquid investments in a San Diego company, Global ...

Good fishing means deckhand shortage

Black seabass release tips

Dock Totals August 20 – August 26: 6,921 anglers aboard 255 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 1,749 bluefin tuna, 2,022 yellowfin tuna, 508 skipjack tuna, 1,032 dorado, 12,916 yellowtail, 1,045 ...

Girls cheer each other on

Scorpion Bay was epic.

Name: Carla Verbrugghen Age: 54 Location: Ocean Beach Occupation: Surf Instructor Carla Verbrugghen and her daughter were at the showers in OB when I meet up with them. Verbrugghen has been surfing since she was ...

You want rent control in San Diego? Sign here.

Meeting draws only three, but hopes for movement are high

“I’m paying $950 [for rent per month] there, and I’m keeping my fingers crossed [that it doesn’t go up],” said Cat Mendoza on August 26. She lives off of 44th Street in City Heights, just ...

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