Content for Friday, December 1, 2017

News & Stories

Mini-dorms in College Area A-OK — for now

Injunction stops enforcement, judge notes iffy constitutionality

A Superior Court judge today (December 1) put a permanent stop to enforcement of the City of San Diego's mini-dorm ordinance. Judge Ronald Styn ruled that the city's Residential High Occupancy Permit, which forces landlords ...

Go solar, get screwed by SDG&E starting today

But new rate structure's end result could mean less reliance on power co.

Solar power system owners connecting to the grid for the first time are in for a shock as power bills begin arriving, as are existing customers who failed to lock in a temporary reprieve. Effective ...

U.S. Marine arrested on child-porn charges

Billy Joe Morton allegedly failed to cover his Facebook tracks

Additional evidence has come out in the case of a Camp Pendleton Marine who used a government computer on base to download and exchange images of child pornography. Special agent for the Naval Criminal Investigative ...

Memes of mercy for two SD men jailed in Thailand

Because Instagram photos of their butts bared at Wat Arun temple

Memes are usually captioned photos or short repetitive videos that go viral and transform to amuse, inspire, humor, or mystify people. A meme can also be only text that convey how the meme-poster feels at ...

Hipster L.A.: Los Feliz, Echo Park, Silver Lake

You don't even have to drive there — take the Pacific Surfliner to Union Station.

In many different neighborhoods, L.A. is seeing a positive increase in the number of artistic and creative establishments: from hip clothing stores to shared workspaces to unique bars and cafes. Downtown, Highland Park, East Los ...

29 years in jail for failed attempt to kill O’side cop

“You are a purely evil person,” the judge told Roberto Flores

“There are two words to describe you, just pure evil,” San Diego Superior Court judge Blaine Bowman told Robert Ignacio Flores at his sentencing hearing on November 30. Flores, 26, tried to kill Oceanside police ...