Content for Saturday, December 2, 2017

News & Stories

Qualcomm's takeover-thwarting strategy

Company wants NXP Semiconductors merger to help block Broadcom

In the fall of 2016, the boards of Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors agreed to merge the companies. It looked like a good deal all around: NXP is the biggest automotive chipmaker, providing diversification to Qualcomm, ...

Scripps plagued by vehicular vandalism

Heavy '70s Chevy hit-and-run the latest incident on La Jolla Shores Blvd.

The impact from a hit-and-run collision was so strong that it pushed a 1970s Chevelle, parked on La Jolla Shores Boulevard, onto the sidewalk. Owner Jeff Sevadjian said the incident occurred between 7:05 a.m. and ...

R.I.P. Mundell Lowe

Jazz guitarist takes last solo

Legendary jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe passed away on the morning of December 2 at the age of 95. Lowe grew up in Mississippi and, at 17 years old in 1939, joined Pee Wee King’s western ...

Junior Theatre reformer sues city

Accuses city attorney's chief of staff Gerry Braun of cover-up

Matt Valenti, who has been battling San Diego Junior Theatre board over laxity in sex-with-minors incidents, filed suit in Superior Court this month to force the city to turn over documents he requested long ago. ...

Not only Convoy

My mother makes her demand

The Convoy district may be San Diego’s hub for Asian food, but that doesn’t mean all the good ones are concentrated in that area. For example, tucked into a strip mall on an otherwise restaurant-bare ...

Blood-red flowers, blood-red sunsets

Try Soledad, Helix, Cowles, Woodson for sun viewing

Poinsettias, a favorite of backyard gardeners, are now exhibiting their scarlet, petal-like bracts, just in time for the holidays. The onset of 14-hour-long nights triggers their behavior: In San Diego this condition is met just ...

Let’s Be Friends

Subscribe for local event alerts, concerts tickets, promotions and more from the San Diego Reader