Content for Monday, December 11, 2017

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Kill your boyfriend, go to jail

David Meza's pregnant girlfriend knew about Jake Merendino's murder

Twenty-seven-year-old David Enrique Meza of Imperial Beach was sentenced in federal court to life in prison today (December 11th). He had fatally stabbed and nearly decapitated Texas retiree Jake Clyde Merendino on May 2, 2015, ...

Tip of My Tongue — deep food stories

Grape leaves, roasting hens, tortillas, pork, avocados, epazote

No Mexican food without epazote When I finish cutting back my epazote, I can’t get the smell off my hands. It reminds me of a friend who, while living in rural Mexico, once purged herself ...

Lots of elbow room

San Diego fishing Dec. 3-9

Dock Totals Dec 3 – Dec 9: 1,032 anglers aboard 59 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 577 bluefin tuna, 16 yellowfin tuna, 146 yellowtail, 23 calico bass, 16 sand bass, ...

Whistle-blowing firefighter's case settled

Former deputy chief reported safety issues, was passed up for promotion

The City of Chula Vista will pay a former deputy fire chief $350,000 over allegations that he was purposely passed up for promotions for blowing the whistle. Firefighter John Hess sued the city in 2014 ...

Nom Nom, nom some more

Go to Pacific Beach for next-generation bento

I'm a huge fan of bento boxes, and perhaps a huger fan of Supernatural Sandwiches, the seafood specialist in Miramar I consider my favorite sandwich spot in the county. Imagine my excitement when I learned ...

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