Content for Friday, December 15, 2017

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Sewer-line break on O.B. Pier

“We don’t know what happened. It didn’t go in the water."

On Thursday evening (December 14th), a city truck was seen clearing out the people on the Ocean Beach Pier shortly after sunset. This morning it remained closed and still is, but not because big waves ...

Meet the new Star Wars, same as the old Star Wars...

That old familiar feeling in this week's new movie releases, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi

That's not entirely fair, of course. This new Star Wars has lots more ladies than usual, and besides, the repeated bits are always given a little tweak here and there. Still, I did have a ...

Not on board: Conrad Prebys's live-in lover

Debra Turner's step away from billionaire's foundation complicates lawsuit

The late real estate billionaire Conrad Prebys gave more than $300 million to San Diego nonprofits. Thus, the Prebys name is all over San Diego. Laurie Anne Victoria, his longtime second-in-command, was named trustee of ...

Call him Dr. Kickback

Radiologist Ronald Grusd guilty of $25 million fraud against federal government

Beverly Hills radiologist Ronald Grusd was convicted by a federal San Diego jury December 12th of paying kickbacks to get patient referrals from many clinics in San Diego and Imperial Counties. With the referrals, he ...

Jesus found in Point Loma

Local who posed for painting tracks down mural at Mormon church

A hot topic of late is people around the world sharing selfies while standing in front of famous paintings that contain their doppelgängers…but one San Diego woman, Sarah Biggart, doesn’t just look like her doppelgänger ...

Pies take patience

Is chicken pot pie with bacon cheating?

The only problem I have with dedicated pie restuarants is there are not enough of them. The recently opened Pie Joint aims to fix that around Point Loma's Midway District. Originally a farmers market stand, ...

Clocked by a GoPro stick at border protest

Blood proof belies sheriff's report of nonviolence

“My head was opened up with a hit from the GoPro holder,” says Rafael Bautista, one of the founders of Tenants United, a group seeking to implement rent control in San Diego. But Bautista's activist ...

Edison's San Onofre panel ejects voice of reason

Company critic seems to impede effort to bury nuclear waste

Southern California Edison has a panel in San Juan Capistrano that is supposed to give balanced information on the controversial plan to bury nuclear waste near the ocean at the site of the shuttered San ...

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