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Christian Ramirez announces for Alvarez city council seat

Lives in Sherman Heights

Christian Ramirez, the human rights director for Alliance San Diego who grew up in Nestor, confirmed Thursday that he will announce that he will run for the city council seat held by David Alvarez. Alvarez ...

Top female researchers claim old boys network at Salk Institute — updated

Two of the three full time professors say they are continuously overlooked

San Diego's Salk Institute has long been regarded as a bastion for scientific advancements. Two longtime researchers say those advancements do not apply to gender rights and equal pay for the institute's female scientists. In ...

Rule 9 infraction, boating under the influence, and inexperienced sailor

Large sailboat hitting anchored vessels in La Playa

July 6 HP took a phone report for a subject who claimed he hired a vessel mechanic to perform some work. The subject claimed the mechanic took miscellaneous engine components and cashed checks he should ...

Man suspected of heroin sales at Carlsbad shopping center

Attorney suggested it was just personal use

Carlsbad police arrested a man suspected of possessing heroin for sale, in the parking lot of the Carlsbad Plaza South Shopping Center in the 2500 block of El Camino Real, the early morning hours of ...

2017 is turning into bloodiest year in history

Back to crime Tijuana

Twenty-six people were murdered the first week of July in Tijuana for a total of 793 in the city and a total of 1,023 in the state of Baja for the course of the year. ...

The tails were firm, plump, and juicy

Don’t skip an opportunity to eat fried lobster

I don’t usually order tacos outside of a Mexican restaurant. In San Diego that means I’m skipping a lot of tacos — everywhere from Jack in the Box to George’s by the Cove. At this ...

U-T turning its stories into collection plates

Paper pledges to donate cut of fundraising to good causes

Bad news arrived in a deluge this week for Chicago-based newspaper company tronc, when the publisher's flagship paper, the Chicago Tribune, was forced by federal antitrust regulators to forgo taking over the Sun-Times in favor ...

82 San Diego workers filed minimum wage complaints last year

Study shows local employees not getting their pay

San Diego workers are not getting the pay to which they are entitled, says a study released yesterday (July 11) by the San Diego State University Department of Sociology, the Center on Policy Initiatives, and ...

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