Content for Sunday, June 11, 2017

News & Stories

Does mayor's big money game verge on a crime?

Trading public money for council votes could void SoccerCity deal

Kevin Faulconer has ripped the cover of gentility from the obscure practice of tax-fueled mayoral favor-giving in exchange for city council votes, employed over the years to boost the political careers of council members, including ...

History of San Diego 1930+

Silver Screens: A Short History of San Diego Cinemas The years preceding America’s entry into World War II introduced more neighborhood theaters like the Roxy (1939) in Pacific Beach, the Strand in Ocean Beach, and ...

Offshore tuna cools a bit while the bays heat up for corvina and halibut

Will current IGFA record of 10.6-pound shortfin corvina be broken?

The word is that the shortfin corvina and halibut are on the chew in the bays. San Diego Bay and Mission Bay can be excellent fisheries for spotted bay bass and sand bass through the ...

Del Sur: two steps forward, two steps back

Everything tastes better when preceded by tequila

I’m ambivalent about table-service Mexican restaurants. In a city where great-tasting Mexican food often comes out of taco stand or off the back of a truck, it’s when I sit down and order food off ...

Judge Curiel gets another tough one

Landlords want ouster of Indian group specializing in peyote, marijuana

On Friday, June 9, another possibly controversial lawsuit landed in the lap of federal Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel, who made headlines for his handling of the Trump University case, which ended with President Trump agreeing ...

Lawsuit targets Del Mar's short-term rental ban

Environmental review needed.

Everything is special in the coastal zone: surf, views, and land-use rules. Among the rules are ones that protect everyone's access to the beach. Those rules are being violated by the city of Del Mar's ...