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Chew on this during San Diego Beer Week

Reports indicate 900,000 barrels produced, $870 million impact in 2016

How valuable is #sdbeer to the San Diego economy? According to a new report, craft beer made an $870 million impact on the local economy in 2016. The report, “Economic Impact of Craft Breweries in ...

Ira Copley's Elgin Courier-News led to tronc slaughter?

Illinios newspaper famous for "thin gold watch" shrinks to three days a week

A piece of San Diego's once mighty Republican newspaper legacy is dying in Illinois, with word that Chicago-based tronc will cut publication of the Elgin Courier-News, formerly a daily, to just three days a week. ...

Historic value of O.B. kit home debated

“Our neighbors are excited to have this building removed and replaced.”

Sears is no longer the retailer it once was, having been beaten to the brink of irrelevance by outlet closures and online competition. But just about anyone over 40 remembers the company’s trusty, phone-book-sized tome ...

It’s coyote time — guard the pets and tykes

“This is when the young leave to find new territories.”

“We started hearing barking from the neighbor’s dog and then right after that we heard one of their dogs start yelping frantically,” said Angie Lira, “I [then] saw three coyotes; two were walking towards Gables ...

Dead dad's Social Security benefits bilked

$272,000 in the bank, but the kid is going to jail

Abel Jose Perez was sentenced yesterday (November 6) to a year and a day in prison for cashing in his father's Social Security benefits after he died. Perez raked in $271,925.60 after his father's death ...

Get barreled in Popotla

"I wasn't taught by surf instructor and that sucked."

Name: Amanda Plesa Age: 23 From: Del Mar Location: Del Mar Beach Amanda Plesa has been a surf instructor for Fulcrum Surf School for five years. “We work with all the local high-schools and middle ...

San Diego driftwood (in the 1940s)

From The Town with the Funny Name

The driftwood here is not what it would be if this were a timbered country. We have trees around here now, to be sure, but at sometime or other most of them have been planted. ...

Fled from cops, crashed, died, girlfriend survived

Claims police wrongfully pursued light-running motorcyclist

A woman who was injured during a police pursuit by San Diego police officers that resulted in her boyfriend's death has filed a claim against the city, a precursor to a lawsuit. Angelica Sanchez was ...

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