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Taxpayers ante up for Faulconer's political spinners

Pay, car allowance, and benefits draw familiar faces to city hall

San Diego Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer, under fire from critics who fault his handling of the city's hepatitis A epidemic, has been on a PR and political hiring spree of late, and the cost to ...

Breeders Cup horses know what they're doing

“It may look like chaos out there, but it’s well choreographed.”

With a worldwide audience larger than America’s Triple Crown (the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes), international racehorse breeders show off their finest on November 3 and 4. Over 45,000 fans, owners, and trainers will ...

Amplified Ale Works turned it up slow 5 years ago

San Diego brewery number 54 born from beach restaurant

November 2nd marks five years since Amplified Ale Works debuted in Pacific Beach, and the beer company will be celebrating its biggest year yet with a Friday night live-music event at the Lafayette Hotel in ...

AIDS memorial plan not so great, say residents

"Todd [Gloria] came to us with the plan and we thought it was great."

The draft plans for Olive Street Park met resistance Thursday evening (October 26th) as people who live adjacent to the 80´ x 100´ plot of land raised a ruckus over not being included or notified ...

San Diego surf spots — if it's crowded, it's crowded

Works at the towers here as a lifeguard

Name: Evan Harris Age: 22 From: Del Mar Location: Torrey Pines Evan Harris was heading to the water when I caught up with him on a cloudy day in Torrey Pines. Harris finds himself at ...

Peñasquitos Boy Scouts dropped by Greyhound at 2:00 a.m.

Fake itinerary to San Diego-area beaches

In 1978, three 14-year-old Rancho Peñasquitos Boy Scouts from Troop 662 planned an outing of a lifetime. On their own, the boys planned a 21-day fishing trip to the Eastern Sierra. They bought supplies, food, ...

Dad embezzled $275,000 from Disney ship

Will the fact that he spent $35,000 at Disney World help his case?

Renan Dias Da Rocha Gomes, a citizen of Brazil, was arraigned in federal court yesterday (October 30) on a charge of embezzling $275,000 from the Walt Disney Company. He was a host in merchandise stores ...

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