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Up to 30 deputy city attorneys terminated

One (Bruce Henderson) complains of age, sex, and race discrimination

Thirty deputy city attorneys were terminated August 31, although some were apparently hired back. Bruce Henderson, one of those separated, believes his firing "was the result of discrimination against me based on my age (74), ...

Breaking Bad: Clairemont edition

"Do you know Theresa?... That's all I need to ask."

On July 10, an East Clairemont neighborhood was faced with a vandalized SUV asking people to "Call Turko" because "This neighborhood is a meth op." Michael Turko said no one ever did "Call Turko." On ...

Baby locked in vehicle, 4 year-old drowning/aspiration at Leisure Lagoon

San Diego lifeguards called all over

Aug 13 11:02 Boating: Seaforth rental boat on rocks at Islandia Point. Lifeguard boat unit responds, Good Samaritan pulls off rocks and clears. 11:22 Medical: Vessel Humbolt reports patient with elevated heart rate. Lifeguard boat ...

Take my newspaper, please

Union-Tribune owner tronc paid to take over New York Daily News

The newspaper chain known as tronc has struck again, this time getting 49.9 percent of a 25-acre printing plant in Jersey City in exchange for accepting the keys to the financially troubled New York Daily ...

Two nine-story buildings for Little Italy

“Cities like new hotels.”

The hotel building boom in San Diego continues unabated. Two new hotel projects at a Little Italy site are now under review by Civic San Diego. Most of the structures on the property surrounded by ...

Comfort-foody north of the 52

Mama Kat's pleases a finicky mom

My mother and I met up with my sister Heather for lunch and a pedicure one recent weekday, and chose to eat at Mama Kat’s because it was located in the same strip mall as ...

Car theft the new "normal" in Normal Heights?

High-tech or low, residents endure the rash

In the past couple of weeks, there have been four autos stolen in Normal Heights, according to the Crimemapping.com website. An additional eight auto break-ins and thefts were also reported. “I woke up to find ...

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