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Local home listing prices dropped 20 percent in June

Maybe some relief is coming for home buyers. San Diego County home price listings dropped 20 percent in June, according to Zillow.com. Among the 35 largest United States metro areas, the only larger drop was ...

August 16, 2018
Cheap eats before a pricey flick

The LOT theater at Liberty Station offers a posh moviegoing experience: you sit in cushy, reclining seats, each furnished with a swing out tray so you can eat and drink while you watch. There’s even ...

Chula Vista firm charged with cheating investors

A now-defunct Chula Vista firm, RMR Asset Management, and its head, Ralph Riccardi, used fraudulent schemes to deprive individual investors of municipal bonds, according to a suit filed Tuesday (August 14) in federal court. Individual, ...

August 16, 2018
Bedford in hot Tecate

The tuba player sweats as he wiggles into his tuba — sousaphone, more accurately. It sends evil glints into the café crowd. But it’s so hot, he wriggles out again, and goes to sit under ...

August 16, 2018
August 9 Brainstorm Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 28. (winner!) Randy Paddock, San Diego, 8. John Strauch, San Diego, 8. K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 7. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 6. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 6. Robert Ott, Mira Mesa, 6. ...

August 16, 2018
Puzzle: Bored game enthusiasts

Why burn daylight snapping together a jigsaw puzzle when it’s easier (and more enlightening) to buy a ticket and watch two characters assemble one? The only missing piece to this otherwise easily fathomable romantic Puzzle ...

August 16, 2018
August 9 Sudoku Contenders

Elliot Rosenberg, La Jolla, 28. Sheila Brown, Golden Hill, 25. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 25. Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 24. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 24. Thomas LaFleur, San Diego, 24. Ralph Levy, La Jolla, 24. ...

August 16, 2018
August 9 Crossword Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 27. Ron Meyer, Santee, 25. Martin Soblick, Del Mar, 25. Dennis Butterworth, San Diego, 24. Jon Christianson, El Cajon, 23. Maria Coda, Oceanside, 23. Evelyn Bowser, San Diego, 22. Richard Hutchings, ...

August 16, 2018
Never want to stop

Makers of the documentary Pick It Up! Ska In The 90s recently waged a quite successful Kickstarter campaign. The filmmakers set-out to crowdsource a rather modest $40,000 and (as of early August) have nearly tripled ...

August 16, 2018
Mr. Sensitive Guitar Guy

If ever an act needed to be seen live to be appreciated for all they have to offer, that’d be Langhorne Slim, who treats every stage like a pulpit and leaves every attendee feeling born ...

August 16, 2018
Rockabillyish

The Paladins and the Stray Cats like to get together as often as they can. Even if it takes 36 years. “The last time we played together was like 1982,” says Paladins stand-up bassist Thomas ...

August 16, 2018
A little yes, a little no

Joachim Cooder released Fuchsia Machu Picchu earlier this year. It’s an EP he says was inspired by his daughter, who is now three years old. The songs layer instrumental sounds, some recognizable and some not. ...

August 16, 2018
Totally singular

“This band regularly draws crowds of 25 thousand plus people, so I don’t think we’ll have a problem filling up the space,” says Daniel Atkinson, director of public programs at UC San Diego, referring to ...

August 16, 2018
Look out!

Drew Andrioff was suspicious about a driver “creeping up and down my street” in the middle of the day. The 495 houses in his Wanis View Estates neighborhood — between the Oceanside Municipal Airport and ...

August 16, 2018
Photos of stingrays and eating 'em

On the morning of August 7, Ravean Aaron took a photo of a pod of dolphins swim through “hundreds of” stingrays from the sky above Black’s Beach. “I recently received my pilot's license and have ...

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