Content for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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Beers, bats, and axes

Sharpen your aim before trying the stout

Keeping the recreational beer drinker in mind, a number of local breweries offer games for customers to play in and around their tasting rooms. The beanbag toss game cornhole is a common sight. So is ...

The mystery of the famous waffles

The unlikely international intrigue of a mall kiosk

The inconsistencies started piling up. Knowing I would wind up in Escondido at the end of a long workday, I poked around online to find some convenient place to grab a snack before tackling the ...

Salt on the keys

All it took was one class for jazz pianist Danny Green

San Diego native Danny Green studied classical piano as a child, but flipped over to jazz, built up a base of local fans, and earlier this year released One Day It Will, mating his jazz ...

Engineer falls to death at Qualcomm

Suicide third since 2010

David Wu, a Qualcomm engineer, fell to his death from the sixth floor of Qualcomm’s AY building at its headquarters complex Sunday. The death was originally reported by Chinese media. Similar Qualcomm suicides took place ...

Disbarred attorney Prevost raising funds

To fight motel over dog’s death

Mary Frances Prevost, who billed herself as “California’s Top Criminal & DUI Attorney,” but was disbarred early this year, ls trying to raise money over so she can take legal action against Motel 6 ...

Hidden and weird treasures lurking at Del Mar Fair

San Diego high school baseball players who made it big, limbs from Cedar fire, toilet paper from around the world

For lovers of Americana, memorabilia, or plain ol’ junk, the display of collections is the coolest place at the San Diego County Fair. The Home & Hobby Show is out of the sun and in ...

Northbound swimmers hanging onto border fence, screaming for help

San Diego lifeguard reports May 22-27

May 27 08:32 Medical: Lifeguard, emergency and medical units respond to Tower 13 for man with breathing problems. Medical transports patient to Scripps La Jolla. 09:08 Boating: Lifeguard responds to the foot of Ladera St. ...

Never mind

City council and school board dismiss survey results

The San Diego City Council rules committee had a special meeting at city hall Wednesday (June 13) to conduct an initial review of proposals to place measures on the November 6 general election ballot. Eight ...

Saldaña hits Dems on private prison cash

Target of immigration protests helped California politicos

CoreCivic, the private prison-owning giant out of Nashville, Tennessee that runs the Otay Mesa Detention Center for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has been drawing heat as a result of president Donald Trump's immigration crackdown, but ...

I just like unusual shapes

You’ve got Sunset Cliffs when it gets too hairy.

Name: Jason Yamaoka Age: 39 Location: Ocean Beach Jason Yamaoka stood on the sand a couple hundred yards north of the Ocean Beach pier under a patchy May sky after a morning surf. Yamaoka grew ...

Rapper XXXTentacion killed in Florida

Told San Diego attacker "Next time make sure you kill me so I can't talk"

From North Park assault victim to Florida murder victim

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