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Unions back city hall incumbents, with one exception

Cops' money is on one Democrat, two Republicans

With one deep-pocketed exception, local labor unions prefer city hall incumbents, whether Democrat or Republican, based on the most recent campaign expense data on file with the city clerk's office. In the hotly contested Fourth ...

Check your drink

Rash of drug reports from beach bars

During the last week of September, numerous women reported being drugged after drinking at several bars in Ocean Beach. Most incidents were only shared on social media and not reported to the police for fear ...

The dirty martini of craft beer

Bitter Bros conjure Javier Plascencia's briny brew idea

I’ve heard brewers compare what they do to making soup, chili, or other kinds of cooking, but it’s not often you’ll hear a chef concur. “Brewers, they’re like cooks,” Javier Plascencia tells me, “they have ...

Downtown dog owners point fingers at homeless

14th and Market could use more waste bags

On October 6, I saw Emma walking her corgi and lab-hound mix dogs in front of the downtown Albertsons. As I approached her, her corgi defecated on the sidewalk; Emma was quick to pick up. ...

One out of three lobsters were keepers this week

But what about San Diego or Mission Bay pollutants tainting them?

Dock Totals Sept 30 – Oct 6: 4,001 anglers aboard 183 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 80 bluefin tuna, 9,062 yellowfin tuna, 3,900 skipjack tuna, 3 bigeye tuna, 263 dorado, ...

Maybe the arts do still matter

San Diego Symphony fills balcony

The entire balcony was full on Thursday, October 4, at Symphony Hall. There are few artists which can collect that many souls into one place at one time. Pianist Lang Lang is one such artist. ...

Pay attention, Pacific Beach!

Some of the country's best sandwiches are in your neighborhood

A marker board out front points out that Zagat has proclaimed Supernatural Sandwiches one of “15 must try sandwiches in America.” And I agree. For those of a younger generation, Zagat is like Yelp, but ...

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