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AIDS memorial to arise from murky process?

“To say it’s not going to work is a disingenuous and ridiculous assertion.”

Ahead of today's (February 22) planning-group meeting to discuss the Olive Street park and AIDS memorial, some people are worried that the convoluted process has overwhelmed the most important idea. The plan (to be discussed ...

Kiddie matinee ends in bird-flipping silence

Tales of AMC Plaza Bonita's boneheaded projectionist, too!

And so my Saturday begins, as at least one weekend morning a month does, with an early-a.m. kiddie matinee, this one at AMC Plaza Bonita. Never mind the feature in question. The screening took place ...

Reason for alarm in SD crosswalks

Pedestrians killed in nearly half of all traffic accidents

As the number of pedestrians hit by cars on San Diego streets increases, so, too, will the number of lawsuits that the city will have to fight over dangerous roadways and inadequate crosswalks. According to ...

Homestyle Somali food

Faridas makes it easy for a first-timer to eat well

To my knowledge, I had never eaten Somali food prior to walking into Faridas Somalian Cuisine a couple weeks ago. Had anyone bothered to ask, I would not even have been able to identify a ...

The Old Globe's Uncle Vanya should make you appreciate the internet

Vanya could have used the handle @oldmanregretful

Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov runs through March 11 at The Old Globe in Balboa Park. It is a devastating story based on not having an iPhone. You think I jest? I am as serious ...

February 15 Sudoku

Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 4. (winner!) Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 4. Kelly Cunningham, Del Mar, 4. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 4. Paul Griffith, Fallbrook, 4. Paula Henderson, La Jolla, 4. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 4. ...

February 15 Crosswords

Orville Brown, San Diego, 4. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 4. Ron Hootman, Santee, 4. (winner!) Richard Hutchings, Santee, 4. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 4. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 4. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 4. Martin Soblick, ...

February 15 Brainstorm

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 4. Mark Burton, San Diego, 2. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 2. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 2. Juan Ruiz, Chula Vista, 2. John Strauch, San Diego, 2. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 1. Sandy Carpenter, ...

Tijuana vigilantes nab suspected thief

Crying children saved from would-be intruder with long knives

Early on the morning of February 18, residents of the Hacienda Los Laureles neighborhood of Tijuana captured a suspected burglar, roughed him up, and tied him to a utility pole until police arrived. According to ...

Santa Fe Christian School's "truth"

"We wouldn’t consider sending our child there now."

Both Matt Bosse and Joe Mosca, an Encinitas couple, grew up Catholic and want to share their faith with their children. So when they started to think about a middle school for their older son ...

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