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An L.A. brewery now open in La Jolla

Absolution finds its way back into town

Back in 2013, Reader Beer News reported that a planned local brewery, Absolution Brewing Company, had made the decision to join the unsaturated Los Angeles beer scene, rather than San Diego. Having thrived in its ...

tronc to San Diego: drop dead?

L.A. Times meltdown could mean Union-Tribune layoffs

Does turmoil at the Los Angeles Times foreshadow far deeper trouble for the paper's smaller San Diego sister, the Union-Tribune? That's the fear of local news insiders, eyes glued to the latest fast-moving drama that ...

Attempted yacht theft — suspect caused $50,000 in damage

Harbor Patrol reports Dec. 23 — Jan. 13

Jan 13 Harbor Patrol units were dispatched to retrieve numerous dinghies around SD Bay that were broken loose after the storm. Harbor Patrol towed all the dinghies to the impound dock and are attempting to ...

Nestor high school to fit in industrial zone

“We have learned to make do with what’s allotted.”

An Otay-Nestor area full of shipping warehouses, dialysis facilities, storage facilities, and a few manufacturing companies may soon get a charter school for a neighbor. The Stephen W. Hawking 2 charter school, which focuses on ...

Chicano Park conflict solvable with carne asada?

Letters and Facebook pages fly ahead of Feb. 3 Patriot Picnic 2.0

On January 17th, San Diego city attorney Mara Elliott weighed in on an upcoming event at Chicano Park called “Patriot Picnic 2.0.” She issued a statement implying the groups planning it are hate groups, a ...

Tuna fishing hot behind cold front

Dock Totals Jan 21 – Jan 27: 594 anglers aboard 31 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 131 yellowtail, 37 calico bass, 293 sand bass, 175 rockfish, 2 bonito, 10 halibut, ...

We All Counted homeless in Mission Valley

Census takers walk the San Diego River bed

During the early morning hours of January 26th, more than 1500 volunteers fanned out across the county to conduct the annual We All Count census of homeless San Diegans. In Santee and Mission Valley, the ...

Tijuana's Chiki Jai goes bye-bye

Temporary closure was planned for famed restaurant, fire was not

I never had a meal at the famed Tijuana restaurant Chiki Jai, and now I never will. The restaurant burned down on January 19th. Founded in 1947, Chiki Jai (“little party” in Basque) was a ...

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