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When San Diego fat cats run out of cash

Volunteers few for costly tax hike drive

The late Democratic boss and Assembly Speaker Jesse "Big Daddy" Unruh got credit for the aphorism "Money is the mother's milk of politics" back in the 1970s, but its truth has never been more painful ...

San Diego, Hawaii

Not like our Cali burritos

I not only saw lava from the Kilauea Volcano and Fissure 8; I realized how much of an impact San Diego is making 2,500 miles away. Our plane landed at Keāhole on June 20. One ...

Taggers' paradise or slum bait?

Bladimir Lopez of Vista was arrested for 300 graffiti in 2014

Graffiti is nothing new along transit routes. The local trolley's general manager was quoted in 1987 saying graffiti clean-up was a high priority. "When graffiti is noticed, it is our policy to remove it immediately." ...

Dorado, opah make colorful week

San Diego fishing June 24-30

Dock Totals June 24 – June 30: 5,007 anglers aboard 165 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 410 bluefin tuna, 17 yellowfin tuna, 2 dorado, 4,167 yellowtail, 41 white seabass (40 ...

San Diegan peddles synthetic cannabinoids

Jonathan Riendeau charged in New York

San Diegan Jonathan Riendeau and Floridian Jade Plante were arrested June 27 for selling synthetic cannabinoids over the internet, according to the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where the case ...

How much do you love your dog?

Surf and SUP in Del Mar for your best friend

If you are interested in getting Fido into the waves, the first thought might be how does one go about it. His short attention span is important. Plan for an hour or so, as the ...

The David buoy

Swim out, make your mark

Every summer, the lifeguards place orange buoys in the waters off Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach, and Mission Beach, prompting people to ask what’s that orange thing in the water is. “It’s out there every summer,” ...

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