Content for Monday, July 9, 2018

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Lou Curtiss kept the music alive

RIP Folk Arts Rare Records co-founder

He championed young Tom Waits and countless others

Hot weather, hot fishing

San Diego fishing July 1-7

Dock Totals July 1 – July 7: 5,236 anglers aboard 171 boats out of San Diego landings this past week caught 307 bluefin tuna, 221 yellowfin tuna, 1 dorado, 4,681 yellowtail, 28 white seabass (28 ...

KPBS shutters local paper reading

Goodbye Union-Tribune, Reader and North County Times for those who can't turn pages

Last week, San Diego State University's KPBS broadcasting operation quietly put an end to providing local content on its Radio Reading Service, a special radio subchannel featuring volunteers reading newspaper and periodical content for those ...

Pendleton general slapped by Pentagon audit

Female aide delivered food, held workout equipment open

A deputy commanding general of the First Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Pendleton – an ex-Marine Corps Inspector General - has been called out for breaking ethics rules by using a female officer aide to ...

Nati's history is history

New owners mum on plans

Three weeks after closing, the building that Nati's Mexican Restaurant called home for nearly 60 years was denied historic designation. Amie Hayes, a historic resources specialist with Save Our Heritage Organisation, was there for the ...

Testing surges again at corporations

USD prof explains new thinking in Atlantic

Frank Partnoy, law professor at the University of San Diego, writes in The Atlantic magazine of June that corporations are once again relying on tests to assess possible hirees and even their own top managements. ...

Mexico exits the World Cup

Americans come for the early beer, locals eat kimchi

“Estoy muy triste,” said my friend Joey in his poor Spanish after Mexico got eliminated from the World Cup. Joey (with his date) drove at dawn from Little Italy to downtown Tijuana to live the ...

Imperial Beach sandcastles - standing the test of time

Kid-friendly means no alcohol

Sandcastles, typically, are not built for longevity; they are the perfect metaphor for a thing constructed that will not last. Yet, in Imperial Beach, sandcastles have survived the test of time. Founded in 1887, the ...

Coastal creatures captured

Citizen scientists help Snapshot Cal Coast

For the Snapshot Cal Coast, June 13-20, San Diego, a small contingent hit the beach at Scripps Coastal Reserve and another group scoured Sunset Cliffs on a bioblitz. Isabelle Kay of UC San Diego Natural ...

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