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Best large cities: San Diego fifth

Public school system rated first

San Diego is the fifth best large American city to live in, according to WalletHub, the statistical aggregator that applied 52 metrics to the largest 62 cities. The top four, in order, are Seattle, Virginia ...

Union-Tribune vet takes over N.Y. Daily News

Tronc dumps half of remaining staff, names ex-San Diegan editor

It's been a busy few months for veterans of the tumultuous San Diego Union-Tribune newsroom, which has now seen two former managing editors move into influential positions at two of America's most famous, if deeply ...

Too bad for the cameramen

No press parking at Comic-con

Comic-Con International 2018 did not have special parking for media/press, as in the previous years. On July 18 (Wednesday), as I made a left from Harbor Drive to Park Boulevard in between the convention center’s ...

San Clemente Island has been pointing at the tuna

Some of the counts look horrible

Dock Totals July 15 – July 21: 5,356 anglers aboard 199 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 669 bluefin tuna, 243 yellowfin tuna, 19 dorado, 777 yellowtail, 1 white seabass (released), ...

UPDATED Dave Shelly and Chainsaw looking for a new radio home.

Tegna not interested

Update from Ken Leighton: As was first suggested here July 5, the top-rated Dave Shelly and Chainsaw crew could not reach an agreement with Tegna, the Virginia-based TV conglomerate that took over the KFMB stations ...

Cate to Clairemont: Drop dead

County proposes 494 apartments on Mt. Etna near Genesee

As tensions wane over a homeless housing development on Mt. Alifan Drive, all eyes have shifted to a bigger affordable housing project on Mt. Etna Drive. Both are within one-half mile of each other by ...

I saw the shark go past the tip of my board

It was eight foot at least

Name: Steve Jones Age: 51 From: Chula Vista Location: Tourmaline Surf Park It was a cloudy day at Tourmaline when Steve Jones had finished his morning session. Jones has been surfing for ten years; he ...

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