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National City teachers protest the lack of supplies

Meanwhile, administrators spend on meals and conferences

“Your educators are falling apart,” Christina Benson, president of the National City Education Teachers Association, told district boardmembers this week. The union continues to protest an impasse in negotiations between the district and teachers. On ...

Wes Anderson retrospective starts March 2

This week's new releases: Red Sparrow, Bombshell, Nostalgia, Deathwish, Mohawk

First, the whimsical, quirky news, or at least the news of the whimsical and quirky: as a run-up to the March 28th release of Wes Anderson's latest, Isle of Dogs, the Digital Gym is running ...

Lamb's Players goes Camping with Henry and Tom

Loving is hard. Being flattered is easy

“I am not your friend!” Thomas Edison tells Henry Ford early on in Camping with Henry and Tom “Of course we’re friends,” Ford protests. “Why else would we spend time together?” “Because we each enjoy ...

February 22 Sudoku

Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 5. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 5. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 5. Paul Griffith, Fallbrook, 5. Paula Henderson, La Jolla, 5. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 5. Elliot Rosenberg, La Jolla, 5. Wang ...

February 22 Crossword

Orville Brown, San Diego, 5. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 5. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 5. Robert McQuay, San Diego, 5. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 5. Martin Soblick, Del Mar, 5. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 4. Evelyn Bowser, ...

February 22 Brainstorm

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 5. Mark Burton, San Diego, 2. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 2. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 2. K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 2. Juan Ruiz, Chula Vista, 2. John Strauch, San Diego, 2. Johanna Barry, ...

Doug Manchester versus a killer pizza oven

Mass evacuation of long-stalled Texas hotel after gas leak

Beset by a Washington Post exposé of his questionable behavior as Union-Tribune publisher, his nomination to be president Donald Trump's Bahamian ambassador stalled in the Senate, and the downtown Navy Broadway complex continuing to languish ...

Watchtower done looking the other way?

Final lawsuit over sex abuse by Jehovah's Witness elder settled

The lawsuits over sexual molestation by Jehovah's Witness elders in San Diego are officially over. On February 18, former parishioner Osbaldo Padron, one of several children molested by former church elder Gonzalo Campos, agreed to ...

How is this cold sandwich better than a hot one?

The Reader finally gets to Rock n' Jenny's Italian Subs

It looks like I've missed many opportunities to visit Rock n' Jenny's Italian Subs. The East Coast style Italian deli has been dishing up sandwiches and pasta since 1989, and I've always driven right past ...

Trash-can salvage 101

The drill-hole method, the plastic wrap, the zip-tie, duct tape, epoxy...

Last year, NBC 7 San Diego reported that “The San Diego City Council decided [June 27] that residents will still have to pay to replace damaged trash bins, despite a county Grand Jury recommendation that ...

Mexican stole American's identity 37 years ago

The take: hundreds of thousands in payments and benefits

Tijuana’s Andres Avelino Anduaga pleaded guilty yesterday (March 1) to stealing the identity of an American citizen and collecting his Social Security benefits for 37 years. He admitted to illegally entering the country and stealing ...

Not good, Chabad

Scripps Ranch apartment marketing vexes planning group

If you rent one of the 84 apartments at the Scripps Ranch Chabad’s Campus of Life, now offered on a variety of apartment rental sites, your enrollment in a class is part of the rent. ...

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