Content for Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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Skewers a la carte

Brazilian churrasco without the all-you-can-eat mentality

When I think about Brazilian skewers, my first thought is always of all you can eat churrascarias, such as downtown restaurants Rei Do Gado and Fogo de Chão, where you pay a flat rate to ...

This Beard's on fire

Good beertenders make great brews better

It’s nearing 5 o’clock on a Friday afternoon in El Cajon, and the energy is building at Burning Beard Brewing. The two-year-old beer company sits in an industrial zone due south of the small airstrip ...

Manter’s rays costly to con-center ballot bid

Mayor’s friend adds another notch to City Hall money belt

Word on the street has it that the current effort by labor unions and downtown hotels to qualify a tourist tax measure for the November ballot has hit a funding wall, with a paltry $630,531 ...

BofI Federal has ties to Jared Kushner

The bank was under investigation until last year

San Diego-based BofI Federal, formerly known as Bank of the Internet, appears to have ties to Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, according to a study by ProPublica, the group chasing business and banking fraud. The ...

Small San Diegans conquer Sierra lakes

Taxidermy included in prize

Two San Diego kids slaughtered hundreds of anglers at the April 28 opening of the Eastern Sierra trout season. At June Lake’s Monster Trout contest, El Cajon’s Silas Stoll, age 7, took the overall grand ...

Dockless scooters tossed from docks

Harbor Police reports Apr. 4-19

Apr 19 Harbor Police were dispatched to a female who was observed swimming in the bay around the Marriott Marina. HP located the subject as she was already out of the water, extremely cold and ...

Solar picks up after 2017 dip

Despite SDG&E move of peak window from day to evening

After a decline in new solar system installations in 2017, numbers are back on the rise in the first quarter of 2018, according to data released by industry data firm OhmHome. California, which accounts for ...

Secret surf spot in Ensenada

Similar to Trestles

Name: Alfredo Ramirez Age: 44 From: Mission Valley Location: Ocean Beach Occupation: Mortgage advisor Alfredo Ramirez was surfing out at Avalanche in Ocean Beach riding his 5’9″ Sub-Driver performance board made by Lost/Mayhem Surfboards. “It’s ...