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Man denies murder by the pool

Surveillance cameras and lots of witnesses

Multiple witnesses and surveillance cameras all caught the shooting next to a pool in a Vista apartment complex last summer, according to statements in court yesterday, Tuesday, November 6. Estevan Steve Montelongo, 41, pleaded not ...

Devastating consequences

The problematic debate over he said/she said

Most of the stories we tell have happy endings. A preponderance of stories making national headlines tell of tragic ones. In either case, once the story ends, we can react to it, learn from it, ...

This Beautiful City, Chili Cook-Off, Coast to Cactus, Walk from Rim to Creek, Joni Mitchell Throwback

November 8-November 14, 2018

Thursday | 8 This Beautiful City Colorado Springs, home of the Air Force Academy and located at foot of Pike’s Peak, was transformed into the “capital of the Evangelical movement” when Ted Haggard and New ...

Winter fun in San Diego

Hot springs, Sleeping Giant at La Jolla Cove, pickleball, puppets, special trails, minus tides, snow, poinsettias, wind tunnels, San Diego Gulls

Drums, giants, and Mother Goose Stargazing in Anza-Borrego 652 Palm Canyon Drive Borrego Springs This year, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park was officially designated an International Dark Sky Community, thanks to years of concerted effort to ...

Obscenely delayed police response

Native New Yorker never felt unsafe before San Diego

What is Faulconer doing? I love San Diego. Your perfect weather, friendly people and exceptional natural amenities are forcing me to consider keeping a vacation home in SD County. Nevertheless, Mr. Faulconer’s feckless policing policies ...

Israel treats La Mesa bureaucrat

L.A. Times resumes voter guide

La Mesa’s foreign freebies Taking off on an all-expense paid junket to the Middle East, courtesy of a non-profit fund closely tied to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which styles itself as “America’s pro-Israel ...

City College getting used to recent prisoners

Your classmates may be parolees

The Urban Scholars Union, established at San Diego City College in 2016, is a student organization helping formerly incarcerated persons create new lives through attending college and earning academic credits and degrees. To jump start ...

Virtuous behavior through humblebrag

Saving the world one $80,000 luxury car at a time

Dear Hipster: I don’t agree with Corn Dog Guy (or Girl) that hipsters = yuppies. In fact, I’m not even sure there are yuppies anymore. When I think of “yuppies,” I think of a whole ...

How your genetic makeup impacts your health

Your genetics might mean your jar is already half-full

November 8 is Genetic Counselor Awareness Day. National Society of Genetic Counselors president Erica Ramos lives and works here in San Diego, and wants you to know that “your genes and your predispositions to disease ...

Skeletons and spiderwebs

“We live in hearts that we leave behind.”

On November 2, the Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of All Souls, commemorating the faithful departed who have died but who have yet to attain beatitude in heaven. The feast reminds the living to pray ...

Poway's trail less traveled

Hike the loop to Tooth Rock

The out-and-back trip is an easy walk through coastal sage scrub and grassland habitat, with an occasional dip into shady live oak, poplar, sycamore and willow riparian groves. It is good for everyone, including parents ...

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