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First public meeting on San Diego's surveillance via streetlight

Move comes after months of inside turmoil, cop concerns

Following months of uncertainty regarding the low-profile rollout of San Diego's so-called smart streetlights, equipped with spy cams, shot-spotters, and related intelligence gathering gear, officials have called a community meeting in Southeastern San Diego to ...

Baja 500 shifts starting place to Estero beach from Ensenada

Pluses and minuses for the La Jolla of Baja

On March 4, Ensenada restaurateurs of the National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry organization gathered to discuss their discontent with the announcement that the Baja 500 races — was moved. “No one ...

Umami Japanese invents the sushi muffin

It's a bite sized taste of San Marcos

You’d have to ask the good people of San Marcos how much the arrival of North City has impacted their drinking and dining habits, but I can attest the manufactured neighborhood is trying its darnedest ...

Started going down to Punta Mita in the 80s

Now it’s just like the Mexican Riviera

Name: Amy Lepine Age: 53 From: Ocean Beach Location: Sunset Cliffs Amy Lepine is an OB native and Sunset Cliffs is her beach. “This is a little slice of heaven here… I know a lot ...

Surfing meant partying, like the Gidget movie

I never told a girl’s parents that I was a surfer

Name: Michael Curtis Age: 69 From: Sunset Cliffs Location: Sunset Cliffs It was an overcast morning by the Sunset Cliff stairs when Michael Curtis and I started to chat. Curtis has been surfing since 1954. ...

Hacker stalls Port of San Diego's video spy network

"Search capabilities identify men, women, children, and vehicles with speed and precision"

When an unknown hacker brought the Port of San Diego to its knees last September, a key casualty of the ransomware attack was a push by staffers there to assemble a network of 400 video ...

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