Content for Tuesday, October 29, 2019

News & Stories

The Friendly gets friendlier

Cult burger spot stretches out into second North Park location

It’s not even two years since The Friendly dusted off an old pizza joint in North Park and started smashing patties for a legion of raving burger fans, but it feels like a lifetime when ...

Colorful vendors hope for Oceanside Strand future

Will customers of seven-story twin hotel complex like these people?

After 20 years as Oceanside’s unofficial greeter, Hot Dog Marty is hanging up his wiener hat. Then again, maybe not. “When I say I plan something, God laughs,” says Marty Goren, who turns 86 November ...

Convention center group refunds GEO money

The homeless industrial complex

Add another campaign cash disgorgement to the pile of payouts made since last year’s revelation that private prison giant Geo Group was a donor to San Diego GOP mayor Kevin Faulconer, Assembly Democrat Todd Gloria, ...

Nick Cannon-Jason Crawford sex trafficking probe closed

A sham, says victims' attorney

The Reader’s August 28 story “Shark Bait” told of Sara, Monet, Julia, and other girls from Lincoln High School who say Nick Cannon, host of comedy show Wild 'N Out, served as the bait for ...

La Mesa approves 5G amid dissent

Radio frequency and the back-alley look

It's La Mesa's turn to tackle 5G, which might as well be the I-5 coming down their street, as some residents see it. To build the network, AT&T, Verizon and Crown Castle want quick and ...