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Beer cans on the beach A-OK...in South Korea

Abnormal sees and takes opportunities out west

In June, Rancho Bernardo's Abnormal Beer Co. opened its first offsite location: in Busan, South Korea. Abnormal Taphouse + Cantina opened in the popular beach community Haeundae, where it serves street tacos in addition to ...

Homeless friend dies next to Auto Park Way

"I talked to him just yesterday and he seemed fine"

My husband came home on July 24, red-faced and on the verge of tears. "You aren't going to believe what happened," he said. "I was walking down the bike path near Auto Park Way and ...

A volcano erupts in Coronado

Upend the guac to create the lava

Villa Nueva wanted to be original. For starters, Coronado had enough Taco Tuesdays going on. So they made theirs Taco Friday. Then the owners introduced a jewel from their native Mexico City, the volcán. It’s ...

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San Diego cop worried she might have miscarriage, blamed for late notice

The City of San Diego will pay $175,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a San Diego police officer who said her supervisors discriminated against her for becoming pregnant. On August 1, city councilmembers are ...

Dental board opens investigation of La Jolla firm

Osmolinski couple still under Pennsylvania suspension

The Dental Board of California confirmed yesterday that it has opened an investigation of La Jolla Family Dentistry. The two top executives of the dental office, Dr. Eric Osmolinski and Dr. Jana Osmolinski, a married ...

Broadway pier swept by divers

To get it ready for the Giffords

July 21 HPD Dive Team members conducted a security sweep and assessment at Broadway Pier prior to the arrival of the newly named USS Gabrielle Giffords, which is an Independence-class littoral combat ship of the ...

Bus company has clout

City listens to their complaint about the pipe on University Ave.

The city Water Dept. and its contractor, Burtech are responsible for the temporary yellow pipeline running along both sides of University Avenue in North Park. It’s been like that for many months. Normally, it’s not ...

Rob Stone, Lemon Grove's Soulja Boy

I want to be a legend

Rob Stone twisted his neck to reveal a tattooed pair of lemons, accented with citrus blossoms and lush leaves. I had asked the 22-year-old rapper from Lemon Grove how he hopes to stay connected with ...

Un-retiring freebies

Learn to make communities more livable, all expenses paid

An unidentified principal administrative analyst in San Diego County’s Aging & Independent Services unit took off on an all-expense-paid junket to the Hilton Pasadena this April 25 and 26 courtesy of Washington DC’s AARP, formerly ...

"He doth not only prescribe the medicine...."

Edward Scarisbrick, once hunted down, then made royal chaplain

Almighty God, the great and omnipotent physician of our souls, is so passionately charitable, that he undertakes the cure himself; he visiteth in person the patient, affording him his corporeal presence in our assumed nature; ...

Forensically curated Jade Shader LP

Durfey bros Prescott and Crow put together last album

The Jade Shader’s final album Sea Stacks and Sleestaks was released by Joyful Noise on July 1 — nine years after singer Terrin Durfey (Boilermaker) passed away in 2008 following a long battle with melanoma. ...

Named after a Prohibition rum-runner

The Hake's use of Malahat

As beverage curator for Proof, the port of call for cocktails at the Hake in La Jolla, Joan Villanueva was inspired by his love for Grand Marnier to take his cocktail craft to sea. With ...

What I shoulda done during Comic-Con

Talk about having gone there at some point in the quasi-recent past, but now being super over it

DJ: So, exactly what does a hipster do during Comic-Con? — Sam King, San Diego Oh, man. What doesn’t a hipster do during Comic-Con? Avoiding downtown like the plague is always a good start. Nothing ...

Juan’s new wheels

$40K of campaign cash went to San Diego Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

As the Union-Tribune continues to scour the campaign fund of Republican congressman Duncan Hunter for more of the kind of spending that has gotten him into hot water with House ethics police and the Justice ...

Music Trader veteran opens La Mesa record shop

"I know what kind of product just walks through the door and falls in your lap."

When you think of genius business moves in 2017, opening a used-record shop doesn’t immediately spring to mind. Since the advent of Napster in 1999, the general trend for record stores has been death as ...

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