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Democrat Peters goes after McMillin

Faulconer funder under fire in Navy chapel-to-restaurant conversion

The gloves are off at San Diego city hall as mayor Kevin Faulconer and fellow Republican Lorie Zapf discover that newly empowered Democrats are not likely to play nice, given their new House majority in ...

Great bluefin at last

Tanner Bank, just below San Clemente Island

. Dock Totals Nov 4 – Nov 10: 2,206 anglers aboard 109 trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 852 bluefin tuna, 755 yellowfin tuna, 823 skipjack tuna, 6 bigeye tuna, 15 ...

Mayor Dedina welcomes Marines to I.B.

Border Angels see Trump hate

The mayor of Imperial Beach has officially welcomed approximately 800 Marines arriving at a local military base as part of President Trump's response to the migrant caravan in Mexico. "I have met with the leadership ...

Carlsbad, Cardiff dinging RVs

$10 charge for black water

Cheryl Brandstrom of Escondido recently made her annual camping trip to South Carlsbad State Beach campground. She had campsite on the bluff, great weather, good fishing, and yet came away miffed. Prior to the summer, ...

Tie your key inside your shorts with the waistband string

Avoid smash and grabs in Bird Rock

Racheal posted a photo of a SUV with a broken passenger side window and a missing door handle on her social media — and warned her network: “Those who surf, please do not leave your ...

Likes PB for stupidest reason

Tips for beginners

Names: Juli Redmerski and Don Hastings Ages: 57 and 55 From: Mission Bay and El Cajon Location: Tourmaline Surf Park It was a sunny day when I caught up with Juli Redmerski and Don Hastings ...

Unexpected American influence in Tijuana

Baseball, school, journalism, rehab

Baja's tough-love drug rehab I’ve heard there are Americans down here kicking drugs the tough Mexican way, because the more coddling, more expensive American clinics didn’t work. As soon as you got out, you went ...

UPDATED – Opposition remains for La Jolla Jewish center plan

The ball's been rolling for nearly 14 years

UPDATE On November 9, Superior Court Judge Timothy Taylor ruled in favor of Hillel of San Diego (http://hillelsd.org/hillel-wins-lawsuit-over-glickman-center/) and the City of San Diego, upholding the right to begin construction of the Beverly and Joseph ...

To farm in San Diego County

Avocados, marijuana, eggs, bees, ostriches, end of the farm

40 percent of U.S. avocados come from San Diego Alternate bearing is particularly pronounced in the Fuerte variety, and for this reason North County growers are increasingly planting the Hass. The Hass is a relatively ...

City Heights mural rescued by mystery angel

“You are awesome whoever you are”

On November 6, Gloria Muriel received news that a mural she painted in City Heights was restored to original by a “mysterious master restoration artist.” It originally took her and Tijuana-based artist Alonso Delgadillo about ...

Not the usual carne asada

Kennedy's Meat Co. updated with hybrid tortillas and choice beef

I don’t suppose many readers have occasion to go out in Escondido’s eastern sprawl for carne asada. I doubt most of us need to travel a mile to find a choice of spots serving it. ...

San Diego Symphony on immigration

Oh hell no.

At this moment, Conrad Tao might be the most athletic pianist on the planet. His performance with the San Diego Symphony on Friday, November 1, felt as if it almost took the orchestra by surprise. ...

Catholic means “universal”

I think God honors our choices. That’s the scary part.

Marine Corps Recruitment Depot Contact: 1600 Henderson Ave, San Diego 619-524-8720 www.mcrdsd.marines.mil Membership: “More than a thousand.” Chaplain: Father Joseph Coffey Rank: Commander Age: 58 Born: Rochester, MN (grew up in Philadelphia) Formation: La Salle ...

The slow end of the Kalasho regime

85 percent voted for Gary Kendrick. 15 percent voted for Kalasho.

Tuesday’s votes have been tallied and the race with the largest margin of defeat in San Diego County was for El Cajon’s first district city council representative. Previously elected to citywide council positions, Ben Kalasho ...

Words of warfare from the trenches

Wilfred Owen was influenced in large part by his friend and fellow poet Siegfried Sassoon

Ed. Note: November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War I. The San Diego Reader will devote this month’s poetry columns to the poets who wrote about their experiences of that war. ...

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