San Diego solar growth hits the brakes

Metering rule change and heavy rains blamed

The number of San Diegans installing solar panels has been slowing throughout the first half of 2017, according to data released this week by OhmHome, a green tech advisory firm. According to research analyst Casey ...

Butkiewicz gets free ride on Teamsters deal

Water board member and labor czar held unconflicted

A mentor of Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher wants back on to the payroll of the troubled San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council, raising conflict of interest questions regarding his current gig on the board of ...

Former Chipotle co-CEO to revamp La Jolla home

Remodel to Barber Tract home will increase home by 4000 square feet.

Former Chipotle co-CEO Montgomery Moran, who stepped down from his role in the burrito chain in December 2016, looks to add 4000 square feet on to his La Jolla home at 7348 Vista Del Mar ...

The potholes of Harbor Drive

23-year-old sailor killed

The City of San Diego had been warned numerous times about potholes and dangerous road conditions on Harbor Drive near the Naval shipyard. Those complaints specifically stated the potholes and depressions in the street were ...

Lawrence Isen knows white-collar crime

SEC and U.S. Attorney's office file charges in New York

San Diego penny stock tout and manipulator Lawrence Isen, who has been in trouble with law enforcement about as long as he has been in the business, was named July 12 in civil charges by ...

Lemon Grove lady ran a tax scam while awaiting sentencing for earlier one

She gets 14.5 years in prison for the capers

Lemon Grove's Cynthia Lozano was sentenced to 175 months in prison today (July 12) for running two complex tax and identity theft scams. She ran the second one while awaiting sentencing for the first one. ...

Top female researchers claim old boys network at Salk Institute — updated

Two of the three full time professors say they are continuously overlooked

San Diego's Salk Institute has long been regarded as a bastion for scientific advancements. Two longtime researchers say those advancements do not apply to gender rights and equal pay for the institute's female scientists. In ...

U-T turning its stories into collection plates

Paper pledges to donate cut of fundraising to good causes

Bad news arrived in a deluge this week for Chicago-based newspaper company tronc, when the publisher's flagship paper, the Chicago Tribune, was forced by federal antitrust regulators to forgo taking over the Sun-Times in favor ...

82 San Diego workers filed minimum wage complaints last year

Study shows local employees not getting their pay

San Diego workers are not getting the pay to which they are entitled, says a study released yesterday (July 11) by the San Diego State University Department of Sociology, the Center on Policy Initiatives, and ...

Grad student takes Cal State San Marcos to court over sex case

Court won't grant temporary restraining order

A San Diego male, Student Doe, who was completing his master's degree at California State University San Marcos, has sued the university in federal court, claiming that the school falsely accused him of sexual misconduct, ...

Chicken of the Sea change

Greenpeace satisfied with Thai Union's promises

After nearly two years spent petitioning for changes to tuna industry practices, activists at Greenpeace on Monday (July 10) announced a sweeping agreement with Thai Union, the global seafood giant that owns San Diego's Chicken ...

Card room operator sues city for permit denial

Lucky Lady owner says city unfairly targeted his business

Stanley Penn, the longtime owner and operator of San Diego card room Lucky Lady, has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Diego for refusing to renew the 43-year-old card room's permit. The current ...

Update — San Diego Unified sues College Board

Over the Scripps Ranch AP tests

The San Diego Unified School District and Scripps Ranch Group, representing Scripps Ranch High School, filed suit July 7 in federal court against Educational Testing Services and the College Entrance Examination Board, both of New ...

Activist Pallamary, "diabetic in distress"

Sues Chargers, police, city, medics

Michael J. Pallamary, land use consultant and local political activist, filed a suit in Superior Court July 5 complaining that he was a victim of mistreatment at a Chargers game November 6 of last year. ...

Mayor’s top aides swap special interest places

City hall hit by revolving-door influence peddling

With mid-summer doldrums setting in, troopers of a lobbying corps that has long been a city hall fixture are replenishing their ranks by means of the ever-spinning door between the administration of mayor Kevin Faulconer ...

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