Jehovah's Witnesses' withheld info will cost them

Appellate court lets stand prior ruling that penalizes at rate of $4000 daily

The clock is ticking for Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters to turn over documents detailing sexual abuse of children by kingdom elders. For each day they do not, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Jehovah’s Witnesses’ organizational ...

Disposal of nuclear waste: think Camp Pendleton

Each state should manage its own spent fuel, says study lauded by experts

Ray Lutz of Citizens' Oversight has published a new study suggesting that nuclear waste should possibly be disposed of locally, with each state responsible for its own spent fuel. Lutz says moving the waste long ...

Baja 1000 racers, start your documentation

Vehicle importation permit issue remains clear as mud

As this story goes live and the Baja 1000 starts in less than a week (November 14–18), there still has been no official press release from the Mexican government regarding the new TIP (temporary import ...

Councilman Cate can use campaign cash for legal, PR costs

State watchdog greenlights defense money from reelection committee

Ever since Republican San Diego city councilman Chris Cate got into hot water over leaking a confidential city document to a lobbyist for SoccerCity, the controversial plan to privatize the former Qualcomm Stadium, city hall ...

Ira Copley's Elgin Courier-News led to tronc slaughter?

Illinios newspaper famous for "thin gold watch" shrinks to three days a week

A piece of San Diego's once mighty Republican newspaper legacy is dying in Illinois, with word that Chicago-based tronc will cut publication of the Elgin Courier-News, formerly a daily, to just three days a week. ...

Dead dad's Social Security benefits bilked

$272,000 in the bank, but the kid is going to jail

Abel Jose Perez was sentenced yesterday (November 6) to a year and a day in prison for cashing in his father's Social Security benefits after he died. Perez raked in $271,925.60 after his father's death ...

Fled from cops, crashed, died, girlfriend survived

Claims police wrongfully pursued light-running motorcyclist

A woman who was injured during a police pursuit by San Diego police officers that resulted in her boyfriend's death has filed a claim against the city, a precursor to a lawsuit. Angelica Sanchez was ...

El Cajon councilman allegedly framed by dirty tricks

Fake nudes, phony best-Mexican-food poll tied to Ben Kalasho

New evidence links El Cajon city councilmember Ben Kalasho to false Facebook profiles used to slander his political opponents. The evidence was included in court filings in a case against Kalasho, reported by the Reader. ...

Broadcom plots $100 billion bid for Qualcomm

Purchase would create third largest chipmaker

Broadcom, perhaps as early as Monday, is planning to make a $100 billion bid for San Diego-based Qualcomm, which has been having troubles and knock-down fights with its big customer, Apple, this year. Before rumors ...

Woman accuses sheriff's deputy of sexual assault

Allegedly told her he needed to use her bathroom

A woman is accusing a San Diego Sheriff's Deputy of sexually assaulting her in August of this year. The woman, referred to as Jane Doe, filed a claim to the County of San Diego on ...

Roush report: SoccerCity politics heading for CSU board

Costly details left out of presidential update on Mission Valley makeover

California State University officials are warming up their board of trustees for next year's big game in San Diego, otherwise known as San Diego State University's showdown with SoccerCity over title to the stadium formerly ...

Get nervous, team-owning robber barons

Could the end of tax-exempt bonds for pro stadiums be near?

The tax bill proposed by the House of Representatives Thursday (October 2nd) has one great feature: it would end the use of tax-exempt bonds issued to construct professional sports stadiums. The Joint Committee on Taxation ...

Ex-councilmember Frye sniffs conflict, sues city

Resolution agreement with city attorney Mara Elliott fell flat, that's why

In a newly filed lawsuit, former San Diego city councilmember Donna Frye says the city has paved the way for large law firms to represent the city and its opponents in court without the public's ...

What SDPD narcs learned about weed in Colorado

“There remains a thriving black market for marijuana.”

On the eve of the election in which California voters legalized recreational marijuana use in 2016, San Diego police chief Shelley Zimmerman sent a team of narcs to Denver to learn how things were going ...

Feel the spike in California gas prices

Coincides with introduction of undetectably cheaper "winter blend"

The spike in gas prices on November 1st should have been no surprise to motorists. The increase comes from the state legislature’s 12-cent-per-gallon gas tax passed on April 28. The tax also raised diesel prices ...

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