Solana Beach nexus for border resistance

Catholic church meeting of responders

A little over three months after launching a volunteer-driven campaign to shield undocumented San Diegans from immigration action and assist those caught up in raids, the San Diego Rapid Response Network held its second official ...

Douglass Jennings, disbarred tax lawyer, gets 34 months

His wife Peggy, real estate operator, gets 4 months

In the packed federal courtroom of Judge Gonzalo Curiel yesterday (April 5), attorney John Douglass Jennings Jr. was sentenced to 34 months in prison, while his wife Peggy, who worked in real estate, got four ...

Pot — savior of opioid users

San Diego doctors say marijuana is part of the answer

While Californians as a whole have shifted their marijuana consciousness in recent months to freshly-legalized recreational pot, a pair of local doctors are among those continuing to explore the plant's medicinal properties. On Wednesday evening ...

Stepson falls close to Wilson's tree

Ex-governor and kin battle sanctuary

The stepson of Pete Wilson — the ex-California governor and one-time San Diego mayor who championed 1994's Proposition 187 to cut off state services including health care and public education to undocumented immigrants — is ...

Rough road ahead for solar adopters

Bad news among the good

The Solar Energy Industries Association was in town last week, hosting an annual conference for more than 800 solar-related businesses. "The market has continued along going into this year — we may see a slowdown ...

Don't take on Delaware North

Elvin Lai forbidden to vote on customer's contracts

Centerplate Corporation — which lost a lucrative deal to peddle food and booze at Qualcomm Stadium after the firm's CEO was caught on video kicking a puppy — is back in some more ethical soup, ...

Bridgepoint slammed over veterans

One fourth of students are GIs

In 2011, now-retired United States Senator Tom Harkin called San Diego’s controversial for-profit Bridgepoint Education “an absolute scam.” This month, two senators have whacked the company’s major operation, Ashford University, with similar — but more ...

Talk radio Kevin Kline has Coronado Bridge problem

He tweets to rivals: “your audience soon will be ours”

“It looks like Kevin Klein staged his own suicide jump.” That’s what one competitor said when the ribald radio talk show host was a no-show for his first day on the San Diego airwaves. Klein ...

Santana High over-reacts to gun

CHP patrolman arrested for weapon in fanny pack

On January 15, 2015 retied California Highway Patrolman Robert Pitt dropped his girlfriend's daughter off at Santana High School in Santee. The gun he carried was in his fanny pack when he went into the ...

Cesar Gonzalez: Baja's new radio ambassador?

Borderless station — they'll sing and speak in Spanish and English.

When Mike Halloran started at 91X three decades ago, he and the other DJs had to drive down to the studios in Tijuana. “We didn’t try to hide the fact that we broadcast from Mexico.” ...

Questions raised over police response to Chicano Park protests

Group sends letter to chief

Some Barrio Logan and Logan Heights residents want answers from the San Diego Police Department for its handling of last month's Patriot Picnic protest at Chicano Park. Co-founder of Chicano Park Josephine Talamantez presented those ...

Industrial vacancies lowest ever for San Diego

This can drive up prices, lengthen leases

It appears that San Diegans go to craft brewers located in industrial parks, put on weight, then go to to a fitness centers in industrial parks to shed that excess blubber. These are two reasons ...

February unemployment drops to 3.5 percent

County gains 11,500 nonfarm jobs

The unemployment rate in San Diego County dropped to 3.5 percent in February from a revised 3.6 percent in January, according to the March 23 California Employment Development Department report. The county gained 5300 jobs ...

High stakes for Lorena and Nathan

Labor union pours cash into San Diego Democratic Party

After months of online skirmishing over who will emerge from the June primary for the Fourth District county supervisor's seat currently held by termed-out Republican Ron Roberts, a big money player is placing its bets, ...

Barry Minkow movie is finally out

But critics aren’t buying in

In February, 2015 I wrote that Bruce Caulk, a part-time La Jolla resident, had a problem: as a movie producer/director, he had invested a bundle in a redemption movie about San Diegan Barry Minkow, who ...

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