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Manchester’s mystery money and Tom Barrack

San Diego-tied inaugural committee chief latest to face questions

Because of the Wall Street Journal's November 13 report that federal investigators are looking into spending and fundraising issues involving president Donald Trump's inaugural committee, eyes are returning to the two San Diego major money ...

Imperial Beach couple stops porch thieves

You could send a religious note

On December 10, Marisol Castillo’s Christmas gift package was swiped from the porch of her Imperial Beach home; this was her last straw. “We’ve had this situation happen way too many times,” she said on ...

Crossroads' last gun show at Del Mar Fairgrounds?

ACLU aids opponents in threatening SLAPP suit

A month after gun show opponents Ira and Rose Ann Sharp and their advocacy group helped convince the Del Mar Fairgrounds board that public land was no place for a gun show, Ms. Sharp received ...

Mexicans cut off the Max 105.7

American operators behind in rent?

A high-stakes struggle over the airwaves between a Mexican radio owner and his San Diego-based operator spilled over onto the airwaves today resulting in DJs being yanked off the air and commercials for San Diego ...

$100 for place to walk your dog? Not bad.

Animals vs. kids at Park and Washington

University Heights residents are divided on the highest, best use for the joint-use park that is the playground for Alice Birney Elementary School. Neighborhood dog lovers have been letting as many as 30 of their ...

La Costa Ave. missing time capsule found

Open next year at Old Town museum

Back in 1966, a young Dave Naylor remembers he and his father attending a dedication of the new Interstate 5 rest area at the La Costa Avenue exit, in Leucadia. He clearly recalls a time ...

Torrey Pines Road – "so damn dangerous"

Unintended effects of flashing yellow lights

Visitors to La Jolla Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Torrey Pines Road a couple blocks northeast of La Jolla Parkway put their lives in danger when they park across the street, say a nursing home ...

End of quaintness for San Elijo beach

How California Parks Co. ruined Idyllwild's Garner Valley

For the last twelve years, the Manganelli family has operated San Elijo State Beach’s camp store and little restaurant. But on December 13, their Cardiff by the Sea operation has started to come to an ...

Carlsbad transient threw rocks at moving cars

Broke two windshields

Charles Jack Seiler, 30, looked happy and smiled and nodded while a cop described his alleged rock-throwing activity, during a court hearing on December 11. Carlsbad police officer Michael Byrne said that on November 24, ...

Those Zapf entrepreneurs

Last free meals for Myrtle Cole

Chip off the old politico San Diego city councilwoman Lorie Zapf lost her Second District seat to Jen Campbell after a bitter battle of independent expenditure committees, but Zapf’s daughter Tana kept her job with ...

Carmel Valley accidental pond to be drained

Government needs wetlands north of 56

More than 17 years ago, land owner Robert Barczewski had a grading crew push a pile of dirt into a dip in a dirt road on his private property in northern Carmel Valley. The dip ...

Oceanside flood damage was avoidable

Why was drain clogged? Why was street open?

The video of 19-year-old hot dogger Lukas Soelberg surfing on the flooded South Oceanside block December 8 went viral. NBC-7 reported an immediate 40,000 hits of the street surfer getting towed by a rope. The ...

Peters declares for mayor, sort of

Campaign aide who got $33K says “We are looking at it."

With sharp-elbowed maneuvering to succeed termed-out San Diego Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer growing ever more intense backstage at city hall, a congressional staffer has put in a word for her boss. "We are looking at ...

Flashed knife for batteries on El Camino Real

Oceanside Target employee backs off

“As soon as I saw the knife I disengaged from the suspect,” a Target store employee testified yesterday, December 10, about his confrontation with a suspected shoplifter three weeks ago. The loss prevention officer said ...

General Atomics opens munitions sales office in India

E-catapult pushed by New Delhi's Gandhi blasted by Trump

One of San Diego county's most lucrative businesses is also one of its quietest, churning out politically-incorrect products that draw sparse local media coverage while playing a key role in the world munitions market and ...

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