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Texas

Love for H-Town

Ahh, Houston! As soon as I landed, my shirt got stuck to my body as I breathed in that humid thick air. Siri told me that my week visiting Texas for my cousin’s wedding was ...

Doug Manchester versus a killer pizza oven

Beset by a Washington Post exposé of his questionable behavior as Union-Tribune publisher, his nomination to be president Donald Trump's Bahamian ambassador stalled in the Senate, and the downtown Navy Broadway complex continuing to languish ...

March 2, 2018
Kill your boyfriend, go to jail

Twenty-seven-year-old David Enrique Meza of Imperial Beach was sentenced in federal court to life in prison today (December 11th). He had fatally stabbed and nearly decapitated Texas retiree Jake Clyde Merendino on May 2, 2015, ...

December 11, 2017
Giant leak kills Manchester's grand-opening plans

Donald Trump may be plagued by more than his share of leaks, but nothing like those of La Jolla's Doug Manchester, the president's ambassadorial nominee to the Bahamas, who reportedly needed real plumbers to handle ...

December 4, 2017
Existential Donkey

Unlike Harsh Toke, Soft Lions, and Prayers — San Diego bands that headlined at this year’s South by Southwest music festival — the Donkeys were one of many bands who made the trek to Austin ...

April 1, 2015
Issa's new beard and an aide's free travel

An assistant to North County Republican congressman Darrell Issa — whose failed bid for a repeat term as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been chalked up by some to his ...

March 27, 2015
Vanity press

The La Jolla Light, owned by mega-millionaire Douglas F. Manchester, is out with a glowing filial profile of the U-T publisher and the hotel he is building in Austin, Texas. “For Manchester, the venture is ...

February 25, 2015
Papa Doug is hiring — in Texas

The meaning of last week's shake-up at Douglas Manchester's U-T San Diego, in which honcho Mike Hodges departed to head an internet design and marketing outfit, leaving editor Jeff Light to become president and chief ...

January 23, 2015
Manchester borrows $295 million for Texas hotel

With construction of U-T San Diego publisher Douglas Manchester's convention hotel in Austin, Texas finally underway, some details of its unusual non-bank financing have become public. As previously reported here, the hotel project broke ground ...

December 15, 2014
Escape from Texas

This past summer, in Tomball, TX, bankruptcy fillings for an optometrist, Dr. Elaine Kmiec, indicated she had a large number of collies on her acreage. She claimed to have only 35. Attorneys for Houston Collie ...

Texas is business-friendly — to Texans

San Diego's Allen Group has found out that Texas is friendly to business — particularly Texas-based businesses.

September 10, 2014
LaDainian Tomlinson's brutal history

Tomlinson is a famous name in San Diego, thanks to the family's most noted member, former Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson. It's the same in Texas, but these days another who bears the Tomlinson name ...

August 29, 2014
Use brains, stay in California

Texas governor Rick Perry touts low taxes and wages, but the companies wanting brains stay in California.

August 27, 2014
How much did they pay you to move to Texas?

Active Network, which makes recreational software for golf courses, camps, and the like, announced today (July 3) that it is moving its headquarters from Sorrento Valley to Dallas, Texas. In a news release, Texas officials ...

July 3, 2014
Immigrant flights from Texas to San Diego canceled

Hours after U.S. Border Patrol San Diego sector chief Paul Beeson confirmed that planes carrying illegal immigrants to San Diego from Texas would begin Monday, June 23, the chief learned the flights had been canceled. ...

June 23, 2014

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