James Kelleher

Articles by James Kelleher

Oscar Goodman and John Moores looking to move the Houston Rockets to Las Vegas

State senator Steve Peace and Assemblywoman Denise Ducheny bring home the pork

Hope, it seems, springs eternal in the minds of Oscar Goodman, the attorney-to-the-mob turned mayor of Las Vegas, and Padres owner John Moores. Goodman told the Las Vegas Review-Journal last Friday that he and Moores ...

John Moores proves the lie to San Diego Union editor memo

The paper developed a reputation as the gold-hearted hooker of American journalism

When Karin Winner, the top editor of the San Diego Union-Tribune, issued a memorandum in September discouraging newsroom employees from attending media parties because she said the events compromised the U-T's integrity, bullshit detectors went ...

Porn fan Jeff Clayton part of Christian band the Savior Machine

Dirty Dogma Records "still in its infantile stages"

Buck Narrows is a musician with a cockeyed sense of calling. Armed with a guitar, a wah-wah pedal, and a brain a bit below his belt buckle, Narrows has set out to create a get-down ...

Democratic Socialists meet in shadow of San Diego GOP convention

Haven't even thought about security

Three years ago this summer, when the Republican National Convention came to town to nominate Bob Dole and try to breathe life into the GOP's blue-lipped effort to reclaim the White House, San Diegans witnessed ...

Cleveland Forest Pine Creek cabins on endangered list

Arroyo Southwestern toad is part of the reason why

About a dozen federally protected endangered species, including the southwestern willow flycatcher and the Laguna Mountains skipper butterfly, live in the Cleveland National Forest, the 424,000-acre woodland preserve that stretches across the rugged backcountry of ...

San Diego Union-Tribune wants to push circulation to 400K

Newspaper Guild back

The San Diego Union-Tribune has launched what its top brass is calling a "major initiative" to boost circulation at the paper, which serves America's sixth-largest city but barely makes the top-20 list nationally in terms ...

Lance Cottrell, La Mesa's CEO of Anonymizer.com, lets you search web privately

Website of the unknown surfer .

Lance Cottrell, the CEO of Anonymizer.com, a La Mesa-based Internet service that masks the identities of its users while they are on the World Wide Web, wasn't always obsessed with online privacy. In fact, the ...

Winona Martin, owner of two San Diego tattoo parlors, gets heat in Arkansas

Tattooland & Primal Art in Midway area and the Tattoo Gallery and Piercing Studio in Gaslamp Quarter

You'd think that after three decades of Bill and Hillary Clinton, the people of Arkansas would be pretty tuckered in the outrage department. But Winona Martin, the owner of two San Diego tattoo parlors, recently ...

San Diego's Bill Cheek arrested by feds for selling unscrambling devices to undercover cops

Editor of The World Scanner Report surprised

Bill Cheek has been fiddling around with radio equipment and monitoring the airwaves in one way or another since the 1950s, when, as a kid, he pried open a brand-new transistor receiver, tinkered with the ...

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