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May 3 2016
Five signature gatherers waved stacks of petitions at me while I strolled down India Street during last weekend's busy Mission Federal ArtWalk. The sky above was blue and sun dappled; the pitch from signature...
spin050416
May 3 2016
Mention TMD to any plugged-in policy wonk in town, and the most likely response will be, "Yeah, what about the Tourism Marketing District?"
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May 3 2016
Homelessness—what if it was you experiencing it, or your brother, sister, mother, father, friend? What if you saw the plight of our vulnerable neighbors every day as you left your warm and safe downtown...
lettersforweb
May 3 2016
I read your article ["Making homelessness a story"] in CityBeat on April 20, 2016. I agree with your analysis as far as it goes. I have been dealing with the issue of homelessness in North Park for about...
allgender
May 2 2016
As you have probably heard, North Carolina passed a bill called the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which requires transgender individuals to use the public restrooms that match their birth certificate...
lettersforweb
April 27 2016
Regarding “Nuñez release points to need for clemency reform” [April 13]: The coverage of Ethan Couch in Texas put a spotlight on “affluenza,” but affluenza is not unusual...
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April 27 2016
It had been a while—four score and seven years ago, perhaps— since Spin Cycle had paid a visit to “The Rock,” the not-so-flattering nickname given the World War II-era box of a...
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April 26 2016
Shortly after an activist posted photos of a pointy rock installation that would deter homeless people from sleeping under a downtown San Diego bridge, his social media page lit up
andrewjackson20
April 25 2016
Without question, it is long past time for such changes, and the Treasury Department should be applauded for making it rain women, but particularly Tubman. I mean, a black woman on the front of the $20?...
spin042016
April 20 2016
Last month, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s re-election campaign guru took to the digital airwaves to proclaim the importance of incumbents defending their record against challengers in public...
lettersforweb
April 20 2016
Mother Teresa was one of the greatest humanitarians of our century [“Why the church is in a hurry to canonize Mother Teresa,” April 6]. Your editors were asleep at the wheel when they let this...
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April 20 2016
Homelessness has become white noise. It’s like when you live under the flight path near Lindbergh Field. The extreme sound of a descending jet engine is obnoxious, not unlike being front row at Coachella...
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April 18 2016
So hey—for this special April 20 issue of CityBeat—can we agree on one thing? That all this 420 infatuation is kind of dopey
spin041316
April 13 2016
As Spin Cycle types away Tuesday morning, activist attorney and Citizens Plan author Cory Briggs is holding court with reporters to detail the latest municipal slam into an immovable object, which he has...
lettersforweb
April 13 2016
Thank you, thank you, thank you, for the timely and informative column regarding the Lincoln High boys [“The Lincoln High boys are our children,” March 30]
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April 13 2016
San Diegans became incensed all over again when Esteban Nuñez was released this week after spending less than six years in prison for participating in the stabbing death of Mesa College student...
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April 11 2016
Photo by Malingering/Flickr I'm a sports fan. Football. Soccer. Basketball (college and pro). Tennistennistennis of any kind. But there are few things I like less than baseball. It seems complet
spin_040616
April 6 2016
It took squeaky new Padres skipper Andy Green one game to figure out his honeymoon was over. By contrast, Mayor Kevin Faulconer—764 days into occupying the city’s top political catbird seat—still...
lettersforweb
April 6 2016
In describing Helen Keller as “deaf, dumb and blind,” [“Getting physical at Lamb’s Players,” March 23] may I share that the deaf community is no longer saddled with the epithet...
petcopark_nolanhuelsman
April 6 2016
Yes, the Padres got a beatdown and lost, 15-0, to the Dodgers in their home opener. But it could be slightly worse. It could already be Chargers season

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