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Feb. 15 2012
Paul Fisk feels like county government cheated him out of a big chunk of change. Technically, the word is “escheated,” and there isn’t a thing he can do about it
Feb. 15 2012
The California Democratic Party descended on the San Diego Convention Center and the Hilton San Diego Bayfront for its annual convention last weekend. Here a few quick ’uns
Feb. 10 2012
How well do you know the handkerchief code?
Feb. 8 2012
Jane’s sex life fits with trends researchers have documented while studying the consequences of long-term unemployment
Feb. 8 2012
If the San Diego Press Club wants to maintain credibility, then it must be more selective when bestowing its annual media awards
Feb. 1 2012
Can you help U-T San Diego owner Doug Manchester navigate the labyrinthine bureaucracy and political system in the way of his development dream--a waterfront sports-and-entertainment complex? Print im
Feb. 1 2012
Here’s how not to inspire faith in a balanced judicial system: Run for judge and accept a ton of money from your prosecutor buddies
Feb. 1 2012
Even as San Diego’s FBI doubled the size of the Citizens' Academy program in 2011—from about 30 to 60 attendees—religious and ethnic groups have largely been ignored in order to...
Jan. 25 2012
ACROSS 3. Candidate's name is defined online as "the frothy mix of lub and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex."4. Former candidate's family had a hunting spot called
Jan. 25 2012
San Diego City Councilmember Carl DeMaio’s pretty much running two campaigns: one for mayor of San Diego and one to support a pension-reform ballot measure. So, maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise...
Jan. 25 2012
Social scientists and prisoner advocates say that sexual violence in juvenile jails is among the most challenging issues to research. It's even more difficult to quantify when authorities fail to report...
Jan. 18 2012
How did a young, black-metal fan with stretched ear lobes and a fascination with corpse-simulating face paint score the prestigious “Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity”...
Jan. 18 2012
In 2011, the bill passed again and Gov. Jerry Brown signed it more quickly than it would take to ink an anarchy symbol on a punk rocker’s calf
Jan. 18 2012
There are 16 San Diego mayoral candidates' surnames in this word search. How many can you find?
Jan. 18 2012
The latest installment of CityBeat's election column, Turds & Blossoms, wherein we rate campaigns and candidates and award them turds or blossoms for their latest foibles and triumphs. This week we...
Jan. 11 2012
Can you match the Navy ship currently in San Diego Harbor to the guy it's named after?
Jan. 11 2012
It’s easy to laugh at Republican presidential candidate John Huntsman for failing to get on the Arizona ballot, but we’re shoveling shit all over ourselves, too, for similarly screwing up...
Jan. 11 2012
Salcido accepted judicial censure for 39 allegations of misconduct and resigned from the bench. However, she didn’t relinquish her "Judge" title, and she’s using it—with the qualification...
Jan. 4 2012
Guess the winning bids on these County of San Diego contracts:1. 50 campground grills2. 60,000 20” x 34” fring-range targets3. Eight 42” LCD TVs4. Two Chevrolet Caprice poli
Jan. 4 2012
Not to keep harping on the Lincoln Club of San Diego County’s lame winter fund-raiser, “Occupy Christmas,” but—OK, we’re just going to keep harping