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Dec. 28 2011
Sure, self-loathing is kind of cool, and labeling things other than jars is lame. But hipsters need to get over being called hipsters.People finally came up with a way to describe someone who likes...
Dec. 28 2011
1. After Arnie left office, it came out that he had a “_______” with his former maid.4. Local school-board member who proposed cutting teacher salaries and raising taxes to save schools from...
Dec. 21 2011
This holiday season, the county sheriff will use a high-tech, portable sniper tower called "Skywatch" to protect shoppers--and you're his deputy! Grab a friend, a couple of straws or pen casings an
Dec. 21 2011
The video, which was leaked this week, is not only spectacularly unfunny, but also nearly incoherent. The old-timey newsreel features the elves marching in solidarity with the “Commercialize Christmas”...
Dec. 14 2011
Gifted potty mouth (and actor) Alec Baldwin was recently kicked off a plane for playing Words with Friends on his smartphone. Using these letters, try to form the highest-scoring insult possible. Inve
Dec. 14 2011
Some prisoners can order everything from watches to Xbox games through 200-page catalog
Dec. 14 2011
Rep. Brian Bilbray beat his challengers to the punch, the California Secretary of State’s campaign-finance database crashed and an invitation to get drunk and run for president
Dec. 7 2011
Peters expressed sympathy for the protesters, but he was dismissive of the idea of a demonstration at the port. Peters said he’d checked and he was fairly certain there would be no protest. Boy,...
Dec. 7 2011
The battle began on March 10, the day San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis formally announced her candidacy for mayor of San Diego. A City Hall watchdog, Shapiro immediately filed a request...
Nov. 30 2011
This image of a cop dousing seated protesters with pepper spray at UC Davis has grown into a viral meme. Draw or paste in something creative, cut him out and stick him somewhere or download the image for...
Nov. 23 2011
CityBeat filed a broad public-records request for all communications sent and received by San Diego City Council offices, the Mayor’s office and the City attorney’s office. This week,...
Nov. 23 2011
We award both turds and blossoms to Carl DeMaio for his benefit for the businesses hurt by Occupy San Diego—but Bonnie Dumanis only gets turds for her latest endorsement.
Nov. 16 2011
1. 3,400 tons of specialty golf sand2. 669,156 pounds of fluoride for water treatment 3. Nine BMW R1200 RT-P police motorcycles 4. 17,520 hours of security guard services at Qualcomm 5. 1,135 “ergonomic”...
Nov. 16 2011
With Karl Rove back in the news, we dedicate to him this second series of our column, wherein we rate candidates’ and campaigns’ sweetest and stinkiest behaviors
Nov. 16 2011
The 2012 campaign cycle will be enervating for liberals as hope has turned to cynicism and begun to shift back into outrage. But lackluster leadership is only one of several problems for the left. There’s...
Nov. 9 2011
The economic-justice movement that looks like a social experiment— camping Downtown, governing itself with a structured committee and consensus-style system—has experienced mass arrests, cold...
Nov. 2 2011
After a two-year break, metal-heads Sirhan Sirhan are back with a new lineup

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