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Oct. 3 2012
First the good news. In 2011-2012, the San Diego County Department of Animal Services (DAS) recorded its highest live release rate in six years, with 71 percent of the animals received by the...
Oct. 3 2012
Which third-party candidate chose a rapper to be his running mate?
Sept. 25 2012
As fall arrives, the court has begun shutting down outlying courtrooms, shortening hours, laying off some employees and furloughing others. But the Superior Court did not cut one line item: nearly...
Sept. 25 2012
Celebrate Mexican Heritage Month by filling in our mini-crossword
Sept. 19 2012
At the end of October, defense attorneys representing four Somali men in Southern California will travel to the Horn of Africa to depose witnesses whose testimony could poke holes in terrorism charges...
Sept. 19 2012
San Diego mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio dropped a shocker on Sunday: He has a medical-marijuana plan
Sept. 19 2012
San Diego County contract bids on a rowing machine, a 2012 Ford F250, 60,336 inmate hygiene kits, and 500 wood sign posts
Sept. 12 2012
As of Sept. 15, 436 individuals held media credentials issued by the San Diego Police Department. But some members of the media say SDPD isnt liberal enough and allege the credentialing process is...
Sept. 12 2012
In June, the Pregnancy Resource Center of Vista (PRC) put a plea on its fundraising website for $120,000 to replace its mobile clinican RV out of which the organization offers pregnancy testing, ultrasound...
Sept. 12 2012
Based on the average 34.30/week budget provided by CalFresh (California's food-stamps program), how would you spend your benefits?
Sept. 10 2012
Technological singularity? Dont get me started. Bring up the acceleration of technology, the near omnipresence of mobile devices, the integration of net-speak into ordinary conversation, and Ill instantly...
Sept. 5 2012
At 57, Straczynski is a figure for whom the nerd classes are already polishing a boulder on the Mount Rushmore of science-fiction history, somewhere near Gene Roddenberry and Rod Serling.
Sept. 5 2012
A word search to find San Diego's club DJs
Aug. 29 2012
The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties has expressed concern about the Sheriffs Departments new rule limiting incoming mail at jails to postcards only
Aug. 29 2012
The San Diego County Sheriffs Department is investigating allegations that a staff member at a juvenile-hall facility touched a minor in a sexually inappropriate manner
Aug. 29 2012
Match the historical storms to their years, casualties and costs.
Aug. 22 2012
Scroll down for answers.Answers: 1. five million, five thousand, fourteen; 2. 21; 3. 7; 4. 44 R3; 5. 8,760; 6. 4
Aug. 22 2012
Journalists often dream of the big stories that topple governments or result in RICO charges. To us, the little stories that affect just a few people are just as important. Here are 10 small victories
Aug. 22 2012
If you think of San Diegos political landscape like an ocean bay, then CityBeat has been sitting atop the cliffs for the last 10 years, chucking stories like stones into the water. We dont do...
Aug. 15 2012
The Summer of Hate concert was organized by the Western Hammerskins, the Southern California branch of The Hammerskin Nation, which is considered by many to be the most powerful and best-organized skinhead...

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