Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

OK, OK, so the orange-tinted name salesman with straw mane bagged the most-challenging, bigliest job on the planet last week. Big deal. What about Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s “dimming star,” according to the typically cordial San Diego Union-Tr... more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

When news broke last week that the four-year nuclear war between activist attorney Cory Briggs and the Tourism Marketing District over the agency’s funding method was headed for a fizzling conclusion, the reaction from Briggs haters was swi... more

Aug 24, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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 headquarters for the San Diego Unified Port District on Pacific... more

Apr 27, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

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 attributed to a “vacuum of political... more

Apr 13, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

Early last week, Mayor Kevin Faulconer was probably gleefully gazing out his 11th-floor window, envisioning an easy glide into a second term come next June and—by golly, why not!—a shot at the governorship in 2018. more

Oct 28, 2015 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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