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At Monday’s jam-packed No on Measure C press conference, barely a harsh word was uttered about the elephant not in the room. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

As the system works now, complaints are filed by citizens and then investigated by the San Diego Police Department’s Internal Affairs, which writes a report on the allegation, including whether the complaint was sustained and if an officer ... more

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM News

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It seems like only yesterday that termed-out San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria, close to punching his ticket for new adventures in Sacramento, was basking in the glow after voters in June overwhelmingly approved Proposition I. more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

In Las Vegas, billionaire Sheldon Adelson—who owns The Venetian and The Palazzo and casinos all over the world—wants to build a 65,000-seat domed football stadium to lure the Oakland Raiders to the desert. But not with financing from his re... more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

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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

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In California, vote swapping is a serious crime, punishable under the state Penal Code by a prison term of two to four years and fines of $2,000 to $10,000. more

Jul 27, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

And there’s nothing in the Citizens’ Plan that requires building a new football stadium downtown in conjunction with a convention center expansion. more

Jul 27, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

While Major League Baseball’s power elite belted soft pitches out of Petco Park Monday night during the pre-All-Star-Game’s Home Run Derby, the San Diego City Council was ensconced in its own marathon bash-fest. more

Jul 13, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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A lot is made of getting our respective bodies toned, tight and selfie-worthy for the summer. Still, there’s something to be said for just letting go and shamelessly indulging. Sure, we’re the 10th fittest city in the U.S. according to Amer... more

Jul 6, 2016 12:00 AM Short List Event Picks

Mr. Decker has written retrograde nonsense before (“The vindication of a lesbian porn connoisseur” comes to mind) but this really takes the cake. more

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Suddenly, four dispensaries were up and running on the same block of his home near Bankers Hill. Noah (not his real name) was a dealer who had been raking in more than $3,000 per month in 2012 selling pot to a circle of friends and acquaint... more

May 18, 2016 12:00 AM News & Opinion

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Opening a licensed dispensary in San Diego is a lengthy, complex process for everyone, including 41-year-old Ebon Johnson, the owner of Miramar’s Mankind Cooperative. more

Apr 20, 2016 12:00 AM News

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 poisonous, personal, anti-religious tirade get ... more

Apr 20, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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 seems hip deep in champagne toasts on the gh... more

Apr 6, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

After reading your neighborhood feature on South Park [“Neighborhood Watch,” March 2] I thought I might add a few observations from the perspective of an actual resident. more

Mar 9, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

I chuckled as I read about City Councilmember David Alvarez chuckling in Spin Cycle [“Mayor Moonshot adds to his to-do list,” Jan. 20]. Councilmember Alvarez waxes eloquent about the mayor not following through on previous public pledges. more

Feb 3, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Is it local media, which depicts the District 1 race for San Diego City Council as pivotal—a battle for one political party to hold a 5-4 majority? Or do you believe the two candidates are really “independent” and “nonpartisan?” One is a De... more

Jan 27, 2016 12:00 AM News

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First Lady Michelle Obama called veteran homelessness “an absolute outrage” last week in an address during the winter meetings of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. more

Jan 27, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

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Inside a near-packed Balboa Theatre last week, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer aimed a hearty 750 words at homelessness during his annual State of the City address. more

Jan 20, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor