Election 2016

Maybe the best, most therapeutic way to assess the past year is to step back from the big picture and focus on the smaller pictures—look at the trees instead of the forest, if you will. more

Dec 19, 2016 4:00 PM Well, That Was Awkward

Mike Cernovich is a bro who really cares about masculinity, male dominance and old-school chivalry. Recently, he's has become a spokesperson for the alt-right movement more

Dec 7, 2016 12:00 AM Well, That Was Awkward

Sorry, Michelle. I can't do that. The rest of y'all can attempt to understand Trump voters and bridge the divide that has separated this great nation, but I have no interest. more

Nov 21, 2016 12:00 AM Well, That Was Awkward 1 Comments

Like many others facing the reality of a Trump presidency, Adam Powers is afraid. She's afraid for herself, friends in the LGBTQ community and other minorities. more

Nov 15, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local


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Just a reminder: The 90-minute debate—with no potty breaks—will be divided into six 15-minute segments. Two of each of those segments will focus on topics you chose: America’s Direction, Achieving Prosperity and Securing America. (Vague? Re... more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor


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The city had two options to extend the school’s lease. One required a two-thirds city vote to approve school use on the property under the current charter language. The other choice was a majority vote to amend the city charter to allow a p... more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM News

Measure K would eliminate the 50-percent-plus-one rule and require that the top two vote getters in city office primaries always move on to a November runoff—same as the laws that apply to state and federal races. more

Sep 13, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor


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Last month, San Diego became the 150th city in the state to ban single-use plastic bags. Passage of a bag ban by the city council was viewed as a long overdue achievement; Solana Beach was the first in the county to pick up the trend back i... more

Aug 10, 2016 12:00 AM News

Asking millennials about "the election" unleashes either a full-fledged verbal assault on Donald "Small Hands" Trump or a fist pump with a side of "Berning up" puns. But, when interrupting them and clarifying that the question refers to the... more

Mar 29, 2016 12:00 AM News

Pity the poor local pol. With no popular incumbent president in 2016, whose coattails do you cling to? And all five White House hopefuls left in the running have some type of baggage or image issue that others running for elected office are... more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM News


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Over the weekend I was out of town, soaking up March Madness in Las Vegas. When I got back on Monday my millennial daughter called to make sure I knew about the big Bernie Sanders rally scheduled for Tuesday night at the San Diego Conventio... more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

In the District 7 race for San Diego City Council, incumbent Scott Sherman has raised four times as much money as his two Democratic rivals combined. more

Feb 17, 2016 12:00 AM News

Mark Kersey attended Northwestern University in the 1990s along with future Late Night host Seth Meyers. Kersey is no TV funnyman but did win his seat on the San Diego City Council in a laugher. The video-tech researcher ran unopposed in 20... more

Feb 10, 2016 12:00 AM News

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