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This past spring-like Sunday a friend dropped a free ticket to the Chargers-Titans game in my lap. So I attended an NFL football game at Qualcomm Stadium for the first time in about three years. more

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

Certainly in Spin Cycle’s lifetime, you would be hard pressed to find an election season as angstridden, sound-bit and crap-filled as the current model. If our elected leaders of tomorrow are truly a reflection of society, then society is h... more

Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

Late afternoon Monday, as the skies darkened and threatened rain, every revved engine from above, every tire squeal, every clank from rush-hour traffic drew the same reaction from parkgoers: craned necks leading skyward and wincing expressi... more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

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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Everybody thinks it’s way past time for this mayor to get off the crapper and finally weigh in on The Monumental Measures of the Millienium. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

At the press conference, Sanders alluded to concerns that remain about the initiative. “No ballot is ever perfect,” he said, adding that “considerations” the team should address include the “long-term security of the Tourism Marketing Distr... more

Aug 3, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

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Photo illustration by John R. Lamb

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

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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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

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