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Shore Thing May 28, 2015

Enjoy free admission every Thursday night throughout the summer. Includes tours of Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman 1993–2013, Roots Factory DJs, a cash bar, and a BYOP (bring your own picnic) option.

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News
Lawsuit challenges city-funded nonprofit’s authority to make land-use decisions
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The third in our series on the artists awarded grants through the Creative Catalyst Fund

 

 
 
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Wednesday, May 27,2015
News

Lifeguards accuse mayor of nixing labor deal as political payback

San Diego union pushes for expanded workers’ compensation benefits

By Joshua Emerson Smith
Performing between 4,000 and 6,000 rescues a year, San Diego lifeguards respond to a wide variety of calls, even including after heavy rain when beach swimming is supposed to be restricted for 72 hours because storm-water runoff significantly raises levels of bacteria in the ocean.
Wednesday, May 20,2015
News

State Route 94 becomes battleground in San Diego region's transportation fight

Environmentalists take a hard stand against highway expansion

By Joshua Emerson Smith
Tensions recently swelled over a planned freeway expansion in the heart of the city. A key transportation artery that pumps vehicles in and out of Downtown is slated for major surgery.
Wednesday, May 13,2015
News

San Diego lax on enforcing drought restrictions

Mayor's office drags its feet in state-mandated race to cut water use

By Joshua Emerson Smith
On Monday in University Heights, Travis Pritchard stood over a row of leaking water meters. Thoroughly soaking the dirt around where the meters were dug into the ground, clean drinking water overflowed into the street.
Wednesday, May 6,2015
News

The healing powers of hash oil

It’s legal, but law enforcement regulations remain hazy

By Joshua Emerson Smith
Living with AIDS for the last 30 years, McShane, 55, has endured multiple bouts of squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer. He’s undergone surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on medical procedures that he now views as unnecessary.
Wednesday, April 29,2015
News

Amid growing legal storm, Civic San Diego officials jump ship

Lawsuit challenges city-funded nonprofit’s authority to make land-use decisions

By Joshua Emerson Smith
It’s the city-funded nonprofit Civic San Diego, and it wants to expand its unique, land-use authority into two of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods, Encanto and City Heights.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
News

Driven to organize

Lawsuit threatens to put worker-run taxi service on hold

By Joshua Emerson Smith
After years of paying weekly fees to taxicab dispatching services, such as Yellow Cab, city taxi drivers—who are hoping to start their own worker-run cab company— see a light at the end of the tunnel.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
News

The Fight for $15

Unions rally and organize fast-food workers looking for increased wages

By Carly Nairn

Ramon Johnson was happy to take precious time out of the day to participate in a rally for higher wages for fast-food workers. 

Wednesday, April 15,2015
News

Barrio Logan again on the defensive over neighborhood development

The Port wants to increase Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal cargo by 500 percent

By Carly Nairn
Barrio Logan is seemingly always in the crosshairs. The historically marginalized neighborhood is now battling the San Diego Unified Port District on the environmental impact of its latest Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal (TAMT) Redevelopment Plan.
Wednesday, April 15,2015
News

As city warms to pot shops, growers face uncertainty

Police mum on how dispensaries should get their weed

By Joshua Emerson Smith
As the city continues to permit new medical-cannabis dispensaries, the question of how such facilities should get their product remains largely unanswered.
Tuesday, April 7,2015
News

CannaBiz: All things weed

Amid Justice Department warning, locals race for pot shop permits

By Joshua Emerson Smith
While folks scramble to open the city's first permitted medical-cannabis dispensaries, federal prosecutors said they'll continue to target such activity, despite congressional direction to lay off states.
 
 
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