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TikiBeat May 22, 2015 CityBeat's annual start of summer kick-off party featuring DJs spinning tiki tunes, Polynesian dancers, a fashion show, burlesque performances from Roots Covenants plus Desi Realtor and Old Man Johnson. 74 other events on Friday, May 22
 
From the Editor
The taxpaying citizens of San Diego should not pay for a new stadium
Music feature
Providence duo are busting eardrums for the long haul
Seen Local
The media artist/designer wants women to challenge the idea of what’s expected of them
News
Lawsuit challenges city-funded nonprofit’s authority to make land-use decisions
Beer & Chees
The Lost Abbey opens a satellite tasting room in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

 

 
 
News

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

Environmentalists take a hard stand against highway expansion

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.

By Joshua Emerson Smith
From the Editor Up the ante with Chargers MAY 19 | By Ron Donoho Task force should ask team to pay more than $300 million
Divided State of America Right to vote is under attack MAY 20 | By Chad Peace You shouldn’t have to join a political party to participate in primaries
Sordid Tales To asterisk or not to asterisk? MAY 18 | By Edwin Decker Devising a system to identify disparities in the sports record books
News San Diego lax on enforcing drought restrictions MAY 13 | By Joshua Emerson Smith Mayor's office drags its feet in state-mandated race to cut water use
From the Editor Something to really cheer about MAY 13 | By Ron Donoho Doug Manchester to drop pompoms, sell U-T San Diego
Letters Letters to the editor MAY 13 | Our readers tell us what they think

Last Blog on Earth

Judge rejects county's request for new trial in Daniel Sisson case

Pending an appeal, a $3-million verdict stands

In November, a jury found San Diego County liable in the death of Daniel Sisson, a 21-year-old inmate in the Vista Detention Facility (VDF) who died in his cell on June 25, 2011, from an asthma attack...
Read more 2015-01-26

What Donna Frye said at yesterday's anti-Carl DeMaio press conference--with video!

During his tenure on the San Diego City Council, rarely did Carl DeMaio not have his laptop open during council meetings. Was he taking notes? Being eco-friendly by not printing up docket material? Maybe. But it was pretty well-known that he was also working on personal business. Staffers would even take covert cellphone photos of DeMaio's laptop screen. But no one would talk about it on the record—until yesterday, when former Councilmember Donna Frye brought it up at a press conference during which she urged voters to pick incumbent Rep. Scott Peters over DeMaio for the 52nd District congressional seat. Frye mentioned it in response to U-T San Diego reporter Mark Walker asking her to expand on a comment she'd made about DeMaio exhibiting "behavior unbecoming of a public servant." ...
Read more 2014-10-30

Gag rule proposed by Civic San Diego board chair

Latest move in the fight over redevelopment 2.0

The war among Civic San Diego’s board of directors continues. On one side, there are those who want elected officials to closely regulate the city-owned nonprofit. On the other, there are those vying for as much autonomy as possible. The most recent salvo came from board Chair Cynthia Morgan, who last week proposed a gag rule for board members. ...
Read more 2014-10-28
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