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Station Tavern 5th Anniversary Sep 16, 2014 The South Park eatery celebrates five years with five days of events. There will be discounts for cyclists, an anniversary beer from Monkey Paw Brewing and a daytime party for the kids, plus a fundraiser for the San Diego Architectural Foundation. See website for full details and times. 53 other events on Tuesday, September 16
Spin Cycle
And speaking of fights, who would win: Jason Roe or a great white shark?
Arts & Culture feature
Holding a brief candle to a locally made modern thriller
Climate plan, water conservation and bag ban are on the slow track
Check 1, Check 2 | Music & nightlife
Band plays live for first time in 20 years
Bands coming to town and just-announced shows



Advocates push SANDAG for transit-first policy

Officials say they give it some study

In an ongoing struggle over a multibillion-dollar transportation-spending plan for the region, leaders from more than a dozen social-justice organizations gathered Downtown last Friday to demand that government officials prioritize public transit over cars.

By Joshua Emerson Smith
Editorial Who cares about jail inmates dying? SEP 10 | By CityBeat Staff Bill Gore? Bonnie Dumanis? The Board of Supervisors? You?
News Review board identifies policy violations, shoddy investigation in San Diego jail death SEP 08 | By Kelly Davis, Dave Maass Detainee who swallowed meth was left to die in solitary confinement
Sordid Tales Waiter Math and the demise of mandatory tipping SEP 08 | By Edwin Decker Servers needn’t gnash their teeth amid new rules for restaurants
Spin Cycle Activist attorney Cory Briggs is on a roll SEP 03 | By John R. Lamb Fresh off a victory in a fight over convention-center expansion, his sites are now on the Tourism Marketing District
Editorial Jerry Sanders’ war SEP 03 | By CityBeat Staff Chamber of Commerce, led by the former mayor, launches all-out campaign to regain control of San Diego
Backwards & in High Heels Ice buckets and social justice SEP 02 | By Aaryn Belfer Can we do more than one thing at a time?
Letters Letters to the editor SEP 03 | Our readers tell us what they think

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Lawsuit filed in the death of Bernard Victorianne

Attorneys argue that staff was 'deliberatively indifferent' toward inmate

Attorneys for the family of a man who died in a San Diego County jail two years ago filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court today. Among other points, the lawsuit argues that jail staff were "deliberatively indifferent" to the medical needs of Bernard Victorianne, a 28-year-old African-American man who was found dead in his cell on Sept. 19, 2012, the result of a meth overdose. ...
Read more 2014-09-12

Carl DeMaio gets endorsement from 'small business' group tied to Karl Rove and the Koch brothers

Sourcewatch says National Federation of Independent Business isn't exactly what it purports to be

When incumbent Congressmember Scott Peters got the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's endorsement last week, Carl DeMaio—the former San Diego City Council member who's challenging Peters for his 52nd Distri...
Read more 2014-09-10

Mayor's office to Cory Briggs: You could've asked!

Unimpressed, activist attorney still questions city's deferred-maintenance bond disclosures

Blasting the allegations as “not founded in reality,” Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s green-visor brigade on Friday struck back against claims by attorney Cory Briggs that the city is failing to properly disclose the extent of San Diego’s deferred-maintenance obligations to regulators and the bond market. ...
Read more 2014-09-06
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