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Batvisions Oct 22, 2014 Local artist David Russell Talbott will be displaying works from his new series; a look at familiar DC superheroes with a large helping of satire. 60 other events on Wednesday, October 22
 
Fall Arts
Epic San Diego Museum of Art exhibition promises a textbook lesson in the evolution of modern works
Editorial
Kevin Faulconer’s likely to tack left on sustainability
Film
Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith novel tops our coverage of movies screening around town
News
With few specifics on who they were looking for, officers held the wrong man at gunpoint
Theater
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical leads our rundown of local plays

 

 
 
News

Meet the men poised to open San Diego's first legal medi-pot shop

For these entrepreneurs, helping sick people will likely be profitable

Nearly six months after the city began taking applications, David Blair, last week, became the first person in the city’s history approved to run a dispensary. 

By Joshua Emerson Smith
Editorial Parsing the Carl DeMaio scandals OCT 22 | By CityBeat Staff An update on the controversies dogging the candidate’s campaign
Sordid Tales San Diego Super Credit Card Chargers OCT 20 | By Edwin Decker Rewriting the worst team fight song in the NFL
Letters Letters to the editor OCT 22 | Our readers tell us what they think
News Connections Housing and San Diego Rescue Mission under the microscope OCT 15 | By Kelly Davis How two cases highlight issues in homeless services
Editor's Note Carl DeMaio and difficult decisions OCT 15 | By David Rolland Absolute certainty amid scandal allegations is elusive, so voters will have to go with their gut
Spin Cycle Where Carl DeMaio goes, weirdness follows OCT 15 | By John R. Lamb Karma, lie detectors and the unlikelihood of happy endings
Backwards & in High Heels How not to run a marathon OCT 13 | By Aaryn Belfer Zero-2-couch in 10 easy weeks
News San Diego City Council contest pits newbie against Republican machine OCT 08 | By Joshua Emerson Smith In the race for District 6, the conservative effort looks polished

Last Blog on Earth

Offensive email from Carl DeMaio targets Scott Peters' campaign staffer

Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio wants voters to know that he's down with the whole women's rights thing: access to birth control, equal pay, etc. But, behind the scenes, if you're a woman he disagrees with, you could be the subject of ridicule.On Jan. 22, DeMaio sent an email to two members of his staff, campaign spokesperson Dave McCulloch and then-policy director Todd Bosnich (Bosnich has accused DeMaio of sexually harassing him and trying to buy his silence). The email's subject line is "Kate Lyon" and includes a photo of an overweight woman wearing a bra and eating what looks to be a Twinkie chicken nugget. (The woman in the photo is not Lyon.) Based on the email's metadata, it appears to be authentic. ...
Read more 2014-10-20

Todd Bosnich didn't go to CNN or police with harassment allegations against Carl DeMaio

In a CNN story last week about allegations that he'd sexually harassed Todd Bosnich, his former policy director, Carl DeMaio claimed that the "troubled" young man had gone to the media as retribution for being fired. But, save for a June 2 interview with KFMB's Mike Slater that never aired, Bosnich didn't go to the media. It was CNN who contacted Bosnich about the alleged sexual harassment, said his attorney, Bibi Fell. ...
Read more 2014-10-16

DeMaio accuser: 'It would have been much easier... just to remain silent'

Listen to Todd Bosnich's June interview with KFMB's Mike Slater

On June 2, the day before the primary election, Todd Bosnich recorded an interview with Mike Slater, a talk-show host on conservative radio station KFMB. Bosnich is the former policy director for Carl DeMaio's congressional campaign and has alleged that DeMaio sexually harassed him. In an interview that aired Friday on CNN, Bosnich said that when he told campaign manager Tommy Knepper about DeMaio's behavior, he was offered $50,000 and a job with the San Diego County Republican Party in exchange for his silence. He rejected the alleged offer. Last week, Slater told Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis that the interview never aired because Bosnich wasn't able to provide "further proof" of his allegations against DeMaio. CityBeat obtained a copy of the interview, which you can listen to here. ...
Read more 2014-10-13
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