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Mojalet Dance Collective and Rhythm Talk Oct 01, 2014 The contemporary dance company teams up with Swiss percussion band Rhythm Talk to present a collaborative piece that celebrates both music and movement. 54 other events on Wednesday, October 1
Errol Flynn biopic leads our rundown of movies screening around town
A very loud Diversionary Theatre offering tops our coverage of local plays
Chamber of Commerce, led by the former mayor, launches all-out campaign to regain control of San Diego
One-woman San Diego Rep production tops our coverage of local plays



City Heights incident raises questions about police response

With few specifics on who they were looking for, officers held the wrong man at gunpoint

Late afternoon on Sept. 9, a case of mistaken identity resulted in Sightler being held at gunpoint by San Diego Police officers for roughly 10 minutes.

By Kelly Davis
Editorial High hopes for San Diego’s Climate Action Plan SEP 24 | By CityBeat Staff Kevin Faulconer’s likely to tack left on sustainability
Sordid Tales A letter from my younger self to my older self SEP 22 | By Edwin Decker Don’t be like Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Dwight Howard and Art Garfunkel
Letters Letters to the editor SEP 24 | Our readers tell us what they think
News Civic San Diego faces call for community benefits SEP 17 | By Joshua Emerson Smith Advocates are pushing hard for affordable housing
Editorial You, football fan, have the power SEP 17 | By CityBeat Staff NFL will change its ways under public pressure
Spin Cycle Minimum-wage battle, ‘Dragnet’-style SEP 17 | By John R. Lamb Sgt. Joe Tuesday and partner Gill Bannon respond to Councilmember Sherman’s frantic call

Last Blog on Earth

San Diego homelessness services providers get on the same (virtual) page

Region-wide software program should make it easier to put people in beds

A year ago, when I interviewed Kelly Knight, homeless outreach coordinator for the Downtown San Diego Partnership's Clean & Safe program, she lamented the fact that there was no central database she could use to help connect clients with beds. Providers like Knight will tell you that if someone's willing to accept help—especially someone who's chronically homeless—it's important to get them hooked up with shelter right away. Here's an excerpt from that story: ...
Read more 2014-09-26

Ambulance selection on hold, yet again

State officials say county must control contract bid

After being on hold for more than two years, the city of San Diego’s competitive-bidding process for 911 ambulance service looks like it’s headed for yet another delay.In August, state officials d...
Read more 2014-09-24

San Diego City Council calls on mayor to release Climate Action Plan

Fight against climate change inches forward

Council Republicans called it “unfeasible” and “meaningless," but on Monday, the Democratic-controlled City San Diego Council passed a resolution telling Mayor Kevin Faulconer to cough up a draft of the city’s Climate Action Plan, which activists have said is long overdue. ...
Read more 2014-09-23
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