If you’re planning to bribe the president of the United States, here’s a handy pro-top: Don’t write “Please Destroy This” on a memo. And if you do, make sure the memo is actually, you know, destroyed. Lesson learned, too late, by a colorful lobbyist whose attempt to influence President Richard Nixon unleashed a scandal and […]
A plan to host the 1972 Republican National Convention went so far off the rails — gay-baiting, a murder plot and an incriminating “please destroy this” message were all involved — that then-Mayor Pete Wilson created an “America’s Finest City Week” celebration to make San Diego feel better about itself.
The fate of the big Lilac Hills Ranch development in inland North County is still up in the air as opponents stand ready to sue. The County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to have its staff do an impartial analysis of the Lilac Hills Ranch initiative before it votes on whether to send the measure to the […]
Before Stonewall (and a gay Hillcrest): Five surprising facts about San Diego’s forgotten gay past.
The Unified Port of San Diego took a step toward a new Seaport Village, plus Biden talks trade at Port, judge rips city attorney, mayor fights prison proposition and USA Today writer says ballpark is great for watching lousy baseball
Congressman’s money swapping, the local toll of meth, D.B. Cooper’s (alleged) presence in S.D., Biden talks baseball (and is heading here), Trump aims to raise big dough today and all about our Pokemon Go craze.
Readers weigh in on resurrected Balboa Park plan, Water Authority accused of whistling past drought, Navy SEAL trainee’s death declared homicide, city opens up data and San Diego’s weather only gets a “good” (!)
Possible links explored between homeless attacks, Fletcher and Gonzalez under fire, Sanders stalwarts don’t give up, murders on the rise in Tijuana and where 21,000 pounds of bacon ended up.
Outbreak of violence against homeless leaves two dead, another 911 call delay in fatal case involving a child, questioning the need for Balboa Park parking, remembering July 4 in 1913 and a marvelous cache of old photos
Remember that big appellate court ruling that would have changed politics up and down California like nothing we’ve seen in a long time? The one that would have meant that citizens initiatives, put on the ballot by signature gathering, could raise taxes with a mere majority voter approval rather than two-thirds? Yeah, that’s now going to […]