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Roundtable: San Diego's Olympic Dreams; Sailing into Trouble; District 6

Roundtable: San Diego's Olympic Dreams; Sailing into Trouble; District 6 … Vincent Mudd wants San Diego to host the summer Olympic Games in 2024. He chairs the exploratory committee which has already submitted a preliminary proposal to the USOC, which hasn't decided whether the U.S. will submit any bid to the IOC or not. Read […]

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What's Next for San Diego's Opera Scene

What's Next for San Diego's Opera Scene What a lot of the general public doesn't understand or even have knowledge of, is that on Commercial Avenue there's the San Diego Opera Scenic Studios, and they build … all of the sets. We also build all the costumes locally. So welding shop, a wood … Read […]

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San Diego's Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged; Stays At 7 Percent

San Diego's Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged; Stays At 7 Percent San Diego County's 7 percent unemployment rate in February remained unchanged from a revised figure from January, but is below the estimated 8.1 percent at the same time a year ago, the state Employment Development Department announced Friday. Read more on KPBS

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Thursday's rainfall helped San Diego's water situation, but not much

Thursday's rainfall helped San Diego's water situation, but not much This week, the City of San Diego called on everyone to conserve water as California suffers under one of the worst droughts in recent history. Thursday's rainstorm helped out our situation a bit. .26 of rain fell at Lindbergh Field. "That will help … Read […]

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Chicano Park is One of San Diego's Best, Unofficial Skate Parks

Chicano Park is One of San Diego's Best, Unofficial Skate Parks The section of Chicano Park that is bound by National Ave., Dewey St., Newton Ave. and the Estrella del Mercado apartment complex has been turned into a de facto skate park with youths (and some not too youthful folks) from all over San Diego […]

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Culture Report: San Diego's Identity Carved Through 2013's Visual Arts

Culture Report: San Diego's Identity Carved Through 2013's Visual Arts San Diego suffers from a bit of an identity crisis. Are we a border city? Are we a beachy tourist trap? Are we a whale's vagina? It's hard to reconcile what San Diego is when we are so many things. The U-T's art critic Jim […]

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What is San Diego's economic DNA?

What is San Diego's economic DNA? That means San Diego has to be on the ever-changing leading edge. But that's nothing new for the area's leaders, says Mary Lindenstein Walshok, dean of the UC San Diego's extension, who co-authored Invention and Reinvention: The Evolution of San … Read more on U-T San Diego

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Behind San Diego's new-play boom

Behind San Diego's new-play boom Of all the new American plays that will come into the world over the next year or so, plenty will have been born in a San Diego ZIP code. □ Our town is known for fostering a thriving theater scene, topped by two big institutions (the Old Globe and La […]

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Change dispensed in designated parking meters will help San Diego's homeless

Change dispensed in designated parking meters will help San Diego's homeless SAN DIEGO – Those red devices that look like parking meters downtown today are for making donations to help the homeless. The Downtown San Diego Partnership launched its Make Change Count initiative, in which people can stick their spare change into … Read more on […]

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11 of San Diego's Top Bassists

11 of San Diego's Top Bassists Chris Stillwell: One of the premiere soul-jazz bassists, Stillwell plays with the Greyboy Allstars and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. Rob Thorsen: One of the all-time great San Diego jazz bassists, he leads the Rob Thorsen Trio and sits in with Gilbert … Read more on NBC 7 San Diego […]

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Fee props up San Diego's failed housing policy

Fee props up San Diego's failed housing policy On Monday, the San Diego City Council will consider an immense and unprecedented fee increase on commercial developers. The “linkage fee,” initially adopted in 1990, helps pay for affordable housing based on the theory that new development means … Read more on U-T San Diego

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San Diego's Best Events in November

San Diego's Best Events in November November 7: Art San Diego 2013 contemporary art fair takes over Balboa Park with four days of exhibitions, art labs, and events focused on “creative collisions.” November 8: The Pacific Arts Movement brings nine days of films, events, and festivities … Read more on San Diego Magazine

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Fixing San Diego's constitution

Fixing San Diego's constitution San Diego learned a lot during the nine months of municipal chaos under Bob Filner as mayor, aside from the disturbing fact he was a serial creep. Among those lessons was the reality that the city's charter, its governing constitution, is chock full of … Read more on U-T San Diego

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San Diego's best running routes

San Diego's best running routes In January, we kicked off Destination San Diego, a series that explores the variety of outdoor activities available throughout the county. We began with a look at popular hiking paths, followed by some of San Diego's top places to ride bikes and swim … Read more on U-T San Diego

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Repeal San Diego's job-creation tax

Repeal San Diego's job-creation tax As San Diego continues to struggle toward a more robust economic recovery, the last thing it needs is a humongous increase in an anti-growth, job-busting fee on nonresidential development. But that's what it may get. The City Council is expected in … Read more on U-T San Diego

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