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Che Cafe is far more than an indie rock venue
Editor's note: A preliminary-injunction hearing on the fate of UCSD's Ché Café arts/entertainment venue is scheduled for Aug. 1. If the Ché prevails, it will remain in operation until a final settl...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parade name change is a matter for the public, not the press
The time has come to address several issues raised by Howard Singer, board member of the San Diego County Diversity and Inclusiveness Group. For a number of years, Singer has been on a crusade to e...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD students must consign Che Cafe to history
One of the cool nuances at the Ché Café, the historic and beleaguered art/music/discussion venue whose collective has been evicted as of July 13, is the acronym in the title. “Ché” is not only a no...
Jul 01, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minimum wage proposal won't work
I oppose the sick leave and minimum wage increase sought by councilmember [Todd] Gloria. The perceived gain wage earners effected by this proposal will be short-lived as prices on goods and service...
Jun 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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On statesmanship
It was nice to have lunch recently with Scott Peters and Kirk Jorgensen. Both [were] running for the same 52nd-district congressional seat. They respected each other, spoke kindly one to another, s...
Jun 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego Opera's long-term fix will take what the phrase implies
In early April, U-T San Diego ran a series of letters on the plight of San Diego Opera, then on the verge of shuttering due to sagging ticket sales and declining patronage. The writers were loopy w...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scripps deep-ocean scientists urge caution as energy resources lay untapped
This article was recently supplied by UCSD’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The world’s deep ocean spans more than half the planet, and untold quantities of untapped energy resources, preciou...
May 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New theaters will probably be great, but they're not quite the White House
As our May 16 front-page story says, La Jolla is making what in the public mind amounts to a straight-up trade – one boutique for another. With the June 1 closure of iconic Jonathan's Market, the c...
May 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here's a simple way to flush Children's Pool
Surf waves, trapped in a U-shaped trough hung on the sea side of the concrete pier, can feed water through a pipe to the south side of the pool, flushing it. If the trough bottom is open, except fo...
May 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The sixth day and the five Samaritans
In a lot of ways, Saturday is kind of our default time for frantically catching up with stuff we missed the rest of the week. Errands, kids, parents, paperwork, schoolwork, mortal spats: The rules ...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lose the cross, lose La Jolla
Since the early 1900s, the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross has played an integral part in the life of the Village. Even before the first wooden cross was erected in 1913, a World War I veteran ...
May 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Has U-T's Papa Doug lost his appetite for print?
In a recent editorial, we suggested U-T San Diego owner/publisher Doug “Papa” Manchester, who has been gobbling up local independent newspaper publications like corn flakes, had his own — and not p...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Extremism on either side should not drive SeaWorld debate
The documentary “Blackfish” and Point Loma High theater students reacting to it with a public-service announcement calling for SeaWorld to eliminate orca show performances has ignited a chain-react...
Apr 03, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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View from 52: Officers in UC take public involvemen to hear
 It is no surprise that police Lt. Misty Cedrun hails from a small town in the Midwest and community relations officer Larry Hesselgesser is a Southern California product. Cedrun brings that small-...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: David or Goliath? Who really has your community’s best interest at heart?
There’s a battle for freedom and independence going on. But this time, it isn’t a British invasion. It’s real-estate baron “Papa” Doug Manchester, the owner/publisher of the U-T San Diego. Manchest...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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