Mayor likes what he sees, just doesn't see enough

Mayor likes what he sees, just doesn't see enough
He can envision the building, with its ground-level shops and other attractions, fitting into the master plan for downtown. “I thought some of the design elements were very creative,” Faulconer said Friday. But he's like most other people, too, in that …
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Living high
And it added attractions such as a golf course and cottages, which drew in younger retirees. One of the Manor's biggest draws is its broad assortment of activities for residents. … Whether they ended up at the Manor, many retirees discovered the …
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SeaWorld withdraws plans for orca tank project
SeaWorld, in a letter to the California Coastal Commission this week, reaffirmed its intent to no longer enlarge the killer whale tanks at its San Diego park. Although the commission last year approved a $ 100 million proposal to double the volume of …
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Welcome Back, Prohibition

Welcome Back, Prohibition
Ask craft-cocktail fans to name their favorite San Diego bars and Prohibition will likely be near the top. So, it was a (temporary) loss when the bar closed for nearly three months while an adjoining restaurant got a makeover. Prohibition, along with …
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'Coin-Op Game Room' Plots 4th & Bryant Arcade Bar
With co-owner Mahmood hailing from well-regarded San Diego craft cocktail bar Lion's Share, we hear Coin-Op's nourishment isn't an afterthought. Each location offers a full bar and an eclectic mix of bar snacks to keep competitors fueled. Down in San …
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Arrest made in downtown San Diego suitcase murder

Arrest made in downtown San Diego suitcase murder
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – An arrest was made in connection to a body found in a suitcase in downtown San Diego. Joshua Matthew Palmer, 33, was arrested Friday afternoon after being interviewed by homicide detectives. Palmer is being charged with one …
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Schwarzenegger ally's son freed from California prison
Nunez entered prison in June 2010 to serve a 16-year sentence in the stabbing death of college student Luis Santos in San Diego. On his last day in office in 2011, Schwarzenegger commuted the sentence to seven years. Nunez is the son of Fabian Nunez, …
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Deadly motel shooting in Palm City
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8/CNS) – A man was shot and killed early Tuesday at a motel in the Palm City neighborhood. Officers were sent to the E-Z 8 Motel on Outer Road near Hollister Street around 1:20 a.m., according to San Diego police. Police are looking over …
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Latest San Diego Music News

Kenny Barron reflects on rich career in jazz
His artful approach to performing and composing have earned him praise from many jazz luminaries, including former San Diego saxophone giant Moody, who died here in 2010. In a 2007 Union-Tribune interview, an effusive Moody declared: “I've worked …
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Taylor Swift falls off treadmill while rapping during Apple Music ad
SAN DIEGO — Taylor Swift falls hard while running on a treadmill in a hilarious new Apple Music commercial. The ad, titled “Taylor vs. Treadmill,” shows the 26-year-old selecting some songs for her workout. Like all of us, she gets lost in the music …
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Nathan Hubbard to soar with 'A Thousand Butterflies'
In 2014, Hubbard won a well-deserved San Diego Music Award for his five-CD “Encinitas and Everything After.” It features 25 pieces that he wrote between 1998 and 2014, clocks in at combined five hours, and is a consistently rewarding listen. Hubbard's …
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House of Blues Music Forward Foundation 'gives music' to San Diego youth

House of Blues Music Forward Foundation 'gives music' to San Diego youth
SAN DIEGO – House of Blues Music Forward Foundation will be presenting $ 4,100 in new instruments to five dedicated young San Diego-area musicians as part of its annual Give Music program. The reception will take place at House of Blues San Diego on …
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CRSSD Festival Becomes the Anti-Rave For the Mature Electronic Crowd
Many Orange County house and techno heads are probably already packing their cars and prepping for the long drive down the 5 Freeway South for this weekend's CRSSD Festival in San Diego, a two-day electronic music festival on its third edition in 12 …
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The "Quiver" of Ralph Alessi

The "Quiver" of Ralph Alessi
ECM recording artist and trumpeter Ralph Alessi blew into town with his superlative NYC quartet on Feb. 25 — featuring pianist David Virelles, bassist Drew Gress and drummer Gerald Cleaver — to deliver an outstanding evening of probing jazz to a …
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Sofia Hashemi-Asasi, 17, is the concertmistress for the San Diego Youth
As concertmistress for the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory's Chamber Orchestra this year, Hashemi-Asasi has balanced her role as a leader of the symphony with her pursuits as a student and aspiring professional musician. Her experience …
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Mixology 619: Tongue Twister

Mixology 619: Tongue Twister
Did you grow up in San Diego? I grew up in Leucadia. I worked in many local bars and spent 14 years in L.A. as a bartender in Beverly Hills. Now, I'm glad to be back in San Diego and meeting new people and experiencing the local food and drink scene.
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Mixology 619: Slo Mo Fizz
I've been in San Diego for 10 years now, working at JRDN most of that time and I don't plan on leaving anytime soon. I got into bartending … One day as I was working behind the bar, I saw local legend Slomo cruise by on his roller blades. As he …
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Sharing Latino struggles through music

Sharing Latino struggles through music
The group — Denise Carlos, Leah Rose Gallegos, Daniel French, David Flores, Hector Flores and Jose Cano — combine a large variety of influences: traditional Son Jarocho (Afro-Caribbean music from Veracruz, Mexico), folk music, spoken word and …
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Local musician Nicki Carano killed during Sunday's storm
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Around San Diego, people are recovering from the severe storm that hit the area Sunday night and early Monday morning. In Pacific Beach, many were mourning the loss of Nicki Carano, a very talented drummer in San Diego. Sunday's …
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Gerard Butler Makes Appearance at Camp Pendleton

Gerard Butler Makes Appearance at Camp Pendleton
Fans had their phones ready for selfies on Friday afternoon as A-list actor Gerard Butler made a cameo at Camp Pendleton, just north of San Diego. Butler greeted a large crowd of U.S. Marines, sailors and military families who came out for his visit at …
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Discoveries: 'Happy Hustler' Bobby Riggs hailed in museum near San Diego
The Sacramento Bee | Sacbee.com. News · Sports · Entertainment · Classifieds · Clear. 51°. Sign In; Subscribe … Discoveries: 'Happy Hustler' Bobby Riggs hailed in museum near San Diego. Memorabilia from 'Battle of the Sexes' match enthralls. Riggs …
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Big waves pound parts of San Diego, high surf advisory in effect
8 Weather Update: February 28, 2016 (12:26 p.m.). SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Big waves expected to continue pounding parts of the San Diego County coastline throughout the weekend prompted meteorologists to extend a high surf advisory. A National Weather …
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