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Best of Asian cinema comes to San Diego

Best of Asian cinema comes to San Diego

November 20, 2014

With the credits rolled and the screens at the theaters already faded to black, the 15th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival proved to be a star-studded...

Swept Under the Rug: Solving San Diego’s Homeless Issue isn’t as Easy as it Seems

Mark Elliott

May 14, 2014

They’re all around us, you’ll notice. Take a stroll after class and you’ll see them surrounding San Diego City College. Try to walk to Pokez for a bite to eat and their blue tarp and shopping-cart-made homes are what you pass along the way. Even when you try to catch a trolley, you’ll find them lingering at the nearby station, asking for quarters, selling cigarettes...

Faulconer grabs another opportunity

Faulconer grabs another opportunity

Christopher Handloser

February 22, 2014

Republican Kevin Faulconer will be sworn in as the next mayor of San Diego on March 3. He defeated young Latino Democrat, David Alvarez, by a margin of...

Kevin Faulconer victorious in San Diego’s special mayoral election

Kevin Faulconer victorious in San Diego’s special mayoral election

February 12, 2014

With 86 percent of precincts reporting, Republican Kevin Faulconer is leading Democrat David Alvarez 55 percent to 44 percent, and is projected to be th...

Behind the political curtain

Sandra Galindo

November 13, 2013

Many people are angry about San Diego's special election on Nov. 19, not only because it’s expected to cost taxpayers nearly $5 million but because it’s a bitter reminder of Mayor Bob Filner’s resignation as a result of allegations of sexual harassment.But the special election was like music to the ears of low-income, part-time or unemployed workers because...

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