November 21st, 2016

A Time For Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving, Perhaps the Most Underappreciated Holiday of the Year

With the Thanksgiving holiday — my favorite and I think the most important one of all — just a few days away, it’s time to reflect on the many things we have to be grateful for over the past year. Most of us probably have a list, some shorter and some longer than others,

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October 30th, 2016

Thinking Beyond Election Day

Hotel Tax Increase Will Remain Topic of Discussion Post November 8

With election day a little more than a week away, the consensus among local pundits is that neither stadium related ballot measures C or D will gain anywhere near the 66.7 percent required for passage.

Less certain is the possibility that one of the two initiatives might

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October 23rd, 2016

Ye Scallywag! Rocks Waterfront Park

County’s Bayside Park Hosts Punk-Rock Bash

Saturday’s debut punk-rock festival Ye Scallywag! brought a mostly mosh-friendly lineup of musical groups, including Southern California favorites Goldfinger, Bad Religion and NOFX, to Waterfront Park. The day-long music fete, spotlighting mostly hard rock bands, reinforces Waterfront Park’s growing popularity among concert promoters as a premiere special events venue,

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October 16th, 2016

Chargers: ‘Tourists Pay — We Benefit’

Key Theme of Pro ‘C’ Campaign Centers on Who Pays

In the waning weeks of the campaign season, the central theme of Measure C (Chargers’ stadium initiative) proponents is the argument that San Diegans will benefit from passage of the measure as it is hotel-bound visitors to San Diego who will foot the bill for

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October 9th, 2016

Waterfront Park, The Go-To Site For Outdoor Music Festivals In San Diego

Bay-side Venue A Big Hit With Concert Promoters

Is Waterfront Park becoming the go-to site for outdoor music festivals in San Diego?

That’s the question posed by George Varga of The San Diego Union-Tribune in a recent write-up on music festivals taking place on the grassy waterfront site surrounding the majestic San Diego County Administration Center.

If last

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