Westworld premiered its first season two trailer at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, offering a glimpse of a world turned chaotic and brutal. In the midst of it all, our heroine Dolores snarls atop a galloping horse, firing a rifle like a goddamn goddess of vengeance. Promising!
After years of public outcry and declining attendance over killer whale conditions at SeaWorld, the company’s San Diego facility announced that its final killer whale show will take place on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. There are 11 orcas at the park, ranging in age from 2 to 52 years old.
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It’s no secret that tech companies sometimes breed a frathouse office culture. Palantir—the Peter Thiel-cofounded data firm, for example—is no stranger to beer pong, drunken injuries, or merciless pranks. But debauchery must have its limits. No one would be stupid enough to throw a stripper party in their own office,…
Today, in the very worst of cautionary tales: a 33-year-old man fell to his death from a San Diego cliff while preoccupied by an electronic device.
The holidays can be intense, so to-do lists are a good thing to keep handy in case you forget any of your tasks — even when you’re a suspected thief, apparently.
The good news: SeaWorld announced on Monday that its San Diego park will phase out their killer whale show by 2017. The bad news: those same orcas will continue to perform in a similarly shitty but vigorously re-branded version of the current show, with “experiences that look more natural in the environment.” Oh, word?
A man has been barricaded in an apartment complex near the San Diego airport since around 9 am Wednesday morning, “firing sporadically,” according to police. As of 2:30 pm, planes are not being permitted to land at the airport. No injuries have been reported.
Harriette Thompson, who’s 92, and who didn’t begin running until her 70s, just finished her 16th marathon, figuring the “competition keeps her healthy.” You know, no big deal.
The California woman who posted horrible Craigslist ads involving rape in order to harass a couple who bought her dream home will get house detention and five years probation for her crimes.
A woman is alive today thanks to a quick thinking surfer.
The parents of a teenage boy who committed suicide after being targeted by bullies filed a lawsuit against district where he attended school, alleging officials knew their son was being targeted but did nothing to protect him.
A firefighter's picture of himself and his coworkers exhausted after battling wildfires in California has gone viral in a big way today.
Great news, fans of weirdos who like to engage in terrible behavior! Bob Filner, possibly America's Skeeviest Mayor Ever, has completed his house arrest sentence. Oh, yay.
A group of 25 strippers at a club in San Diego filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming they were forced to be part of a demeaning photo session.
The disgraced former mayor of Bob Filner — you know, the one who believed sexually harassing women was a major part of his mayoral duties (WHERE ARE THE 9-to-5 LADIES WHEN YOU NEED THEM?) — pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and two misdemeanor battery charges as part of a plea deal announced Tuesday.
It’s probably safe to assume that these dogs are stoned, not because surfers of all breeds adhere to the stoner beach bum stereotype, but because they seem really calm. What gives? Aren’t they afraid that all this erratic doggy paddling and splashing will draw the attention of great white sharks? That happens, you…
On Wednesday, San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith announced that the city had reached a potential deal with Mayor Bob Filner concerning the sexual harassment lawsuit recently filed by Filner's former communications director Irene McCormack Jackson. Today that deal has been leaked and it involves Bob Filner finally,…
Local ABC affiliate 10 News reports that Mayor of Sexual Harassment City (ok, San Diego) Bob Filner's press secretary "is also under scrutiny" for sipping a drink using a straw shaped like a penis. (!!!) At a bachelorette party. (!!!!) In Las Vegas. (!!!!!) Even Ron Burgundy's team would've considered this "scoop"…
Women and men across San Diego are now petitioning to recall mayor Bob Filner — you know, the one who is accused of sexual harassment by 16 different women and who EVEN HOOTERS REFUSES TO SERVE. Yes, that is correct: Citizens are taking to the streets to basically beg for Filner's removal from office — the man who…