NEWS FLASH: San Diego Free Press Goes For the Corporate Cash

by on April 1, 2013 · 2 comments

in Culture, Media, Ocean Beach, Politics, San Diego, Satire

This just in:  the San Diego Free Press is going corporate.

From banner changes to types of articles published, the San Diego Free Press – the on-line daily journal for San Diego County has apparently made a  180 degrees turn from its prior stance.

We at the OB Rag are very concerned with these changes, as the SDFP was our baby. We re-birthed the online publication back on June 4, 2012.

Listen to some of these headlines (click on the headline to go to the article):

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Mayor Filner Joins Forces with New York City Mayor Bloomberg

San Diego and New York City mayors take aim at sugary soft drinks

In a speech yesterday at the Balboa Park Club, Mayor Bob Filner outlined his plans for combating the consumption of large quantities of sugary, fizzy soft drinks. (Go to remainder of post.)

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Health Department Shutting Down Taco Tuesdays Citywide

In a bold move, it has come to my attention that the Health Department will be shutting down all restaurants in the San Diego area that cater to “Taco Tuesday” feasts. (Go to remainder of post.)

La Jolla: Harbor Seals Vacate the Children’s Pool

Unfortunately There’s a Much Larger Problem Now

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La Jolla residents, long upset over the harbor seal rookery at the Children’s Pool, woke up last Friday wondering if nature had finally solved the “problem.” To their amazement, not a single harbor seal was to be found, neither on the beach of the Children’s Pool, nor on Seal Rock just a few yards from the shore line.  (Go to remainder of post.)


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mr.rick April 1, 2013 at 1:48 pm

Thank God some one is getting a handle on this “Taco Tuesday” problem. Soon some one will come up with “Everyday Egg Rolls”


Jeffeck April 1, 2013 at 5:49 pm

I just heard OB Town council OK’d a new entryway sign sponsored by Starbucks.


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