Mall Cops Call Actual Cops On Carousel-Riding Cosplayers
Mall cops in San Diego did nothing to improve the reputation of their hilarious profession this month when they evicted a small group of steam punk cosplayers from the Westfield Plaza Camino Real shopping center in Carlsbad--and then called actual cops on the "riff raff." I mean, I don't like Firefly either, but come on.Read on...
Good Grief: Charlie Brown Voice Actor Arrested on Stalking Charges
Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown in many Peanuts television specials, was arrested at the border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana after officers learned of an outstanding warrant from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. His manager is expected to release a statement later today, and we're thinking it might just be one long "Argh!"Read on...
Stroke of Brilliance or Spectacular Error: San Diego Blows Off Entire Fireworks Show at OnceIn these United States, the Fourth of July is generally celebrated with the consumption of low-grade meat products and explosions. This year, San Diego might take the lead for the latter category as what appears to be a technical glitch caused the city's entire fireworks display to be blown off in seconds. While somewhat disappointing to local residents, it sure is fun to watch.Read on...
Comic-Con Is Double Super Officially Sold Out
This will probably surprise a grand total of no one: A few days after a previously sold-out Comic-Con started selling badges which had been returned by people who had previously bought and then returned them, those badges are sold out too. The 'Con will be running from July 22 through July 25th at the San Diego convention center, and we wish we could go too. :(
(via Newsarama)Read on...
PSA: The San Diego Zoo Has an Adorable New Baby Elephant
...And he was born on Valentine's Day. According to the San Diego Zoo website, "We are pleased to announce the birth of our newest elephant, a male born at 2 a.m. on Sunday, February 14! His mother is Ndlula, his father is Mabhu, and his big brother is Vus'Musi. Mom and calf are doing well."Read on...