Joe Tash

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  • Clews gets 17.5 years for child pornography possession, distribution

    Clews gets 17.5 years for child pornography possession, distribution

    Two distinct and contradictory sides of Christian Clews emerged during a sentencing hearing on child pornography charges in a packed federal courtroom - a loving father, son and good friend eager to help anyone in trouble, and a predator with deviant sexual tastes who preyed on vulnerable teenage...

  • Woman's book aims to comfort, guide family caregivers

    Woman's book aims to comfort, guide family caregivers

    When her mother died two years ago, Yasmin Shah decided to share her story - and those of others she had met - as the primary caregiver for her aging parents.

  • Proposed Del Mar condo project draws fire

    Proposed Del Mar condo project draws fire

    A proposal to build a 38-unit condominium project on a vacant lot south of the Del Mar Fairgrounds continues to generate controversy as it works its way through the city of Del Mar's review process. Watermark Del Mar is proposed for a 2.3-acre parcel at the corner of Jimmy Durante Boulevard and...

  • Surgeon heals with both scalpel and guitar

    Surgeon heals with both scalpel and guitar

    Dr. Rob Adamson has performed hundreds of lifesaving heart operations during his 30-plus-year medical career, including heart transplant surgeries at Sharp Memorial Hospital, one of two heart transplant centers in San Diego County. Music is one thing that helps him deal with the stress of his demanding...

  • Clews' sentencing date postponed

    Clews' sentencing date postponed

    Sentencing for Carmel Valley horse ranch owner Christian Clews on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the federal courthouse in downtown San Diego.The sentencing hearing had been scheduled for Feb. 1, but Clews requested...

  • Clews sentencing rescheduled

    Clews sentencing rescheduled

    Sentencing for Carmel Valley horse ranch owner Christian Clews on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography has been rescheduled for Feb. 1, before U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw. Under the terms of a plea agreement between the defense and prosecution, submitted when Clews pleaded...

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