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Tourist testifies about Pacific Beach rape at knifepoint
A tourist wept as she described on Dec. 10 being raped at knifepoint in Pacific Beach. Two other women said the same man raped them, and he was ordered to stand trial on all eight sexual assault ch...
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Local leaders discuss strategic homelessness plan at Pacific Beach workshop
Homelessness experts from the City, County and law enforcement answered questions and presented the broad brushstrokes of the City’s new Strategic Community Plan on Homelessness at a Dec. 4 communi...
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Bridge shelter program expands to serve more families, homeless youth
Advancing San Diego’s efforts to reduce homelessness, the City Council on Dec. 10 voted separately to expand Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer’s bridge shelter program for homeless individuals and to create...
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University City to hold annual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting
University City’s Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting has become an annual tradition for the community. Paired up with the Dinner with Santa at the Standley Park Recreation Center, this year the li...
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Temporary full closure of Rose Canyon Bike Path
A full closure of the Rose Canyon Bike Path will go into effect through Dec. 13 for crews to pave the final section of the new and improved permanent bike path. During this time, a “bus bridge” wil...
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UC San Diego launches Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery
“The new Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery at UC San Diego Health builds upon Dr. Tsien’s work here and his legacy,” said Santiago Horgan, MD, the center’s director and chief of minimally inva...
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ARCS Foundation awards $225,000 in fellowships to UC San Diego graduate students
The Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation recently awarded a total of $225,000 to 30 graduate students at the University of California San Diego for the 2019-20 academic year...
Dec 09, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego mayor joins coalition to help cities combat climate change
With the goal of taking bold action to protect the environment for the next generation, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer has joined a newly-established group of mayors charged with bringing together hundre...
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Former Pointer water polo star continues to shine
After playing a key role on his Point Loma High water polo team that won a CIF title during the 2015 season, Brendan McMahon has gone on to stardom at the next level. McMahon was the captain of tha...
Dec 08, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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New volleyball coach helps lead Pointers to success
The Point Loma High School volleyball department has seen major accomplishments and improvements this season thanks to new pro volleyball player and coach, Said Souikane, who was brought in to head...
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Misadventures of growing older: Will I ever learn to act my age?
I was eating breakfast when she ran up to me excitedly saying, “I’m here.” I had no idea who she was. My bewildered expression must have shown. She exclaimed, “It’s me.” Well, that didn’t help, so ...
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OB Holiday Program on Dec. 11 to benefit Food & Toy Drive
One of Ocean Beach’s most popular holiday events, the OB Holiday Program, returns to the Farmer’s Market, on Dec. 11. The long-running show takes place outdoors at the intersection of Bacon and New...
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Project Wildlife gets influx of seabirds after rain
San Diego Humane Society is preparing for another round of rain this week. With the recent rainstorms in San Diego, Project Wildlife has seen an influx in seabirds who have washed up from the ocean...
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A ‘Cambodian Rock Band’ worth hearing
Cambodian psychedelic and surf-rock music provide both the backdrop and the catalyst for truth-telling in Lauren Yee’s fascinating “Cambodian Rock Band,” playing through Dec. 15 at La Jolla Playhou...
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Bali Hai: 65 years of serving a good time with a great view
Like a fine wine, some things get better with age. And as cliché as this may sound, it couldn’t be truer than when mentioning a local landmark still standing on Shelter Island: Bali Hai Restaurant....
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