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School year kicks off Aug. 27 with new programs and teachers for Point Loma Cluster
With the new school year kicking off Monday, Aug. 27, administrators and staff for Point Loma Cluster’s nine schools — Point Loma High, Correia and Dana middle schools and (K-4) Silver Gate, Cabril...
Aug 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prelim hearing set for man charged with setting Ocean Beach fires
A judge set an Aug. 29 preliminary hearing for a man accused of setting 10 fires that damaged six cars in Ocean Beach including a classic MGB convertible. Michael Alexander Barringer, 26, appeared ...
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Have a beer with artist Hugo Crosthwaite at Stone Brewing
A “Meet the Artist” presentation with Hugo Crosthwaite will take place at Stone Brewing 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Crosthwaite will discuss and answer questions about his murals at Liberty Statio...
Aug 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pointers to open season against El Camino
Defenses are often ahead of offenses in the days leading up to the opening of the prep football season and the 2018 edition of the Point Loma Pointers is no different. As head coach Mike Hastings a...
Aug 16, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free pet adoptions for Clear the Shelters event
Hankering for a hound, pondering a purr monster or craving a Chihuahua? If the idea of adopting a pet has ever crossed your mind, now is the time to do it. As part of the annual Clear the Shelters ...
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Peter Pan Rebooted’ to soar at OB Playhouse
One of childhood’s classic tales comes to the OB Playhouse Aug. 16-18 with the San Diego Creative Arts Project production of “Peter Pan Rebooted.” Featuring an ensemble cast of 16, aged 7 to 15, th...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego City Attorney wins undergrounding case
A lawsuit to unravel the portion of the City's Utilities Underground Program that undergrounds utility lines in San Diego neighborhoods was short-circuited when a Superior Court judge granted the C...
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water main break swamps Loma Portal neighborhood
A Loma Portal neighborhood's quiet afternoon was disrupted earlier this week when a hillside water main burst, causing what officials termed "severe damage" to at least two homes. Bill McGuigan, ow...
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Matlak sentenced for making threats against Torrey Pines High School
A Point Loma man who posed with an assault rifle on social media in a threat to Torrey Pines High School was sentenced Friday, Aug. 10, to one year in a residential treatment program on terms of fi...
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter Island Boat Launch to remain closed through August 
Construction of the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility continues to make progress. Unfortunately, the launch ramp is expected to remain closed to the public throughout the month of August. The Por...
Aug 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Record seawater temperature measured at Scripps Pier
On Aug. 1, Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego logged the warmest sea-surface temperature at Scripps Pier since records began in August 1916...
Aug 12, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brasileiros do things their own way at Ski Beach
At a late-afternoon gathering where Brazilian men play soccer against one another once a week, one of their sons is sporting a light-blue-and-white-striped jersey. Near heresy in the soccer-crazy h...
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sand Straw takes plastic ban to heart: A new way to enjoy refreshments
A La Jolla-based company is striving to save the ocean, beaches and parks one straw at a time. “Every straw makes a difference,” is the motto of Sand Straw, a millennial start-up, which is joining ...
Aug 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LifeRide amfAR motorcycle ride to benefit AIDS research
The ninth annual LifeRide for amfAR, a five-day motorcycle charity ride benefiting HIV/AIDS research, will culminate Friday, Aug. 10 at Kiehl’s Westfield UTC, 4545 La Jolla Village Drive,  from 1 t...
Aug 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Impending weather and health disasters from climate change could spur progress in cutting emissions
University of California San Diego researchers argue that terrifying insights into what humans are doing to the environment could help activists and political leaders build momentum for deep and co...
Aug 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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