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Council torpedoes Faulconer’s veto on minimum-wage hike
At a special meeting called during its August recess, San Diego City Council voted 6-2 on Aug. 18 to override Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s veto of the city’s hourly minimum-wage ordinance, which provide...
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Planners tackle concerns, nuances of Veterans’ Plaza rock-wall design
Supporters of a new Veterans’ Plaza in Ocean Beach say the project is generating excitement and useful feedback as it’s being pitched to various government entities for approval and private groups ...
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Oversize-vehicle ordinance now in effect; enforcement in September
The clock is ticking as the new Neighborhood Parking Protection Ordinance meant to curb abuse by oversize motorized or non-motorized vehicles taking advantage of free residential parking has begun,...
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POLICE PROBE STABBING IN ROSEVILLE/FLEETRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD Investigators are looking into a late-night knife assault on Aug. 18 in which a man was stabbed three times in the chest on Scott Street i...
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Peters touts bipartisanship, economic stimulation in sprint for state’s 52nd Congressional District
Trading on his bipartisanship and collegiality, 52nd Congressional District incumbent Scott Peters, a Democrat, branded his Republican challenger, Carl DeMaio, as “divisive, something Congress does...
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Series of poolside tryouts slated for 2015 city lifeguard positions
Those interested in taking a shot at a lifeguard job for the summer of 2015 with San Diego Lifeguard Services will have ample opportunities to prove their skills and lifesaving techniques. Lifeguar...
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Council backs hosting 35th America’s Cup
The City Council this month passed a resolution brought forward by District 2 Councilman Ed Harris in support of San Diego hosting the 35th America’s Cup to be held in the summer of 2017.  The Unif...
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New school year ushers in plenty of campus changes for students and staff
It’s a fresh start to a new school year beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 for the nine institutions of the Point Loma Cluster of Schools (PLCS) in the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD). The PLCS b...
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DeMaio, Peters to square off for state's key 52nd Congressional District seat
GOP CONTENDER TOUTS PLATFORM OF REFORM IN CAPITOL Former San Diego City Councilman and ex-mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, a Republican who is running against Democratic Congressional Dist. 52 incumb...
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COUNCIL VOTES TO BAN E-CIGS WHERE SMOKING ALREADY PROHIBITED San Diego joined several other local cities on July 28 in banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all places where conventional smok...
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High school students complete unique project focusing on water quality at local waterfronts
A High Tech High 11th-grade class recently began publishing the results from its unique oceanic research proj-ect that uncovered water-quality issues in San Diego and exploring the public’s general...
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Remember When?
THE ASHER HOUSE sits all alone at the top of Loring Street hill in this Walter Averrett photo taken in the summer of 1928 (San Diego History Center courtesy photo). — John Fry may be reached at (85...
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COUNCIL VOTES TO BAN E-CIGS WHERE SMOKING ALREADY PROHIBITED San Diego joined several other local cities on July 28 in banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all places where conventional smok...
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Planners hear update on Point Loma Village revamp, planned international language school
The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) gave a unanimous thumbs-up recently to Point Loma Village, a revamped mixed-use condo project at the corner of Rosecrans and Byron streets. The advisor...
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Point Loman, a former Jack’s La Lolla bookkeeper, convicted of embezzlement
After 3½ days’ deliberations, a jury convicted a Point Loma woman Aug. 4 of embezzling millions from the former owner of the now closed Jack’s La Jolla Restaurant, where she served as the firm’s bo...
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