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City acted legally in La Jolla storm drain case, court rules
An appellate court ruled Jan. 30 that the City of San Diego acted legally in 2010 when it repaired a ruptured storm drain whose outflow was eroding a steep slope and threatening to destabilize the ...
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Plan group denies medical pot conditional use permit
An appeal of a conditional use permit granted to a San Diego State University business professor to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in Otay Mesa was unanimously denied by the city's planning...
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11-year-old boy undergoes first SD pediatric heart transplant
An 11-year-old boy has undergone the first pediatric heart transplant performed in San Diego, having taken place Jan. 14 at Rady Children's Hospital. Eric Montaño suffered from restrictive cardiomy...
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Man gets 33 years in series of robberies
A burglar who broke into a La Jolla home, a church and six other residences was sentenced Jan. 22 to 33 years and eight months in state prison. Christopher Richard Szumski, 33, heard El Cajon Super...
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NOAA officials note mass coastal sea lion pup strandings
Wave after wave of starving sea lion pups are drifting ashore in what officials said could be an outbreak of strandings similar to that seen in 2013 along California’s coastline. The warmer waters ...
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Parkway noise wall, 2016 budget priorities among topics at Shores planners parley
On Jan. 14, Shores planners heard from neighbors about extending a noise mitigation wall along La Jolla Parkway, discussed priorities for community projects to be included in the city's fiscal year...
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Parks group OKs hosting half marathon, hears from new ranger on keeping coastal peace
In January, La Jolla Parks and Beaches, Inc. endorsed hosting the annual La Jolla Half Marathon, set for April 26, as well as sanctioning proposed improvements for Whale View Point and preliminary ...
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Border agents fire at panga off La Jolla
For the first time on the West Coast, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents fired warning shots from a helicopter across the bow of a suspected drug smuggling boat off La Jolla, the agenc...
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Man receives 38 years for LJ, PB hold-ups
A robber whose ex-girlfriend turned him in for hold-ups and burglaries in La Jolla and Pacific Beach was sentenced Jan. 14 to 38 years in state prison. Attorney Raymond Aragon, who represents David...
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Back Door Bandits getaway driver receives 180 days
The getaway driver in the Back Door Bandits hold-up of the Smashburger restaurant in La Jolla was sentenced Jan. 8 to 180 days in a work furlough project and was ordered to pay $2,675 in restitutio...
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Second Back Door Bandit sentenced to 14 years
One of four Backdoor Bandits who participated in a series of armed holdups at restaurants and other businesses in Ocean Beach, La Jolla and Clairemont last year was sentenced Dec. 22 to 14 years an...
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UC assailant committed to mental hospital
A man suspected of stabbing a biotech executive near the Westfield UTC was committed Dec. 3 to a state mental hospital after a judge declared he was mentally incompetent to stand trial for attempte...
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Robber given nine years in bank hold-ups
A prolific robber who held up banks in La Jolla and Torrey Pines was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison and ordered to pay more than $19,000 to the banks he robbed. Victor Lamar Moore apologi...
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Back Door Bandit sentenced in robberies
A member of the Back Door Bandits was sentenced Dec. 1 to eight years in state prison after pleading guilty to multiple robbery charges involving the Smashburger restaurant in La Jolla and other re...
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Humane societies add to reward pool in sea lion injuries
The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons r...
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