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SeaWorld aiding 11 mammals affected by Santa Barbara oil spill
SeaWorld San Diego reported May 27 that its specialists are taking care of 11 sea lions and six elephant seals affected by last week’s oil pipeline rupture near Santa Barbara after receiving two mo...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scripps underwater robot aids in Santa Barbara oil clean-up
An underwater robot from La Jolla's Scripps Institution of Oceanography is aiding in the Santa Barbara oil spill. The robots, referred to as “spray gliders,” can dive 3,000 feet underwater. The gli...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faulconer, Spanos set talks on new stadium
Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Chargers chairman Dean Spanos will begin negotiations next week in hopes of coming up with a plan to build a new football stadium in San Diego, it was announced ...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Y Firehouse to close June 1 as renovation to begin
After more than three decades, construction and closure is set to begin Monday, June 1 on a much-needed renovation.restoration of the YMCA Firehouse, 7877 Herschel Ave., to better suit the needs of...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike to Work this Friday in San Diego
Thousands of bike riders throughout the San Diego region will GO by BIKE on the morning of Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 29, as they attempt to log 25,000 miles – the equivalent of one trip around ...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owens ordered to stand trial in Fiesta Island mishap
A judge ordered Theresa Lynn Owens May 21 to stand trial on charges she struck six bicyclists on Fiesta Island while driving the wrong way and under the influence of methamphetamine. Victims testif...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petersen ordered to pay nearly $312,000 in restitution
A judge ordered Hans Petersen on May 22 to pay $311,836 in damages to Pacific Beach real estate agent Ron Fletcher and $85,881 to Steven Dowdy, his former neighbor, both of whom Petersen shot in 20...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer shot by fleeing suspect leaves hospital
A San Diego police officer wounded when a fleeing suspect opened fire during a chase was released from the hospital May 19. Officer Heather Seddon, a five-year member of the force, was treated at S...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robber given seven years for multiple hold-ups in La Jolla, Mission Beach and Ocean Beach
An armed robber charged with holding up 11 people on the same night in La Jolla, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach and elsewhere was sentenced Monday to seven years in state prison. Restitution to the vic...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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California climbs in ranking of bike-friendly states
California continued its climb up the ranks of bike-friendly states, moving up to eighth in the nation, according to the annual list compiled by the League of American Bicyclists. With the release ...
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petersen given two life terms in La Jolla shootings
“You couldn’t ask for more,” said Steven Dowdy on May 15, minutes after his ex-neighbor Hans Antone Petersen was sentenced to staggered terms in state prison for shooting him and an ex-brother-in-l...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tsarnaev sentenced to death for Boston bombing role
After 10 weeks of often gruesome testimony from more than 150 witnesses, including survivors with missing limbs and an anguished father who spoke of watching his young son die on the sidewalk in fr...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents schooled on ins and outs of college costs
A noted expert on postsecondary schools presented a series of dos and don'ts to La Jolla parents April 21 on matching their children to the right college at the right cost. Lynn O'Shaughnessy, auth...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Near mishap fuels La Jolla mom's crosswalk safety effort
A local mother is working to have blinking lights installed at a La Jolla crosswalk after seeing a child almost struck by a car. "About a month ago, I saw a little boy almost get hit by a car, and ...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla merchants vote for plan to fund Cove waste clean-up
In May, La Jolla Village Merchants Association voted unanimously to endorse an attempt to use $400,000 in already-collected coastal access and parking funds to pay for a bird and marine mammal wast...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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