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Cloudy weather lessens holiday beachgoers
Due to overcast skies, the number of beachgoers was about half what had been expected over the Independence Day weekend, a San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman said Monday, July 6. An estimated 537,200 ...
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getaway driver released in spree of 11 robberies
The getaway driver in 11 robberies and attempted holdups in La Jolla, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach and elsewhere was sentenced July 1 to one year he has already served and was released from jail on t...
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County names new deputy public health officer
Sayone Thihalolipavan, a former New York City health officer, has been named the new San Diego County deputy public health officer. He takes over for Eric McDonald, now the medical director of the ...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City OKs another round of water usage cuts
Even as its Level 2 drought alert is in effect, San Diego City Council June 30 opted to impose elements of Level 3 – even though the state isn’t considering issuing new restriction guidelines until...
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Clean Beach Coalition to add trash cans to beaches and bays for Fourth of July
Every summer, millions of San Diegans and out-of-town visitors flock to local beaches, bays and parks to enjoy the pristine beaches and perfect weather. Often, permanent trash receptacles alone are...
Jun 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Name your purrrfect price for cat adoptions
Love cats and kittens? How do you feel about a good deal? The county’s animal shelters are overwhelmed with furry felines right now so it’s holding a “Name Your Price” cat adoption event starting F...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cutting-edge pattern planned for rental car facility
Midway planners got a sneak peak at cutting-edge new art to adorn the exterior of the new rental–car facility, the centerpiece of Lindbergh Field’s north-side redevelopment, scheduled to debut in J...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPSES will help facilitate Point Loma pocket park creation
United Portuguese SES has consented to be the nonprofit supporting creation of a new pocket park at the end of Avenida de Portugal. That news headlined Peninsula Community Planning Board’s June mee...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midway area working on solutions to homeless, panhandling issues
There’s no “silver bullet” to combat homelessness, which has become endemic in the Midway area. But police and social services are joining with the community to do everything possible to alleviate ...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach Town Council offering beautification grants
The Ocean Beach Town Council is now accepting applications for community grants that the council will fund for 2015. The council seeks to award grants to local organizations, groups and persons tha...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hotel robbed at knifepoint
A white male suspect with a knife entered the Point Loma Inn and Suites at 2933 Fenelon St. in the Roseville/Fleet Ridge neighborhood. The suspect approached the employee and demanded money and key...
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surfrider to celebrate International Surfing Day in Ocean Beach
On Saturday June 20, beachgoers and surf enthusiasts from around the world will come together to celebrate the Surfrider Foundation’s 11th annual International Surfing Day. The Surfrider Foundation...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations sought for boy who drowned
Donations were being accepted online to help a family with medical costs and funeral expenses for a 4-year-old San Diego boy who died after being pulled unconscious from a pool at the San Diego Yac...
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rady CFO killed in bicycle mishap
The chief financial officer and senior vice president at Rady Children's Hospital was struck and killed as he rode his bicycle in Torrey Highlands the afternoon of June 14. Roger Gerard Roux, 64, w...
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commuter Terminal traffic moved to Terminals 1 & 2 at San Diego Airport
San Diego International Airport has announced that, since June 4, airlines previously operating out of the Commuter Terminal have been relocated to gates in Terminals 1 and 2. There will also be di...
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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