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Dumlao convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter
A jury convicted a man Jan. 18 of gross vehicular manslaughter in the death of a Pacific Beach girl in 2010 in a case involving “huffing” or inhaling chemicals from computer keyboard cleaner cans. ...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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One Wave Challenge rescheduled due to winter storms
A powerful winter storm is expected to hit San Diego over the weekend, prompting organizers of the 1 Wave Challenge and Torrey Pines Adventure Run to postpone both events until Saturday, Jan. 28. W...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Global street cuisine and craft beers at West Side Tap House
In what's becoming a full-blown revitalization in Roseville's downtown business district along Rosecrans, West Side Tap House is going strong since it opened last August. Husband-and-wife team Mick...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City attorney says new restaurant surcharges may be illegal
New city attorney Mara Elliott is alleging that several San Diego restaurants, including some in Point Loma and Ocean Beach, are adding 3-percent surcharges to customers' bills without proper notic...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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SD Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships for local students
The San Diego Foundation announced today that hundreds of scholarship awards are available for San Diego students pursuing their dreams of higher education. The 2017-2018 Common Scholarship Applica...
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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High tea fundraiser set before Point Loma dance theater performance
The founders of the nonprofit Jean Isaacs San Diego Dance Theater in Liberty Station will be honored at a fundraiser high tea reception Jan. 22 before that Sunday's performance of “Janus,” the wint...
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New beach gear rental delivery service opens for beach communities
K-Dub’s Beach Rentals, a beach gear rental delivery service, has opened to service the Ocean Beach, Mission Beach and Pacific Beach areas. K-Dub’s delivers all your beach gear needs directly to you...
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padres sign Wil Myers through 2022 season
The San Diego Padres announced Jan. 17 they have signed infielder Wil Myers to a contract through the 2022 season with a club option for the 2023 season. Executive vice president/general manager A....
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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KPBS: New year means new channels for SD viewers
KPBS announced this week the launch of three new channels offering new, localized broadcast streams. The three channels will begin Jan. 18 and will support KPBS’ mission to reach local audiences wi...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going all out for the ‘Orange Effect’ at Point Loma fitness studio
The workout. The heart-rate monitor. The coaches. The color. The lobby. The culture. The cool. Welcome to Orangetheory Fitness, a boutique, franchise fitness studio exploding on a national and inte...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unity Game brings Point Loma High students together
A student with disabilities, wearing a Point Loma Pointer basketball uniform trots awkwardly down the shiny floor in the school's main gym, bouncing a basketball as hundreds of teen and adult voice...
Jan 17, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peninsula Community Planning Board holding elections in March
For those who want to make a difference in the community, the Peninsula Community Planning Board is holding elections in March to fill five five vacancies. Board terms are three years, with the exc...
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orphan kitten Bliss proves nine lives theory
Each new year brings the hope of reinvention and a chance for resolution but every now and again, it also brings a miracle. On the brink of the New Year at Helen Woodward Animal Center, an ailing, ...
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Severely injured dog rescued, now ready for adoption
A dog left suffering for days after its leg was severed by a car has recovered and is now healthy enough to be adopted. A neighbor of the dog’s owner noticed the animal appeared to have a broken le...
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Though not in place, La Jolla MAD has resulted in civil action
A Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) passed by La Jolla businesses and residents in 2016, that won't go into effect until 2018, has been challenged by a lawsuit. A group, known as La Jolla Benef...
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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