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Empty Bowls slated for May 7 as charity reaches decade mark
A favorite annual local charity has reached the 10-year mark, and with it, decade of compassion has come full circle. Empty Bowls San Diego, an event benefiting the community’s hungry and homeless,...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diabetes can lead to Alzheimer’s disease, La Jolla researchers find
The workable human brain wasn’t created to last 70 to 90 years. That’s why our brains have different neurologic diseases when we age, like Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. Senior associate Karthik Bodhi...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf tourney to raise funds for Point Loma shooting victim
“I walked a quarter mile in one hour and 15 minutes yesterday. A year and a half ago I could only walk 100 yards in that time,” said 23-year-old Will Barton in March. When Point Loma High School al...
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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High-speed car chase begun in La Jolla ends in escape
A motorist who fled from officers in La Jolla on April 28 crisscrossed coastal San Diego for about 45 minutes before pulling over in the East Village and escaping on foot. Patrol personnel were res...
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board term limits urged at parks and beaches parley
A routine discussion about bylaws at La Jolla Parks and Beaches, Inc.'s April meeting turned into a full-blown debate over term limits. During a discussion of old business, audience members Jeff an...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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150,000 pounds of trash removed at Creek to Bay Cleanup
On April 23, I Love A Clean San Diego engaged close to 6,000 volunteers at a record 110 cleanup sites simultaneously at this year’s Creek to Bay Cleanup. The volunteers channeled their appreciation...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petersen shooting victim honored with courage award
Ron Fletcher, a La Jolla resident who survived a gunshot wound to the stomach during an altercation at his home, was honored April 12 by District Attorney’s Office with a Citizens of Courage Award....
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish leader donates $5m to UCSD Hillel center
A leader of the area's Jewish community is donating $5 million to Hillel of San Diego to build a center for Jewish students at UCSD, it was announced April 10. Joseph (Chickie) Glickman donated the...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD leaders assail racist graffiti on campus
UCSD administrators issued a statement April 11 about racist graffiti discovered April 8 on the UCSD campus. "A series of incidents occurring on college and university campuses across the United St...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearing set for former SeaWorld manager
A detention hearing is set for Thursday, April 14 for a former manager at SeaWorld who has been charged with stealing $750,000 from the company through an elaborate embezzlement. Sebastian Jobin, 4...
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baby product firm offers $1 million for orca ocean refuge
Some feel SeaWorld's recent announcement that the world-renowned marine park will cease its orca shows and stop breeding the marine mammals didn't go far enough. Like Steven Dunn, CEO of Munchkin, ...
Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Intense storms expected in San Diego over weekend
A storm that soaked parts of San Diego County is expected to taper off later today but a more powerful system likely bring intense periods of rains and possibly thunderstorms over the weekend. The ...
Apr 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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BRCC hears of shorthanded staffs on police details, animal services
In April, Bird Rock Community Council heard presentations on crime prevention and off-leash dog issues. San Diego Police Department community liaison Larry Hesselgesser praised public use of social...
Apr 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup set for April 23
Registration for I Love A Clean San Diego’s signature event, the Creek to Bay Cleanup, is now open at CreekToBay.org. I Love A Clean San Diego anticipates 6,000 volunteers to register for this year...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marine Room sea lion pup to be released to ocean home
The sea lion pup who became a celebrity after wandering into a famed La Jolla restaurant and plopping herself into a booth was to be returned to her ocean home today, April 5. Marina was about 8 mo...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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