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'Back Door Bandit' pleads guilty in robberies
A second member of the “Back Door Bandits” has pleaded guilty to multiple robbery charges and is awaiting sentencing for holding up restaurants in La Jolla and elsewhere. Duran Montiq Caldwell, 24,...
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prelim set in kidnap, robbery of two La Jolla women
A Nov. 14 preliminary hearing has been set for a suspected armed robber accused of kidnapping two women in La Jolla and forcing them both to withdraw $500 each from bank ATMs. The incident took pla...
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man to be sentenced in burglary-robbery spree
A jury on Oct. 21 convicted a man of four burglaries and three armed robberies, one of which involved accosting a La Jolla real estate agent with a rifle and firing shots that injured a homeowner. ...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group sues city over Children's Pool access
Advocates for beach access at the Children's Pool in La Jolla announced Oct. 20 that they have filed a lawsuit challenging the city of San Diego’s decision to prohibit people from venturing onto th...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council OKs June vote on minimum wage
City Council voted unanimously Oct. 20 to put an incremental hike in the San Diego minimum wage to a public vote on the June 2016 primary election ballot. Opponents of the wage hike had collected e...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City OKs mandatory water-use resctrictions
San Diego City Council voted unanimously Oct. 20 to enact mandatory water restrictions beginning Nov. 1, ending the voluntary compliance it enacted last July.. On Oct. 7, Mayor Kevin Faulconer prai...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faulconer's infrastructure tour centers on improvement plans for District 1
Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Oct. 6 fielded questions from Council District 1 residents talking infrastructure, potholes, utilities undergrounding and the Regents Road bridge at a public meeting at UTC...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloween police presence to stiffen in Bird Rock
Once again this year, there will be a beefed-up police presence in Bird Rock to discourage bad behavior for Halloween on Friday, Oct. 31. “Halloween is a Friday night, and we’re anticipating it wil...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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20-year sentence given robbery getaway driver
The getaway driver who took a wounded bank robber to a hospital following a University City bank hold-up has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison. The sentence for Robert Anthony Hodge, 29, w...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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No trick to it: Pillage the Village is bigger by the year
Youngsters will once again “Pillage the Village” at this year’s installment in    La Jolla’s downtown from 3 to 6 p.m. on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31. Co-sponsored by La Jolla Village Merchants Asso...
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller case suspended amid competency doubts
Criminal proceedings were suspended Oct. 7 for Odie James Miller Jr., who is suspected of stabbing a biotech executive near the Westfield UTC after his attorney told a judge she doubted he was ment...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect pleads guilty in bank robberies, attempts
A man suspected of holding up banks in La Jolla and Torrey Highlands has pleaded guilty to all charges, which include five other bank robberies and two attempted robberies. Victor Lamar Moore, 33, ...
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Christmas parade group opens event registration
The La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival Association has opened registration for the 57th annual community event, with a firm deadline of Saturday, Nov. 1. Those spearheading floats, eque...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman killed in car mishap identified as Chamber VP
The woman killed Oct. 7 by a vehicle as she was unloading her car on Girard Avenue has been identified as Melissa Bonney Ratcliff, vice president of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. San ...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Son still won't face trial in father's murder
Five years have passed since a 64-year-old man was beaten to death with a dumbbell in his University City home, and a judge ruled Sept. 30 that his son is still mentally incompetent to stand trial ...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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