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Pacific Beach man gets $300,000 for assaulting girlfriend
Bail was set at $300,000 Sept. 27 for a Pacific Beach man who was charged with stalking and assaulting his girlfriend at her La Jolla home with a firearm. The bail was increased from $100,000 to $3...
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California spiny lobster season opens on Oct. 1
The 2016 lobster season opens early Saturday morning, Oct. 1, and hundreds of divers will be in pursuit of the California spiny lobster. San Diego beaches are popular for lobster fishing but can be...
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Midway planning group discusses new BID, homeless camps
Midway Community Planning Group in September got updates on a renewed effort to re-establish a Business Improvement District (BID), as well as agreeing to support closure of Moore Street at a troub...
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Peninsula group approves bike lanes for Wabaska
In September, Peninsula Community Planning Board adopted a preferred alternative for bicycle improvements on Wabaska Drive, as well as getting an update on San Diego International Airport redevelop...
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Dry Dusty Rhodes Dog Park upsets pet owners
Dusty Rhodes Dog Park in Ocean Beach is getting, well, dustier. So much so, that users are beginning to clamor for something more to be done about it. “It basically looks like a rodeo ground,” said...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former SeaWorld manager gets 30 months for fraud
A former manager at SeaWorld who embezzled $818,000 from the company was sentenced Sept. 23 to 30 months in federal prison for wire fraud and filing a false tax return. Wilfred David Jobin-Reyes, 4...
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Border Patrol agent convicted of sex with minor
A jury Thursday convicted a former Border Patrol agent of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl in a Mission Bay hotel in 2015, and he was immediately jailed. The same jury acquitted Dani...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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$1 billion federal grant helps fund Mid-Coast Trolley project
News of a $1 billion federal grant to help build the 11-mile trolley extension from the Old Town Transit Center to the University City community was greeted as a windfall by the San Diego Associati...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego Airport starts construction on Terminal 2 Parking Plaza
The Terminal 2 Parking Plaza building is now under way as nearly 100 elected officials, Airport Authority board members, business and community leaders and members of the construction team celebrat...
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coastal height controversy draws ire of Peninsulans
A high-profile protest by Peninsulans over a condo development under construction at the corner of Emerson and Evergreen streets is gradually morphing into a referendum on needed reform on city pla...
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FAA changes course - departures flight path waypoint moves south of Point Loma
Now that the Federal Aviation Administration has backed down on its proposed SoCal Metroplex project to tighten the eastern route south of Point Loma, which some believe would have brought more fly...
Sep 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite the current rhetoric, crime is decreasing, according to SDPD
When viewing crime, it's often a matter of perspective. Mark Hanten, captain of San Diego Police Department's Northern Division, which includes much of San Diego's beachfront, raised that issue dur...
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UCSD among top 10, according to U.S. News & World Report
The University of California San Diego is ranked the 10th best public university in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges guidebook, released Sept. 13. For more than a decade, th...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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University of San Diego ranked 86th in U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Colleges rankings, and the University of San Diego was ranked 86th among the nation’s top national universities. As the youngest private universi...
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Ocean Beach gas leak under control
A ruptured gas line at a construction site near Sunset Cliffs this morning prompted authorities to temporarily evacuate some area homes. Construction workers struck a gas line on Adair Street, betw...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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