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Council torpedoes Faulconer’s veto on minimum-wage hike
At a special meeting called during its August recess, San Diego City Council voted 6-2 on Aug. 18 to override Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s veto of the city’s hourly minimum-wage ordinance, which provide...
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Planners tackle concerns, nuances of Veterans’ Plaza rock-wall design
Supporters of a new Veterans’ Plaza in Ocean Beach say the project is generating excitement and useful feedback as it’s being pitched to various government entities for approval and private groups ...
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Oversize-vehicle ordinance now in effect; enforcement in September
The clock is ticking as the new Neighborhood Parking Protection Ordinance meant to curb abuse by oversize motorized or non-motorized vehicles taking advantage of free residential parking has begun,...
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POLICE PROBE STABBING IN ROSEVILLE/FLEETRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD Investigators are looking into a late-night knife assault on Aug. 18 in which a man was stabbed three times in the chest on Scott Street i...
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Peters touts bipartisanship, economic stimulation in sprint for state’s 52nd Congressional District
Trading on his bipartisanship and collegiality, 52nd Congressional District incumbent Scott Peters, a Democrat, branded his Republican challenger, Carl DeMaio, as “divisive, something Congress does...
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Series of poolside tryouts slated for 2015 city lifeguard positions
Those interested in taking a shot at a lifeguard job for the summer of 2015 with San Diego Lifeguard Services will have ample opportunities to prove their skills and lifesaving techniques. Lifeguar...
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Council backs hosting 35th America’s Cup
The City Council this month passed a resolution brought forward by District 2 Councilman Ed Harris in support of San Diego hosting the 35th America’s Cup to be held in the summer of 2017.  The Unif...
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DeMaio, Peters to square off for state's key 52nd Congressional District seat
GOP CONTENDER TOUTS PLATFORM OF REFORM IN CAPITOL Former San Diego City Councilman and ex-mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, a Republican who is running against Democratic Congressional Dist. 52 incumb...
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DeMaio touts reform vision in run against Peters for Congressional Dist. 52
Former San Diego City Councilman and ex-mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, a Republican who is running against Democratic Congressional Dist. 52 incumbent Scott Peters, promised locals during an open f...
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COUNCIL VOTES TO BAN E-CIGS WHERE SMOKING ALREADY PROHIBITED San Diego joined several other local cities on July 28 in banning the use of electronic cigarettes in all places where conventional smok...
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Planners hear update on Point Loma Village revamp, planned international language school
The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) gave a unanimous thumbs-up recently to Point Loma Village, a revamped mixed-use condo project at the corner of Rosecrans and Byron streets. The advisor...
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Point Loman, a former Jack’s La Lolla bookkeeper, convicted of embezzlement
After 3½ days’ deliberations, a jury convicted a Point Loma woman Aug. 4 of embezzling millions from the former owner of the now closed Jack’s La Jolla Restaurant, where she served as the firm’s bo...
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Airport Authority lands distinguished awards for ‘The Green Build’
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has received five major awards over the last couple of months for the ambitious “Green Build” terminal-expansion project that has transformed the loo...
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Shooting victim, a PLHS alum, continues stunning recovery
During our first waking hour every day, most of us routinely do what Will Barton is still relearning. Barton, a 2010 Point Loma High alum, was shot three times at close range with a 45-caliber hand...
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Airport shares update on Lindbergh’s north-side redevelopment progress
The Midway Community Planning Group (MCPG) was recently brought up to speed by officials from the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (SDCRAA) on Lindbergh Field’s north-side redevelopment....
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