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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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Planners updated on Point Loma Village revamp, planned international language school
The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) gave a unanimous thumbs-up in July to Point Loma Village, a revamped mixed-use condo project at the corner of Rosecrans and Byron. The advisory group a...
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Annual leap of faith in Ocean Beach
Members of the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation watch the first 2014 group of Junior Lifeguards take a leap of faith from the Ocean Beach Pier on July 7 as San Diego Lifeguards celebrated 100 ...
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MAN KILLED AFTER FALL FROM SUNSET CLIFFS A man was killed after falling roughly 50 feet to his death at Sunset Cliffs on July 15, authorities said. A friend of the victim reportedly called 9-1-1 sh...
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City defeats lawyer’s attempt to stop use of business-improvement district funds
The San Diego Superior Court has denied attorney Cory Briggs’ motion for an injunction seeking to prohibit the city from spending more than $1 million raised by 18 San Diego business-improvement di...
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Massive post-Fourth of July cleanup targets holiday debris
Nearly 650 volunteers gathered at four popular beaches on July 5 to assist with the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County chapter’s annual post-Fourth of July “Morning After Mess” beach series.  By...
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Beacon writer takes home multiple journalism honors
Peninsula Beacon writer/photographer Scott Hopkins took home several awards at a recent banquet honoring local media members. The San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists ceremo...
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Peninsula YMCA soiree celebrates partners
The Peninsula YMCA event on June 19 was a great success, and we thank the Beacon for being a sponsor with the three advertisements. The event, themed “Friends, Fun and Summer Sun: We Are The Y,” wa...
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