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Point Loma Association fundraiser cocktail party at Coasterra
For the first time in its more than 50-year history, Point Loma Association is changing up the format for its annual fundraiser, to be held Thursday, Oct. 1 at Coasterra on Harbor Island, transform...
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school with new teachers, programs and technology at Point Loma Cluster
As we round the corner on a new school year beginning Sept. 8, the Point Loma Cluster’s nine schools – Point Loma High, Correia and Dana middle schools and Silver Gate, Cabrillo, Dewey, Loma Portal...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wayne Dyer, professor of counselor education and spiritual master, dies
Portland's Schnitzer Concert Hall is a pretty spiffy proposition, with its colossal Italianate architecture marking downtown's Broadway area the way the city's signature wild roses soar along its f...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Body believed to be that of missing OB swimmer
Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a swimmer who went missing Aug. 30 near Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Beach as he swam with a friend. The body is believed to be that of Brian Wilson, 2...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search resumes for missing swimmer off Sunset Cliffs
A little after 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30, San Diego Lifeguard and Rescue Team responded to a 911 call from a group of young adults who were enjoying the ocean on a dangerous beach without lifeguards ...
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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USS Ronald Reagan leaves San Diego for Japanese port
After 11 years in port at San Diego, the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Aug. 31 will begin a voyage to its new home port in Yokosuka, Japan, according to the Navy. The Reagan is one of three ai...
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cop killer granted parole
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis said Friday, Aug. 28, that in spite of her office’s vigorous arguments against it, the State Board of Parole has granted parole to Jesus Cecena, 54...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heat wave to continue through weekend
Already sweltering temperatures across much of San Diego County are expected to push a few degrees upward today toward their eventual peak at the end of the workweek. On Wednesday, low thermometer ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheels keep on turning for District 2 cycling advocate Nicole Burgess
Peninsulan Nicole Burgess is Council District 2’s bicycling “czar” who leads by example putting her best pedal forward. A native San Diegan from Bonita who’s lived in Ocean Beach the last 18 years,...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three new hotels planned for Liberty Station
The Corky McMillin Cos. and InterMountain Management LLC have announced they're joining efforts to develop a 650-room, three-brand hotel destination at Liberty Station in Point Loma. The new hotels...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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USS Albuquerque returns to Naval Base Point Loma after final deployment
The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) returned to its homeport Aug. 21 following its final regularly-scheduled deployment. Albuquerque, under the command of Cmdr. Tr...
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroin use up in SD over ten years, SANDAG study says
Heroin use and heroin-related deaths have increased in San Diego County in the ten years between 2002 and 2012, with heroin accounting for 25 percent of drug treatment admissions countywide in 2013...
Aug 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman, 92, charged in Chamber official's auto death
The City Attorney’s Office Aug. 19 charged Mary Catherine O’Neil with vehicular manslaughter in the death of Melissa Bonney Ratcliff, a mother of three who was struck and killed by O’Neil’s car as ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vaccinations are the subject as school opening nears
As the school year starts, public health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated before starting school. Under California law, children must be vaccinated against a host of...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final two victims ID'd in deadly midair plane crash
Authorities have identified the two remaining victims killed Aug. 16 in a midair plane collision near Brown Field in the Otay Mesa area. The pilot and sole occupant of the single-engine Cessna 172 ...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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