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Sand, sun, and summer pet safety tips
Summer means long, sunny days at the beach or poolside, family BBQs, and 4th of July fireworks. While two-legged family members enjoy these summer activities, they can cause some anxiety and even p...
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second Chance Dog Rescue helps find lost pets, sometimes even a Pretzel
Recovering the lost Chihuahua, Pretzel, took some twists and turns before an all-out effort by the dog's caretaker to find the pooch finally got results when a local surfer, who'd seen the stray at...
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shakira to play Valley View Casino Center
Twelve-time Grammy Award-winner and international artist Shakira has announced plans to play in San Diego during her El Dorado World Tour. The Colombian singer-songwriter will perform at Valley Vie...
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week – Lola
Meet Lola. She’s a young mama cat who’s already raised seven kittens and now she’s ready to retire from motherhood and take a good, long rest in a forever home. Lola is a blue tortie who is not eve...
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meeting on De Anza Cove Revitalization Plan set for June 29
San Diego Audubon is encouraging residents to turn out and give input on the De Anza Cove Revitalization Plan on Thursday, June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mission Bay High School, 2475 Grand Ave. At th...
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Bayside Skyride celebrates 50th anniversary
Rising 90 feet over Mission Bay, SeaWorld’s historic Bayside Skyride celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday, June 23. The skyride opened in 1967 as the Atlantis Skyride and transported riders to...
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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SDPD looking for man who beat victim with skateboard in Mission Beach
Authorities sought the public's help to identify and locate a man who beat a second man with a skateboard after a roughly half-hour-long conversation in a parking lot on the Mission Beach jetty. Th...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Do we really need palatial fire stations?
Editor: The original Point Loma Fire Station 22 was built in 1942 at a cost of $7,800, which is $121,494 in 2017 dollars. I am sure it needed to be replaced, but what are we getting for $6 million?...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach Woman’s Club – Laying a new foundation
(This article is the fourth in a series about the history of the Ocean Beach Woman’s Club.) The Ocean Beach Woman’s Club donates to local community organizations annually with money raised at their...
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peninsula planners discuss affordable housing, bus routes
In June, Peninsula Community Planning Board vetted controversial issues including building height limits and affordable housing. Jon Linney, PCPB board chair, was acknowledged by the city advisory ...
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man stabbed to death in Ocean Beach
On Thursday, June 22, at 12:28 a.m., the San Diego Police Department Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a male attacking another male on 1500 Bacon Street. The first San Diego Poli...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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With summer here, Fire-Rescue, Lifeguards prepare for cliff rescues
After a May 15 incident at Sunset Cliffs, where two men had jumped from Osprey Point, were overcome by currents and rescued, and with heightened summer traffic of the cliff areas approaching, San D...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma High dedicates gender-neutral restroom
Responding to student requests, Point Loma High School became the third high school in the San Diego Unified School District to designate a campus student restroom as gender neutral. A small ceremo...
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor, council members unveil plan to increase affordable housing in San Diego
To address a statewide housing crisis on the local level, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined June 21 by City Council members Scott Sherman and Chris Ward and housing advocates to call for the adop...
Jun 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rising temps roust rattlesnakes
As the weather heats up, County Animal Services says you may see more rattlesnakes out and about. The department has already received 656 rattlesnake calls since the beginning of the year, 100 more...
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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