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Stalin-era executions darken Globe's 'The Twenty-Seventh Man'
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Old Globe Theatre production of Nathan Englander’s “The Twenty-Seventh Man” has been extended through March 22. Directed by Globe artistic director Barry Edelstein, the work is based on a histo...
Jury sees surveillance video in La Jolla double shooting
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The jury in the Hans Petersen attempted murder trial March 5 saw a security camera video of Petersen repeatedly lunging at Ronald Fletcher shortly after he shot him in Fletcher’s La Jolla home in 2...
Faulconer reveals plans for infrastructure repair
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced plans March 5 to fix 1,000 miles of streets over the next five years and implement a series of reforms to repair the City’s infrastructure system. Joined by City Cou...
Point Loma residents need to inform city about code violations
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Responding to a letter from Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) complaining about apartment owners renting out off-street parking to non-tenants, a city official told residents that they need...
Preliminary hearing postponed for teens accused of crime spree
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A preliminary hearing was postponed today to March 19 for two teenagers accused of holding up pedestrians in a crime spree that ended in a police pursuit and crash. Victor Ledesma, 18, and 17-year-...
Pocket park in Point Loma gaining ground
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Point Loma community planners interested in turning a vacant lot at the end of Canon Street into a pocket park say they’re making progress, a little at a time. “It (progress) has been behind th...
Sister Speak duo to perform at Kona Kai Resort
by BART MENDOZA
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret worldwide that San Diego has a particularly vibrant music community. As such, it comes as no surprise that many performers from around the globe have relocated here. Such is the case...
Mission Bay High talent show on March 6
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MBHS annual talent show "Get Your Act Together" will take place 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6. Get ready for an entertaining night showcasing the amazing talent of MBHS students with local celebrity ju...
Major hotel renovation; new BID planned for Midway area
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In February, Midway Community Planning Group (MCPG) heard about a local hotel renovation, was updated on the status of a new business improvement district being formed and a proposed medical mariju...
Prices give Birch Aquarium $6 million in education funds
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In a nod to educational outreach in underserved areas, Robert and Allison Price, through private family foundation Price Philanthropies, have donated $6 million to UCSD’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps ...
No place like home: Bookseller D. G. Wills sets annual St. Patrick's Day fete
by DAVE SCHWAB
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
La Jolla has changed. D.G. Wills hasn’t. Nor has his brick-and-mortar bookstore at 7461 Girard Ave. A wooden Indian still guards the door. Books are stacked floor to ceiling. Most days, Wills can b...
Wrestling made a new man of La Jolla High's Jack Hathaway
by ED PIPER
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Interviewing Jack Hathaway, a wrestling co-captain at La Jolla High School, is different from interviewing other prep student athletes. One, he has a unique way of expressing himself. And two, rath...
Testimony to resume in La Jolla double shooting
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Real estate agent Ronald Fletcher was to resume his testimony March 5 in the attempted murder trial of his former brother-in-law, charged with shooting him and another man in La Jolla in 2013. Flet...
Man ordered to stand trial in UTC sexual assault case
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A 22-year-old man was ordered March 4 to stand trial for kidnapping for rape and felony assault of a young woman who was leaving the UTC mall last August when she was dragged 20 yards into some bus...
Police brief BRCC on safety amid changing nature of crime
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Bird Rock Community Council got a crash course in crime awareness and prevention at its monthly meeting for March, as San Diego Police Department community liaison Lt. Larry Hesselgesser and Det. J...
UCSD Health System named among top 100 hospitals
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
UCSD Health System has been named one of the nation’s 100 top hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, the third time the system has been recognized for this prestigious honor. The study identifies ho...
DOING IT BETTER: The acceptance we long for
by NATASHA JOSEFOWITZ
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
We are social animals, and one of our most basic needs is to be with people who are like-minded or with whom we have common interests. Our survival in the jungle of millennia ago depended on it. Be...
Birch fish story(ies) to unfold at San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering
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La Jolla's Birch Aquarium is renowned for its special events programming on aquatic life, and its seaside backdrop acts as the perfect complement for a curious general public. That's probably why o...
Goldman Sachs to cover Chargers' losses in event of move
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New York investment banker Goldman Sachs will finance the Chargers’ move from San Diego and also cover any losses sustained by the franchise in its first few years in Los Angeles, team special coun...
La Jolla High School to host blood drive March 10
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego Blood Bank will accept blood donations at La Jolla High School, 750 Nautilus St., on Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 pm. Anyone 17 and older weighing at least 114 pounds and in...