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OB businessman sentenced in University City sex ploy
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The owner of a real estate business in Ocean Beach was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for using a cell phone to arrange to have sex with a 13-year-old girl he paid on several occasi...
Council OKs plan to cut reliance on imported water
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego City Council Nov. 18 unanimously endorsed a water recycling program, backed by a broad coalition of environmental and business groups, that seeks to provide one-third of San Diego’s potab...
SD nation's second least affordable housing market
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diego is the second least affordable housing market among the nation's 25 largest cities, according to Interest.com, with only San Francisco less affordable. San Diego's median income is about ...
OB businessman sentenced in sex ploy
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The owner of a real estate business in Ocean Beach was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for using a cell phone to arrange to have sex with a 13-year-old girl he paid on several occasi...
Faulconer launches Do Your Homework @ the Library plan
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Surrounded by Logan Elementary schoolchildren, Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Nov. 17 launched a citywide education program and announced a new non-profit organization, One San Diego, to promote opportun...
Scripps researchers reveal technique behind anti-Ebola tool
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
An experimental drug created in San Diego and used to treat seven Ebola victims works by binding antibodies to the top and bottom of the virus, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute reported...
Playhouse's 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' is for grown-ups
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Readers have until Sunday, Dec. 14 to hear and see the extended U.S. premiere of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” produced by La Jolla Playhouse in association with Disney Theatricals Group and the P...
Great American Smokeout set for Nov. 20
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In what's become a de facto national holiday, The Great American Smokeout – during which the nation is asked to abandon its tobacco habit – is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 20. The American Cancer S...
Plan group seeking 2015 board candidates
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
La Jolla Community Planning Association, which makes recommendations to the city on local community matters, including protecting the integrity of the La Jolla Community Plan, is starting its searc...
Weather services issues red-flag fire warning
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning Monday, Nov. 17 for valley and mountain areas until 8 p.m. as strong northeast winds and drier than normal conditions threatened to fuel a wil...
Woman hurt in 70-foot fall off Coast Walk
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A woman was seriously injured when she fell about 70 feet off a cliff in La Jolla early Monday, Nov. 17, authorities said. The fall off Coast Walk, near the intersection of Park Row and Torrey Pine...
Beth El ex-director reports to prison
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Eric Levine, former executive director of the Congregation Beth El synagogue in La Jolla, has reported to federal prison to start his 18-month sentence for embezzlement. Levine, 37, is now at the L...
Zapf leads public charge to restore the Plunge to working order
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Lorie Zapf, City Councilmember-elect for District 2, a vast area that represents Mission Beach and many other seaside communities in San Diego, is backing a petition drive asking residents to suppo...
Catamaran levels former restaurant, launches ambitious new overhaul
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In early 2015, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa will unveil its new multi-million-dollar restaurant with a chef-driven concept introducing California casual cuisine. The yet-to-be-named restauran...
Crown Point resident talks the talk, walks the walk in environmental crusade
by DELLE WILLETT
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Crown Point resident Trish Boaz, executive director of the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, gets to go to work every day doing what she loves: advocating for the environment. Frequently bikin...
Crowd-pleaser: Fee to fund enforcement of problem-rental regs OK'd
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With a standing-room-only crowd composed largely of vacation-rental advocates, La Jolla Community Planning Association voted 7-3-1 to establish a permit fee to exclusively fund enforcement of exist...
DeMaio accuser arrested amid alleged assault of mother
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Todd Bosnich, the former campaign aide to Carl DeMaio who accused him of sexual harassment, was arrested Nov. 11 on accusations that he assaulted his mother last week, a police spokesman said. Bosn...
Bright Idea Society seeks Science Festival applicants
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Applications are currently available for teachers and club advisors for the fourth annual Bright Idea Society – and, for students, a new design contest – as the San Diego Festival of Science & Engi...
New fire captain followed her own advice
by DAVE SCHWAB
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Maria Cabrera, La Jolla Fire Station 13’s new division captain, started from the ground up — literally. “I was a civilian working for the city as a weed abatement inspector right after the (1985) N...
Asian Film Festival extends to 4 La Jolla venues
by KAI OLIVER-KURTIN
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
About 20,000 people are expected to attend the 15th annual San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), which begins Thursday, Nov. 6 and runs to Saturday, Nov. 15, with four participating venues in La J...