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  • Times of San Diego
    The smuggling boat used in Sunday’s incident is tied up near the cruise ship terminal. Courtesy cBP Improvements to the border wall in the San Diego area have led to a significant increase in maritime smuggling in recent weeks. The Border Patrol said Tuesday there have been 15 maritime smuggling incidents since Oct. 1 resulting in 72 arrests.
  • NBC 7 San Diego
    A community college class in San Diego is giving a whole new meaning to “higher education.” San Diego City College now offers a two-credit course on the Business of Cannabis. It’s the first publicly-subsidized college course on cannabis in California and Tuesday marked the first day of class. “Many people thought this is crazy,” recal ...
  • ABC 10 News
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A San Diego man building his travel brand on Instagram said hackers tried to take it all away. Claudio Copiano Jr. runs the account @globalvagabonds. He posts pictures from his travels all around the world and advises people on how to travel on a budget. He’s traveled around the United States and about 30 other countries so ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    A former San Diego city employee is accused of embezzling more than $100,000 while on the job, allegations that prompted changes in the Parks and Recreation Department, including the elimination of cash transactions for several services offered at recreation centers. Prosecutors have charged Lisa Ann Petty with 12 felonies and an aggravated ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Since late October, suspected smugglers have twice brought vessels to a city-owned dock in San Diego Bay near the U.S. Coast Guard station and were intercepted by federal officials, authorities said. The first incident occurred around 10 a.m. on Oct. 20, when the boat pulled up to the dock near Laurel Street and North Harbor Drive in downtown ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    A bomb squad was investigating a suspicious backpack left on the promenade between two federal court buildings Tuesday afternoon in downtown San Diego, authorities said. Federal security officers noticed the abandoned backpack sometime before 3:30 p.m. at the federal court complex, on Broadway between State and Front streets, San Diego city ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The beds are made, electricity is on and a large-screen TV is hooked up and awaiting viewers inside San Diego’s next large tented shelter. Bob McElroy, president and CEO of the Alpha Project, said the first of 128 people who will find shelter in the ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    A Chula Vista man, fed up with his housemate’s drunkenness and dirty habits, stabbed him repeatedly, stuffed his body in an oil drum and got a friend to help dump the drum into San Diego Bay, a prosecutor said in court Tuesday. Three years after the killing of 28-year-old Omar Medina, Timothy John Cook, 54, and his acquaintance, Derrick ...
  • ABC 10 News
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego is one of the best places in the country for veterans to live, according to a new WalletHub report. According to the site, San Diego is the 15 th best place in the nation for veterans to live in 2019. When it comes to the economy, however, San Diego ranked near the bottom of the list, placing 78 th. So where are ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    A San Diego federal judge is scrutinizing how the Trump administration has implemented one of its latest tweaks to immigration policy — a rule that requires migrants to seek asylum in another transit country such as Mexico before asking for protection in the U.S. The so-called third-country asylum ban was enacted on July 16, and a legal ...
  • KTLA
    He was 78 and belonged to a generation of postwar scientists drawn to the coastal valleys of San Diego County for their wealth of fossil deposits. Among colleagues at dig sites, he was known as Rooster for the red stripe on his hard hat, and he bore a striking resemblance to Burt Reynolds. His most prized possession was a butter knife lifted ...
  • KTLA
    A man accused of attacking a teenage Syrian refugee on a trolley in San Diego last month has pleaded guilty to hate crime and assault charges, prosecutors said. Adrian Richard Vergara, 26, entered his plea on Monday, the San Diego County District Attorney's Office said. Prosecutors said Vergara asked the teen on October 15, "What trash are you ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – It may look rude and crude to the unfamiliar, but the new border wall in San Diego is the most sofisticated “border system” in America. This is an area of the border that usually keeps the bad guys up at night. “The double fencing is a game changer for us here in the San Diego sector.” says Theron Francisco of the U ...
  • Times of San Diego
    Free tours of the two ships will begin at 1 p.m. Friday on Broadway Pier and continue through Veterans Day. The 684-foot amphibious ship, named for Americas Finest City, can support a landing by up to 800 combat-ready Marines. The ship carriers two hovercraft and either four Ch-46 Sea Knight helicopters or two MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors. “The ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Voters in March will get a chance to weigh in on whether San Diego’s hotel tax should be raised in order to finance a convention center expansion, expanded services for the homeless and road repairs. The San Diego City Council, in a 5-4 vote, agreed to place the long debated citizens’ initiative on the March ballot, despite arguments from ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    One of San Diego’s fastest-growing software startups just got substantially bigger. Seismic, which recently earned a $1 billion valuation, has acquired a large marketing software company in New York City called Percolate. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed, but it’s likely the purchase wasn’t small. Percolate had raised over ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – In response to the city’s continuing need for shelter beds for the homeless, San Diego is opening a fourth bridge shelter this week. But the appearance by Mayor Faulconer and other officials to draw attention to the shelter, also drew attention to the complexities of the “homeless issue.” Three hours before city ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – USL San Diego introduced its official club name as San Diego Loyal Soccer Club, along with its crest design and colors. The club is the newest member of USL Championship and will begin play in March 2020 at Torero Stadium on the campus of University of San Diego. “San Diegans are incredibly loyal to their soil ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – UPLIFT San Diego is having their annually honors Community Collaborations serving vulnerable populations. The 2019 Star-Spangled Tribute, saluting Military Collaborations serving those that keep America free, lights up the night Friday, November 15th, 2019, from 6 pm to 9 pm, at the Admiral Kidd Club in Point Loma.
  • Times of San Diego
    Jr. Gulls San Diego this month announced it is now offering Power Edge Pro, an on-ice player-development program, which helps train hockey players in skating patterns that sharpen skills, such as speed, acceleration, balance, agility and quickness. Jr. Gulls San Diego said it is the first in the state to exclusively offer the PEP program.

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