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Stories for June 24, 2010

Police, Lifeguards Want to End Mission Bay "Floatopias"

June 24
By Kyla Calvert, Katie Orr
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Floating parties, called "Floatopias" started cropping up in Mission Bay after San Diego voters passed a ballot initiative banning drinking on city beaches in 2008. Now, the city’s lifeguards and police are looking to end the on-water revelry.

Rick Steves' Europe: Portugal's Heartland

June 24
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Leaving Lisbon for the countryside, we eat barnacles in a salty old fishing town, march with pilgrims on the anniversary of a miracle, ponder the local "Romeo and Juliet," sample university life, and rummage through the riches of Portugal's Golden Age.

Online Security Breach At Anthem Blue Cross Exposes Personal Info

June 24
By Kenny Goldberg
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Anthem Blue Cross says more than 200,000 applicants for insurance may have had their personal information compromised. The company says a security breach of its website led to unauthorized access.

Primal Grill With Steven Raichlen: Primal Grill

June 24
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This episode focuses on some of the world’s most primal grilling. Mussels grilled on a bed of flaming pine needles, as they do on the west coast of France. Salmon roasted on redwood sticks in front of an open fire in the style of the Yurok Indians of northern California. T-bone steaks grilled directly on the embers, and fire-grilled Garlic Bread. Awaken your inner caveman. It’s primal grilling on "Primal Grill."

SD Mayor Sanders Unveils Scaled-Down City Hall Proposal

June 24
By Susan Murphy
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San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders announced plans Thursday for a downsized San Diego City Hall that’s about half the size of the original proposal.

Wonderland: Ocean Beach, Part Three

June 24
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San Diego is a great place to be. The problem is that we get so busy, that we don't take the time to experience everything this place has to offer. Filmmaker and native San Diegan, Noah Tafolla, set out to capture as much as he could on film. In this episode of "Wonderland," Noah visits local artisans, tastes unusual foods, and experiences a local tradition in part three of the "Wonderland: Ocean Beach" series.

What It Takes to Make Ends Meet In San Diego

June 24
By Alison St John
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A research group finds that to make ends meet in San Diego, a single adult needs to earn nearly twice the state’s eight dollars an hour minimum wage. Families need to earn much more.

Growing San Diego's Green Economy

June 24
By Ed Joyce
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An organization called "CleanTECH San Diego" hopes to make San Diego a hub for clean technology businesses and manufacturing. CleanTech could be an economic boon to the region.

State Officials Say They'll Be Able To Deliver 50 Percent Of Water Requested By Farmers This Year

June 24
MARIANNE RUSS, CALIFORNIA CAPITAL NETWORK
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There’s some positive news on the water front. State officials say they’ll be able to deliver about 50 percent of the water requested by California farmers and agencies this year. The initial allocation in December was only five-percent.

Culture Lust Weekend: A 'Grease' Sing-A-Long, Craft Mafia, And Charlie Brown

June 24
By Angela Carone, Kendra Osburn
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This Culture Lust weekend, we think you should get jazzy in Carlsbad, a little sun-kissed in OB, and a little indulgent in La Jolla.

Baseball: Shadow Ball

June 24
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In summer 2010, PBS will re-broadcast three episodes of Ken Burns’s landmark 1994 series "Baseball." Inning five, "Shadow Ball," tells the story of the Negro Leagues in the 1930s. The title refers to a common pre-game feature in which the players staged a mock game with an imaginary ball. Though unintended, the pantomime was an apt metaphor for the exclusion of blacks from major league play at that time.

Joel P. West And The Tree Ring Perform In Studio

June 24
These Days
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Just back from a performance at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee, local band Joel P. West and the Tree Ring perform in the These Days studio and talk about their music. We have video!

Review: 'Stonewall Uprising'

June 24
By Beth Accomando
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On June 28, 1969, gay men in New York decided they'd had enough police harassment and made an unexpected stand at the Stonewall Inn. The new documentary “Stonewall Uprising” (opening June 25 at Landmark's Ken Cinema) does a fine job of placing the events of that night into a historical context.

A Pair Of Earthquakes This Morning At Either End Of San Diego County

June 24
CITY NEWS SERVICE
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A pair of earthquakes shook either end of San Diego County this morning.

Events: OB Street Fair, Comedy Night, And Riddle The Roar At Sushi

June 24
These Days
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The Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-off, comedy night in Del Mar, and another salon at the San Diego Museum of Art. We'll get recommendations for your weekend from Liz Bradshaw.

Film: 'Art & Copy' Explores World Of Advertising

June 24
By Angela Carone
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Who are today's "Mad Men?" Find out tonight at Birch North Park Theater as Doug Pray's film "Art & Copy" screens for one night only.

How The Oil Spill Will Affect You

June 24
These Days
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The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is the worst spill in U.S. history. We'll examine the economic and environmental impact for California and San Diego, and whether the disaster is big enough to force a change in consumer behavior.

Hospitalists Take Charge Of Patient Care

June 24
By Kenny Goldberg
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20 years ago, the idea of a doctor caring for people only when they're hospitalized was farfetched. Today, hospitalists are the fastest growing medical specialty. These doctors who manage much of the care that goes on in hospitals.