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Stories for June 14, 2012

Linda Vista Homes Stripped Of Hazardous Lead Paint

June 14
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo
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Homes in Linda Vista are being stripped of their hazardous, World War II-era paint.

Group Pushes Back On Brown's Proposed Science Cut

June 14
By Kyla Calvert
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A coalition pushing against governor's proposed cut to high school science says it will cost the state in the long run.

Chula Vista Gets A New Cancer Treatment Center

June 14
By Kenny Goldberg
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A state-of-the-art cancer center is opening in the South Bay.

Escondido Voters Will Decide On New Election System

June 14
By Adrian Florido

Facing a voting-rights lawsuit, the Escondido City Council will ask voters decide whether to implement district elections, which could help more Latinos get elected.

Julia Child: Cooking With Master Chefs: Emeril Lagasse

June 14
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In COOKING WITH MASTER CHEFS, Julia Child visits sixteen nationally acclaimed master chefs in their own kitchens. In New Orleans, buoyant and light-hearted master chef Emeril Lagasse prepares shrimp étoufée and a colorful crab and crawfish boil. With his passion for New Orleans cooking, Emeril demonstrates the secrets to the best roux and how to mix Creole seasoning.

SDG&E Says Enough Power Lined Up For Summer Because Of Sunrise Powerlink

June 14
CITY NEWS SERVICE
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San Diego Gas & Electric and the agency that oversees the distribution of electricity in California say enough power is lined up for the hot summer months despite the loss of the nuclear power plant at San Onofre, due in large part to the upcoming opening of the Sunrise Powerlink.

Army Celebrates 237th Birthday With Cake, Cake, And More Cake (Video)

June 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The U.S. Army celebrated its 237th birthday today with world-wide ceremonies that all seemed to have one thing in common - lots of cake.

GOP Lawmakers Upset with Dem Spending Plan, Budget Process

June 14
Ben Adler, California Capitol Network

As the next California budget takes shape, legislative Republicans who aren’t involved in negotiations say the Democratic spending plan isn’t balanced. And they're boycotting budget hearings to protest what they call a lack of transparency.

Navy Seabee Robert Stethem Killed By Hijackers 27 Years Ago Today

June 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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On this day 27 years ago, Navy Seabee Diver Robert D. Stethem was killed by hijackers aboard TWA Flight 847. He was beaten and tortured by Hezbollah terrorists before being shot to death and dumped on an airport tarmac.

A Temporary Fix To San Diego's Winter Homeless Shelter

June 14
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A permanent homeless shelter was supposed to be finished by Dec. 1, but this week the City Council's Land Use and Housing Committee approved a backup plan for another temporary homeless shelter in case the permanent one isn't finished on time.

NFL Partners With Military To Tackle Brain Injury Awareness

June 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The National Football League is partnering with the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps to make both NFL players and service members more aware of the long-term dangers of concussions.

Dr. Bronner Takes Hemp Fight To White House

June 14
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David Bronner, the CEO of the Escondido-based Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, locked himself in a metal cage outside the White House this week. He did it to protest U.S. laws that make it illegal to grow hemp, one of the "magic" soap's main ingredients.

Weekend Preview: Dirty Blondes, Custom Car Art, And Craft Brews

June 14
Midday Edition
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Good eats, good drinks, good fun with a Dirty Blonde, craft brews, and flying pigs!

Twentyine Palms Marine 2000th American To Die In Operation Enduring Freedom

June 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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Twentynine Palms Marine Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, 21, died in Afghanistan on June 13. Baune is the 2000th American to die in Operation Enduring Freedom, the official military name for President George W. Bush's so-called "War on Terror," launched in response to the 9/11 attacks.

San Diego Pools Attempt To Break World Record

June 14
City News Service
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Thousands of children and adults in San Diego County are expected to take part today in a worldwide attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Record for the largest simultaneous swim lesson.

SoCal May Home Sales Reach 20-Month High

June 14
Associated Press

Sales in expensive coastal regions pushed Southern California home prices to a 20-month high in May as low-priced foreclosed properties made up a smaller part of overall sales, a research firm said Wednesday.

Camp Pendleton Marine Charged In Deaths Of Three Fellow Marines (Video)

June 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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A Camp Pendleton Marine is facing three counts of vehicular manslaughter for his role in a Valentine's Day car crash that left three of his fellow Marines dead.

City Heights Students Learn By Running Their Own Micro City

June 14
By Kyla Calvert
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A unique City Heights schools gets kids to put their classroom skills to work running a city of their own.