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Disability Awareness Month Local Hero Travis Ricks Helps Challenged Athletes Thrive

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When Travis Ricks learned he had cancer in his right leg, he was a star football athlete in high school. Sports were his life. Later, when he had to make ... Read more

Disability Awareness Month Local Hero Alex Montoya ‘Swings for the Fences’

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It began with a simple twist of fate: a chance encounter between Alex Montoya's uncle, Frank Callahan, and Harvey Fitzhugh, a man wearing a red fez. Read more

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Food Events

Flower Hill’s Trick-Or-Treating Event

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 Flower Hill Promenade: 2720 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Art After Dark: Freakshow Sideshow

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 Oceanside Museum of Art

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Gardening Events

Free Garden Tours

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College

University Heights Urban Harvest Festival

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Willie Serrano Joint-Use Field at Birney Elementary, 4345 Campus Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Pumpkin Station Rancho Bernardo 2014

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Station 13421 Highland Valley Road Escondido, CA. 92025

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Living Room Cafe On Tap To Serve San Diego's Central Library

Oct. 30
By City News Service
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The City Council's Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee cleared the way Wednesday for one of San Diego's most popular coffee house chains to open shop at the downtown Central Library.

The California Legislature Is Losing Women

Oct. 29
Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

The California Legislature Is Losing Women

County Supervisors Approve $50K For Beekeeping Study

Oct. 29
By City News Service
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Different bees require different spaces. The County Board of Supervisors want to protect San Diegans and encourage beekeeping while keeping safety in mind.

SeaWorld Workers Rescue Sea Lion At La Jolla Cove

Oct. 27
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The sea lion was found Sunday with a 10-foot fishing gaff hooked into its back. This is the third sea lion SeaWorld crews have seen in the past year with a similar gaff injury.

Suspended Chaldean Priest Continues To Work, Awaits Word From Pope

Oct. 24
By Megan Burks
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The Rev. Noel Gorgis will continue serving the Chaldean Catholic Church in El Cajon despite his suspension. The head of the Chaldean church told him and other priests in the U.S. to return to Iraq or leave the church.

San Diego Zoo Hatches 1st Kiwi In 10 Years

Oct. 23
City News Service
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The rare bird needed help coming out of its shell, but now it's out and the fourth of its kind at the zoo.

Chaldean Catholic Leader Suspends Priests Across Western U.S.

Oct. 22
By Megan Burks
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The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church is calling for Iraqi-American priests who fled violence in Iraq to return home or leave the church. San Diego County Chaldeans say they will appeal to the Vatican to stop the action.

Preparing For The Return of Gray Wolves To California

Oct. 22
Midday Edition
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An event in Julian Saturday will explore the return of the gray wolf. As one California wildlife expert puts it, the public is fascinated by the issue of wolves in the West.

SeaWorld Responds To PETA Abuse Claim

Oct. 22
By City News Service
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PETA filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture after a veterinarian allegedly found scars and lesions on whales and dolphins at SeaWorld San Diego. SeaWorld veterinarians said the marks are common occurrences and not a sign of abuse.

Rabid Bat In San Marcos Leads To Public Health Outreach

Oct. 21
City News Service
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San Diego County health officials want to identify people who came in contact with the rabid bat that children found on Saturday.

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