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First Green Navy Fleet Leaves San Diego

Jan. 20
Evening Edition
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A scheduled seven-month deployment began Wednesday for three San Diego-based vessels, which became the first Navy ships to use an alternative fuel mix during regular operations.

San Diego Homeless Project Seeks Cold Weather Clothes

Jan. 19
By City News Service
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City officials put out a call Tuesday for donations of goods and services for the 10th Project Homeless Connect.

Last Of Three Carrier Crews Comes Home To San Diego

Jan. 15
By Steve Walsh
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The Navy's first attempt to switch three carriers wraps up with tired crews and happy families.

Targeting Homeless Vets, Faulconer Launches 'Housing Our Heroes'

Jan. 15
By Megan Burks
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Groups working to house homeless veterans say funding isn't the main problem — it's the lack of landlords willing to rent to tenants with Section 8 vouchers and other rental support.

ATV Stolen From Wounded Vet

Jan. 15
By Steve Walsh
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Nick Kimmel planned to use his ATV at the new home he received through a veterans group.

National Guard Members Admit To Illegally Selling Guns

Jan. 14
By City News Service
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The two worked at the Army National Guard armory in El Cajon, and each pleaded guilty in San Diego federal court to selling the military-style assault rifles that they believed were going to Mexico.

10 San Diego-Based Sailors Back In U.S. Hands

Jan. 13
By Associated Press
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Less than a day after 10 U.S. Navy sailors were detained in Iran when their boats drifted into Iranian waters, they and their vessels were back safely Wednesday with the American fleet.

Pentagon: 2 Navy Boats Based In San Diego Held By Iran

Jan. 12
By Associated Press
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Iran was holding 10 Navy sailors and their two small boats that drifted into Iranian waters after experiencing mechanical problems. U.S. officials said Tehran has assured them that the crew and vessels would be returned safely and promptly.

Churches Pitch In To Help San Diego Homeless

Jan. 12
Midday Edition
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When a Midday Edition guest lamented last week that he didn't see churches stepping up to help the homeless, that didn't sound quite right. We looked into it and found lots of helping hands in area churches.

Military Seeing Cutbacks In Housing Allowance

Jan. 11
By Steve Walsh
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Members of the military are getting a slight bump in their basic housing allowance this year, but it won't cover the overall cost.

Volunteers Needed To Count San Diego County's Homeless

Jan. 11
By Susan Murphy
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Last week’s El Niño downpours raised concerns for San Diego County’s homeless. Soon the region will get a good estimate of just how many people are on the streets.

Third Defendant Sentenced For Killgore Murder

Jan. 8
By City News Service
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Friday's sentencing is the final chapter in the 2012 murder of military wife Brittany Killgore.

Volunteers Make A Home For Disabled Vet In Fallbrook

Jan. 5
By Steve Walsh
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Volunteers led by the Gary Sinise Foundation built the home for former Marine Sgt. Nick Kimmel, who lost his legs and left arm in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan.

Downtown San Diego Public Toilet Still Open For Business

Dec. 28
By Claire Trageser
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Five months after city staff recommended removing a public restroom in downtown San Diego over complaints of increased crime, the stall still stands tall.

San Diego's Veterans Affairs Director Stepping Down

Dec. 24
By Steve Walsh
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The head of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Diego is expressing frustration over its slow pace as he leaves for a job at a nonprofit.