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Tease photo for Mondays Are Moving Day For San Diego's Homeless

Mondays Are Moving Day For San Diego's Homeless

July 6
By Susan Murphy

Every Monday morning, police officers and city crews show up in the East Village to move out the hundreds of homeless people living there. By late afternoon, the homeless are back.

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Chula Vista Man Arrested In San Diego Homeless Attacks

July 7
By Megan Burks, Tarryn Mento

San Diego police arrested Anthony Padgett at 10 a.m. near Broadway and H streets in Chula Vista, homicide Capt. David Nisleit said at an evening news conference.

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Suspect In San Diego Homeless Attacks Called 'Extremely Dangerous'

July 6
By Tarryn Mento, Brooke Ruth, Claire Trageser

Police said Thursday the man responsible for a four-day crime spree that has left two homeless men dead and two others severely injured may be using public transportation and urged riders to keep an eye out.

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San Diego Civil Rights Group Reacts To Recent Police Shootings

July 7
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

The San Diego chapter of the civil rights group National Action Network is organizing a rally Saturday in response to two deadly police shootings involving black men that made national headlines this week.

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San Diego Homeless Worried After Series Of Assaults

July 6
By Megan Burks

Father Joe's Villages looked for extra space in its shelters Wednesday as a string of attacks put San Diego's homeless on edge.

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Investigation Continues Into Killing Of Two Homeless Men In San Diego

July 5
By KPBS News, City News Service

Police said one of the victims has been identified as Angelo De Nardo, 53, of San Diego. His body was set afire on Morena Boulevard after he was killed, authorities said.

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San Diego Improving Pedestrian Safety At Site Of Fatal Hit-And-Run

July 5
By Tarryn Mento

The safety upgrades, expected by the end of August, come as preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Transportation shows a nearly 8 percent uptick in national traffic fatalities last year after a 10-year decline.

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San Diego Police Sergeant Accused Of Assaulting Girlfriend

July 5
By City News Service

Oscar Armenta was out on bail Tuesday following his arrest over the weekend in connection with an assault on his girlfriend in the Gaslamp Quarter.

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Brush Fire In Vista Prompts Evacuations

July 4
By City News Service

A brush fire in Vista Monday afternoon led to some homes being evacuated near East Bobier Drive and North Santa Fe Avenue. It took firefighters about three hours to extinguish the fire.

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SDPD: Two Homeless Men Killed, A Third Badly Hurt In Separate Attacks

July 4
By City News Service, Laura Wingard

The string of attacks began Sunday morning when police found a burning body on Morena Boulevard near Mission Bay Park. Another man’s body was found Monday in an Ocean Beach park.

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Swimmer Rescued By Helicopter At Sunset Cliffs

July 4
By City News Service

A swimmer who was trying to get out of the ocean at Sunset Cliffs slipped and fell on the rocks and was rescued by a San Diego Fire-Rescue helicopter Monday.

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Residents Propose Alternatives To Sharp Rocks On Imperial Avenue

July 4
By Katie Schoolov

Back in April, the city of San Diego placed rocks along Imperial Avenue to deter homeless people from setting up camp. Unhappy with the installation, some residents proposed alternative solutions to Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

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Fire Crews Quickly Squelch East County Blaze

July 3
By City News Service

The fire started early Sunday afternoon when a motorcycle's hot underside ignited the brush in the hills east of Dulzura, officials said. It took firefighters about two hours to put it out.

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In Border Fire Aftermath, Potrero Community Prepares For Next Blaze

July 1
By Tarryn Mento

While the public awaits confirmation on the identities of two bodies discovered after a fire burned 7,600 acres in southern San Diego County, residents are planning ahead for the next one.

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Gov. Brown Signs Stringent Gun Bills, Vetoes Others

July 1
By Associated Press

The California governor has signed six stringent gun-control measures, including a requirement that people turn in high-capacity magazines and regulations requiring background checks for ammunition sales.