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100-Year-Old Tortoise At San Diego Zoo Sent To Toledo

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Emerson, a 440-pound Galapagos tortoise who has been at the San Diego Zoo since the 1980s, was flown to Detroit and then driven to Ohio on Wednesday.

SDG&E Warning Customers Of Payment Scam

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Scammers are contacting customers by phone and threatening to turn off electric or gas service unless immediate payment is made.

Another Day Of Elevated Surf, Rip Currents Along San Diego Coast

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The conditions are the result of a Tropical Storm Marie-related swell that is expected to gradually fade Friday and Saturday.

San Diego Festival Of Sail Gets Underway Thursday

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The tall ships parade is set to begin around 11 a.m., and the best viewing will be along the North Embarcadero, Harbor Island and Shelter Island, the Cabrillo National Monument and Coronado.

SDSU Breaks Ground On JAM Center

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The $14.5 million Jeff Jacobs JAM Center will contain two full-length courts, eight baskets, locker rooms, film rooms, team lounges, an athletic training room and coaches' locker rooms.

2 San Diego County Schools Selected For Building Trades Pilot Program

Hoover High School's Sustainable Academy of Building and Engineering in San Diego and North County Trade Tech High School's GreenBuild and Engineering Academy in Vista were chosen among nine schools statewide to be a part of the MC3, or Multi-Craft Core Curriculum.

Scripps Research Institute To Hold Panel On San Diego Efforts To Respond To Ebola Virus

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Among the scheduled panelists is Kevin Whaley, CEO of Mapp Biopharmaceutical, a Sorrento Valley firm that produced an experimental treatment administered to two American health workers who were sickened by the virus and subsequently recovered.

San Diego Convention Center Expansion Plan In Limbo

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The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday not to appeal a ruling by a state appeals court that rejected San Diego's plan to finance the project.

Report: Overtime Consumes One-Quarter Of SDFD's Personnel Budget

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The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department should consider hiring additional personnel instead of relying on overtime to fill staffing vacancies, according to a city auditor's report.

San Diego Catholic Bishop Undergoes Prostate Cancer Treatment

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Bishop Cirilo Flores — still recovering from the effects of a stroke he suffered in his office on April 16 — is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.

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