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Another Defendant Pleads Guilty In 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

Another Defendant Pleads Guilty In 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

Aug. 18
By City News Service

U.S. Navy Capt. Jesus Vasquez Cantu, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery.

SANDAG Approves Gallegos' Request To Resign Immediately

SANDAG Approves Gallegos' Request To Resign Immediately

Aug. 18
By City News Service

A request by outgoing San Diego Association of Governments Executive Director Gary Gallegos to resign immediately rather than wait out a four-month notice period will be taken up by the agency's Executive Committee Friday.

Interim DA: San Diego Hate Crimes Up 11 Percent, Take Top Priority

Interim DA: San Diego Hate Crimes Up 11 Percent, Take Top Priority

Aug. 18
By City News Service

In the wake of the deadly clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, San Diego County Interim District Attorney Summer Stephan says prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority for her office.

New Report Details Ship Collision That Killed Two San Diego Sailors

New Report Details Ship Collision That Killed Two San Diego Sailors

Aug. 17
By City News Service

The report focuses on the immediate aftermath of the USS Fitzgerald collision and paints a harrowing account of the conditions faced by 35 sailors who had been asleep at the time.

'Brewchive' To Document San Diego's Craft Beer Industry

'Brewchive' To Document San Diego's Craft Beer Industry

Aug. 17
By City News Service

An online archive of documents related to the growth of San Diego's craft brewing industry is scheduled to be launched Friday at Cal State San Marcos.

Issa Calls On Judiciary Committee To Hold Charlottesville Hearing

Issa Calls On Judiciary Committee To Hold Charlottesville Hearing

Aug. 17
By City News Service

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, said, "we have a duty to more fully understand what led to these terrible events and the persistence of these hateful, extremist ideologies."

Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep Disciplined By State Panel

Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep Disciplined By State Panel

Aug. 17
By City News Service

The state Commission on Judicial Performance today issued a severe public censure of San Diego Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep, the highest level of discipline the panel can impose short of removal from office.

San Diego Police Raid 2 More Marijuana Dispensaries

San Diego Police Raid 2 More Marijuana Dispensaries

Aug. 17
By City News Service

Narcotics unit detectives served search warrants at two more cannabis dispensaries — seizing 30 pounds of marijuana and $37,000 cash at one location — in the city's continued crackdown on illegally operated dispensaries, authorities said on Thursday.

San Diego Removes Confederate Monument Downtown

San Diego Removes Confederate Monument Downtown

Aug. 16
By City News Service, Elma Gonzalez, KPBS News

As cities and towns nationwide grapple with what to do with their Confederate statues, San Diego leaders took swift action Wednesday to remove one from a public park.

Civic San Diego Board Expected To Determine Fate Of East Village 'Q...

Civic San Diego Board Expected To Determine Fate Of East Village 'Quartyard'

Aug. 16
By City News Service

The fate of a proposed outdoor public gathering space and live music venue in the East Village could be determined Wednesday at a meeting of the Civic San Diego Board of Directors.

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