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Palomar College Student Has Same Strain Of Bacteria That Killed SDSU Student

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County health officials reported that results from testing in a state lab showed the student at the San Marcos community college diagnosed with meningococcal disease had a strain belonging to serotype B.

Ex-SDPD Criminologist Linked To Teen Girl's Killing 30 Years Ago

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Kevin Charles Brown, who retired from the Police Department in 2002, apparently killed himself this week at Cuyamaca State Park as authorities were about to arrest him in the killing of a 14-year-old girl in 1984.

4 Marijuana Dispensaries In San Diego Shut Down

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The dispensaries were operating illegally according to regulations adopted by the San Diego City Council earlier this year.

FBI On High Alert After Canadian Parliament Shooting

The San Diego FBI office said the agency reminded its personnel to remain on high alert for such incidents in the U.S.

San Diego County To Spend $4M For Land Near Escondido, Poway

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Supervisor Dianne Jacob said the acquisition would "help preserve important habitat" and will "provide a suitable connection for the trans-county trail and future trails."

California Tower In Balboa Park Will Reopen To Public Jan. 1

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The reopening is expected to be a major attraction for the celebration of Balboa Park's centennial next year.

SeaWorld Responds To PETA Abuse Claim

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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.

San Diego City Council OKs Fees To Fund Affordable Housing

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A compromise deal that increases commercial construction fees has been passed. It will fund the city's affordable housing projects.

Judge Rules In Favor Of Eviction Lawsuit Against CHE Café at UCSD

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UCSD filed suit after the student collective refused to vacate the 1940s-era building on campus. University officials said the building needs $700,000 in repairs to stay open.

Lawsuit Challenges City's Decision To Ban People From Children's Pool In La Jolla

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Prompted by reports that people were mistreating the marine mammals, the City Council in March voted to close the beach from Dec. 15 to May 15, which is pupping season for the seals.

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