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Small Plane Crashes On Carlsbad Beach; Boy Injured

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The 12-year-old boy was hospitalized with injuries he suffered when a single-engine plane crashed on Carlsbad State Beach about 3 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Ramps Up Service For Fourth Of July

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The transit system will add service to the Green Line between Qualcomm Stadium and downtown beginning at 5 p.m. July 4.

Gas Prices Continue To Drop In San Diego County

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The streak of decreases to the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County was extended today to 45 days, but barely, with a drop of one-tenth of a cent to $3.503.

Fireworks In San Diego County Kick Off Friday Night

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If you can't wait for Saturday, you can enjoy a pair of fireworks shows Friday night on opposite ends of San Diego County.

San Diego To Host Public Viewings Of Women's World Cup Final

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Soccer fans can watch the U.S. take on Japan at the Waterfront Park or Petco Park on Sunday.

Antonio Gates Suspended For Using Performance Enhancing Substances

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Antonio Gates, the eight-time Pro Bowl tight end for the Chargers, was suspended by the National Football League Thursday for violating its policy on performance enhancing substances.

Where To See Fireworks In San Diego County

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Firework displays are scheduled for Friday and Saturday across San Diego County.

UC San Diego Admission Offers Increase For Fall 2015

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UC San Diego announced that admission was offered to 26,502 prospective freshmen and 8,150 transfers for the fall 2015 term.

Comic-Con To Remain In San Diego Through 2018

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The deal was announced at a joint news conference Thursday at the San Diego Central Library by Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Comic-Con spokesman David Glanzer.

15 San Diego County Companies Awarded $10,000

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The winners were given the MetroConnect Prize to help expand their global presence.

Sailor Who Died On San Diego-Based USS Essex Identified

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Jason May, of Chesterfield complained of chest pains and collapsed during routine operations Monday.

California Residents Urged To Conserve Electricity

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With a heat wave gripping parts of Southern California and power demand on the rise, the manager of the state's energy grid has issued a "flex alert," urging residents to conserve electricity between 2 and 9 p.m. to reduce strain on the system.

Contract For San Diego Police Officers Goes Into Effect

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The deal, which includes 3.3 percent pay raises in each of the final two years, is designed to reduce the number of officers leaving for better compensation at other law enforcement agencies.

Rebates Available For San Diego Residents Who Remove Lawns

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The city of San Diego's turf replacement rebate program will resume Wednesday with the beginning of the new fiscal year, with $1.2 million available for residents who remove their lawn and install native or drought-tolerant landscaping.

2 Employees At Del Mar Fairgrounds Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

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The two employees may have exposed fellow workers from Feb. 5 to June 23, health officials said.

Lakeside Mother Sentenced To 1 Year For Threatening School

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Sarah Joy Lomaintewa threatened to carry out a shooting at Lindo Park Elementary, officials said.

Grants Awarded To South Bay Affordable Housing Project, Transit Line

A bus rapid transit line in the South Bay and an affordable housing project in National City were awarded millions of dollars in grants from the state Strategic Growth Council.

Sailor Aboard San Diego-Based USS Essex Dies

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The unidentified sailor collapsed and died Monday while the ship was conducting routine operations in the Middle East.

San Diego County Home Prices Increase Slightly

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Home prices in San Diego County edged up 0.6 percent in April, part of a broader increase in housing costs around the country,.

Southern California Residents Urged To Conserve Energy During Heat Wave

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A "flex alert," which is issued when the state's power grid is under stress due to elevated demand or transmission system outages, is in effect for Tuesday and Wednesday.

San Diego Transportation Agencies Get Grants

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San Diego Association of Governments and the Metropolitan Transit System were among the recipients of $224 million in California State Transportation Agency grants.

Economic Indicators For San Diego County At Highest Level In 8 Years

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The index stood at 139.7 in May, the highest mark since December 2006. The monthly hike was the 12th in a row for the index, but the size of the increase — 0.5 percent — was the smallest since last October.

San Diego Opera Gets $1M From Board President

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Board president Carol Lazier also donated $1 million to the San Diego Opera last year after previous leaders planned to shut it down.

Fire Crews Put Out Blaze In Lakeside

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The brush fire started about 9 a.m. Tuesday off of state Route 67, near Slaughterhouse Canyon, in Lakeside, according to Cal Fire. Northbound lanes of Route 67 were closed at Vigilante Road.

San Diego County Sees Isolated Showers, Thunderstorms

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San Diego County saw hundreds of lightning strikes on Tuesday. The electrical activity caused no reported injuries but set patches of vegetation ablaze in fields and on hillsides in such areas as Campo, Poway and Vista.

Law Enforcement On Heightened Alert During Fourth Of July Weekend

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At the behest of federal authorities, law enforcement agencies in San Diego and across the nation have marching orders to be on heightened alert for potential terror threats over the Fourth of July weekend.

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System's Police Chief Dies

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Bill Burke, who was hired by the agency in 2001, died Monday of unknown causes at the age of 68.

Carlsbad Desalination Plant's Pipeline Now Complete

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Poseidon Water, the builder of the plant, and the water authority announced that the last 54-inch diameter section was dropped into place in Macario Canyon in Carlsbad. The section was the 2,177th of the pipeline, which runs between Carlsbad and San Marcos.

Hearing Begins For North Park Assault Suspect

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A preliminary hearing got under way for 23-year-old David Angelo Drake II, who is accused of attacking seven women in similar fashion over a four-month period in the North Park area last year.

SDSU Study Finds Acceptance Of Working Mothers At All-Time High

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In the study published in Psychology of Women Quarterly, a team led by SDSU professor Jean Twenge found that 22 percent of 12th graders believe that a pre-school aged child would suffer if their mother worked, down from 34 percent in the 1990s and 59 percent in the 1970s.

Two Men Wounded In Possible Gang-Related Shooting In San Diego

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The shooting occurred about 11 p.m. Sunday in San Diego's Mount Hope neighborhood. The victims' injuries were not considered life-threatening.

San Diego City Council OK's Tighter Water Restrictions

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The San Diego City Council unanimously approved the changes Monday to bring San Diego closer to the state-mandated 16 percent cut in water use.

Fire Crews Knock Down Brush Fire In Chula Vista

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The fire started about 4 p.m. off Otay Lakes Road, near Woods Drive, and burned 80 acres.

Southern California Fire Officials Boost Staff In Preparation Of Dry Weather

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With widespread dry lightning and strong winds forecast for the upcoming week, state firefighting officials have increased their readiness across Southern California.

Reactions To Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

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Elected officials, others react to the Supreme Court's ruling that extends same-sex marriage nationwide.

San Diego County Water Authority Approves $1.5B Budget

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The spending in the budget will increase by 2 percent, mainly because of higher costs to acquire and treat water, according to the agency.

Proposal To Ease Regulations For San Diego's Home-Based Businesses Gets Green Light

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Councilman Chris Cate said many of the people bringing innovations to the market are designing products in their living rooms and garages.

Talks Underway To Keep Comic-Con In San Diego

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A Comic-Con International official said talks regarding a two-year extension to remain in San Diego are still underway, and it's uncertain when or if an agreement will be reached.

Palomar Health To Close Downtown Escondido Hospital

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Services at the campus will be transferred to the new Palomar Medical Center on the west side of Escondido, and Pomerado Hospital in Poway.

2 San Diego Firefighters Remain Hospitalized After Being Stabbed

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Two firefighters who were jumped and stabbed by a physically imposing assailant during a medical-aid call at an East Village transit depot were recovering Thursday.

First 10 Chargers Practices Open To Public

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The San Diego Chargers will open training camp for the 2015 season July 30 at Chargers Park, with the first of 10 practices open to the public, the NFL team announced Wednesday.

Report: Comic-Con Expected To Sign 2-Year Extension To Stay In San Diego

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Comic-Con is the largest annual trade show in the city, attracting scores of international visitors.

2 San Diego Firefighters Injured In Downtown Stabbing

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A man pulled a weapon on two San Diego fire fighters in East Village, according to the Fire-Rescue Department.

Lawsuit Settled With Egg Donation To San Diego Food Banks

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Hidden Villa Ranch settled a lawsuit by donating eggs to Feeding America San Diego and the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank.

San Diego County's Taxable Property Is Valued At $439B

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Assessor Ernest Dronenburg Jr. said the tax roll includes nearly 987,000 parcels of land, 59,800 businesses, more than 13,000 boats and nearly 1,800 aircraft.

Tax Increase, Bonds Among Options To Address San Diego's Infrastructure Needs

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The City Council's Infrastructure Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to accept a report that includes a sales tax increase as an option to raise money to pay for capital projects in San Diego.

Wait Times Shorter At San Ysidro Border Crossing

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A survey by the South County Economic Development Council found those crossing the border at San Ysidro are far more likely to be U.S. citizens than four years ago and that they're experiencing shorter wait times.

San Diego Unified Board Approves $1.37B Budget

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The budget includes new spending aligned with the district's "Vision 2020" plan. The district dedicated funds to a new Youth and Advocacy Office aimed at closing the achievement gap, lower class sizes for pre-kindergarten through third grade and increased counselor support and services.

Fatal Crash Snarls Traffic On Interstate 5 North

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An 85-year-old motorist died Wednesday in a predawn chain-reaction accident involving four vehicles on Interstate 5.

San Diego County Supervisors OK $5.4 Billion Budget

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The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the $5.4 billion budget for fiscal 2016. It increases spending by 6.1 percent over this fiscal year, with more money allocated for public safety, libraries, parks and other departments.

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