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Panga Boat Carrying 23 People Discovered Off Coast Of Point Loma

May 17
By City News Service, Melissa Mae

Authorities discovered a panga boat carrying nearly two dozen people early Monday morning in waters off the coast of Point Loma, authorities said.

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San Diegans Wrestle With Face-Mask Rules Amid Updated CDC Guidance

May 14
By Alexandra Rangel

The CDC said fully vaccinated people can ditch the mask and resume all indoor and outdoor activities.

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Arrest Announced In 2003 Murder Of Woman Found In Rancho San Diego Dumpster

May 14
By City News Service

Sheriff's officials Friday announced the arrest of the husband of a murder victim who went unidentified for nearly two decades after her legs were discovered inside a dumpster in Rancho San Diego.

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Activist Calls On City To Release Police-Camera Video Of Rough La Jolla Arrest

May 14
By City News Service

Shane Harris, president of the People's Association of Justice Advocates, also demanded that dispatch and police-radio records related to the arrest of 34-year-old Jesse Evans be made public.

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Man Arrested for Allegedly Vandalizing SDSU Campus With Antisemitic Imagery

May 14
By City News Service

Tri Boomer Sov, 50, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor vandalism in connection with graffiti found March 9 on a building at South Plaza Campus North.

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Nearly 2 Weeks In, Scripps Health Still Fighting Disruptive Cyberattack

May 13
By Matt Hoffman

Scripps health officials are still trying to restore online systems after a cyberattack took them offline nearly two weeks ago.

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Rough Arrest Of Homeless Man In La Jolla Spurs Protest, In-House SDPD Probe

May 13
By City News Service

An internal investigation was underway Thursday into a bystander-videotaped arrest during which San Diego Police Department personnel tackled and repeatedly punched a homeless man on a La Jolla thoroughfare.

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Five Years Into 'Vision Zero,' San Diego Streets Are Even Deadlier

May 13
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego has a goal of ending all traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2025. But progress has been slow, and many bike and pedestrian safety projects have yet to be built.

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Brush Fire Chars Dozens Of Acres Alongside I-8 In Granite Hills Area

May 12
By City News Service

The blaze erupted about 3:30 p.m. near the eastbound lanes of the freeway, west of Los Coches Road in the unincorporated Granite Hills area, according to Cal Fire.

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San Diego County's Gang Injunctions Are Gone, But Neighborhood Scars Remain

May 12
By Cristina Kim

In April, San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced her office was dissolving the county's last remaining gang injunctions in San Diego County. One man talks of his experiences under the injunction and the pain that lingers.

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Man Convicted Of Bringing Molotov Cocktails To Protest At La Mesa Police Headquarters

May 11
By City News Service

Zachary Alexander Karas was found guilty of possession of an unregistered destructive device following a two-day jury trial in San Diego federal court.

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San Diego Council Members: Shifting Police Funds Will Take Time, Planning

May 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

While activists are calling for immediate reform, some San Diego City Council members say a thorough analysis of how, where and when to shift portions of the police department budget is needed first.

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San Diego Sheriff's Employee Awarded $60K In Settlement

May 10
By Associated Press

A Southern California judge has awarded $60,000 to a San Diego sheriff’s department employee who sued the county and a former assistant sheriff over sexual harassment allegations.

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Judge Rejects Proposed Mount Helix Placement for Sexually Violent Predator

May 10
By City News Service

A judge Monday rejected placing a sexually violent predator poised for conditional release at a home in the Mount Helix neighborhood, saying the residence was located in a densely populated neighborhood and in close proximity to children.

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Police Serve Search Warrant At Home Of Chula Vista Woman Missing Four Months

May 8
By City News Service

Police served another search warrant at the home of a missing Chula Vista mother of three Friday, four months to the day after her disappearance.

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