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Fourth Horse Dies After Sustaining Injury During Training At Del Mar Racetrack

Aug. 12
By Alexander Nguyen

The club did not release any information on how the horse got injured, saying only that emergency personnel immediately responded to the incident.

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City Closes Streets Near La Jolla Cove For Emergency Work To Reinforce Unstable Cliff

Aug. 9
By Alexander Nguyen

Parts of Coast Boulevard and Cave Street will be closed for up to six weeks while crews work to stabilize the area. City officials said geologists found spots of weakness in the sea cave called Cook’s Crack located underneath Coast Boulevard.

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Judge Asked To Reschedule Sentencing Of Rep. Duncan Hunter’s Wife In Campaign Finance Case

Aug. 6
By Alexander Nguyen, Christopher Underwood

Federal prosecutors and lawyers representing Margaret Hunter, who is set to testify against her husband, asked the court Tuesday to change her sentencing hearing date for from September to December.

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New State Law Frees San Diego Man From Life Sentence

Aug. 1
By Alexander Nguyen

Kent Joy Williams is likely the first person freed under a new law that allows prosecutors to review old cases and recommend resentencing, District Attorney Summer Stephan announced Thursday.

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Oceanside Homicide: 7-Year-Old Girl Found Dead; Father Arrested

July 31
By Alexander Nguyen

A 7-year-old girl was found dead Wednesday in an Oceanside home and her father was arrested in suspicion of her death, Oceanside police said.

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San Diego-Based SEAL Platoon Pulled Out Of Iraq Over Disciplinary Issues

July 25
By Alexander Nguyen, Christopher Underwood

A Navy SEAL platoon based in San Diego was ordered home early from a deployment in Iraq over disciplinary issues, according to officials.

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Shark Sightings Prompt Warning Signs In Del Mar

July 24
By Alexander Nguyen

The signs were posted after two juvenile sharks were spotted swimming off the coast. One was spotted early Wednesday morning off 15th Street and one was spotted off 29th Street on Tuesday, city officials said.

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Two Camp Pendleton Marines Charged With Smuggling Immigrants

July 9
By Alexander Nguyen

Two Camp Pendleton Marines were arraigned Monday on charges that they helped transport immigrants into the United States without legal permission as part of a smuggling operation, according to court records.

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2 More Children Sick With Probable E. Coli From San Diego County Fair

July 5
By Alexander Nguyen

Two more children are sick from probable Shiga toxin-producing E. coli possibly linked to the San Diego County Fair, county health officials announced Friday.

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Fifth Child Sick With E. Coli Possibly Linked To San Diego County Fair

July 2
By Alexander Nguyen, City News Service

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced that a fifth child sick with E. coli could be linked to the county fair.

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San Diego City Council Renews Campland's Lease, Approves Expansion Into De Anza Cove

June 25
By Alexander Nguyen, John Carroll

The San Diego City Council on Monday voted 6-3 to approve a five-year lease extension for Campland on the Bay campground, allowing it to expand to a large area of the recently closed De Anza Cove mobile home park.

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Small Quake Strikes Near Julian Early Wednesday Morning

June 19
By Alexander Nguyen

A small earthquake struck near the mountain town of Julian early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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SDSU And USS Midway Foundation Partner, Creating Modern US Military History Program

June 11
By Alexander Nguyen

San Diego State University established the Center for Military History in February and on Tuesday announced a partnership with the USS Midway Museum to create an interdisciplinary program in modern U.S. military history.

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2 More Temblors Recorded At San Clemente Island Following String Of Quakes Wednesday

June 6
By Alexander Nguyen

Two more earthquakes hit San Clemente Island on Thursday morning, one day after a string of four temblors hit the same area Wednesday, according to the U.s. Geological Survey.

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State Route 94 In Dulzura Reopens Following Brush Fires

May 29
By Alexander Nguyen, City News Service

A 10-mile stretch of state Route 94 reopened Thursday morning following a spate of brush fires that spread over rugged open terrain in the far southern reaches of San Diego County on Wednesday afternoon, forcing its closure but causing no reported structural damage or injuries.

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World's Smallest Baby Born At Sharp, Healthy And Going Home

May 29
By Alexander Nguyen, Matt Hoffman

The smallest premature baby ever born in the world and survived is now healthy enough to go home, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital announced Wednesday.

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San Diego Zoo's Beloved Lion Dies

May 22
By Alexander Nguyen

A well-known and beloved lion at the San Diego Zoo was euthanized Wednesday because the lion’s age-related illnesses worsened, the zoo said.

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Chris Ward Wants $9.5M To Spruce Up 'Embarrassing' Balboa Park

May 7
By Alexander Nguyen

After the collapse of plans to revamp Balboa Park’s Plaza de Panama, San Diego City Councilman Chris Ward wants the city the use that money to upgrade the city’s signature park.

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WWII Vet Dies Enroute Home To San Diego From Honor Flight

May 7
By Alexander Nguyen

Frank Manchel, 95, died Sunday while on an Honor Flight trip returning from the nation’s capital to San Diego.

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Imperial Beach Passes One Of The Broadest Plastic Bans In State

May 2
By Alexander Nguyen, Erik Anderson

The city of Imperial Beach on Wednesday night passed one of the most sweeping plastics bans in the state of California.

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Poway Synagogue Shooting Suspect's Family Expresses Shame On Son's 'Evil' Act

April 29
By Alexander Nguyen

The family of the man accused in the fatal shooting at a Poway synagogue expressed shame Monday that their son is “now part of the history of evil” perpetrated against the Jewish people.

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Youngest Poway Synagogue Shooting Victim Discharged From Hospital

April 28
By Alexander Nguyen

The youngest victim of the shooting at Chabad of Poway Saturday has been released from the hospital while the two other victims were still recuperating Sunday but are expected to be released soon, hospital officials said.

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Faith Leaders And Politicians Condemn Act Of 'Hate' In Poway Deadly Synagogue Shooting

April 27
By Alexander Nguyen

Following the deadly shooting Saturday at a synagogue in Poway, faith leaders and politicians were quick to condemn the shooting as an act of hate.

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Drug Cartels Not Behind $2.3B Human Smuggling Operation To US: Study

April 23
By Alexander Nguyen, Megan Burke

Central American migrants who were apprehended at the border often hire smugglers to help them cross into the U.S. or pay others at some point during their journey, a RAND Corp. study found.

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Stone Brewing Saying 'Auf Wiedersehen' To Berlin Location

April 10
By Alexander Nguyen

Less than five years after opening Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens-Berlin, the brewery announced last Friday it will be closing effective at the end of the month.

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San Diego Unified Board of Education Unanimously Calls For Kevin Beiser's Resignation

April 10
By Alexander Nguyen

At a meeting Tuesday night, the board unanimously voted to call for District B Trustee Kevin Beiser’s immediate resignation in light of allegations of the sexual harassment and assault.