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San Diego Congressional Reps Introduce Bills To Fight Tijuana River Pollution

July 22
By City News Service

The bills would boost funding to clean up the river and prevent future water contamination while a resolution from Susan Davis, D-San Diego, would encourage the Department of the Navy to focus on pollution in the river as a national security issue.

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Hot Weather Expected, Thunderstorms Possible in San Diego County

July 22
By City News Service

High temperatures Monday are expected to reach 84 near the coast and inland, 88 in the western valleys, 95 near the foothills, 95 in the mountains and 111 in the deserts.

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Orlando Bloom Calls Out San Diego Mayor In Comic-Con Dust-Up

July 22
By City News Service

Bloom claimed that the mayor said something to the effect of, "Oh no, I can't have anything to do with immigration" and left the activation for the new series from Amazon called "Carnival Row."

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2 Horses Die In 'Freak Collision' During Training At Del Mar Racetrack

July 18
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

A spokesman for the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club said two horses were killed on impact after a "freak collision" during morning warm-ups on Thursday.

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San Diego-Homeported USS Boxer Downs Iranian Drone In Strait of Hormuz

July 19
By City News Service

According to President Donald Trump, the Boxer took out the unmanned aircraft, which was deemed a threat to the safety of the amphibious assault ship and its crew, after multiple attempts to stand down went unanswered.

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Brush Fire Breaks Out Near El Cajon

July 17
By City News Service

A brush fire broke out on a hillside above Harbison Canyon Wednesday, burning several dozen open acres and prompting evacuations of nearby homes before crews were able to subdue the flames.

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Man, Woman Found Dead In Borrego Springs Home

July 18
By City News Service

Deputies responded Wednesday to the 2900 block of Double O Road, where a woman had reported she hadn't seen her neighbors since Friday.

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City Of San Diego Awarded $15 Million In Lead Paint Settlement

July 17
By City News Service

The payment is part of a $305 million settlement agreed to by The Sherwin-Williams Co., ConAgra Grocery Products and NL Industries, resolving a lawsuit filed by jurisdictions across the state. The $15 million awarded to San Diego will go toward removing lead paint from homes within the city.

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Cubic Corp. Breaks Ground On $100 Million Future Campus, HQ

July 17
By City News Service

The project will involve demolishing one of Cubic's two current buildings to make room for the two new ones while also moving adjacent utility lines. The facility will include electric vehicle charging stations, a cluster of solar panels in the parking lot, a common area for employees and a cafe and fitness center.

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Deported Marine Veteran Denied Entry Into US For Citizenship Interview

July 17
By City News Service

A deported Marine Corps veteran from Belize has been trying to become a U.S. citizen since 1995 and was recently denied entry to the United States when he asked to be let in for a scheduled citizenship interview, it was reported Wednesday.

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