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Water Main Break Causes Large Sink Hole In Clairemont

Dec. 27, 2011
By Nico Smedley and City News Service

A water main break in Clairemont caused a large sinkhole early today and sent water gushing through the middle of a residential street for more than an hour, police said.

Food Trucks Gather To Fundraise For Local Charity

Dec. 13, 2011
By Nico Smedley

Despite the wet weather, San Diego's Meals-on-Wheels program managed to get office workers out to sample some food truck fare at lunchtime today.

County Supervisors Postpone Decision On Community Planning Groups

Dec. 7, 2011
By Nico Smedley

Public officials rely on planning groups for input from community residents on development projects, but San Diego County Supervisors are considering limiting the groups' influence after complaints from developers.

Kaiser Permanente Joins Chargers To Collect Sport Donations

Dec. 6, 2011
By Nico Smedley

The football team joined with the hospital group to collect athletic balls to donate to local schools and youth organizations.

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Suspicious Object At Congressman's Office Determined Not Hazardous

Dec. 1, 2011
By Nico Smedley

Authorities are investigating a suspicious package left at the Vista office of Rep. Darrell Issa.

Jacobs Releases Video Promoting His Balboa Park Plan

Nov. 28, 2011
By Nico Smedley

Philanthropist Irwin Jacobs released a video today depicting his plan to get vehicles out of Balboa Park's central plaza.

Religious Leader Organizes Communal Meal At Occupy Protest Site

Nov. 21, 2011
By Nico Smedley

Attendees of "OCCU-PIE San Diego" are likely to leave Monday's event with a full stomach.

David Almeida, program manager for the Clean Ve...

California Continues To Reward Electric Vehicle Buyers

Nov. 15, 2011
By Nico Smedley

New electric vehicle owners and leasers will be reimbursed up to $2500 by the state's Air Resources Board.

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Union Leaders Urge Bank Customers To Transfer Savings To Credit Unions

Nov. 2, 2011
By Nico Smedley

San Diego union members marched in front of major banks downtown today, urging customers to transfer their money to local credit unions.

SDSU Teach-In Tonight Examines Palestine's UN Bid

Sept. 20, 2011
By Nico Smedley

As Palestine bids to be recognized as a full-fledged member of the United Nations, scholars at San Diego State University will lead a forum tonight on the contentious issues surrounding politics in the Middle East.