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39 min ago | KFMB-TV San Diego
A mother of three murdered her schoolteacher-husband in their Carlsbad home and waited a day and a half before turning herself in, a prosecutor said Monday, but a defense attorney said his client shot her spouse in self-defense because she couldn't take his abuse anymore. Julie Elizabeth Harper, 41, is charged in the Aug. 7, 2012, death of 39-year-old Jason Harper, a math teacher and volleyball coach at Carlsbad High School.
3 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego
San Diego police Monday sought the hit-and-run driver who struck a 56-year-old woman on a Torrey Pines-area road. The woman, who was being treated for a brain bleed, a broken right ankle and cuts on the back of her head and right leg, was walking north in a bike lane along Gilman Drive approaching Via Alicante shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday when she was struck by , San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said.
4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
T File: A Jimbo's Naturally employee stocks the shelves at one of the chain's five stores throughout San Diego County. Jimbo's voluntarily raised its minimum wage for employees to $10 per hour recently.
6 hrs ago | JD Supra
Politically "red" and "blue" states are increasingly turning green as they push energy efficiency and renewable power to save money and protect the planet, says a report today with prominent bi-partisan support. In the last two years alone, GOP-dominant red states have adopted policies that could serve as models for others seeking to meet proposed federal targets for reducing heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions, according to the "State Clean Energy Cookbook" by Stanford University and the Hoover Institution.
8 hrs ago | NBC San Diego
In this Politically Speaking segment, Jason Foster with the San Diego County Water Authority talks with NBC 7's Marianne Kushi about the San Diego-area's conservation status. Construction of the Carlsbad Desalination Plant is ahead of schedule and may be available to help supply San Diego County with drinking water from ocean water by the end of next year.
13 hrs ago | Pollution Online
Today, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies announced that the Encina Wastewater Authority has won the Gold Peak Performance Award for 2013. This award is given to wastewater treatment facilities that achieve 100% compliance with their NPDES permit for an entire calendar year.
Tile-roofed houses are in the upscale San Diego gated community of Carmel Valley, where Jerry Rice and wife Janice Ruhter were harassed. Photo: LA Times Los Angeles: Jerald Rice typed his wife's name into an internet search engine.
Star Hughes, a director at Hughes Marino, shares the spotlight with 39 other outstanding San Diegans in our annual awards program. SD Metro is proud to present winners of our 40 Under 40 Awards for 2014, a group of men and women who represent some of the the best and brightest minds of San Diego County.
Navy SEALs divide their own into two groups. As they see it, there are the good mugs you can count on, and then there are the 10 percenters, the minority who slip through the screening process and bring disgrace on everyone else.
Billy J. Kramer did. But not a true misstep that would take him into the abyss of rock 'n' roll one-hit-wonder shame .
San Diego County has arguably done more than any other county in California to combat drought and to help guarantee a reliable supply of water for this semiarid region well into the future. First, residents here have done a remarkable job of conservation over the last 20 years.
We need to build the ocean desalination plants right now. Our agriculture industry has been so severely impacted that hundreds of farmers have already fled to other states in search of jobs.
San Diego is experiencing a heat wave along with future humidity and heat wave later next week. While most humans are designed to keep their body temperature well regulated in hot weather, animals often have to take action to keep their bodies from overheating.
A 12-year-old girl and 80-year-old woman were rescued from Cowles Mountain by helicopter today in separate incidents. Crews from the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department were dispatched at 10:11 a.m. to the popular hiking mountain in Mission Trails Regional Park for a 12-year-old girl who injured her ankle, SDFRD spokesman Lee Swanson said.
A cyclist zips along La Costa Avenue in Carlsbad in this U-T San Diego file photo. Momentum is building across San Diego County for more bike routes and funding.
Dry brush above homes on Poway Hill Drive on the Twin Peaks of Poway. Officials say brush throughout the county is critically dry and should Santa Ana winds come, huge fires could follow.
San Diego County sheriff's deputies are looking for the culprit who tagged eight boulders at Wright's Field preserve in Alpine. The vandal tagged the boulders with foul language, swastikas and pornographic images, according to authorities.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:49 pm
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