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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Officials Release Name of Man Killed in La Mesa Crash

The 71-year-old man killed in a chain reaction crash on Interstate 8 in La Mesa late Friday night was publicly identified today.

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Related Topix: La Mesa, CA, Boulevard, CA

7 hrs ago | Patch.com

Do Your Part for the Drought: Reduce Water Use in San Diego County

San Diego County got a few little April showers. What does that mean in relation to the statewide drought? Unfortunately, not much.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

14 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Compassion Most Common Among Older Women, Those Who've Suffered A Loss, And Those With Empathy

Among the most compassionate people in society are women and people who have either recently suffered a personal loss - such as an illness or death in the family - or self-report greater levels of emotional resiliency.

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18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

San Diego man arrested after two passengers die in high-speed crash

SAN DIEGO -- A 26-year-old San Diego man was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of drunk driving and vehicular homicide after two passengers in his Nissan Sentra were killed in a high-speed crash.

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Related Topix: Lakeside, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Two inmates who walked away from Mule Creek prison apprehended near Highway 16

Patrick Raines and Johnny Maciel walked away from the prison's minimum support facility on Wednesday, setting off a search by officials from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol and Amador County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Amador County, CA, Plymouth, CA, Placer County, CA

The Village News

Egg hunts take place across San Diego County

The largest might be at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in San Diego, where around 2,000 children will hunt down 15,000 eggs beginning at 10 a.m. The free, three-hour event will also include a visit by the Easter bunny, arts and crafts, and music.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, University City (San Diego, CA), Gaslamp (San Diego, CA), Clairemont Mesa (San Diego, CA), Carmel Mountain (San Diego, CA)

Patch.com

San Diego County's Homeless Population Has Decreased

Fewer people were living on the streets of San Diego County this past winter, according to the results of an annual one-day count released Thursday.

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Patch.com

Gov. Brown Pardons 5 Convicted Offenders in San Diego County on Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown today pardoned 63 former criminal offenders who have served their sentences and stayed out of legal trouble since being released, including five who were convicted in San Diego County.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

PsychCentral

Compassion Helps Promote Better Health in Older Adults

Older women, individuals who have initiative and those who have suffered a recent loss are more likely to be compassionate to strangers, according to new research from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego

TIME.com

Big Comeback Planned for the All-American Drive-in Burger Joint

The once-ubiquitous drive-in restaurant-you know, the kind with rollerskating waitresses-will be seen again very soon in all parts of the country, even in states where you wouldn't want to eat outside for much of the year.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Weather

Fri Apr 18, 2014

10News

Some parts of SD County see jump in crime rate

Crime rates around some parts of San Diego County are down, according to a new report obtained by 10News.

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Related Topix: Chula Vista, CA, Oceanside, CA, El Cajon, CA, Solana Beach, CA

San Diego NewsCape

Life and Death Calls, All in a Day's Work

When Benny Hernandez was hired by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department to answer emergency calls in 1979, they were doing things very differently.

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ABC News

Autopsy: Border Patrol Agent Shot Man Twice

An autopsy report says a Mexican man who was killed by a Border Patrol agent near San Diego was shot twice in the chest after allegedly pelting the agent with rocks.

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Patch.com

Study: More County 7th Graders Are Smoking Pot

Teen pregnancy, child abuse and arrests among San Diego's youth declined over the past few years, but alcohol and tobacco use remained prevalent and marijuana use increased among seventh-graders, according to a report presented to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

10News

Community takes notice of NCPD mall storefront

The National City Police Department's first community storefront outside of a South Bay mall is already getting the attention of criminals.

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Related Topix: National City, CA, Bonita, CA, Chula Vista, CA

10News

Man in custody after 15-minute Lakeside pursuit

A 33-year-old auto theft suspect was in custody Friday after he allegedly led deputies on a 15-minute pursuit through the East County in which he struck a patrol car and kept driving.

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Related Topix: Lakeside, CA, El Cajon, CA, La Mesa, CA

10News

Oceanside to hold first Spanish CERT graduation

Twenty-seven volunteers graduate Thursday, April 17 from Oceanside's first-ever Community Emergency Response Team training conducted in Spanish.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTVN Reno

Lawsuit filed to stop Jamul casino

Two members of a San Diego County Native American tribe have filed suit to stop a planned $360 million casino, saying the bodies of deceased relatives were illegally exhumed at the site.

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Related Topix: Jamul, CA

KTEN-TV Denison

Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death

Former inmate Walter Unbehaun has gotten what he said he wanted when he robbed a suburban Chicago bank last year.

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Related Topix: Prison, El Cajon, CA

Fox News

Southern California jury reaches verdict on Iraqi immigrant charged with killing wife

A California jury has reached a verdict in the trial of an Iraqi immigrant charged with beating his wife to death - a killing that police at first suspected was a hate crime.

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Related Topix: El Cajon, CA

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