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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

WPTV Local News

Kittens accidentally packed in box, shipped

A Cox Communications employee was shocked after he opened a box at work and found two newborn kittens clinging to life inside.

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Related Topix: Chula Vista, CA

Los Angeles Times

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

SAN DIEGO -- A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner , alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an elementary school while his police bodyguards watched.

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10News

Hearing today for man accused of 4S burglary

A preliminary hearing was scheduled Thursday for a man accused of burglarizing a home in 4S Ranch while a 12-year-old boy was home alone.

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Patch.com

Romodeling Company Repairman Accused of Burglary Arrested in Ramona

Sheriff's deputies investigating a North County repairman suspected of burglarizing homes during jobs asked today for any former clients who may have been victimized to come forward.

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Related Topix: Ramona, CA, Vista, CA

Holtville Tribune

CDPH Recommends Meningococcal Vaccine for Some Men Who Have Sex with Men

The California Department of Public Health is recommending that health care providers discuss the benefits of meningococcal vaccine with men who have sex with men who are planning to visit Los Angeles County or other locations where they anticipate having close or intimate contact with multiple persons, including close contact at venues such as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, San Francisco County, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Search undertaken for two inmates missing from prison in Amador County

Following a security check, the men, identified as Patrick Raines, 21, and Johnny Maciel, 37, were confirmed missing at 10:50 a.m., according to a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation news release.

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

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