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1 hr ago | 10News

City considers 'drought watch' proposal

The City Council is scheduled Wednesday to take the first step in calling for residents to conserve water on a voluntary basis following the third straight winter with below-average rainfall.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Balboa Park (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA

5 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

California's National Green Ribbon Schools

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today commended three California schools and one school district honored by the U.S. Department of Education with its third annual Green Ribbon Schools award.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Education Etc., Encinitas, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Coast News

Above normal' fire season predicted for this year

The green tops of brush filling the canyons and terrain throughout San Diego County is merely masking a potentially dangerous situation.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Del Mar, CA

Science Daily

How often are unauthorized immigrant workers trafficked, abused?

Labor trafficking -- or recruiting a person for labor through force, fraud, or coercion for involuntary servitude, debt bondage, or even slavery -- has been a difficult problem to track among undocumented migrant workers.

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Related Topix: Drugs

NBC San Diego

Officials: Woman's Murder Was Over Baby's Custody

A woman's whose burning body was discovered last month in Alpine may have been murdered over custody of a baby, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Alpine, CA, Lakeside, CA, Fire

Examiner.com

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this weekend in San Diego

On Saturday, April 26th, residents in San Diego county are invited to get rid of left-over and expired prescription drugs by taking the unused medications to drop-off locations in their city.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration

Business Wire

Jenny Larios to Join Southern Californiaa s Mobility 21 as Executive Director

She will be supporting the twelve-member, public agency and private sector board of directors in leading the organization to advance Mobility 21's mission to promote regional transportation solutions, improve mobility throughout the region and bring increased transportation funding to Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, San Bernardino, CA

Business Wire

Bumble Bee Seafoods Moves Corporate Headquarters Back to Downtown San Diego

The brand first purchased a canning facility on the San Diego waterfront over 30 years ago, and is getting back to its roots with a move to the historic Showley Bros.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Life, Food, Seafood

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Preuss School gets high ranking

The Preuss School at UC San Diego ranked fifth in the state and 42nd in the country on the list of America's best high schools, released Tuesday by US News & World Report Magazine.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Village News

Body discovered in Valley Center's Hell Hole Canyon Ecological Preserve

The San Diego County Sheriff's Dept. has reported that a body was found on Sunday, April 20 in the Hell Hole Canyon Ecological Preserve in Valley Center.

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Related Topix: Valley Center, CA

The Village News

Sheriff's Dept. warns of scam regarding "arrest warrant"

It's a startling phone call you could receive: "There's a warrant out for your arrest."

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Digital Post Production

Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers Introduces New Television Campaign

Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers has launched a new television branding campaign with four new commercials that have begun airing on various networks in San Diego County.

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Related Topix: Watches, San Diego, CA, Scripps Ranch (San Diego, CA), Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, CA)

10News

Thousands expected for annual San Diego cleanup

Conservation group I Love a Clean San Diego will host its annual cleanup Saturday at more than 90 coastal and inland sites throughout San Diego County.

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NBC San Diego

Violent Crime Falls Across SD County

Violent crimes were on the decline last year across San Diego County, including a big drop in homicides, according to new statistics from the San Diego Association of Governments .

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Examiner.com

The ilk and gumption of compassion among older women is being studied

The ilk of human kindness: Older women with gumption score high on compassion, says a new study, " From suffering to caring: a model of differences among older adults in levels of compassion ," published online April 15, 2014 in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry .

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Related Topix: UC San Diego

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Egg hunt - San Diego style

Frilly dresses and bow ties adorned the knee-high egg hunting crowd at Mission Beach Sunday morning in front of Belmont Park for the second annual egg hunt in the sand.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Mission Beach (San Diego, CA), Family, Kids, Life, Holidays, Easter

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

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

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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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

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