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Man Killed in National City in Fight Over World Cup

Updated 6:50 a.m. Wednesday Police are seeking a gunman who fatally shot a 36-year-old man outside a National City restaurant Tuesday after watching a televised World Cup match. Police officers dispatched to the Rincon Del Mar restaurant in the 300 block of Highland Avenue near East Division Street shortly after 5:30 p.m. found the victim on a sidewalk suffering from […]

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Local Nonprofit to Manage Mass. Electric-Vehicle Incentives

Massachusetts has picked the nonprofit California Center for Sustainable Energy to administer a new incentive program aimed at increasing the number of zero-emission vehicles driven by the East Coast-state’s residents. The San Diego-based center already administers the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project for California and is the only third-party organization in the nation to manage statewide clean […]

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Zoo Welcomes 4 Flamingo Chicks, Expects More

The flamingo island at the San Diego Zoo is home to four new chicks from one to eight days old, and keepers are expecting six more this month. The flamingo chicks will stay with a parent for the first five-to-seven days on a nest mound created for the chick. Once the chicks are bigger and more […]

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Pow! 2 San Diego Comic Book Stores Named Among World’s Tops By Comic Con

Two San Diego comic book havens are finalists in San Diego Comic Con’s Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, to be presented next month during the buzzy pop-culture fest. Southern California Comics of Kearny Mesa and Villainous Lair of Normal Heights are among the 37 nominees for the comic book retailer award, and the competition hails from around the world. Other […]

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Wildfire Crews ‘Can’t Rest on Laurels,’ Need Study to Bolster Emergency Response

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously sought a workshop of fire, government and military officials to further improve coordination and address 21 recommendations in a report on last month’s wildfires. Various agencies worked together much more effectively during the outbreak that began May 13 compared to previous firestorms in 2003 and 2007, […]