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San Diegans Urged to Turn in Unused Prescription Drugs Saturday

People with expired or unneeded prescription drugs can safely dispose of them Saturday during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration‘s eighth “National Prescription Take Back.” Law enforcement agencies, military bases, hospitals, universities and businesses across the San Diego area will accept dropped-off medications between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to the DEA. The service is […]

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San Diego Among Cities with Most Pedestrian Fatalities

San Diego and Los Angeles were among the 10 cities in the country with the highest number of pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in the year 2012, federal transportation officials reported Friday. In 2012, there were 22 pedestrians killed in San Diego, and 99 killed in Los Angeles, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

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This Optimistic Chargers Fan Predicts a Winning Season

By George T. Wise It’s baseball season now, but some things are becoming news in professional football which will affect the next season for our Chargers. Let’s start with the status of the team. The Chargers need two deep defensive backs, such as corners and safeties, as well as a couple of offensive linemen. They […]

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Water Authority Wins Key Ruling in Rate Battle With Los Angeles

A court ruling Thursday confirmed that the San Diego County Water Authority has prevailed in the first phase of a long-running, historic rate litigation against the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. The statement of decision by San Francisco County Superior Court Judge Curtis E. A. Karnow affirmed his Feb. 25 tentative ruling in the water authority’s […]

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Update: Gunfire at North Park Medical Marijuana Dispensary Leaves 1 Dead

Updated April 26, 2014, with condition of victim. Gunfire erupted at a North Park medical marijuana dispensary during an attempted robbery Friday, leaving a security guard wounded and a suspected robber dead, authorities reported. The shootout at the shop near the intersection of 30th Street and University Avenue occurred shortly before 12:30 p.m., according to […]