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Research Ship Named for Scripps Scientist to be Commissioned

A new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey vessel named after a prominent La Jolla oceanographer is scheduled to be commissioned Friday. The NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker, based in San Diego, will collect data on fish and marine mammals in the eastern Pacific. NOAA said the 208-foot, $75 million Lasker is equipped with the latest technology […]

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San Diego Weekend: What’s Happening May 2-4

First Friday Films presents Death Metal Angola at 7 p.m. Friday at the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park. Jeremy Xido’s documentary is a raucous, righteous look at the war-ravaged orphans of Huambo, Angola, who find healing strength in death metal music and work to mount the country’s first rock concert. General admission […]

Posted inPolitics

Update: City Hall Veteran to Take on Key Role on Faulconer’s Executive Team

Update 12:55 p.m. May 2, 2014, with corrected name. Mayor Kevin Faulconer has shuffled his executives, prompted by the upcoming departure of the city’s deputy chief operating officer for internal operations. Jeff Sturak is leaving May 30 to pursue other opportunities, according to the mayor’s office. He previously worked for the city’s independent budget analyst […]