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  • College to pay writer $26,000 for rescinded invite
    A California community college has agreed to pay Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black $26,000 not to sue after the school rescinded an invitation to speak at commencement.
    - 15 Oct 14, 2:25pm -
  • UCLA study offers hope on emergency room crowding
    A new study by the University of California, Los Angeles finds emergency room visits among the state's newly insured poor are high, but decline quickly after a year.
    - 15 Oct 14, 2:06pm -
  • Amid Ebola fear, West Africans in US try to help

    Amid Ebola fear, West Africans in US try to help

    When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no.Sierra Leone immigrant Gombie Musa-Tonyayia looks down during an interview with The As…
    - 15 Oct 14, 1:58pm -
  • Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life terms

    Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life terms

    The co-leader of a violent Mexican drug gang convicted of several murders was sentenced in San Diego County to nine life terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole.FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2009, file photo, Juan Francisco Estrada-…
    - 15 Oct 14, 1:17pm -
  • Transient arrested in attack on California girl
    A 50-year-old transient has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from the front yard of her Central California home and then sexually assaulting her.
    - 15 Oct 14, 12:37pm -
  • California man pleads guilty in hash-oil explosion
    A California man who was using butane to make hash oil from marijuana, causing an explosion that badly burned himself and a Hamilton teenager, has pleaded guilty to felony drug charges.
    - 15 Oct 14, 12:37pm -
  • Rough-and-tumble dogs top people on knee surgery

    Rough-and-tumble dogs top people on knee surgery

    Dashing after a ball or tumbling off a couch make dogs up to 10 times as likely to get surgery on a key knee ligament that is similar to the one athletes often injure.In this June 11, 2014, photo provided by the Mader family, Brenda Mader, who…
    - 15 Oct 14, 12:22pm -
  • Lawsuit claims discrimination by W.Va. contractor
    Five African-American former employees of a West Virginia gas pipeline contractor sued the company Tuesday, claiming they are victims of racial discrimination.
    - 15 Oct 14, 11:47am -
  • Milestone reached in Hetch Hetchy water upgrade
    San Francisco has taken a big step toward securing its water supply with the completion of a $288 million tunnel below San Francisco Bay.
    - 15 Oct 14, 11:42am -
  • Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

    Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

    Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo, a Facebook worker waits for friends to arrive outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook and Apple, long known for cushy perks su…
    - 15 Oct 14, 10:52am -

San Diego Union Tribune

  • SeaWorld San Diego has biggest attendance drop among all North America theme parks

    SeaWorld San Diego has biggest attendance drop among all North America theme parks

    SeaWorld San Diego and Orlando suffered sharp drops in attendance in 2017, even as theme parks across North America returned to a year of solid visitor growth. Both marine parks saw double-digit declines in attendance, while the top 20 parks posted a…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 3:00pm -
  • Trump's sanctuary city meeting predicated on lies

    Trump's sanctuary city meeting predicated on lies

    Re “Trump meets with foes of Calif. sanctuary laws” (May 17): County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar and Escondido Mayor Sam Abed should be ashamed of themselves for following the lead of a president known for his hyperbole and lies. He states that Cal…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 2:35pm -
  • Through ups and downs, San Diego celebrity golf event celebrates 20 years

    Through ups and downs, San Diego celebrity golf event celebrates 20 years

    That first year, in 1999, Dave Miller couldn’t quite believe what he was seeing. In mid-May, on the driving range at Morgan Run Club & Resort, some of the most memorable athletes from Miller’s childhood were lined up, hacking away with their quir…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 2:30pm -
  • Twins are double trouble for tennis opponents

    Twins are double trouble for tennis opponents

    Twin brothers Jason and Michael Blando have been running around tennis courts since they were 2 years old. Since dad Ernie teaches the game, hanging out around the courts seemed like every kid’s dream. “We didn’t even know what a tennis club wa…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 2:30pm -
  • Who is this George Soros and why should I care?

    Who is this George Soros and why should I care?

    He’s put a lot of money into the campaign for San Diego District Attorney, but who is George Soros? He’s a naturalized American born in Hungary, who amassed a fortune managing investment funds. In the early 1990s his success in the financial mark…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 2:00pm -
  • Judge allows case over alleged forced labor in immigration detention to move forward

    Judge allows case over alleged forced labor in immigration detention to move forward

    Two former immigration detainees will be allowed to bring a class action lawsuit against CoreCivic, the private prison company that owns and operates Otay Mesa Detention Center, for alleged labor violations, a federal judge ruled Monday. The complain…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 2:00pm -
  • Meeting Monday on amending Constitution

    Meeting Monday on amending Constitution

    An organization attempting to amend the U.S. Constitution will hold an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 21 at the Poway Library. Formed in 2013 the Convention of States Action so far has secured enough support of voters signing petition…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 1:30pm -
  • Grand jury faults local response to San Diego's hepatitis crisis

    Grand jury faults local response to San Diego's hepatitis crisis

    The San Diego County Grand Jury released a new report Thursday morning with a provocative title, “The San Diego Hepatitis A Epidemic: (Mis)handling a Public Health Crisis.” While the 20-page write-up does give local leaders accolades for developi…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • Assistance League holds orientation ...Community events

    Assistance League holds orientation ...Community events

    PHOTO: Assistance League of Inland North County recently welcomed six new members. The League, a volunteer organization, holds a one-day orientation for new members to prepare for volunteer work in the nonprofit’s Thrift Shop at 2068 E. Valley Park…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 12:05pm -
  • Ford dealers present local students with college scholarships

    Ford dealers present local students with college scholarships

    Thirteen Poway Unified School District students were among the 160 from throughout San Diego County to receive $1,000 college scholarships through the Salute to Education program. The awards were presented on May 3 during a ceremony in the San Diego…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 12:00pm -

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