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Metropolitan Water District to overhaul long-term plan

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will hold public forums in San Diego and three other cities as it undertakes an overhaul of the region’s long-term resources plan, which will provide a roadmap for maintaining water supply reliability over the next 25 years.

KITCHEN SHRINK: ‘The Goddess’ serves up heavenly Mediterranean meals

Cemile Coopersmith grew up in Izmir, Turkey, along the Aegean Sea, eating healthful and sumptuous meals made with love by her mother and grandma.

They feasted on fruits and veggies grown by her father in their orchards and gardens, eggs laid by their free roaming chickens, and fish caught that afternoon in pristine waters and grilled the same evening.

Chargers sign Gates through 2015

The San Diego Chargers announced Wednesday that six-time Pro Bowl tight end Antonio Gates has agreed to terms on a new contract through the 2015 season. Additional terms were not announced.

“Antonio is a special player and person. He is everything we are looking for in a Chargers player,” said General Manager A.J. Smith.

Birch leader weighs in on weird weather

Scientists suggest it’s a mild La Nina

By Tina Safi
Winter or summer, the San Diego region often boasts the same forecast: 75 degrees, sunny and mild.

This year, however, locals and tourists are talking about a difference. June’s murkiness has entered July, and the coastal weather has gone back and forth between unbearably hot and unusually chilly.

UCSD police investigating report of another noose found on campus

University police today were investigating a report that a noose was placed on the campus of UCSD for the second time this year.

The alleged noose — a thin piece of rope crudely fashioned in a loop — was found July 21 suspended from a stairwell in Mandeville Hall, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

Kudos to MCASD La Jolla

Adding to the two permanent sculptures ‘Hammering Man’ and ‘Three Cairns’ at the Prospect Street entrance to MCASD is a new addition, ‘Allotropic Group Session: Units 1, 2, 3′ by artist Christopher Puzio.

The suite of sculptures, of aluminum and powder-coated steel, is part of the exhibit ‘Here Not There: San Diego Art Now,’ which is on view through Sept. 19. Kudos to Hugh Davies and the staff of the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, for enhancing the visual interest on Prospect Street.

New principal outlines plans for Birdrock Elementary

New Bird Rock Elementary School Principal Sally Viavada intends to hit the ground running this fall with a focus on technological innovation.

But she’s going to need to take a break early on.

La Jolla Country Day reaches fundraising goal

The Country Day Fund at La Jolla Country Day School achieved its 2009-10 goal, closing the books on the most successful year in the fund’s history, according to Development Director Deborah Brenner.

She said on the school’s website, Torrey Times, that there were “805 donors (the most ever) — parents, alumni and alumni parents, grandparents, faculty, staff and friends of the school. The fund reached its goal of $800,000.”

SigAlert on I-5 after major injury crash

Five injured in I-5 crash near La Jolla Five people were injured about 8 a.m. this morning in a crash involving at least three vehicles on Interstate 5 in the Mount Soledad area, authorities said.

“Units are still on scene,” reported Officer Ray Scheidnes of the California Highway Patrol at 8:55 a.m. about the crash on northbound Interstate 5, between state Route 52 and Gilman Drive. “A vehicle appeared to have been stopped in the center divide and that vehicle was struck by another moving vehicle, and then those two vehicles were struck by a third vehicle.”

Two injured in Clairemont Mesa-area crash

Two motorists suffered serious leg fractures Wednesday night when their vehicles crashed head-on in the Clairemont Mesa West area, police said.

The crash, reported at 7:56 p.m., happened in the 3400 block of Boyd Avenue when an 18-year-old man driving an Acura Integra southbound tried to pass another vehicle, San Diego police Officer David Stafford said.

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