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UPDATED APRIL 17: Responding to trolley bridge concerns, SANDAG director ‘optimistic’ compromise can be reached

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The issue is on SANDAG’s May 9 board agenda, 10 a.m. 401 B St. (7th floor) in downtown San Diego.

In case you missed it! Lunar eclipse photographed by Pearl Preis

Lunar Eclipse of April 14, 2014. By Pearl Preis

This awe-inspiring photo chronicling the stages of the lunar eclipse Monday night (April 14) was captured by photographer Pearl Preis from 11 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. over La Jolla. Wow.

UTC residents ask SANDAG to reassess trolley alignment

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Proposed track location moved away from Mormon temple but closer to condo complex

Familiar La Jolla face, lifeguard Ed Harris appointed to City Council

Ed Harris discusses addresses a meeting of the La Jolla Parks and Beaches, Inc. advisory group to the City of San Diego in 2012.

Harris was appointed to represent District 2, which includes Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, Point Loma, Bay Ho, Bay Park, Morena, Midway and North Bay. The seat opened up when Faulconer was elected mayor in February.

Election for District Attorney: Prosecutor Terri Wyatt departed DA’s office to run for former boss’s seat

The career of retired prosecutor Terri Wyatt includes serving as division chief of the Lifer Hearing unit in the San Diego County District Attorney’s office, where she supervised the first parole suitability hearing for La Jolla socialite turned convicted murderer Betty Broderick (who was denied parole). Courtesy

La Jolla Town Council will host a forum with the candidates 5 p.m. April 10 at La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St.

Experts offer advice on spotting and preventing elder abuse

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No matter how much you trust or love someone, always read and understand any document before signing it.

SANDAG responds to 11th-hour trolley shift woes; e-mails show agency may have reached accord with Mormon temple before hearing public input in La Jolla

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Sherri Lightner said the final environmental report is not complete, and ‘opportunities’ remain for further revisions.

Rattlesnake reports up in San Diego County this spring

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The number of rattlesnake calls to the County’s Department of Animal Services (DAS) has more than tripled compared to the same time period last year. Since Jan. 1, 2014 DAS has received 78 calls from the community. Last year, only 24 calls came in during that time frame.

Tip o’ the Hat: Local Irish Congress honors two La Jollans

Scott Dodge has been named 2014 Irish Man of the Year and Mary Johnson as 2014 San Diego Woman of the Year by the Irish Congress of Southern California for their legendary community service. They will ride in the 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Balboa Park, San Diego. (Photo Illustration by Daniel K. Lew and Ashley Mackin)

Scott Dodge has been named 2014 Irish Man of the Year and Mary Johnson as 2014 San Diego Woman of the Year by the Irish Congress of Southern California for their legendary community service. They will ride in the 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 15 in Balboa Park.

High pertussis rates continue in San Diego County

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The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is reporting 22 new cases of pertussis last week (Feb. 10-15, 2014), including 8 cases at locations where others may have been exposed to the disease.

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