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First San Diego County flu-related death of 2014 reported

Flu shots are being recommended.

A 51-year-old man died from complications due to influenza and is the first flu-related death reported this season, the County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported Jan. 8.

Are La Jollans ready to elect a new San Diego mayor?

San Diego mayoral candidates David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer will square off in the Feb. 11 special runoff election.

Two San Diego City Council members are running in the Feb. 11 special mayoral runoff election.

H1N1 causing severe illness again

While flu activity in San Diego has not reached the high levels being seen in some parts of the country, more cases are being reported here compared to the same time last year.

Vigil at La Jolla Shores held in memory of mall shooting victim

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Friends and relatives remembered 22-year-old shooting victim Ilona Gregorievna Flint during a candlelight vigil on the beach at La Jolla Shores early Saturday evening, Dec. 28.

26 new pertussis cases reported in San Diego county

Pertussis activity in the region remains high with 26 new cases confirmed last week, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is reporting.

Key Balboa Park pedestrian pathway open to four museums, theaters during bridge construction, Jan. 2-April

San Diego Museum of Art

Balboa Park West End will continue to deliver events, activities and cultural experiences during the Cabrillo Bridge retrofit Jan. 2-April 30. While Balboa Park’s 100-year-old Cabrillo Bridge (which connects Laurel Street to the Park) undergoes renovations, it will be closed to automobiles, but pedestrians may still easily visit the newly dubbed Balboa Park West End, which provides San Diegans and visitors great opportunities for entertainment and discovery

Both San Diego mayoral candidates vow to protect, improve neighborhoods

David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer listen to questions from the audience. Photo: Himchak

San Diego mayoral candidates David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer spoke at a forum in Rancho Bernardo on Dec. 3, putting similar priorities on quality of life issues — improving infrastructure, police and fire protection, libraries and parks.

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner sentenced to three years probation for assaulting women

Bob Filner announces the installation of the now-defunct SealCam at Children's Pool beach early last year. His communications director, Irene McCormack Jackson, who has since filed sexual harassment charges against him, is pictured at left. File

Filner’s defense said he failed to maintain a regime of psychiatric counseling and medications prescribed by congressional doctors.

158 gangs call San Diego county home: New Report Shows Local Officials More Concerned about Gangs Today Than Five Years Ago

Although crime in general has been decreasing in the San Diego region, gangs continue to play a significant role in a variety of crimes, such as drug distribution, robbery, and prostitution, according to a new report released by SANDAG today.

FBI says cyber scammers targeting holiday shoppers

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In advance of the holiday season, the FBI reminds shoppers to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to fool potential victims, including fraudulent auction sales, reshipping merchandise purchased with a stolen credit card, sale of fraudulent or stolen gift cards through auction sites at discounted prices, and phishing e-mails advertising brand name merchandise for bargain prices or e-mails promoting the sale of merchandise that ends up being a counterfeit product.

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  • California Chiropractic Association elects Del Mar practitioner as president July 25, 2014
    The California Chiropractic Association, the Sacramento-based statewide, nonprofit organization of chiropractic doctors and allied industries, announced that Brian Stenzler, a San Diego and Del Mar-based doctor of chiropractic, was elected to serve as president of CCA. He succeeds Matt Hubbard, also of San Diego, who now serves as Immediate Past President. […]
  • Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team tops in division at 2014 Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Albion Cup (Girls U9 Cup) on July 18-21. They beat Carlsbad United’s top GU9 team in the semi-finals and went on to shut out Strikers FC in the finals, 4-0. Awesome tournament play by the entire team! […]
  • Surf Academy Select BU9 win it all at Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    San Diego Surf Academy Select BU9 won it all at the Albion Cup July 19-21! After winning their Showcase division by going unbeaten all weekend, they defeated Legends FC 4-1 in the finals on Monday. This is the second year in a row this team has won the Albion Cup. […]