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50 San Diego Residents take the Plunge for Brain Cancer

Over the Edge for Brain Cancer is a two-day event in which participants or “edgers” commit to a fundraising minimum in exchange for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel down the tallest building on the San Diego skyline, the Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place.

La Jolla Newcomers to host mayoral candidates on Nov. 1

Two candidates in the upcoming mayoral special election, Democrats Nathan Fletcher and David Alvarez, will speak at the La Jolla Newcomers Club breakfast, 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at Bernini’s Bistro, 7750 Fay Ave.

Speaker to discuss life after suicide attempt Oct. 17

Kevin Hines

The author survived a 200-foot leap from the Golden Gate Bridge.

Bob Filner pleads guilty to false imprisonment charge, expected to receive probation

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Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleaded guilty Oct. 15 to one felony count of false imprisonment by violence and two misdemeanor counts of battery for sexually harassing three women while in office.

Tax committee seeks boardmember candidates

TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee (ITOC) is seeking a qualified member of the community to fill a vacancy on its seven-member committee.

Op-Ed: End the Government Shutdown Now by Congressmember Scott Peters (D-52)

Congressmember Scott Peters (center) engages in bipartisan discussions in Washington, D.C.

The federal government is shut down for the first time since 1995. It doesn’t have to be this way and Congress could end it tomorrow. … In San Diego County, more than 30,000 federal workers are being kept from their jobs, many in positions that support our military and help protect the country.

County to offer free depression screenings

Three depression screenings will be offered in La Jolla.

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), in partnership with Community Health Improvement Partners (CHIP), is hosting its annual series of free depression screenings until Oct. 12 at each of the 45 locations countywide.

Downhill biking now prohibited at Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla

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Biking downhill on the paths of the Torrey Pines State Reserve, above Torrey Pines State Beach, has been prohibited as of Oct. 1, with officials citing safety concerns.

Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial is open as usual, despite government budget shutdown

Mount Soledad in La Jolla. Courtesy

While the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial is owned by the Federal government, it receives no federal funding. Its operations are funded totally through the nonprofit Mt. Soledad Memorial Association, which maintains the memorial under the direction of its landlord, Navy Region Southwest, here in San Diego. The association funds the memorial through the sale of black granite plaques honoring veterans on the Veterans Memorial Walls, membership fees and donations.

Atlantic Meets the Pacific: La Jolla event to unite innovators in tech, science, health

Chris Anderson, former editor in chief of Wired magazine and co-founder and chair of 3DRobotics, will present ‘Domestic Drones: the Next Decade of American Airspace,’ 9 a.m. Oct. 4.

UCSD is again teaming up with The Atlantic magazine to host The Atlantic Meets the Pacific, bringing top-tier innovators in technology, the sciences and health together for nearly three days of lectures, panel discussions and workshops, Oct. 2-4.

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