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Legislation protecting lifeguards injured on the job to take effect Jan. 1

Lifeguards rush back to shore on a jet ski after rescuing capsized kayakers near La Jolla’s sea caves.

Until legislation authored by state Sen. Marty Block was signed into law this year, San Diego lifeguards were not offered the same, full disability coverage as police and other emergency medical services personnel.

Second round of La Jolla Cove cleanup begins Tuesday, Sept. 24

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The second phase of cleanup at the Cove started Tuesday, Sept. 24 and will continue through Friday, Sept. 27.

Paper or ? Plastic bag ban to come before San Diego City Council

This ‘turtle’ was spotted stumping for the cause Sunday afternoon at La Jolla Open Aire Market. Courtesy

District 1 City Councilmember and Council Pro Tem Sherri Lightner is leading the way toward San Diego’s reduction of single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and retail outlets.

Group hopes to create safe bike/car culture for La Jolla

The City of san Diego’s new agreement with the bike-sharing project, DecoBike, could bring more bicyclists into the streets of La Jolla.

When it comes to biking in La Jolla, it is both the journey and the destination. The destination is why bike share supporters think La Jolla is a desirable community to install newly approved bike share stations, and the journey is what determined the current amount of bike lanes and paths in La Jolla.

Veterans Prepare for National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic

More than 100 recently injured Veterans from across the country are set to gather in San Diego for the 6th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic Sept. 14-20, including La Jolla Shores.

County urges residents to be disaster ready

With peak fire season nearly upon us, County supervisors Dave Roberts and Ron Roberts and County Office of Emergency Services officials will announce a promotion to encourage San Diegans to prepare for wildfires and other disasters today (Tuesday) at noon.

Decisions on Syria, U.S. budget, await returning legislators

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” I don’t think anyone’s proposing an extended boots-on-the ground kind of campaign.” — Scott Peters on the Syrian conflict.

High Heat = High Danger: County offers tips for keeping cool

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There’s no doubt about it. It’s hot. Temperatures are running 5-10 degrees above normal this week and that means the mercury could soar upward of 95 degrees in the inland areas.

Old eyeglass collection on Sept. 6, sponsored by post office, Lions Club

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Postal Service letter carriers in San Diego County will team up with Lions Clubs International for the 11th annual Recycle for Sight eyeglass collection, Friday, Sept. 6. By leaving your old, unneeded eyeglasses, sunglasses, readers or children’s glasses in a plastic bag at your mailbox, you’ll help patients around the world, who desperately need corrective or protective lenses to experience clear vision for the first time. Lions Club volunteers will sterilize, calibrate and distribute your donation. If you receive no mail on Friday, your donation will be picked up the next time your carrier has mail to deliver. (858) 546-2875.

Ebola virus assembly yields a big surprise

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered the molecular mechanism by which the deadly Ebola virus assembles, and what they discovered comes as a surprise: The same molecule that assembles and releases new viruses also rearranges itself into different shapes, with each shape controlling a different step of the virus’s life cycle.

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