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Blackout lifted: Chargers-49ers game will be broadcast in San Diego


The television blackout was lifted Tuesday for Thursday’s football game at Qualcomm Stadium pitting the Chargers against the San Francisco 49ers. Before a 24-hour extension, granted by the National Football League, was up late Tuesday, the local team had sold enough tickets to allow the game to be televised on Fox 5 San Diego, according to the Chargers.

Chargers, Chiefs game will be broadcast locally


It isn’t a sellout yet, but the Chargers football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday will be televised locally. The team reported that enough tickets had been sold to lift the NFL television blackout rule, which states that home games that are not sold out can’t be televised in a team’s market.

San Diego officials disappointed with World Cup decision

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City officials expressed disappointment Thursday that the United States was not selected for any of soccer’s World Cup tournaments through 2022, meaning San Diego won’t host any of the games.

Chargers deny report of LA entrepreneur’s stake in team


The San Diego Chargers were busy Wednesday denying an unsubstantiated report that Los Angeles entrepreneur Phil Anschutz “has or will purchase” a 35 percent stake in the football team.

Chargers hosting Law Enforcement Night


The San Diego Chargers will host the first-ever Law Enforcement Appreciation Night on Dec. 16.

1,500 Chargers’ tickets left; blackout lifted


The only tickets still available for the Chargers-Raiders matchup on Dec. 5 are 1,200 Club tickets.

La Jolla Country Day grad Rashaan Salaam tops list of 50 best San Diego football players

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Four Heisman Trophy winners topped a list of the 50 best football players from San Diego County high schools since 1960, released today by the San Diego Hall of Champions.

Blackout for Chargers-Broncos game lifted


Enough tickets have been sold to lift the local television blackout and allow Southern California to see the live telecast of the Chargers-Broncos game on Monday night, Nov. 22 at Qualcomm Stadium. Kickoff is 5:40 p.m.

Chargers sign Watkins as wide receiver


The San Diego Chargers signed strong safety Pat Watkins on Monday and waived wide receiver Gary Banks. Watkins, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound free agent, is a fifth-year player that spent his first four seasons with the Dallas Cowboys

San Diego Hall of Champions Hall of Fame Class of 2011 set


San Diego Hall of Champions names its Hall of Fame Class of 2011.

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  • VA System Working with Local Providers to Reduce Wait Times July 28, 2014
    By Joseph Franz Wait times at the VA has been a common headline lately. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has come under fire as tens of thousands of veterans nationwide have been waiting three months or more to get their first VA medical appointment. This has caused dozens of investigations and led Veterans Affairs […]
  • Local camp shapes Solana Beach youth into community leaders July 28, 2014
    After attending the inaugural La Colonia de Eden Gardens Youth Leadership Camp last year, Edgar Vergara was inspired to make positive change in Solana Beach’s Eden Gardens community. Along with other local teens, the 15-year-old co-founded the youth group La Colonia Changers and recently hosted a town hall forum on underage drinking. Passionate about making […]
  • Del Mar Union School District approves new contract for superintendent July 28, 2014
    The Del Mar Union School District Board July 23 approved the new contract for Superintendent Holly McClurg through June 30, 2018. Per the contract, McClurg’s annual salary will be $185,000 with an annual doctoral stipend of $10,000. She will receive a car allowance of $400 a month, 25 vacation days, health benefits and a retirement contribution of $700 a mon […]