Kathy Day

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  • School year brings out charity efforts

    School year brings out charity efforts

    As students gear up for the new school year, area charities and businesses are too. Here are a couple of efforts launched recently that are looking for help. • Staples in La Jolla at 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive is among the stores participating in a national school supply drive, teaming up with DoSomething.org...

  • Our View: It's summertime — Do your part to stop car thieves

    Summertime in La Jolla brings a lot of good things, from Concerts by the Sea to Summerfest and more activity (hopefully) for our local businesses, restaurants and hotels. But it also brings out the bad — an increase in thieves who figure they can capitalize on the increase in traffic and number...

  • Firefighters still battling Eagle fire as temperatures rise

    City News Service Warmer temperatures and lower humidity challenged fire crews Wednesday as they worked for the sixth straight day to gain control of a brush fire that has scorched some 14,100 acres in the rugged, remote northeastern reaches of San Diego County. The Eagle Fire was 55 percent contained...

  • Plans move forward for Children's Pool lifeguard remodel

    Plans move forward for Children's Pool lifeguard remodel

    By Dave Schwab Staff Writer La Jolla Parks and Beaches Committee members are OK with conceptual plans for the long-awaited Children’s Pool Lifeguard Station remodel, providing full vehicular access is provided to the beach so it can be cleaned properly. Committee members also favored an accelerated...

  • Council removes retirement board's right to settle lawsuits

    Council removes retirement board's right to settle lawsuits

    By James R. Riffel City News Service The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to take away the right of the San Diego City Employees Retirement System Board of Directors to settle lawsuits on its own. The decision — which must come back for a second reading before being finalized — stemmed from...

  • San Diego economic index slips with consumer confidence dip

    City News Service A drop in consumer confidence helped San Diego's index of leading economic indicators decline 0.2 percent in June, according to figures released Tuesday. Falling numbers of building permits and declining local stock prices,coupled with an uptick in initial claims for unemployment...

  • Your View: Support efforts to build Army museum

    For over 236 years, we Americans have owed our freedoms to the men and women of the U.S. Army. Now, at long last, the American soldier will be honored with the National Museum of the U.S. Army near our nation’s capital. Many members of our community have proudly worn the uniform of the U.S. Army....

  • University City resident named a Mesa College dean

    University City resident named a Mesa College dean

    University City resident Charles Zappia has been named dean at the School of Social/Behavioral Sciences and Multicultural Studies at Mesa College. A U.S. historian specializing in the areas of labor, immigration and ethnicity, Zappia has been teaching at Mesa College since 1986. After a successful...

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