Kathy Day

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  • UCSD School of Medicine debuts MedEd complex

    UCSD School of Medicine debuts MedEd complex

    UCSD School of Medicine officials led tours of the new 100,000-square-foot Medical Education and Telemedicine Building on Thursday, showing off the first new medical training facility on campus since 1968. “One of the big things about this building and project is that it brings many disciplines...

  • County offers water safety tips for restaurants, markets

    County Environmental Health officials issued the following information Sunday afternoon for restaurants and markets that in the areas where boil-water advisories had been in effect: • "Run all faucets for 3 to 5 minutes to flush the lines with safe water before use. Include all faucets located...

  • Water tests clear; boil-water order lifted

    La Jolla residents in affected neighborhoods and others no longer need to boil water before using it for drinking or cooking, Mayor Jerry Sanders office announced Sunday in a press release. It stated that results of two sets of dozens of samplings show there is no contamination in San Diego’s tap...

  • La Jolla native Cliff Robertson dies at 88

    La Jolla native Cliff Robertson dies at 88

    By Kathy Day Staff Writer Clliff Robertson, a La Jolla native, at age 88 -- one day after his birthday -- according to his website which showed only a photo of him soaring in a glider with the message "In loving memory... September 9, 1923 - September 10, 2011. The New York Times reported his passing...

  • Lightner: Boil water order in effect, beaches north of Scripps Pier closed

    Councilwoman Sherri Lightner made good use of Facebook during the power outage, posting several messages throughout Thursday night and two more Friday morning. She reported just before 8 a.m. that beaches north of Scripps Pier to Cardiff would be closed for the next two days. Beaches will be closed...

  • SD school officials cancel classes for Friday in power outage aftermath

    SD school officials cancel classes for Friday in power outage aftermath

    City News Service Editor's note: If you have tales about how you handled the power outage, email editor@lajollalight.com. Please include a phone number. San Diego Unified School officials announced Thursday night about 8:15 p.m. that all schools would be closed on Friday following a massive power...

  • Westfield getting ready to add new cinema at UTC

    Westfield getting ready to add new cinema at UTC

    Westfield officials said Thursday they're ready to start on the first phase of remaking their UTC complex, which will include the addition of a 14-screen ArcLight Cinemas theater. The renovation will include remaking the old Robinsons-May building, with ArcLight's high-end theater experience that...

  • Scifres gets five-year contract with Chargers

    Scifres gets five-year contract with Chargers

    Press Release Punter Mike Scifres has agreed to a new five-year contract with the Chargers. Scifres, selected as a Pro Bowl alternate every season from 2004-09, set a team record with 46.7 yards per punt last year despite consistent pressure. The new contract runs through 2016. “Mike has been a...

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