NC Schools cool places to be Sat, Aug 29 2015 12:00 PM

Classrooms in the National School District have become cooler with the recent installation of air conditioning units to four of its schools.
The plan is to have the remaining four schools in the district installed with air conditioning by the end [..]

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Sweetwater Valley ballplayers entertain a loyal following Sat, Aug 29 2015 12:00 PM

With their eyes affixed to several television sets and decked out in powder blue gear at La Finca De Adobe restaurant in Bonita, you’d think these fans were rooting for the San Diego Chargers.
Instead, many of the more than 250 patrons wore [..]

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Hilltop defense rises to occasion in 8-6 win over rival Trojans in opener Fri, Aug 28 2015 10:24 PM

The high school football season kicked off Friday night. For those fans who prefer hard-hitting defense served up on the gridiron, the place to be was at Castle Park High School where the host Trojans and visiting Hilltop Lancers fought to a scoreless stalemate for most of their non-league match-up.

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Are Titans, Barons the two best teams in the Metro-Mesa League? Fri, Aug 28 2015 02:38 PM

The Eastlake High School football team has won the last two Metro-Mesa League championships. Will the Titans make it three in a row in 2015? If not, it’s going to take a very good team to unseat them.

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Scripps Mercy Hospital Celebrates 125th Anniversary Sat, Jul 11 2015 12:00 PM

On July 9, 1890, Scripps Mercy Hospital admitted its very first patient. Fast forward 125 years to July 2015, when Scripps employees, community leaders and others marked an historic milestone of service with a special event that included the installa [..]

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Paradise Valley Hospital rated among the nation’s high performing hospitals Sat, Jun 13 2015 12:00 PM

U.S. News & World Report released its annual report of the nation's best hospitals and Paradise Valley Hospital is rated a high performer in treating congestive heart failure. The ratings evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common [..]

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District Attorney delays charging Chula Vista teacher Tue, Oct 30 2012 12:00 AM

A Sweetwater Union High School District teacher arrested by Chula Vista police Monday on felony charges of sexual misconduct with a minor was released from jail Wednesday.
Terrance Smith, 32, was arrested at the district administration buildin [..]

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Sailor pleads not guilty for May Shooting in Chula Vista Tue, Jun 14 2011 04:00 PM

An active U.S. Navy sailor stationed aboard the San Diego-based USS Decatur was arrested in Homer, Alaska Friday morning.
Quartermaster 3rd class Michael T. Williams was arrested on suspicion of shooting a Marine during an altercation May 15 a [..]

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No tuning out Sat, Aug 29 2015 12:00 PM

Most everyone has a mouth, some of them bigger than others. So what are those of us who have ears to do when those mouths spout opinions we grow tired of hearing?
Do we respond with our own thoughts, as well-informed or misguided as they may be, s [..]

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North of the border advice for new cops sounds familiar Sat, Aug 22 2015 12:00 PM

Since his death earlier this year The Star-News has published archived columns of Tom Basinski’s Behind Police Lines. This final installation first appeared Aug. 16, 2013.

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Seasons of Opportunity Thu, Aug 27 2015 12:01 AM

Esoteric Astrology as news for week
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San Diego International Fringe Festival to push boundaries Wed, Jul 22 2015 05:34 PM

Time again for San Diego’s International Fringe Festival with 11 days of eyeball busting shows! What is your taste in entertainment? The mostly downtown events include circus, opera, burlesque, comedy/drama, musical, dance, puppetry, street theater, Family Fringe and visual art. There are more than 80 shows to choose from.

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Enamorada by Karina's serves up authentic Mexican seafood, intimate atmosphere Fri, Jun 26 2015 03:00 PM

An enchanting dining experience by the fountain — whether by day or night — can be had at the Enamorada by Karina’s restaurant in the Village Walk at Eastlake shopping mall.

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Bonita's chili cook-off spices up weekend fun Fri, May 22 2015 02:24 PM

Bonita’s Rootin’ Tootin’ Chili Cook-Off and Fair made its return after a year’s hiatus, entertaining guests May 17 at the Bonita Village Shopping Center.

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