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Candidates, Hiring Committee Will Stay Secret Until New Police Chief Is Named – Voice of San Diego

August 23, 2017 10:32:00 am | 0 Comments

San Diego is hiring a new police chief, but residents won’t know who is being considered or who is making the decision until after it’s been made. The city’s chief operating officer Scott Chadwick sent an email to staff Tuesday laying out a hiring process for the San Diego Police Department’s new chief. Current Chief…

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San Diego tour companies not worried about Mexico travel warning – 10News

August 23, 2017 5:48:57 am | 0 Comments

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Tour companies across San Diego say this week’s travel warning from the U.S. State Department won’t affect their trips. American citizens are being warned to be wary of certain areas in Mexico where crime is on the rise. Those areas include Baja, a popular destination for day trips from San Diego.…

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Family, including 11 children, escape burning Oak Park home – CBS 8 San Diego

August 23, 2017 5:14:47 am | 0 Comments

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Sixteen people and at least one dog fled from a burning home Wednesday morning in the Oak Park neighborhood just minutes before the house became fully engulfed in flames, authorities said. Several families, including at least eight children, were asleep in the home when the fire broke out a little after 4…

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Experts See 'Perfect Storm' Descending On San Diego Housing Crisis – KPBS

August 23, 2017 5:00:41 am | 0 Comments

Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames. Content can be viewed at actual source page: http://youtu.be/1z6hvZ5NVQA Video by Katie Schoolov For the past few weeks, Felicidad Cayabyab has been packing away old photos and mementos into boxes, preparing to send them away to relatives in the…

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Movie passes, karaoke machines and driftwood: Database shows 56000 San Diego city charge card purchases – The San Diego Union-Tribune

August 23, 2017 5:00:23 am | 0 Comments

Movie tickets, greens fees, a portable karaoke machine and a parking ticket. Those are just a few of the 56,000 transactions San Diego city employees have expensed on city credit cards, racking up more than $16 million in purchases since 2015, according to city data. Most of the transactions are routine, such as shipping, training,…

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Movie passes, karaoke machines and driftwood: Database shows 56000 San Diego city charge card purchases – The San Diego Union-Tribune

August 23, 2017 5:00:23 am | 0 Comments

Movie tickets, greens fees, a portable karaoke machine and a parking ticket. Those are just a few of the 56,000 transactions San Diego city employees have expensed on city credit cards, racking up more than $16 million in purchases since 2015, according to city data. Most of the transactions are routine, such as shipping, training,…

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Pilot rescued after ejecting off San Diego coast – The San Diego Union-Tribune

August 22, 2017 8:20:01 pm | 0 Comments

A Navy helicopter crew rescued a civilian pilot ejected from a contracted fighter jet off the coast near Point Loma Tuesday, Navy and Coast Guard officials said. The pilot ejected safely from the single-seat Hawker Hunter jet, for unknown reasons, roughly 115 miles off the coast, Navy officials said. No information about the pilot’s condition…

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Fire breaks out at Kearny Mesa recycling facility – The San Diego Union-Tribune

August 22, 2017 8:09:09 pm | 0 Comments

Flames tore through piles of cardboard at a Kearny Mesa recycling center Tuesday, sending plumes of smoke into the sky. Employees at the RMG Recycling center on Mercury Street, in a commercial area, were the first to notice the towering column of smoke just before 7 p.m., said San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokeswoman Monica Muñoz.…

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Commercial Fire Sends Plumes of Smoke Above Kearny Mesa – NBC 7 San Diego

August 22, 2017 7:11:32 pm | 0 Comments

Plumes of thick, white smoke rose above Kearny Mesa Tuesday evening as crews rushed to put out a fire at a commercial building. The fire broke out around 6:55 p.m. inside a building near Convoy and Vickers streets, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD). The building is just a few blocks from State Route 163…

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Drug Trafficker Caught After Two Months as a Fugitive – NBC 7 San Diego

August 22, 2017 7:11:32 pm | 0 Comments

A fugitive wanted for trafficking cocaine through the Otay Mesa port of entry was arrested Monday in his hometown of Gilroy, Calif. Itai Enriquez-Rodriguez, 21, was arrested on July 7, 2016 after crossing the border with three kilograms of cocaine in his car, according to the San Diego Office of the U.S. Attorney. He was…

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