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WEBER HEARING ON HIGHER EDUCATION IN SAN DIEGO FOCUSES ON ISSUES COUNTYWIDE

 

East County educators among those testifying

By Jordan Schaffner

December 11, 2013 (San Diego)--Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (photo, left, with staff) held a public hearing on access to San Diego higher education  on November 21st in San Diego.  Highlights from the hearing included statements from educators at both private and public institutions, identifying needs to be met for local students.

Among the issues discussed including diversity, overcrowding, and a need for a new higher education campus in our region.

TOREROS LEAVE AZTECS BLACK AND BLUE

 

Freshman Austin Bailey Leads USD With Four RBIs

 
By Ryan Schuler
 
March 25, 2012 (San Diego)--The bases were loaded with two outs in the top of the second inning. San Diego State held a 1-0 lead in the March 20 game, after the speedy Greg Allen scored on a wild pitch in the first inning. Up to the plate came the No. 9 hitter in the University of San Diego lineup, Austin Bailey.

HOT NEWS: SOLAR NOW COMPETITIVE WITH FOSSIL FUELS AS MAJOR STRIDES MADE TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY, BUT CHALLENGES REMAIN

 “San Diego is becoming a Mecca for renewable energy for the United States.” –Mike Armstrong, Soitec, speaking at the San Diego Solar Energy Symposium

By Miriam Raftery

March 18, 2012 (San Diego) – The future is sunny for solar energy. Price parity with conventional energy sources has now been attained in some areas as demand rises and the cost of solar falls. California has emerged as a national leader in the shift to solar--with San Diego at the helm. 

DALAI LAMA WILL VISIT SAN DIEGO APRIL 18 & 19

 

 Tickets go on sale Feb. 22 at 10 a.m.
 
February 14, 2012 (San Diego)-- The 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, will make his first trip to San Diego April 18 and 19 for public events at San Diego State University, the University of San Diego and the University of California, San Diego.
 
The Compassion Without Borders symposium will include three major public events: 

JAMUL TEEN HEADS TO MISS TEEN USA

Alexis Swanstrom to represent California in National Pageant
July 5, 2011 Jamul -- On Friday, July 8 family and friends of Alexis Swanstom, Miss California Teen USA, of Jamul will gather at 6:00pm at BJ’s' Restaurant in Grossmont Center to wish her well as she heads to the Bahamas to compete for the title of Miss Teen USA.  Miss California USA, Alyssa Campanella recently won the Miss USA title and supporters of Alexis are hoping California will have the same luck in the teen contest.  
 

EL CAJON RESIDENT THADDEUS BROWN AMONG THOSE INDICTED IN POINT-SHAVING CASE

by Christopher Mohr

 

April 13, 2011 (San Diego) - Ten people were indicted by a federal grand jury on Friday, April 8,  for their part in a point-shaving and marijuana distributing operation. Three of the ten indicted included two former players and a former assistant coach from the University of San Diego basketball program.

 

SHOOTINGS OF TWO MOTORISTS ON 163 PUT POLICE ON ALERT, DRIVERS ON EDGE

 

April 7, 2011 (San Diego) – California Highway Patrol officers are on heightened alert after two shootings around 7:10 a.m. this morning on Highway 163 in Kearny Mesa. One shot wounded a USD student and another bullet lodged in a vehicle owned by a Rancho Bernardo man.

 

Police shut down the freeway and found about 10 shell casings from a small-caliber gun along the side of the freeway between the Clairment Mesa and Balboa exits. There is no evidence to indicate that either victim was targeted.
 

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