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POLITICAL NEWS

SDPD Attrition Rate Lowers, Department Still Struggling with Staff Shortage

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The attrition rate of officers in the San Diego Police Department has been lowered to eight per month, but the agency is still struggling to…

County to Promote Beekeeping in Unincorporated Areas

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego County Board of Supervisors asked staffers Wednesday to work with local beekeepers to find ways to retain and promote the…

Marine Corps expected to reduce presence in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The Marine Corps expects to reduce its presence in San Diego County by about 6,000 active-duty personnel and 7,800 family members over the…

Record number of Californians support marijuana legalization, survey finds

An initiative to legalize marijuana in California is gaining steam, based on a survey of public opinion in the state. Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced…

Top mayoral candidates present plans to bolster size of police force

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The top four candidates for mayor offered their visions for bolstering the size of the police force Tuesday as they competed for one of the…

ENDURANCE SPORTS

Running Strong with Paul Greer: Running with Back Pain

Pain or aching in the back may have any of several causes. Should you run with back pain? If running doesn't make it worse, go ahead. Sitting puts more stress on your back than running does, and in…

XTERRA Black Mountain 6K, 16K Trail Runs

Event: XTERRA Black Mountain 6K, 16K Trail Runs Date: April 14, 2013/Sunday/8:00 a.m. Location: Black Mountain Regional Park in the northern San Diego, just east of Del Mar. Contact: Brennan…

Super Heroes Fun Run 10K & 5K

Event: Super Heroes Fun Run 10K & 5K Date: April 13, 2013/Saturday/7:30 a.m. Location: Hospitality Point - Mission Bay Contact: Lee Ann Yarbor/leeann@usaenduranceevents.com Details: Run or walk to…
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SDPD Attrition Rate Lowers, Department Still Struggling with Staff Shortage PDF Print E-mail
Political - San Diego Region
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:55

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The attrition rate of officers in the San Diego Police Department has been lowered to eight per month, but the agency is still struggling to build up its ranks, Assistant Chief Shelley Zimmerman said Wednesday.

In a report to the City Council's Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee, Zimmerman said the attrition rate is down from 10 per month, despite the loss of 30 officers and 14 recruits since the beginning of the fiscal year on July 1.

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County to Promote Beekeeping in Unincorporated Areas PDF Print E-mail
Political - San Diego Region
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 12:54

pollinateSAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego County Board of Supervisors asked staffers Wednesday to work with local beekeepers to find ways to retain and promote the business, including less restrictive zoning laws.

A county ordinance now requires hives to be kept at least 600 feet from other homes and at least 100 feet off public roads. Any change in the ordinance would apply only in unincorporated areas.

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Marine Corps expected to reduce presence in San Diego PDF Print E-mail
Political - San Diego Region
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 12:39

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The Marine Corps expects to reduce its presence in San Diego County by about 6,000 active-duty personnel and 7,800 family members over the next few years, a San Diego City Council member said Wednesday.

The comment by Councilman Mark Kersey came during a presentation to the panel's Rules and Economic Development Committee on the military's economic impact on the region.

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SAN DIEGO COMMUNITIES

Post office officially on the chopping block

Despite more than a year of united community resistance, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced its final decision to sell La Jolla’s 1140 Wall St. post…

Far-reaching lens on seals warrants increased security presence at Children’s Pool

Since the installation of a camera at Children’s Pool beach, the world has gotten a unique glimpse of La Jolla’s much-debated seal haven through live video…

Lightner calls for community input on proposed Venter Institute driveway

District 1 City Councilwoman Sherri Lightner sent a request to residents via the La Jolla Shores Association to share their views on a proposed driveway for…

La Jolla schools take one step closer to greater autonomy

The La Jolla Cluster Association (LJCA) held a town hall meeting on Feb. 19 at Muirlands Middle School to announce progress made so far on the association’s…

Regional Bike Corridor Project under review at Uptown meeting

This map of North Park, Normal Heights, Kensington, Talmadge and City Heights was used at the meeting to solicit feedback. A second map showing routs from…