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  • San Diego fires - Arson suspect in custody!

    05/15/2014 3:14:12 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 27 replies ^ | May 15, 2014 | 10News San Diego
    Escondido police have announced that an arson suspect has been taken into custody.
  • Judge orders Mt. Soledad cross removed but allows appeals

    12/13/2013 7:03:36 AM PST · by Thidwick · 21 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | December 12, 2013, 5:00 p.m. | By Tony Perry
    SAN DIEGO -- After two decades of legal and political wrangling, a federal judge Thursday ordered the cross atop Mt. Soledad removed within 90 days as a violation of the separation of church and state. But U.S. District Judge Larry Burns stayed the removal order so that those defending the cross have time to appeal. Built in 1954, the 43-foot cross is one of the most visible landmarks in San Diego. Starting in the early 1990s, plaques honoring military veterans have been placed on walls surrounding the base of the cross.

    03/14/2010 3:25:07 PM PDT · by Cindy · 50 replies · 2,182+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Travel Warning United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington, DC 20520 This information is current as of today, Sun Mar 14 2010 15:23:05 GMT-0700 (PDT). MEXICO March 14, 2010 The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to and living in Mexico of concerns about the security situation in Mexico, and that it has authorized the departure of the dependents of U.S. government personnel from U.S. consulates in the Northern Mexican border cities of Tijuana, Nogales, Ciudad Juarez, Nuevo Laredo, Monterrey and Matamoros until...
  • Troop Support Group Plans San Diego Freedom Walk

    08/24/2006 3:28:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 935+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2006 – San Diego will honor its military heritage with a Freedom Walk planned to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “The walk begins and ends at the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center,” said Beth Steinke, president of Operation Homefront-San Diego, the nonprofit group organizing the walk. “It’s a leisurely two-mile stroll through the park.” The walk, presented by DefenseWeb, a software company, will begin with opening ceremonies at 9 a.m. in Balboa Park, she said. A color guard and a chaplain are scheduled to participate in the opening ceremonies. “We’re hoping...
  • Marine Band San Diego supports annual Girl Scout cookie mission

    05/18/2006 5:23:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 467+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Staff Sgt. Jeff Janowiec
    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO (May 19, 2006) -- Marine Band San Diego sent a delegate of five Marines to the locally harbored USS Midway on Saturday where they provided patriotic music for the Girl Scout Operation Thin Mint 2006 Sendoff Celebration. Girl Scouts by the hundreds, troop leaders and parents gathered on the large carrier’s deck and surrounded the center stage waving miniature American flags while the brass quintet played patriotic music. The girls met on the ship as a formal way to send massive quantities of cookies sold throughout the year to the troops deployed overseas. Bill...
  • Maradona 'In Love' with Venezuela's Chavez **BARF ALERT**

    03/31/2005 6:42:00 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 21 replies · 1,336+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mar. 31, 2005 | Staff
    CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona said on Thursday he was "in love" with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, whom he admires for his left-wing political policies. "I like women, but I've fallen in love with Chavez," Argentina's former World Cup winning captain told reporters after having lunch with the Venezuelan leader at the presidential palace. The two embraced afterward. The 44-year-old soccer celebrity, considered one of the greatest players of all time, is also an ardent admirer of Fidel Castro, the Communist President of Cuba where Maradona has lived since 2000 while fighting cocaine addiction.
  • BREAKING: Plane Evacuated Because Of Possible Bomb Threat

    02/17/2005 7:48:39 AM PST · by newzjunkey · 120 replies · 10,042+ views
    KFMB.COM (Local 8 News) ^ | 02-17-05 at 7:40AM | (Local 8 news)
    Plane Evacuated Because Of Possible Bomb Threat Last Updated: 02-17-05 at 7:40AM A plane at Lindbergh Field was evacuated Thursday morning because of a possible bomb threat, according to KFMB News. The possible threat is on an American West Express plane. A bomb squad and arson strike team has been called in to investigate the possible threat. The passengers on board were loaded onto shuttle buses that were brought to the tarmac, and they will be transported to a different location, according to KFMB News reports. For the latest details on this developing story, watch LOCAL 8 News.
  • Canonization of Juan Diego drawing Texans to Mexico City

    07/21/2002 8:38:11 AM PDT · by Illbay · 18 replies · 473+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | July 20, 2002 | Richard Vara
    Canonization of Juan Diego drawing Texans to Mexico CityBy RICHARD VARACopyright 2002 Houston Chronicle Religion Editor When Carmen Riojas Zapata was 6, her grandmother told her that if she prayed to the Lady of Guadalupe, everything would be all right. Almost seven decades later, Zapata still follows her abuela's advice. That's why she will be one of an expected 4.5 million pilgrims in Mexico City next week when Pope John Paul II proclaims sainthood for Juan Diego, the Indian visited in 1531 by apparitions of a black-haired, brown-skinned young woman now venerated as the Lady of Guadalupe. "Nearly 500 years...