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  • Beholder becomes 1st female thoroughbred to win Del Mar’s $1M TVG Pacific Classic

    Beholder became the first female thoroughbred to win the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic, Del Mar's richest and most prestigious race, on Saturday.

  • San Diego golf legend Billy Casper remembered at Farmers Open

    San Diego golf legend Billy Casper is being remembering for a long, successful career, and his commitment to family. At the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, PGA officials asked for a moment of silence to remember Casper. He died Saturday at his home in Utah. Born in San Diego, his resume includes 51 PGA Tour wins, but his personal life came first, say friends. Casper was the father of 11 children and grandfather to many more. He also enjoyed […]

  • Last day for many holiday travelers

    Holiday travels took to the roads in San Diego County, taking advantage of cheaper gas prices. According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of gas in the San Diego area stands at $2.54. “Gas prices have been really helpful for us as a family. We can make longer trips,” said Pacific Beach resident Andy Tolley.   AAA expects more than 98 million Americans will travel this holiday season. Sunday is the last day to get home before many people go […]

  • Comic-Con wraps up in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO – Comic-Con wrapped up its final day in San Diego on Sunday with a promise to return next year. The economic impact reached far beyond the San Diego Convention Center. More than 130,000 people attended the event, bringing business to downtown stores, restaurants and hotels. PHOTOS: Babes of Comic-Con Heavenly Cupcakes was busy making sweets for private parties and attending to a busy storefront. “We will sell three to four times more cupcakes than we would on a […]

  • San Diego drying out after storm series

    SAN DIEGO – San Diego began to dry off and clean up Sunday after a series of strong Pacific storms pounded the area since Friday. Along the coast on Sunday, San Diego lifeguards closed the Ocean Beach Pier for a second day. Waves pounded the pier during these storms causing minor damage, according to lifeguards. The massive waves became the weekend entertainment for local and tourists like Michelle Westford from Seattle. “It’s…beautiful. Southern California at its finest,” Westford said. Lifeguards […]

  • James Patterson gives cash to San Diego indie book stores

    SAN DIEGO – Two San Diego bookstores will benefit from a pledge by best-selling author James Patterson to donate $1 million to independent booksellers. Mysterious Galaxy in Clairemont Mesa and The Yellow Brick Road in Liberty Station are among the first 55 recipients of grants announced this week by Patterson. Grant amounts range from $2,000 to $15,000. Mysterious Galaxy specializes in the mystery, science fiction and fantasy genres. The Yellow Brick Road primarily sells children’s books and young adult stories. […]

  • FBI, BBB warn of online dating scams

    SAN DIEGO – The Better Business Bureau is telling Internet users to be wary of online dating scams aimed at getting your credit card information. Experts said scam artists tend to target the most popular dating sites, including eHarmony and Match.com. Tinder is quickly becoming the go-to app for young people, and as a result, scam artists are going after users at a record pace, the consumer advocate group said. “It looks like you’re dealing with a human being, and […]

  • Fundraising effort continues in Loren Nancarrow’s honor

    An event at the Belly Up in Solana Beach on Sunday raised tens of thousands of dollars in memory of San Diego newsman Loren Nancarrow. After losing to his battle with brain cancer, his family and friends hope to raise money to support cancer research and name a special garden in Loren’s honor. Susan Taylor, a former San Diego news anchor but current head of external affairs for Scripps Health, says the garden is fitting because of Loren’s love of […]

  • Police: East County man traded drugs for stolen goods

    EL CAJON, Calif. – A man suspected of supplying methamphetamine to transients in exchange for stolen goods was arrested Saturday at his El Cajon residence along with 16 other people, a sheriff’s sergeant said. Deputies and detectives headed to the home in the 1200 block of Peach Avenue near Oro Street about 6:30 a.m. to serve a search warrant in connection with the investigation of Peter Dann, 41, who was suspected of supplying meth to transients living in the San […]

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