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13 min ago | Fine Woodworking

Curly Maple and Marquetry Serving Table

Woodworker: Thomas Starbuck Stockton Stockton built this curly maple serving table specifically for the show.

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Related Topix: Del Mar, CA

4 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

A police officer stands near a crime scene on Monday, July 28, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Coronado, CA

8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes

In this still frame from video provided by KNSD-TV, flames near a home as crews scrambled to corral a wildfire that burned two homes near the San Diego County mountain town of Julian in Southern California Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Plymouth, CA

12 hrs ago | ABC News

2-Year Search for Fugitive Ends in a Hail of Gunfire

The then-California resident was charged with child sexual assault in 2012, accused of molesting a young boy he was babysitting, a spokesman for the San Diego County district attorney said.

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Related Topix: America's Most Wanted, Reality TV, Crime TV, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 28, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Beach lightning strikes rare but not unheard of, weather experts say

The thunderstorm swept through the beach cities so quickly, rattling nerves and knocking out power, that authorities had no time to react.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Redondo Beach, CA

Pasadena Star-News

Water level is low; information level is too: Thomas Elias

We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record-keeping began in the 19th Century.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Riverside County, CA, Opinion

The Modesto Bee

Groups seek probe into pepper spray use

The complaint filed Monday alleges that pepper spray use is rampant against youth offenders, including those at risk of suicide or self-harm.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

San Diego CityBEAT

What prompted advocates for juvenile detainees to file a complaint against San Diego County

GA©rard Depardieu plays Christopher Columbus in Ridley Scott's big-budget telling of the "discovery" of the Americas.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Prisons, Prison

The Town Talk

Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC

A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

10News

Know CPR? This app could save a life

San Diego city and county officials today will unveil a smartphone application that will alert people trained in CPR that there's an emergency nearby.

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UnionLeader.com

Deroy Murdock: What if Gaza were San Diego instead?

TO UNDERSTAND why Israel fights in the Gaza Strip, try this thought experiment: Imagine that Mexicans loudly and violently demand that America vacate the territory that Mexico previously controlled in the U.S. Southwest.

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Related Topix: Institutional Revolutionary Party (Mexico), Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

San Diego CityBEAT

San Diego Dance Connect wants to create community

An exhibition of queer and ally art, including visual art, dance, theater, spoken word and music.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA

KFMB-TV San Diego

Dozens of fish dead in Mission Trails Park

The Department of Fish and Game tells us the deaths are most likely being caused by an algae bloom that is cutting off their oxygen.

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Related Topix: Del Mar, CA, San Marcos, CA

KFMB-TV San Diego

Summer storm brings thunder and lightning

Thunderstorms continue to threaten northern San Diego County and the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the rural area near Palomar Mountain as county residents dry off from rare summer showers that drenched the coastline Sunday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Flood, Palomar Mountain, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Drought fight brings incentives, enforcement

That slogan appears on the back of the latest craft-beer map from the San Diego Brewers Guild and is the latest attempt to reach residents who might not be thinking about the drought gripping California.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Beer, Drink

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Report: San Marcos Schools Lead in Cost-Effectiveness

A new report that rates school districts based on academic achievement in relation to how much they spend on each student found San Marcos Unified as the most cost-effective in the county.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., San Marcos, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

755 drug convicts could get released early

In April, the U.S. Sentencing Commission recommended reducing time behind bars for most drug crimes in a move that would reverse some policies enacted in past decades.

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Related Topix: Imperial County, CA

AltWeeklies

Cruel and Usual Punishment

You might think that it was one of those thorny ethical conflicts. How would the Dallas Observer behave when its tough-talking former city columnist became mayor? Would we join her team? Be her pals? Suck up? Or would we keep... Illinois and many other states aggressively prosecute low-level pot users and dealers in the national war on drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Music

Lake Elsinore Valley News

Miller wins first-place ribbon for photo at SD County Fair

The photo shows Miller's eight-year-old daughter, Natalie Rivera, blowing dandelion seeds off her hand.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Photography, Arts, Wildomar, CA, Menifee, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Search educator pay data for county

A new database of educator pay across the state has been compiled by Transparent California.

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Related Topix: Borrego Springs, CA, Encinitas, CA, Lemon Grove, CA, Poway, CA

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