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Boy, 12, Missing in Chula Vista — Chula Vista Police are asking for your help finding a missing 12-year-old boy who ran away from home Wednesday. At about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, police say Javier Joaquin Mendez was confronted by his mother outside their home in the 300 block of Vance Street in Chula Vista.

Vice President Joe Biden Expected in Town This Weekend — Scott Peters may be getting some help in his Congressional campaign this weekend. Vice President Joe Biden is expected to be in town Saturday to make an appearance for the 52nd District incumbent, two sources with the campaign and Democratic party said. Peters is in a heated battle with former City Council member Carl DeMaio for the seat.

Marine Hutchins Wants New Charges in Iraq War Crime Tossed — The Marine Corps should not be retrying a sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case was overturned by the military's highest court after he served half of his 11-year sentence, his defense attorneys say.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Restructures Debt — Thomas Jefferson School of Law said it signed a restructuring agreement with its bondholders, reducing its debt from $127 million to $40 million, and lifting the cloud of default. In return for the huge discount, the bondholders became owners of the school's Gaslamp Quarter building, which cost about $90 million and was completed in 2011.

Meningitis Victim's Mother Thrilled About New Vaccine — The local mother of a UC Santa Barbara student who contracted meningitis said she is "absolutely thrilled" a vaccine has been approved to treat it, even though it was too late to save her son's feet. Carlsbad resident Kirsten Loy doesn't like to focus on the what if's.
Oct 30, 2014

Meningococcal Bacteria Victim's Mother "Thrilled" About New Type B Vaccine…

SD Deputies Warn of Dangers of Marijuana Candy

Oct 30, 2014

RT @nbcsandiego: San Diego deputies warn of the dangers of marijuana-infused Halloween candy:

Local Haunts Serve Up Grown-Up Halloween Treats

WiFi, Technology Expanding at Balboa Park — Balboa Park will soon be one of the largest free WiFi hotspots on the West Coast, according the San Diego Mayor's Office. On Wednesday, community leaders announced Balboa Park has received a $1 million grant from the James Irvine Foundation.

Donna Frye Believes There Are Other Victims in Carl DeMaio Scandal — A familiar face in the San Diego political scene stepped into the fray of the 52nd District Race and raised new questions about recent sexual harassment claims levied against Republican candidate Carl DeMaio. "What I believe is that there are other victims," former City Councilmember Donna Frye said Wednesday.

State Withdraws Placement Proposal for Sex Predator — A man convicted of molesting two girls under age 10 will not come to live in Borrego Springs. The placement of Gary Snavely, 49, has been postponed, the San Diego Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Task Force said Wednesday.

Nextdoor App's Map Lays Out Best Trick-or-Treating Spots — As seasoned trick-or-treaters know, strategy is everything Halloween night. You want a neighborhood with as many homes as possible giving out those king-sized candy bars. Get in, get out, get that sugar high.

Poway Students Video Chat With Superstar Taylor Swift — A Poway middle school class got an extra special English lesson on Tuesday afternoon: a video chat with mega superstar Taylor Swift. Shrill choruses of "Hi, Taylor!" filled Tiffany Daher's classroom once the pop star came on the video screen. Twin Peaks Middle School was just one of two schools in the United States chosen to chat via Skype.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: California high school students got a sweet English lesson: a video chat with Taylor Swift