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Rams at Chargers: Who To Watch — The St. Louis Rams defense makes life miserable for opposing quarterbacks. At least, that's what everyone seems to think. A glance at the numbers reveals the Rams only have 19 QB sacks this season (23rd in the NFL). That's not what one would consider a terrifying front seven.

Petty Politics Sinking To A New Low? — Two long-time rivals from the embattled Sweetwater Union High School district got into an disturbance Tuesday night in a Chula Vista mall parking lot. Former Sweetwater board president John McCann, who is now in a tie in a Chula Vista City Council seat race, called 911 Tuesday night to report a traffic disturbance in the 900-block of Eastlake Parkway.

Monkeys Work Together to Raise New Baby at SD Zoo — A troop of Francois' langurs at the San Diego Zoo bring new meaning to "it takes a village to raise a child." The langurs, also known as Francois' leaf monkeys, are spending this week introducing a new, 8-day-old baby to their bamboo and gourd-filled habitat.

Chargers Finalize Injury Report (We Think) — The Chargers host the Rams on Sunday, and if the Bolts offense is going to continue to struggle like it has been (a distinct possibility against a Rams defense that held the Broncos to seven points last week), San Diego's defense is going to have to be at least as good as it was a week ago against the Raiders.

Medical Board Files New Allegations Against La Jolla Doctor Brad Schnierow — The Medical Board of California has filed new allegations against a La Jolla doctor accused of using drugs in his office, writing illegal prescriptions for narcotics, and having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a patient. Dr. Brad Schnierow' s medical license was suspended in June.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @lwalsh: Medical Board Files New Allegations Against La Jolla Doctor Brad Schnierow @nbcsandiego @pkruegernbcsd #SanDiego

Nov 21, 2014

Medical Board Files New Allegations Against La Jolla Doctor Brad Schnierow @nbcsandiego @pkruegernbcsd #SanDiego

Torrey Pines High School Online Threat Investigation Update — The principal at Torrey Pines High School was expected to speak about Thursday's lockdown and the investigation into an online threat. Officials with the San Dieguito School District said TPHS administrators were made aware of a threat toward the school posted on a social media site.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @nbcsandiego: SDPD confirms Thursday arrest in Torrey Pines HS threat, hours after telling public there was no update in case

Nov 21, 2014

RT @nbcsandiego: #BREAKING: SDUHSD announces arrest in online threats that shut down 2 schools

Local Company's Invention Named One of Best — A San Diego company's blood-filtration system was named one of Time Magazine's best inventions of 2014 yesterday. The Hemopurifier, made by Aethlon Medical, Inc. and used to treat a patient with Ebola in Germany in October, made the magazine's annual list of "best inventions making the world better, smarter and-in some cases-a little more fun."

What Is Yik Yak? — The social media site Yik Yak is in the local spotlight after an anonymous posting apparently led to a lockdown of Torrey Pines High School on Thursday morning. So, what exactly is Yik Yak? It works like an anonymous bulletin board, allowing users to post statements that other people in their immediate area can see.
Nov 22, 2014

What is Yik Yak? A guide to the social media app that has led to several school lockdowns this week: @NBCLA

Nov 20, 2014

RT @nbcsandiego: Today's Torrey Pines High School lockdown came from a post on Yik Yak. Learn more about the social media app.

New Details in Lawsuit Accusing Free Clinic, Doctor of Sexual Battery — New allegations against a San Diego-area doctor facing sexual assault and battery charges surfaced in a lawsuit filed by five women who were clients of the only free health care clinic in the East County. According to a civil lawsuit filed Nov.

Horton Plaza Park Fountain To Be Restored — One of San Diego's oldest civic landmarks is about to get a modern overhaul. The iconic, domed fountain in Horton Plaza Park has seen better days since it was built in 1910 to honor the founder of downtown Alonzo Horton, a year after Horton died at the age of 96.
Nov 21, 2014

Renovation time for tribute to SD's downtown founder Alonzo Horton; how many more centuries will fountain last? #NBC7

Holiday Flu Could Be a Grinch This Year — 'Tis the season...for a hacking cough? Influenza season is in full swing and with the rise of holiday airline travel, doctors say the chances of catching the flu bug are high. "You get a big influx of all the family members coming together. You get a big mixing," said Dr. Stephen Leibham, managing physician of U.S.

Fantasy on Ice 2014 Information — Grab your hot cocoa and mittens for the grand opening Thursday November 20th. NBC 7 anchor Monica Dean will MC the opening ceremony from 6:00 to 6:30pm. The first open skate of the season will open from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Skaters can enjoy the rink for a discounted price of $5.

High Surf Advisory Issued for Several SD County Beaches — Beach goers and surfers should be aware of a high surf advisory in effect Thursday at a number of San Diego County beaches. The warning for Seal Beach, Oceanside Beach, La Jolla Shores and Imperial Beach is in effect until 5 p.m.
Nov 20, 2014

If I were in Oregon, I'd be writing about pouring rain and 40-mph winds. But in San Diego in Nov., it's high surf:…

Torrey Pines High School on Lockdown After Online Threat — Torrey Pines High School is on lockdown after an unknown online threat.
Nov 20, 2014

whoa, my kids went here! RT @nbcsandiego: Torrey Pines High School on lockdown after online threat.

It's a Tie in Chula Vista City Council Race — Two weeks after Election Day, final numbers are in for the razor-thin race for Chula Vista City Council District 1. Wednesday's last tally from the San Diego County Registrar of Voters has John McCann and Steve Padilla at a tie. Each has 18,450 votes.

It's Turtle Time! Rescued Sea Turtle Comes to SD — A loggerhead sea turtle was a little out of her element as she got out of the water and into the skies Wednesday on the way to a new home: San Diego. The 80-pound turtle, dubbed "Jersey," will be the first at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps.