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Volunteer group Assistance League of North Coast provides free shoes each week to needy students in coastal San Diego North County schools.

utsandiego.com — Students from low income families in coastal North County are getting shoes each week from a the volunteer Assistance League of North Coast. The program began in 1993 and serves a different school each week during the school year. On Wednesday, 55 students from Mission Elementary got new shoes at the Payless Shoe Store on Mission Avenue.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @UTSDschools: Assistance League of North Coast gives free shoes to students in low-income families each week. bit.ly/1wFhnIe

Sep 17, 2014

Assistance League of North Coast gives free shoes to students in low-income families each week. bit.ly/1wFhnIe

Pedicab driver with python arrested in Gaslamp Quarter DUI

utsandiego.com — It was the python draped around his neck that made the sight of a drunken San Diego pedicab driver noteworthy. Bars in the Gaslamp Quarter were just about to close early Tuesday when someone noticed a pedicab driver lying on the pavement, apparently drunk, with a live snake around his neck, San Diego police said.
Sep 17, 2014

WTH? Pedicab driver with python draped around his neck arrested on suspicion of drunk bicycling. bit.ly/XjuTBP

Sep 17, 2014

Pedicab driver wore a python when arrested on DUI in the Gaslamp Quarter. bit.ly/1mbIPdm

County pension board member says time to dump status quo

utsandiego.com — County Supervisor Dianne Jacob says big changes are needed at the San Diego County Employees Retirement Association. She wants an end to the changes made since 2009, when Lee Partridge took over as lead investment strategist, with a more conventional set-up of responsibilities and less risky investments.

School officials weigh in on Christmas parade debate

utsandiego.com — Two top San Diego Unified School District officials have weighed into the debate over whether the La Jolla Annual Christmas Parade should be renamed to reflect the area's religious diversity. First reported by the La Jolla Light, Superintendent Cindy Marten on Sept.
Sep 17, 2014

SD school officials stoke debate over effort to change name of La Jolla Christmas Parade. bit.ly/1uIJOBO