Tag: San Diego (Calif)

14 San Diego State University Fraternities Are Suspended Amid Inquiry Into Student’s Death

San Diego State University has suspended 14 fraternities amid allegations that “possible misconduct” at one of them may have been linked to the death of a 19-year-old student over the weekend, the authorities said. The student, Dylan Hernandez, was found without a pulse by his dormitory roommate and was hospitalized on Thursday after reportedly attending […]

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Man Pleads Guilty in Attack on Syrian Refugee Who Was Speaking Arabic

The 17-year-old was on his way home from school, on FaceTime with a friend, when a stranger sat down next to him, pulled his earbud out of his ear and asked, “What trash are you speaking?” The teenager, a Syrian refugee who had moved to San Diego three years ago, replied, “Arabic.” The man then […]

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Dementia Can Make Patients Wander. What if They Cross the Border?

[Sign up for our daily newsletter about news from California here.] SAN DIEGO — Evelyne Delorme’s most recent wandering episode started with a tiny window of opportunity. Her husband was asleep. Her son was in the shower. The car keys, usually kept hidden, had been left out in the family room. Ms. Delorme, 71, a […]

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What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage

To celebrate Modern Love’s 15th anniversary this month, we are publishing a series of special features — three “classic” essays from the column’s early years and four conversations with writers whose stories were adapted for the television series that begins streaming on Amazon Prime Video Oct. 18. This week, we reprise Amy Sutherland’s viral sensation […]

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California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says

A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that they lured homeless people into forced labor with the false promise that they would be provided meals and shelter, prosecutors said this week. Instead, the authorities said, they were imprisoned in group homes and coerced to forgo […]

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Welcome to San Diego. Don’t Mind the Scooters.

SAN DIEGO — The first thing you notice in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter is not the brick sidewalks, the rows of bars and the roving gaggles of bachelorette parties and conferencegoers, or even the actual gas lamps. It’s the electric rental scooters. Hundreds are scattered around the sidewalks, clustered in newly painted corrals on […]

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‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives.

Last year, a man who worked at a car dealership in San Diego told his co-workers that he would shoot up the place if he were fired, and he praised the man who had carried out the Las Vegas massacre. Another man told his fiancée he wanted to shoot her in the head, and also […]

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A Dramatic Drop in Migrant Arrivals on the Border: What’s Happening?

SAN DIEGO — In the sleeping quarters, green cots that were once occupied by hundreds of parents and children on a single night were stacked against the wall. For dinner on Tuesday, just two tables were set for the handful of families staying at the large shelter near the California border that takes in migrant […]

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Representative Duncan Hunter’s Wife Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case

The wife of Representative Duncan Hunter of California pleaded guilty on Thursday to one criminal count in a case in which she and her husband were accused of using more than $200,000 in campaign funds for personal use — including lavish dinners, vacations, private school for their children, and even plane tickets for their pet […]

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