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Supermoon shines over San Diego

Supermoon shines over San Diego

Photographer Daniel Knighton captures last weekend’s supermoon on Sunday as it peeks out from behind some nighttime clouds over San Diego. The supermoon event June 22 and June 23 was the closest encounter between the Earth and the moon. The moon won’t be as close again until August 2014.

SeaLions will finish remainder of season in Chula Vista

SAN DIEGO — In a surprising move, including for General Manager Amie Becker and the San Diego SeaLions, the team will finish their remaining home games for the 2013 season at Mater Dei High School in Chula Vista.

Chargers players are buying into change

Chargers players are buying into change

SAN DIEGO — The defensive units looked like they were having fun playing against the offense.

Maximum capacity: San Diego County jails strive to keep up with soaring numbers of inmates

Maximum capacity: San Diego County jails strive to keep up with soaring numbers of inmates

SAN DIEGO — With the rise of San Diego’s adult inmate population resulting from new state prison legislation, county jails are on the verge of their full capacity, leaving facilities and staff straining to accommodate increased operational demands.

Chargers make sizeable moves in the draft

Chargers make sizeable moves in the draft

SAN DIEGO — D.J. Fluker has hands the size of small frying pans, a shoe size of 22. On Thursday, the Chargers made a sizeable choice, literally, using their 11th overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft to select the 22-year-old, 6 foot 5 inch, 339 pound offensive tackle.

Humane Society raises awareness on abuses

OCEANSIDE — The San Diego Human Society, with locations in Oceanside and San Diego, responded to 1,800 animal abuse reports last year. Most of the calls required pet owner education, but 20 calls brought criminal charges.

Hundreds gather for gastronomic giving

Hundreds gather for gastronomic giving

SAN DIEGO — Fundraising never tasted so good when chefs from more than two dozen area restaurants prepared some of their signature dishes for the 17th annual Meet the Chefs of Del Mar, a benefit for Casa de Amparo to help abused and neglected children in San Diego.

San Dieguito Board talks bonds, school violence

COAST CITIES — The County Board of Supervisors is expected to authorize San Dieguito Union High School District to issue up to $160 million in general obligation bonds. 

Review: Submarine thriller rises to the occasion

Review: Submarine thriller rises to the occasion

“Phantom” is a gripping, suspenseful submarine thriller featuring above-average performances from Ed Harris, David Duchovny, and William Fichtner.

USDA responds to appeal from elephant ride operators

DEL MAR — The owners of the company that provides elephant rides during the San Diego County Fair didn’t get the exact response they sought in an appeal to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a noncompliance issue.