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What to expect when you’re expecting children after breast cancer

Ana Ramirez has an easygoing smile that lights up a room when she enters. These days, she has lots to smile about, which wasn’t the case in 2016. Ana was only 31 at the time and diagnosed with breast cancer. “I was scared. I thought I was going to die…

Angels Deny Knowledge of Organization's Reported Involvement in Skaggs' Drug Use

The Los Angeles Angels’ director of communications told federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs and abused the drug with the pitcher, according to an ESPN report published Saturday. Director of Communications Eric Kay also gave the Drug Enforcement Administration names of five other players who he believed…

Lutsenko Is Unnamed Ukrainian Who Led Plot to Oust Yovanovitch, Says Official

The unnamed Ukrainian official referenced in a federal indictment as directing a plot to oust the then-U.S. ambassador is Ukraine’s former chief prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko, according to a U.S. official familiar with the events.  According to the source, Lutsenko is the Ukrainian official who prosecutors say urged two associates of…

Driver agrees to plea deal in death of passengers

The driver of a vehicle who was fleeing the U.S. Border Patrol in Boulevard on Nov. 29 pleaded guilty on Sept. 30 to three counts of voluntary manslaughter in the deaths of three people in his truck. Deputy District Attorney Clayton Carr said Luis Alberto Virgen, 22, faces “a stipulated…

Good Samaritan hosts ‘Taste of the Middle East’ gala to build new facility

The date was Saturday, Sept. 21, National Alzheimer’s Day. The location was the back lawn and patio area at Good Samaritan Retirement Center in El Cajon. The special occasion was the “Taste of the Middle East” fundraising gala. The purpose of the gala was to bring in money to expand…

CIF tables proposal to ban mixed-gender wrestling at tournaments and dual meets

A proposal which would have prohibited girls wrestling against boys in the CIF San Diego Section was tabled for future consideration and possible modification. The CIF San Diego Section’s Board of Managers voted unanimously on Oct. 2 to table the proposal which would have applied both to tournaments and to…

Indivisible to Host Mayoral Race Forum

Three 2020 City of San Diego Mayoral candidates will take the stage at a forum Sunday afternoon. Assemblymember Todd Gloria, City Council member Barbara Bry and Tasha Williamson will take the stage at the Mission Bay Montessori Academy. The event is being put on by Indivisible San Diego. Right now,…

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