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School Administrators Say, ‘First Amendment, Schmirst Amendment’

Friday, April 14, 2006 9:57

Remember those high school walkouts a few weeks back? (Who could forget?) And remember how school administrators were banning students from bringing flags of any sort onto school grounds? (Again, who could forget?) Well, some students are still wearing flags and some schools are still disciplining ...

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Complaint Filed Against City Attorney

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 14:02

This could be minor, or it could be nothing. I really hope it turns out to be erroneous. Aguirre seems like he's actually trying to root out corruption and having some success. If the allegations are true, I would agree that there is a problem. ...

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The Real ‘Breakfast Club’

Friday, April 7, 2006 12:13

I must be frightfully out of the loop, considering that my wife is a teacher. I wasn't even aware that some schools serve breakfast to students before school let alone give students who are running late, sometimes as many as two hundred, a second opportunity to eat breakfast ...

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Or It Could Have Just Been a House Party

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 10:09

There is still no explanation for yesterday's mysterious boom. via Cox (emphasis added): It wasn't an earthquake, and it wasn't Marine Corps artillery practice. No one knows for sure what it was, but it rattled buildings and shook windows around San Diego County this morning [4/4/06]. The mysterious boom was ...

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Counting Their Pollo

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 11:04

Sure, there's 161 games to go, but with an opening performance like this, it might end up being the Padres first time going to the post-season in consecutive years. via the Official Padres Website "I can honestly say that with the team we have put together," Peavy said in the ...

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Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

Monday, April 3, 2006 14:50

My name is John, and I'm a new contributor to San Diego Blog. When I registered last Friday, Joe sent me an email asking who I was and why I wanted to blog at San Diego Blog. The uber-boring answer to why I want to contribute is that I love ...

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