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Smoke from Navy ship fire reaching up the coast, authorities warn

North Coast Current

July 13, 2020

Smoke from the USS Bonhomme Richard fire in San Diego is reaching up the coast today, as far north as Encinitas and Carlsbad, the National Weather Service advised this morning.

Rumble was sonic boom

North Coast Current

June 30, 2012

The Navy confirmed that a rumble felt countywide June 29 was the result of military exercises about 35 miles off the San Diego coast. The incident was triggered by fighter jets doing maneuvers as part of USS Carl Vinson Family Day, a Navy official told local media. The significant rumble felt about...

Homecoming: Families, friends greet troops on shore

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Christopher Earley

June 28, 2012

To call it a grand entrance would have been an understatement. But it would be a mistake to expect any less from a fighting force like the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. With the lights of the three ships of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group barely visible in the dark morning June 21, the roar...

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