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San Diego locals doing interesting things in August



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Brandon Flowers

Brandon Flowers

The new Charger recently claimed he’s the best corner in the NFL. Let’s make good on that, Brando!

 
Alex Jackson

Alex Jackson

The RB High catcher was drafted in the first round (sixth pick!) by the Seattle Mariners. And he’s only 18!

 
Ira Opper

Ira Opper

The surfing filmmaker is launching a Netflix for all extreme sports, called Vaporvue. Bring on the wing suit vids!

 
Carol Padden

Carol Padden

This October, the MacArthur “genius grant” recipient will tackle social issues as the new dean of the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego.

 
David Bull

David Bull

Timken’s new visiting director arrives via the National Gallery of Art in D.C. and J. Paul Getty in L.A., just in time for Balboa Park’s 2015 Centennial.

 
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