Happy Wednesday, San Diego! Here’s everything you need to know to get this day started off right.

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First, today’s weather:

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Clear throughout the day. High: 83 Low: 67.

Here are the top stories in San Diego today:

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  1. Two San Diego schools were honored as Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday. The award recognizes a school’s overall academic performance as well the commitment by staff to help students succeed. (San Diego Patch)
  2. San Diego County students were named semifinalists for the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. They will compete for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million. (San Diego Patch)
  3. A heat advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. Tuesday until 8 p.m. Wednesday for San Diego County‘s inland valleys. High temperatures of 95 to 100 degrees are expected in the inland valleys, according to the National Weather Service. (San Diego Patch)
  4. A San Diego customs warehouse company has been ordered by a federal judge to pay $235,000 in back wages and penalties for paying its warehouse workers below minimum wage and failing to pay overtime, the U.S. Department of Labor announced. (City News Service)
  5. A pregnant woman who was stranded and attacked in Afghanistan was brought back to California, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Bonsall) said in a statement. (San Diego Patch)

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Today in San Diego:

  • Mid-Autumn Festival Networking Event. (5 p.m.)
  • The Sounds: Things We Do For Love Tour. (7:30 p.m.)
  • Adam Carolla. (7:30 p.m.)

San Diego Patch Notebook

  • San Diego Humane Society: “We’re gearing up for the 12th Annual Doggie Street Festival in San Diego, on Saturday, Nov. 20!” (Facebook)
  • Feeding San Diego: “This Hunger Action Month, we’re crossing out hunger for Sandra and all the other seniors living on fixed incomes while facing health issues. These are our neighbors in need who often have to make tough choices.” (Facebook)
  • San Diego Central Library: “Know someone who is hesitant to get a COVID Vaccine or has questions about vaccines? Invite them to this FREE Zoom webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 28.” (Facebook)

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