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4 San Diego Uptown News | April 29–May 12, 2011


a hammer, and we saw a woman pull a gun on him and had him get down on the ground. We were all shuffled to the back of the bank, and no one was allowed to leave until after the police showed up and allowed us to go.”

The Cleveland Ave. branch has

already been robbed twice this year. Both incidents, the first on Feb. 24 and the second on March 2, took place between noon and 1 p.m. The suspect in both robber- ies is a clean-shaven Caucasian male in his mid 20s. He remains at large.

Mann is being detained at the

George Bailey Detention Facility. Court records indicate he is sched- uled to appear before the Central Division Court on April 29.u

San Diego Police arrest a transient outside Wells Fargo Bank at Uptown Shop- ping Center, April 18.

Connections Health

Scripps is committed to keeping you and your family well all year

long. We offer a variety of classes throughout San Diego County every month. Here are just some of the upcoming classes near you.

Diabetes Prevention Tuesday, May 10, 5–7p.m. Decrease your risk for diabetes and learn the lifestyle choices that help prevent diabetes, guided by a certified diabetes educator. Cost: $30. Presented by Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute at Scripps Clinic Rancho San Diego.

Lung Cancer and Leading-Edge

Treatment Innovations Friday, May 20, 1:15–2:45p.m. Join internist Donald Brandon, MD, as he discusses how recent research studies conducted in San Diego for new treatment regimes such as cancer vaccines may make traditional treatments like chemotherapy a thing of the past. Cost: $4. Presented by Scripps Mercy at OASIS in Mission Valley at Macy’s.

AARP Driver Safety Program Saturday, May 21, 8:30a.m.–5p.m. This program helps improve driving skills and qualifies you for insurance discounts. Cost: $12/ AARP member or $14/non-member. Location: Scripps Mercy Hospital, Education Center.

Parenting Classes Infants on Tuesdays, Toddlers on Wednesdays, Preschoolers on Thursdays English: 8:15a.m., Spanish: 9:15a.m. Learn how to empower the physical, social and emotional development of your child in this five- week program. Developmental evaluation provided. Free. Location: Scripps Mercy Well Being Center.

Yoga Scripps offers a wide variety of yoga classes throughout San Diego County, including yoga for cancer recovery, prenatal yoga and more. Call for dates, times and locations.

Diabetes Classes Scripps offers classes for people with Type I and Type II diabetes throughout San Diego County. Presented by Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute. Most insurance will cover cost of classes. Call for more information.

Baby and You Have you heard? Scripps offers a wide variety of frequently scheduled childbirth classes, family education and support programs to guide you from pregnancy through your baby’s birth and parenting. Call for more information.

On the Road to Good Health The Scripps Mobile Medical Unit is on the road and coming to a neighborhood near you. Whether you’re 25 or 75, your health scores—like body mass, blood pressure and diabetes risk—are some of the most important scores in your life. So be sure to stop by the Scripps Mobile Medical Unit at one of our upcoming events for health screenings and assessments, and to learn how our 2,500 physicians can help get your health scores to optimum levels … and keep them there. Free. Call for dates, times and locations.

Help Wanted Advertising Sales Rep

San Diego Community News Network (SDCNN) is seeking an experienced, motivated ad sales rep for Uptown’s community newspapers: SD Uptown News and Gay San Diego. We serve the uptown communities of Hillcrest, Mission Hills, Bankers Hill, North Park, east to Kensington and Talmadge and extends to Downtown.

Must be knowledgeable of these areas and have a minimum of one year advertising sales experience. The ideal candidate is an energetic team player who is bright, positive, creative, personable and a team player who relates to small business owners and can assess their advertising needs.

Fulltime, base plus commission. Our office is located in the eclectic community of Hillcrest at 3737 Fifth Avenue, Suite 201. For more information about our biweekly community newspapers visit us at

If you are interested in an opportunity with great earning potential and in joining our professional team, contact us today.

To register for any of these classes, to be added to our Health Connections mailing list or for physician referral, please call 1-800-SCRIPPS. To sign up for Scripps Health News e-mails, visit


Resume to: David Mannis – 3737 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92103 – (619) 519-7775 ext. 101

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