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Stories for September 21, 2011

Bill Would Increase Penalties on Peeping Toms

Sept. 21
Jenny O'Mara, California Capitol Network

A California State Assemblywoman is urging Governor Jerry Brown to sign her bill that would double the penalties on Peeping Toms.

Brown Tries To Calm Nervous County Officials On Realignment

Sept. 21
Ben Adler, California Capitol Network
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California Governor Jerry Brown is reassuring county officials anxious over the lack of a long-term funding source for the governor’s realignment plan. That’s the effort to shift responsibility for low-level, non-violent offenders to counties.

Union Pickets Kaiser Hospital In San Diego

Sept. 21
By Erik Anderson
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Health-care workers picketed Kaiser Permanente's Zion Avenue hospital in San Diego yesterday. It is part of a two day walkout aimed at restarting contract talks.

Encinitas School District Could Use Working Farm As Classroom

Sept. 21
By Kyla Calvert

Encinitas school kids could start getting lessons on a working farm this year; a proposal to turn unused land into an outdoor education center is moving forward.

Dumanis Cancels Talk At San Diego City College Amid Protest Threat

Sept. 21
By Amita Sharma
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Students are upset that Dumanis hasn’t answered questions about student Diana Gonzalez, who was murdered days after the DA declined to prosecute her estranged husband.

KPBS News Gets Boost on TV and in Newsroom

Sept. 21
By KPBS
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Starting Monday, September 26th, KPBS Evening Edition will deliver local news and analysis to the San Diego community - weeknights at 6:30 p.m. on KPBS-TV. Hosted by Joanne Faryon and co-host Dwane Brown, the news program will break down the most important local news stories of the day, as well as offer detailed analysis of what’s going on - and why.

Brown Wants To Guarantee Money For Prisoner Shift

Sept. 21
Don Thompson, AP

The governor defended his plan to redirect thousands of criminals from state prison to county jails before a gathering Wednesday of hundreds of law enforcement and local government officials.

SDSU Receives $1.6 Million In Gifts In Fundraising Campaign

Sept. 21
City News Service

The money came from six donors, and new SDSU President Eliott Hirshman and his wife donated $100,000 to the campaign.

New Surgical Procedure Saves 2 Lives With 1 Liver

Sept. 21
City News Service

One donated liver saved the lives of two men in a first-of-its-kind surgical procedure performed in June at UCSD Medical Center, hospital officials announced today.

San Diego Forum Seeks To Avert Global Water Shortage

Sept. 21
By Susan Murphy
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Population growth and climate change are rapidly draining the global supply of potable water. Scientists and water officials from around the world teamed up in San Diego this week to look for solutions.

Screening: '3 Idiots'

Sept. 21
By Beth Accomando
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UCSD's Fresh Air Films presents the Bollywood comedy "3 Idiots" as part of their welcome week festivities. The outdoor screening takes place Wednesday, September 21 at 8:00pm on the East Lawn by the Price Center.

Suicide Rate Among Troops Alarms Pentagon

Sept. 21
By Beth Ford Roth

Home Post Blog: Pentagon officials have grown alarmed at the growing suicide rate among servicemembers as Suicide Prevention Month grows to a close.

San Diegans Plan Clean Energy Rally

Sept. 21
Midday Edition

Clean energy and reducing dependence on fossil fuel is the focus of rally this weekend in San Diego.

New Fees May Impact Coffee Houses And Bars

Sept. 21
Midday Edition
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There are many challenges to putting on live entertainment and live events for San Diego bars, restaurants, and coffee houses. There are also various licensing fees for music, cost of sound technicians, expenses for security, and there are also fees for Entertainment Permits paid to the city of San Diego.

Gunmen Dump 35 Bodies At Rush Hour In Mexico

Sept. 21
Associated Press
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Suspected drug traffickers drove two trucks to a main avenue in a Mexican Gulf coast city and dumped 35 bodies beneath an overpass during rush hour as gunmen stood guard and pointed their weapons at frightened drivers.

Americans Freed From Prison Leave Iran

Sept. 21
Associated Press
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Iran's state news agency reports that the two Americans freed from a Tehran prison after more than two years in custody have been flown out of Iran.

200 Kaiser Employees Strike In San Diego

Sept. 21
Midday Edition
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About 200 Kaiser Permanente employees plan to walk off the job today to protest proposed benefit cuts and what they regard as insufficient staffing levels.

At U.N., Obama Faces Palestinian Challenge

Sept. 21
Ari Shapiro, NPR
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Palestinians say they still plan to seek recognition of their statehood from the U.N. Security Council this week, throwing more than a wrench into the diplomatic works for the Obama administration.

Medicare Cuts To Affect Latino Seniors Most

Sept. 21
By Ruxandra Guidi
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Elderly Latinos in Southwestern states would have the most to lose from potential cuts to Medicare and Social Security benefits.

LGBT Community Celebrates The End Of DADT

Sept. 21
By Alison St John
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Nearly 500 people packed into the LGBT Center in San Diego to celebrate the end of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.’ The mood was jubilant, but the focus was on how much work is still to be done to gain full equality for gays and lesbians

Convention Center Inching Forward, Chargers Stadium Trying To Tag Along

Sept. 21
Midday Edition
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One major development project in San Diego is inching forward and another is hoping to get in on the action.