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2010 Census Bears Out Southwest's Building Blunders

March 28, 2011
By Amy Isackson

The 2010 Census confirms just how dismal the housing market is in much of the Southwestern United States. In Southern California, the numbers show people flocked inland. That sparked building fever. But many of these dream homes have become a nightmare, like in the City of Brawley in Imperial County, located 150 miles east of San Diego.

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San Diego Seniors Form Village To Help Each Other Age At Home

June 18, 2013
By Susan Murphy

Hundreds of senior citizens in a San Diego community are taking aging into their own hands.

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Census Asks: Is Latino An Ethnicity Or Race?

Jan. 9, 2013
By John Rosman

As the census rethinks how to identify Latinos, leaders in the community fear a change could affect their growing political clout.

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Poverty Rates Rise In San Diego County

Sept. 22, 2011
By Susan Murphy

Poverty grew nationwide last year, but the increase was even greater in San Diego County, where more than a million people are struggling with economic hardship, according to new census data.

Census Shows California Among Nation's Most Uninsured States

Sept. 13, 2011
Pauline Bartolone, California Capitol Network

New census data show an increase in the number of Californians without health insurance. The numbers show tens of thousands of Californians lost coverage between 2009 and 2010. Nearly one in five people in the state are uninsured.

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New District Map To Be Finalized Today

Aug. 25, 2011
By Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

The city of San Diego will soon be dealing with a new political landscape. A new district map will be finalized this afternoon.

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Minorities Have Mixed Reaction To Proposed S.D. District Map

July 22, 2011
By Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

San Diego’s Hispanic population came out ahead while the Asian community fell short in the race to win a new council district.

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Minority Groups Speak Out Against SD County Supervisors' Redistricting Plan

June 29, 2011
By Alison St John

A panel of some of San Diego’s most powerful politicians is facing a challenge from a coalition of minority communities.

Coalition Calls For Second Latino City Council District

June 8, 2011
By Andrés Barraza

In the wake of the 2010 Census, the growth in San Diego's Latino community has resulted in a call for a second Latino-majority City Council district.

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Citizens' Redistricting Coming To San Diego

April 21, 2011
By Ruxandra Guidi

As the Southwestern region grapples with the results of the 2010 Census count, California is trying a new approach to political redistricting.

Refugees in San Diego Seek Representation in Redistricting

April 6, 2011
By Andrés Barraza

San Diego is seen as the "refugee capital" of the United States by some. Refugees here seek representation in upcoming redistricting.

Hispanic Population Growth Fuels U.S. Increase

March 24, 2011
By Amy Isackson

A new report by the Pew Hispanic Center says Hispanics accounted for more than half of the nation's population growth in the last decade.

Census Reveals Big Changes In San Diego Neighborhoods

March 22, 2011
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The census confirms it, San Diego's neighborhoods are going through some big changes. We'll discuss how ethnic majorities are shifting in communities throughout San Diego County.

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Family Restaurant Tells The Story Of Latino Growth In Oceanside

March 21, 2011
By Ruxandra Guidi

Grandma's restaurant in Oceanside is a typical mom-and-pop joint, but also proof of the demographic changes that the 2010 Census shows are sweeping San Diego County.

Census To Change Electoral Lines

March 14, 2011
By Alison St John

Analysts are crunching number to see how the new census data that came out last week could affect electoral districts in the future.

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