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Tease photo for San Diego-Based Arena Pharmaceuticals To Cut 3/4 Of Workforce

San Diego-Based Arena Pharmaceuticals To Cut 3/4 Of Workforce

June 30
By David Wagner

The company's only drug in the market, the weight-loss medication Belviq, has struggled to reach patients.

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Attorney General Kamala Harris Subpoenas Refiners On Gas Prices

June 30
By Associated Press

Some consumer advocates have charged that refiners drive prices higher by tactics such as frequent or overly long plant shutdowns. The attorney general has issued subpoenas to several oil refiners to learn how they set gasoline price.

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San Diego Officials Say July Will Set Tourism Records

June 30
By Jean Guerrero

Tourism officials project visitors will spend as much as $2 billion in hotels, restaurants and other businesses thanks to the All-Star Game, Comic-Con and other events.

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North Park Offers Early Test Of Climate Action Plan

June 30
By Andrew Bowen

North Park is one of the San Diego neighborhoods targeted for transit-oriented development. But will proposed changes to the area's future growth plans be enough to meet the city's ambitious goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions?

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San Diego First To Hit Solar Power Cap In California

June 29
By Steve Walsh

The city has reached the 5 percent limit on the amount of electricity utilities have to buy back from customers. As a result, new residential solar customers face extra charges.

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Encinitas Settles Second Affordable Housing Lawsuit

June 29
By Alison St John

Encinitas has settled its second lawsuit with developers over how the city approves denser development and affordable housing. But the question remains: How will the city comply with state law on affordable housing?

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In Contra Costa, One Man’s Homeless Outreach Mission Comes to an End

June 29
Devin Katayama, Adam Grossberg / KQED

Doug Stewart has been providing homeless outreach in Northern California's Contra Costa County for 12 years. He'll be "retiring" this week. On a recent night, KQED reporter Devin Katayama joined Stewart on his rounds.

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San Francisco Media Band Together For Homeless Coverage

June 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The city has the second largest number of homeless people per capita in the U.S., topped only by New York City. Nearly all of San Francisco's news outlets are collaborating to cover homelessness.

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San Diego And California Get High Marks On Green Index

June 29
By Erik Anderson

California continues to perform well on the Next 10 Green Innovation Index, which measures how well the economy performs with the state's climate goals as a backdrop.

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Homeless Advocate Breaks News Through Facebook Page

June 28
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

City emails made public this month showed the Imperial Avenue rock project was tied to the upcoming All-Star Game at Petco Park. It was advocate Michael McConnell who first tipped off reporters about the rocks through his Facebook page, Homelessness News San Diego.

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