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Tease photo for Roundtable: Downtown Rocks, Poway School Problems, One Paseo's Second Chance

Roundtable: Downtown Rocks, Poway School Problems, One Paseo's Second Chance

June 24
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Turns out, the residents of Sherman Heights didn't request those jagged rocks after all. Poway Unified has placed its superintendent on leave and is looking for a new one. And One Paseo gets a second chance.

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UC San Diego Aims To Become A Leader In Using Design To Solve Problems

June 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A UCSD scientist who has worked at Apple and Hewlett-Packard is trying to turn San Diego into a hub for "design thinking," the concept of making things that are intuitive to use even if they’re not flashy or sleek.

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San Diego State Lands $10 Million Public Health Award

June 16
By Kenny Goldbergand Michael Price, SDSU

The National Institutes of Health has given San Diego State University a $10 million grant to bolster its public health research.

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Scientists Gather In San Diego To Talk About Global Warming

June 15
By Susan Murphy

Climate change, heat waves and acid levels in the ocean are some of the major topics at a conference this week at the University of San Diego.

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City Council Moves To Save San Diego High School

June 14
By City News Service

The school is nearing the end of its 50-year lease at Balboa Park. The City Council wants to ask voters to extend the lease, but advocates fear that would jeopardize parkland protection.

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San Diego Scientist Compares Obesity Drugs, Finds No 'Magic Bullets'

June 14
By David Wagner

Here's what UC San Diego's Siddharth Singh said: "The magnitude of weight loss across all these medicines was not very impressive."

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Controversial Bonds Popular Again At San Diego County Schools

June 14
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

As capital appreciation bonds make a resurgence under new state rules, low growth rates present a risk for local school districts that want to borrow money.

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San Diego Unified Hopes To Expand Access To College Courses

June 13
By Megan Burks

The district will add college courses so more students can earn college credit at no cost. The plan will be presented Tuesday to the school board, when district officials release the proposed fiscal 2017 budget.

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Achievement Gap For Blacks, Latinos In San Diego Unified Narrows

June 10
By Megan Burks

The rate for African-American students nearly matches the school district's record graduation rate of 92 percent overall.

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SDSU, NASA Astronomers Announce Discovery Of Planet

June 13
By City News Service

Astronomers at San Diego State University and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on Monday announced the discovery of the largest planet to orbit two stars.