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On Final Day To Register, UC San Diego Leads In Voter Sign-Ups

On Final Day To Register, UC San Diego Leads In Voter Sign-Ups

Oct. 24
By Katie Schoolov

A student leading the effort says that for the first time UC San Diego is leading other University of California schools in the number of students registered to vote.

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Proposition 51 Pits School Needs Against Worries Over State Debt

Oct. 21
Mary Plummer / KPCC

The bond measure that would raise billions for school construction has developers lined up against opponents, including Gov. Jerry Brown.

San Diego County’s Heavyweight Ballot Seeks $1.6 Billion For Schools

San Diego County’s Heavyweight Ballot Seeks $1.6 Billion For Schools

Oct. 19
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Voters throughout San Diego County are being asked to weigh in on bond measures impacting taxes and school infrastructure for decades.

First Person: MacArthur Fellow On Growing Up In A Small Village In ...

First Person: MacArthur Fellow On Growing Up In A Small Village In China And His Passion For Chemistry

Oct. 17
By Michael Lipkin

"I think persistence is extraordinarily important, and I think that has a lot to do with my childhood," Jin-Quan Yu said. The professor at Scripps Research Institute recently received a "genius grant" from the MacArthur Foundation.

Complex Measure D Takes On Big San Diego Redevelopment Issues

Complex Measure D Takes On Big San Diego Redevelopment Issues

Oct. 18
By Erik Anderson

Supporters say the plan promotes and manages the region's tourism industry. The complex measure would raise taxes, limit bayfront development and call for a major renovation in Mission Valley.

Film Preview, Panel To Cover History Of San Diego's Black Panther P...

Film Preview, Panel To Cover History Of San Diego's Black Panther Party

Oct. 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party, a film preview and panel about the San Diego chapter of the Black Panther Party will be held Monday.

Skyline Celebrates Opening Of New $13 Million Library

Skyline Celebrates Opening Of New $13 Million Library

Oct. 14
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

A much larger Skyline Hills Library opened to the public Friday in southeastern San Diego.

NIH Awards $2M To UCSD Neuroscientists

NIH Awards $2M To UCSD Neuroscientists

Oct. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

UC San Diego has received more than $6 million under the BRAIN Initiative since 2014. The latest round of funding will help neuroscientists create detailed maps of brain stems, which regulate things like breathing and swallowing, and use pulses of light to allow for better brain imaging.

Arctic Bees Could Teach Researchers About Climate Change

Arctic Bees Could Teach Researchers About Climate Change

Oct. 11
By Erik Anderson

Southern California researchers hope a bee that thrives in the arctic could help them understand more about climate change.

Charter Schools Are Big Issue In San Diego County Board Of Educatio...

Charter Schools Are Big Issue In San Diego County Board Of Education Race

Oct. 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

The San Diego County Board of Education 5th District race is between incumbent Rick Shea and Mark Wyland, a former state senator. Wyland is being supported by charter school groups.