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Roundtable: Gaspar, Issa Victorious; SANDAG's Big Loss; SDPD Traffi...

Roundtable: Gaspar, Issa Victorious; SANDAG's Big Loss; SDPD Traffic Stops; Downtown Homelessness

Dec. 2
By Pat Finn

Kristin Gaspar and Darrell Issa get some final answers. SANDAG's leadership is questioned; SDPD defends its traffic stops. And the number of downtown homeless keeps rising.

Issa Re-Elected To 49th Congressional District

Issa Re-Elected To 49th Congressional District

Nov. 28
By KPBS News, Associated Press

Democratic competitor Doug Applegate says he'll run for the seat again in 2018.

San Diego Zoo Among Those Pulling Ads From Breitbart

San Diego Zoo Among Those Pulling Ads From Breitbart

Nov. 29
By Associated Press

A social media effort is calling out companies and organizations that advertise on Breitbart.com, the website formerly run by Trump aide Steve Bannon.

Anti-Immigrant Graffiti Found At San Diego Museum Entrance

Anti-Immigrant Graffiti Found At San Diego Museum Entrance

Nov. 28
By Steve Walsh

Staff found two messages written on posters advertising an art exhibit on Mexican immigration.

Chula Vista Voters Approve Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase

Chula Vista Voters Approve Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase

Nov. 28
By City News Service

Initial plans to implement Measure P will go before the Chula Vista City Council next week.

Kristin Gaspar Wins District 3 Seat On San Diego County Board Of Su...

Kristin Gaspar Wins District 3 Seat On San Diego County Board Of Supervisors

Nov. 28
By Alison St John

Republican Kristin Gaspar has unseated incumbent county Supervisor Dave Roberts, a Democrat. It is the first time in more than two decades that an incumbent supervisor has lost his or her seat.

Political Change Is Brewing In El Cajon

Political Change Is Brewing In El Cajon

Nov. 28
By Claire Trageser

The police shooting of an unarmed black man in El Cajon, combined with the coming establishment of council districts, could bring big changes to the once predominantly white city.

Roundtable: (Fake) News Wars, Woeful Chargers And Padres, New Moves...

Roundtable: (Fake) News Wars, Woeful Chargers And Padres, New Moves At The Opera And Symphony

Nov. 25
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

What happens when the news media is widely distrusted and largely ignored? How disgusted is San Diego with its professional sports teams? And what happens when San Diego's opera and symphony try to find new audiences?

AP Calls Remaining Unresolved California Propositions

AP Calls Remaining Unresolved California Propositions

Nov. 25
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Two weeks after Election Day, the Associated Press has called Propositions 53 and 66. Here's a look at which of the 17 statewide ballot measures passed and which ones didn't.

PolitiFact California: Exploring The Facts As The State Braces For ...

PolitiFact California: Exploring The Facts As The State Braces For Trump’s Immigration Policies

Nov. 25
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

What’s at stake for California’s DREAMers? How many could face deportation? Experts answer some of the most pressing questions about the possible consequences of Donald Trump's promised reform.

How To Keep The Political Peace At Thanksgiving Dinner

How To Keep The Political Peace At Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Families across the country may already be bowing out of Thanksgiving visits or canceling dinner all together, afraid of arguments with family members who have wildly divergent political stances. Others are gearing up for a few tense days.

Why California Takes So Darn Long To Count Its Votes

Why California Takes So Darn Long To Count Its Votes

Nov. 22
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Two weeks after Election Day, two California propositions and numerous local races remain too close to call.

Roundtable: The Trump Effect, Trump U Lawsuit, Plaza De Panama Reboot

Roundtable: The Trump Effect, Trump U Lawsuit, Plaza De Panama Reboot

Nov. 18
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

The election of Donald Trump promises change and upheaval for California. There's some action on one of the Trump University class-actions. And Balboa Park's going to get a makeover.

San Diego To Consider Temporary Ban On Growing Marijuana Outdoors

San Diego To Consider Temporary Ban On Growing Marijuana Outdoors

Nov. 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

The San Diego City Council's Smart Growth and Land Use Committee has voted to forward a proposal to put a 45-day moratorium on personal outdoor recreational marijuana cultivation and recreational marijuana-related businesses.

North County Election Update: Coastal Cities Becoming More Liberal

North County Election Update: Coastal Cities Becoming More Liberal

Nov. 17
By Alison St John

The Democratic vote that gave Doug Applegate his lead over Congressman Darrell Issa in San Diego County is showing up in some North County coastal cities this year, too.

Pollsters: Election Results Show Just How California Is Unlike Rest...

Pollsters: Election Results Show Just How California Is Unlike Rest Of America

Nov. 17
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

It’s often said that “as California goes, so goes the nation.” But that’s rarely been less true than in last week’s election.

PolitiFact California: Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Understates Big Drop I...

PolitiFact California: Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Understates Big Drop In Gun Homicides

Nov. 17
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

He said the state has seen a "56 percent decline in the gun murder rate" since it enacted strong gun control laws in the 1990s. It's declined faster than that.

More Than 500 Students Walk Out To Protest Trump In Downtown San Diego

More Than 500 Students Walk Out To Protest Trump In Downtown San Diego

Nov. 16
By KPBS News, City News Service

They began protesting late Wednesday morning outside Lincoln and San Diego High Schools, respectively, according to police.

San Diego Law Enforcement Won't Change Immigration Enforcement Poli...

San Diego Law Enforcement Won't Change Immigration Enforcement Policies Under Trump

Nov. 16
By Megan Burks

The San Diego police and sheriff's departments said they do not intend to change their relationships with federal immigration enforcement agencies when President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Southern California Election Officials Respond To Issa’s Allegation...

Southern California Election Officials Respond To Issa’s Allegation Of Vote Count Interference

Nov. 16
By Michael Lipkin, Tarryn Mento

Registrars of voters in Southern California are defending the vote count in a tight congressional race after incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, questioned its validity.

A How-To Guide For Spotting Fake News Online

A How-To Guide For Spotting Fake News Online

Nov. 16
By Michael Lipkin

Some fake news stories spread quickly during the election: an article falsely claiming Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump was shared more than 950,000 times on Facebook; an article debunking the claim was shared only 35,000 times.

San Diego’s Transportation Funding Up In The Air After Tax Measure'...

San Diego’s Transportation Funding Up In The Air After Tax Measure's Defeat

Nov. 15
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

County voters last week rejected a half-cent sales tax increase that would have paid for transportation, infrastructure and open-space projects.

District Elections In El Cajon Could Bring More Diverse City Council

District Elections In El Cajon Could Bring More Diverse City Council

Nov. 14
By Claire Trageser

Lost in the big news of Election Day was the fact that El Cajon voters approved a measure that will bring a major political shift to their city.

More Than A Thousand Protest Trump In Balboa Park

More Than A Thousand Protest Trump In Balboa Park

Nov. 12
By Jean Guerrero

Protesters in San Diego Saturday joined with demonstrations around the country denouncing the president-elect.

Issa, Applegate Count Stretches Into Weekend

Issa, Applegate Count Stretches Into Weekend

Nov. 11
By Steve Walsh

Republican Congressman Darrell Issa and his Democratic challenger Doug Applegate continue locked in a close race for the 49th District.

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