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Marijuana Regulations Creating Buzz In North County Super...

Marijuana Regulations Creating Buzz In North County Supervisors Race

Feb. 14
By Alison St John

This year, the cannabis industry can legally throw money into politics in California, and candidates can legally accept it. One race where marijuana money may flow is the race to replace San Diego County Supervisor Bill Horn.

Santee Again Looks At Changing RV Parking Laws

Santee Again Looks At Changing RV Parking Laws

Feb. 14
By Matt Hoffman

The Santee City Council is scheduled to hold another public workshop Wednesday regarding recreational vehicle parking. This comes after the city received numerous complaints that RVs do not follow parking laws and cause safety hazards.

Advocates Rally For Minimum Wage Workers In San Diego

Advocates Rally For Minimum Wage Workers In San Diego

Feb. 12
By Matt Hoffman

Supporters of Fight for $15 and the Poor People’s Campaign took to the streets Monday, advocating for minimum wage earners.

Cajon Valley, Poway, San Dieguito To Do Away With At-Larg...

Cajon Valley, Poway, San Dieguito To Do Away With At-Large School Board Elections

Feb. 5
By Megan Burks

One by one, San Diego County school districts are changing how they elect board members, to avoid being sued under the California Voting Rights Act.

Old Voting Machines Are 'Biggest Threat' To California El...

Old Voting Machines Are 'Biggest Threat' To California Elections

Jan. 30
By Marissa Cabrera, Michael Lipkin

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Governor Jerry Brown's proposal to spend $134 million to replace the state's aging voting systems could go a long way.

Roundtable: Helix High School Use Of Force, Dumanis Campa...

Roundtable: Helix High School Use Of Force, Dumanis Campaign Straw Donations, Tijuana’s Condo Craze

Jan. 26
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

A use of force incident involving a La Mesa police officer at Helix High School draws protests, new revelations regarding campaign contributions to former San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and the forces driving a condo construction boom in Tijuana.

San Diego Supervisor Kristin Gaspar Running For Issa's Se...

San Diego Supervisor Kristin Gaspar Running For Issa's Seat In Congress

Jan. 22
By KPBS News

San Diego County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar, a Republican, has jumped in the race for Rep. Darrell Issa's 49th Congressional District seat.

San Diego County Republican Leader Discusses 2018 Elections

San Diego County Republican Leader Discusses 2018 Elections

Jan. 22
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Tony Krvaric has chaired the San Diego County Republican Party for more than 10 years. He joins Midday Edition to outline his priorities for the midterm elections and whether this will be his final year at the helm of the county's GOP.

IRS Announces Potential Extended Tax Filing Deadline For ...

IRS Announces Potential Extended Tax Filing Deadline For Lilac Fire Victims

Jan. 17
By City News Service

Residents and businesses affected by the Lilac Fire and other recent natural disasters in California may qualify for extended tax filing deadlines, the Internal Revenue Service announced Wednesday.

Roundtable: Issa Bows Out, DACA Dealmaking, State Of The ...

Roundtable: Issa Bows Out, DACA Dealmaking, State Of The City

Jan. 12
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Rep. Darrell Issa announces he will not seek re-election to congress, a busy week for immigration includes negotiations with President Donald Trump to protect so-called "dreamers" and Mayor Kevin Faulconer delivers San Diego's State of the City address.

Tussle Over School Board Elections Could Be Settled At Th...

Tussle Over School Board Elections Could Be Settled At The Ballot Box

Jan. 9
By Megan Burks

The city’s Rules Committee will hear four separate proposals to shake up San Diego Unified School Board elections Wednesday. Committee approval is the first step in securing a spot on the ballot.

SANDAG Seeks Community Input For 2019 Regional Plan

SANDAG Seeks Community Input For 2019 Regional Plan

Dec. 4, 2017
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego Association of Governments on Monday held the first of 10 planned public workshops to see what San Diegans are concerned about.

Roundtable: Sexual Harassment, Homeless Tents, Gas Tax Re...

Roundtable: Sexual Harassment, Homeless Tents, Gas Tax Repeal

Dec. 1, 2017
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

With new high profile cases of sexual harassment coming to light, we talk about the challenges victims have when they decide to come forward and why not all outcomes are the same. Plus, a discussion on new tents for people who are homeless in San Diego and an effort to repeal California's gas tax.

Sheriff Candidate Says He's Target Of Retaliation

Sheriff Candidate Says He's Target Of Retaliation

Nov. 30, 2017
By Andrew Bowen

Dave Myers, a commander in the San Diego County Sheriff's Department who is running to replace his boss, said he has been stripped of his regular duties in the department in retaliation for his candidacy.

Barrera, San Diego Nonprofits Eye Commercial Property Tax...

Barrera, San Diego Nonprofits Eye Commercial Property Taxes To Boost Schools

Nov. 15, 2017
By Megan Burks

Next year, San Diego Unified is expected to face a $59 million shortfall due to rising pension costs — that after $124 million in cuts this year. Now, San Diego nonprofits are joining an effort to get a ballot initiative that would change the rules for taxes that fund schools.

Golf Course Closed After Poway Voters Reject Country Club...

Golf Course Closed After Poway Voters Reject Country Club Development

Nov. 8, 2017
By Alison St John, City News Service

A proposed development at the StoneRidge Country Club was rejected by Poway voters. As soon as the results were posted, the owner, Michael Schlesinger of Western Golf Properties, shut down the course.

Virginia Rejects 'Trumpism' As Dems Score Major Victories

Virginia Rejects 'Trumpism' As Dems Score Major Victories

Nov. 8, 2017
By Associated Press

Seizing his party's first major Trump-era victory, Democrat Ralph Northam beat back a charge from Republican Ed Gillespie in the race for Virginia governor, a bruising election that tested the power of President Donald Trump's fiery nationalism against the energy of the Trump resistance.

Mid-City Neighborhood Nonprofit Looking For A Few Good Bo...

Mid-City Neighborhood Nonprofit Looking For A Few Good Board Candidates

Nov. 6, 2017
By Tarryn Mento

Out of ten available seats, only five candidates are running for the City Heights Town Council, a nonprofit community advocacy group.

Tom Steyer Brings Impeachment Campaign To Anti-Issa Prote...

Tom Steyer Brings Impeachment Campaign To Anti-Issa Protest In Vista

Oct. 31, 2017
By Alison St John

California billionaire Tom Steyer brought his campaign to impeach President Trump to San Diego’s North County. He found a supportive audience Tuesday among the Democratic protestors outside Rep. Darrell Issa’s office in Vista.

Lawsuit Seeks To Curb California Voting Rights Act, Local...

Lawsuit Seeks To Curb California Voting Rights Act, Local District Elections

Oct. 25, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Former Poway mayor Don Higginson wants to stop the city from electing its city council based on districts and arguing the California Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional.

Campaign Consultant Says He Is Not Reason For District At...

Campaign Consultant Says He Is Not Reason For District Attorney Recusal

Oct. 23, 2017
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Councilman Chris Cate and interim District Attorney Summer Stephan share the same consultant for their election campaigns. The consultant, Jason Roe, said that had nothing to do with why Stephan recused herself from a criminal investigation involving Cate.

San Diego Councilman Apparently Used Personal Email To Le...

San Diego Councilman Apparently Used Personal Email To Leak Confidential Memo

Oct. 18, 2017
By Andrew Bowen

Public records suggest San Diego City Councilman Chris Cate used his personal email account when sending a confidential memo to the proponents of the Soccer City stadium initiative. The councilman's office redacted Cate's email address but did not redact addresses and phone numbers belonging to dozens of constituents.

Democrats Vie To Take On Republican Congressman Issa

Democrats Vie To Take On Republican Congressman Issa

Oct. 17, 2017
By Alison St John

Republican Congressman Darrell Issa has more cash on hand than any of his Democratic challengers in the 49th congressional district race. But the three Democrats running to unseat him are in a fierce battle to raise their campaign war chests.

Roundtable: Raising Taxes; More Salk Troubles; Old Proble...

Roundtable: Raising Taxes; More Salk Troubles; Old Problems At SDUSD; Bye-Bye Remedial Math

Sept. 1, 2017
By Pat Finn

A California Supreme Court ruling may make it easier to build a football stadium -- or a highway. The Salk Institute is facing a lot of challenges. SDUSD begins a new year with old problems. Ditching remedial math may make sense.

California Could Become First State To Mandate LGBT Train...

California Could Become First State To Mandate LGBT Training For Businesses

Aug. 25, 2017
By Matt Hoffman

The Transgender Work Opportunity Act is designed to educate employers and transgender workers about their rights.

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