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Council District 9 Candidates: No To Stadium, Yes To Sanctuary City

April 27
By Claire Trageser

The four candidates running to replace Democratic Councilwoman Marti Emerald agreed on most of the issues at a League of Women Voters forum on Wednesday night.

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San Diego District 5 Candidates On The Issues

April 27
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 5 the same five questions.

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Drawn To Political Outsiders, California's Young Voters Face A Test Of Commitment

April 27
By Mary Plummer

As young voters in California sign up to vote in large numbers and join campaigns of political outsiders, their clout could be substantial, but only if they show up.

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PolitiFact: Donald Trump Brings Troublesome Relationship With The Truth To California

April 26
Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

The GOP frontrunner has earned more Pants On Fire ratings for claims he’s made than any presidential hopeful PolitiFact has checked since it launched in 2007.

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Senate Candidates Spar Over Sanctuary Cities, The Military — And Style

April 26
By Midday Edition

The five leading candidates for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat mixed it up Monday night in a debate that was at times feisty, funny and civilized but did little to change the fundamental dynamics of the race.

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San Diego District 3 Candidates On The Issues

April 26
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 3 the same five questions.

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Who's The Establishment Candidate In San Diego Council District 9?

April 26
By Megan Burks

The neighborhoods that make up San Diego's City Council District 9 have stark differences, but the four Democrats running in June to represent the area aren't as distinctive.

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Orange County Activists Want To Unite Arabs And Latinos To Build Political Voting Influence

April 26
Erika Aguilar / KPCC

Orange County activists are trying to build minority voting blocs by uniting the central parts of the county's ethnic neighborhoods. They're starting with food, culture and art.

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5 Things To Watch For In Tonight’s US Senate Debate

April 25
Scott Shafer / KQED

Attorney General Kamala Harris, Orange County congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, former California Republican Party chairs Duf Sundheim and Tom Del Beccaro and political activist and high-tech entrepreneur Ron Unz will square off in Stockton.

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Poll Workers Needed In San Diego County For Primary Election

April 25
By City News Service

The San Diego County Registrar of Voters office put out a call Monday for poll workers for the June 7 primary election, particularly those who are bilingual.

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San Diego District 1 Candidates On The Issues

April 25
By Andrew Bowen

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 1 the same five questions.

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Challengers Bash Faulconer In San Diego Mayoral Forum

April 24
By Andrew Bowen

The two main challengers in San Diego's mayoral race took part in a forum over the weekend, using the opportunity to bash Mayor Kevin Faulconer for declining to attend.

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NFL Commissioner Attends Rally For Chargers' Downtown Stadium

April 23
By Associated Press

The rally kicked off a signature drive for a November ballot measure on a new stadium. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told the crowd the Chargers belong in San Diego and a new stadium would be "a perfect place for the Super Bowl."

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Stark Differences Emerge In First Forum For County Supervisor's Seat

April 22
By Alison St John

Three candidates for a seat on the powerful San Diego County Board of Supervisors sparred in the race’s first forum Thursday night. Democratic incumbent Dave Roberts is challenged by two Republican mayors of North County cities.

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California Counts: What Do You Want To Ask Our US Senate Candidates?

April 18
By Brooke Ruth

The top candidates running to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer will face off in a debate at KPBS on May 10. What questions do you want them to answer?

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Chargers To Start Collecting Signatures For Stadium Ballot Measure

April 20
By City News Service

The team needs around 67,000 signatures to qualify an initiative for the November general election ballot that would raise San Diego's hotel room tax to pay for construction of a $1.8 billion stadium and convention center annex.

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Can A Small-Town Latina Mayor Push Central Valley Millennials To The Polls?

April 20
Sasha Khokha / KQED

In part three of this series KQED's Sasha Khokha returns to a small town where Mayor Ramona Padilla meets with some of her younger constituents.

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DA Won't File Criminal Charges Against Supervisor Dave Roberts

April 19
By Kristina Bravo

San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts was accused last year by former staffers of misusing his office and mistreating employees. The county settled three civil claims for $310,000.

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San Diego Politicos Keep Close Watch On City Council District 1 Race

April 19
By Andrew Bowen

The race to represent District 1 on the San Diego City Council is among the most closely watched. It's likely to decide whether Democrats keep control of the council or that power shifts to Republicans.

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Uber Forcing Democrats To Rethink Labor Rules

April 19
Scott Shafer / KQED

Organized labor has always counted on Democrats’ support for issues like raising the minimum wage and paid sick leave. But a new tech-driven workplace could put some Democrats at odds with their friends in the labor movement.

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San Diego Democrats Battling For Gloria's Seat Have Few Distinctions

April 18
By Midday Edition

The two Democrats running to replace San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria want to carry on his legacy of advocating for the neighborhoods in District 3, including North Park, Hillcrest, University Heights and downtown.

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Roundtable: City Budget, Goldsmith Vs. Briggs, SANDAG And The Media

April 15
By Midday Edition

Faulconer releases a budget heavy on infrastructure. City Attorney Jan Goldsmith and San Diegans for Open Government Attorney Cory Briggs each say the other is full of hot air. SANDAG spent a lot of money trying to influence the media.

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Harris Questioned For Representing Gov. Brown During San Onofre Probe

April 15
By Amita Sharma

San Diego consumer lawyer Mike Aguirre has asked Gov. Jerry Brown’s office for records and communications related to San Onofre. But Attorney General Kamala Harris has notified Aguirre she is representing Brown’s office in the lawyer's request for documents under the California Public Records Act.

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PolitiFact: As She Heads To California, How Has Hillary Clinton Fared With The Truth?

April 15
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

As of mid-April, PolitiFact had fact-checked 185 claims made by the Democratic presidential candidate. Here's her report card.

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How Do We Restore Civility In Politics?

April 14
By Midday Edition

From "Lyin' Ted" to "short fingers," the 2016 presidential race has seen no shortage of name-calling and insults. A conference kicking off next Monday at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice aims to address over-the-top political rhetoric.