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San Diegans To Decide On Raising Affordable Housing Limit

San Diegans To Decide On Raising Affordable Housing Limit

July 26
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council unanimously voted to have San Diegans decide in November whether to raise a lid on the number of affordable housing units in which public agencies can be involved.

Sanders: 'What We Must Do Or Forever Regret, Defeat Donald Trump An...

Sanders: 'What We Must Do Or Forever Regret, Defeat Donald Trump And Elect Hillary Clinton'

July 26
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

Bernie Sanders made a surprise appearance Tuesday morning at a California delegation breakfast event during the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Meanwhile, the state's nurses union says it won't back Hillary Clinton.

WATCH LIVE: The Democratic National Convention In Philadelphia, Day 1

WATCH LIVE: The Democratic National Convention In Philadelphia, Day 1

July 25
By KPBS News

See a special coverage of the convention by PBS NewsHour and NPR or tune into to KPBS-TV every night at 5 p.m. through Thursday.

No Unity Among California Delegates At DNC

No Unity Among California Delegates At DNC

July 25
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

The morning of the first day of the Democratic National Convention was marked with turmoil as Bernie Sanders supporters continue to express their dissatisfaction with the party's nomination process.

Hillary Clinton Chooses Tim Kaine As Running Mate

Hillary Clinton Chooses Tim Kaine As Running Mate

July 22
By Associated Press

Clinton called the Virginia Senator "a relentless optimist who believes no problem is unsolvable."

San Diego Judge Not Inclined To Dismiss Trump University Suit

San Diego Judge Not Inclined To Dismiss Trump University Suit

July 22
By Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel did not elaborate on his thinking during a lengthy hearing Friday in San Diego. The suit is one of three against the now-defunct Trump University.

Roundtable: Trump's Unconventional Convention; Missing, Mangled Wat...

Roundtable: Trump's Unconventional Convention; Missing, Mangled Waterfront Plans

July 22
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Donald Trump's Republican National Convention was, in a word, unusual. The Port of San Diego wants to redevelop the waterfront without an outdated master plan. And its North Embarcadero Visionary Plan was rendered moot by developers.

WATCH LIVE: The Republican National Convention In Cleveland, Day 4

WATCH LIVE: The Republican National Convention In Cleveland, Day 4

July 21
By KPBS News

See the special coverage of the convention by PBS NewsHour and NPR or tune into KPBS-TV at 5 p.m.

Emerald Alleges Vote Swapping Killed Firehouse Bond

Emerald Alleges Vote Swapping Killed Firehouse Bond

July 21
By Andrew Bowen

Republicans on the San Diego City Council this week blocked a ballot measure to build 18 fire stations with an increase in property taxes. Councilwoman Marti Emerald says the measure failed because she refused to participate in a vote-swapping deal.

Another Gaspar Steps Into The Encinitas Political Ring

Another Gaspar Steps Into The Encinitas Political Ring

July 21
By Alison St John

Paul Gaspar, the husband of Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar, declared he will run for the job in November. Kristin Gaspar cannot run for a second term since she is challenging San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts for his seat.

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California Delegation Full Of Fun Faces, Interesting Stories

July 21
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

The hundreds of California delegates, alternates and guests at the Republican national convention include plenty of colorful characters.

San Diego Firehouse Bond Fails At City Council

San Diego Firehouse Bond Fails At City Council

July 21
By Andrew Bowen

A proposal to build 18 fire stations in San Diego failed to get enough votes on the City Council on Tuesday. The measure looked to be headed for the November ballot, but one council member withdrew her support.

WATCH LIVE: The Republican National Convention In Cleveland, Day 3

WATCH LIVE: The Republican National Convention In Cleveland, Day 3

July 20
By KPBS News

See the special coverage of the convention by PBS NewsHour and NPR or tune into to KPBS-TV every night at 5 p.m. through Thursday.

Professional Gamblers Place Bets on Trump-Clinton Contest

Professional Gamblers Place Bets on Trump-Clinton Contest

July 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Now that Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, what are his chances of winning? Well, you could look at the polls, you could ask your friends, or you could check where the money's going.

Congressman Peters Repeats Mostly True Claim: Donald Trump ‘Rooted ...

Congressman Peters Repeats Mostly True Claim: Donald Trump ‘Rooted For The Housing Crisis’

July 20
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

Democratic Congressman Scott Peters of San Diego recently repeated a Mostly True critique of Donald Trump. He said Trump "rooted for the housing crisis."

Coulter To CA Delegates: California A Warning To Rest Of U.S.

Coulter To CA Delegates: California A Warning To Rest Of U.S.

July 20
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Conservative author Ann Coulter threw some red meat to California Republicans Wednesday morning as she spoke at the state's GOP convention delegation breakfast.

Sanchez 'Disappointed' In Obama's Endorsement Of Harris In Senate R...

Sanchez 'Disappointed' In Obama's Endorsement Of Harris In Senate Race

July 19
By Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Tuesday endorsed Attorney General Kamala Harris in California's U.S. Senate race. Her rival, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, warned that the Democratic establishment wants a coronation, not an election.

WATCH LIVE: The Republican National Convention In Cleveland, Day 2

WATCH LIVE: The Republican National Convention In Cleveland, Day 2

July 19
By KPBS News

See the special coverage of the convention by PBS NewsHour and NPR or tune into to KPBS-TV every night at 5 p.m. through Thursday.

California Delegates Rule Rudy Giuliani's Speech As Best On First N...

California Delegates Rule Rudy Giuliani's Speech As Best On First Night Of RNC

July 19
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

California's delegation is returning for the second day of the Republican National Convention Tuesday morning after an opening night of speakers that included a reality star, a soap opera star and an actor.

Election Issues Shaping Up In North County

Election Issues Shaping Up In North County

July 18
By Alison St John

Rep. Darrell Issa will likely have to fight harder to keep his seat. A housing project proposed for Valley Center could set a precedent for future growth. Carlsbad gears up for a more contentious election than usual.

Poll: Residents On Both Sides Of Border Oppose Wall

Poll: Residents On Both Sides Of Border Oppose Wall

July 18
Molly Bilker / Cronkite News

A new poll by Cronkite News, Univision News and The Dallas Morning News shows a strong sense of community on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Who's Representing California At The RNC, And Who's Not?

July 18
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

California is sending the largest delegation of any state to this week’s Republican National Convention. The 172-member delegation includes several prominent elected officials — but others did not make the trip.

San Diego Could Revive Ban On Plastic Bags

San Diego Could Revive Ban On Plastic Bags

July 18
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday is considering a ban on single-use plastic bags. The local ordinance has been on hold for nearly three years, amid an uncertain future for similar legislation statewide.

Roundtable: Rep. Peters' Campaign Donations, SDPD Curfew Sweeps, Po...

Roundtable: Rep. Peters' Campaign Donations, SDPD Curfew Sweeps, Poway's Fired Superintendent

July 15
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Rep. Scott Peters and others have found a legal way around campaign contribution limits. San Diego police still enforce curfews. And the district's list of reasons for firing Poway Unified Superintendent John Collins is pretty long.

Groups Organize Opposition To Downtown Chargers Stadium

Groups Organize Opposition To Downtown Chargers Stadium

July 14
By City News Service

A group of civic leaders opposed to the Chargers proposal to build a downtown stadium and convention center annex are lobbying the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce to reject the team's plans. Another group plans to hold a silent protest.