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Ted Cruz Holds Rally In San Diego

April 11
By City News Service, Associated Press

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz held a rally in San Diego on behalf of his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Monday night, 57 days before the June 7 California primary.

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Ballot Measure To Raise Funds For Fire Stations Advances

April 11
By City News Service

If passed by voters in the November general election, two bonds totaling $205 million would fund construction of nearly 20 fire stations designed to fill geographical gaps where response times are longer than the standard of 7 minutes, 30 seconds.

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Prop. 47 Supporters Fear Treatment Fund Has Been Shortchanged

April 11
Julie Small / KQED

The 2014 measure reduced penalties for drug offenses and other low-level felonies with the promise of saving hundreds of millions of dollars a year on prisons. Now advocates are wondering: What happened to the money?

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Ted Cruz Presidential Campaign To Stop In San Diego

April 8
By City News Service

The Republican Party of San Diego County scheduled a rally for Sen. Ted Cruz Monday at 6 p.m. at the Town & Country Resort in Mission Valley.

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Clinton's Lead Over Sanders Shrinks In New California Poll

April 8
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

A new Field Poll out Friday morning shows Sanders trailing Clinton by six points, 47 percent to 41 percent, among likely Democratic primary voters. His deficit was 11 points back in January.

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Trump Holds Narrow Lead Over Cruz In California Primary

April 7
By Associated Press

The Field Poll found 39 percent of likely GOP voters back Donald Trump, while 32 percent support Ted Cruz. But the poll found significant regional differences, a noteworthy factor since 159 of California's 172 delegates to the Republican National Convention will be decided by who wins each of the state's 53 congressional district races.

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California Counts: Project Aims To Pair US Citizens With Immigrants To Vote 'Together'

April 7
Leslie Berestein Rojas / KPCC

A voter project aims to bring those that can vote and don't, and those that would like to vote but can't together for this year's November election.

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Could All-Latino Slate Motivate Higher Voter Turnout In San Diego Neighborhood?

April 6
By Midday Edition

The wealthy and mostly white Kensington neighborhood has effectively decided who represents an entire City Council district. This year could be different, as all the major City Council candidates in the district are Latino.

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A San Diego Immigrant's Take On Trump's Remittance Plan

April 5
By Jean Guerrero

Immigrants in California sent about $1.78 billion in remittances to Mexico in the last quarter of 2015. Donald Trump proposed blocking the flow of such remittances if Mexico didn't pay for the construction of a 2,000-mile border wall.

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A San Diego Primary Primer And A Proposal To Change The City Voting Process

April 5
By Midday Edition

The Independent Voter Project wants the city of San Diego to adopt the top two vote-getter system currently used by the state. That would mean that no candidate could win outright in the June primary.

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Critics Unhappy With Kamala Harris' Approach To San Onofre Probe

April 5
By Midday Edition
By Amita Sharma

Some consumer activists worry that California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Democratic Party loyalties are influencing her office's criminal investigation into the 2013 closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

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Kamala Harris’ Career Choice Inspired By Civil-Rights Icons

April 4
By Amita Sharma

The California attorney general and U.S. Senate front-runner credits the civil-rights activism of Thurgood Marshall and Constance Baker Motley, as well as that of her Indian mother and Jamaican father, for propelling her into a law career.

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US Senate Race Shaping Up As A Harris-Sanchez Match

April 1
By Amita Sharma

Polls show Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez are almost certain to face off in November in the race to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer. The top two vote-getters in the June election move forward, regardless of their party affiliation.

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Judges, Lawyers Major Donors To San Diego City Attorney Candidates

March 31
Joe Yerardi and Shine Cho / inewsource

Individuals who listed attorney, lawyer, general counsel or some variation of those as their occupation contributed a combined $229,000 as of Dec. 31. Seven judges also gave financial support to city attorney hopefuls.

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California Counts: As June Primary Nears, Latina Influence Could Be Key To Turnout

March 30
By Mary Plummer

As candidates and advocacy groups ramp up their get-out-the-vote efforts, it turns out one group could prove persuasive in Latino families.

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California Aims To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

March 28
By Midday Edition

"It's a matter of economic justice, it makes sense, and will help our entire state do much better for its citizens," Gov. Jerry Brown said.

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San Diego Democrats Trying To Unseat GOP Councilmen Face Uphill Climb

March 28
By Midday Edition
By Claire Trageser

The Democrats trying to unseat Republican Councilmen Scott Sherman and Mark Kersey must compete for attention with another heated City Council race that both political parties have a chance at winning.

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Transit Funding Emerges As Key Issue For SANDAG Tax Increase

March 25
By Andrew Bowen

As the SANDAG board inches closer to putting a tax increase on the November ballot, there's a tug-of-war between those who favor public transit and those who favor roads and highways.

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California Counts: Will Central Valley Town’s Latinos Lose Political Clout If Youth Don’t Vote?

March 25
Sasha Khokha / KQED

A majority of leaders in Lindsay, southeast of Fresno, are Latino. But they worry their hard-won gains could be diminished by a less politically engaged generation.

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PolitiFact: Bernie Sanders' Claim That America Has Lowest Voter Turnout On Earth

March 25
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

Does the United States have a lower voter turnout rate than other countries? We check this claim made in San Diego this week by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

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Trump Leads In California, Setting Stage For Fierce Battle In GOP Primary

March 24
By Midday Edition

The new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds Donald Trump in the lead among the remaining three Republican candidates.

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Sanders Dismisses Defeat In Arizona, Rallies Faithful In San Diego

March 22
By City News Service, Associated Press

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders lost the Arizona primary Tuesday to Hillary Clinton, but that didn't stop him from giving an upbeat speech to thousands of supporters at the San Diego Convention Center.

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San Diego Judge Lets Woman Quit Trump University Suit

March 22
By Associated Press

Tarla Makaeff, a Southern California yoga instructor, asked to withdraw from the federal class-action suit after her attorneys said GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his lawyers put her "through the wringer."

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Bernie Sanders To Speak At San Diego Convention Center Rally

March 22
By City News Service

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is scheduled to speak Tuesday night at what his campaign is billing as "A Future to Believe In Rally" at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Battle Over California Drug Pricing Initiative Could Be One Of The Most Expensive

March 21
By Midday Edition

The battle over a fall ballot measure that aims to control the price of prescription drugs has already attracted more than $50 million in contributions, mostly in opposition.