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Voters Will Decide The Fate Of Plastic Bags In California

Voters Will Decide The Fate Of Plastic Bags In California

Oct. 28
Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

With Propositions 65 and 67 on the November ballot, the plastic industry has one last chance to keep its product in the nation’s largest market.

Proposition 61 Gives California Mandate To Lower Drug Prices, Not T...

Proposition 61 Gives California Mandate To Lower Drug Prices, Not Tools

Oct. 31
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

Experts question whether the state could implement the law and if it couldn't, what the consequences would be.

Roundtable: Breaking Down San Diego Ballot Measures

Roundtable: Breaking Down San Diego Ballot Measures

Oct. 28
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

Election Day is fast approaching. Do you know enough to make an informed decision on the local measures on the ballot?

Trump's Claims Of 'Rigged' Election Put His Supporters, Voting Righ...

Trump's Claims Of 'Rigged' Election Put His Supporters, Voting Rights Groups On Alert

Oct. 28
Mary Plummer / KPCC

Despite assurances from California election officials, some Trump backers plan to monitor the polls on Election Day. Meanwhile, nonpartisan volunteers plan to be on the lookout for intimidation or harassment.

PolitiFact California: DCCC Makes False Claim About Denham's Role I...

PolitiFact California: DCCC Makes False Claim About Denham's Role In Trump Hotel Deal

Oct. 28
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

A new TV ad by a Democratic campaign committee describes Rep. Jeff Denham of California as Donald Trump’s "Man in Washington D.C."

Proposition 59 Gives Voters A Voice In The Campaign Finance Debate,...

Proposition 59 Gives Voters A Voice In The Campaign Finance Debate, But Little Else

Oct. 27
Mary Plummer / KPCC

If approved, California's elected officials would be instructed to try to overturn Citizens United. But because the measure is advisory, they're not legally mandated to follow voters' wishes.

Chula Vista District 3 Candidates Discuss Key Issues

Chula Vista District 3 Candidates Discuss Key Issues

Oct. 26
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Former Councilman Steve Padilla faces city staffer Jason Paguio on Nov. 8, to represent the southeast region of Chula Vista.

Measure G Would Change Police Oversight Rules

Measure G Would Change Police Oversight Rules

Oct. 26
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

San Diego’s Measure G would reform the city’s police oversight board, but even without formal opposition some supporters are saying it doesn’t do enough to increase the board’s power.

Cities Prepare To Take The Driver’s Seat In Marijuana Trade

Cities Prepare To Take The Driver’s Seat In Marijuana Trade

Oct. 26
Katie Orr / KQED

Proposition 64 would give local governments a lot of control over recreational marijuana. Already, cities are taking very different approaches on how to proceed if the measure passes.

Ballot Measure T Forces Encinitas To Confront Growth Plans

Ballot Measure T Forces Encinitas To Confront Growth Plans

Oct. 26
By Alison St John

Encinitas is the only city in San Diego County that does not have a state-mandated housing plan. Even with its back up against that legal wall, there’s plenty of opposition to Measure T, a plan for where to increase housing density in the future.

Dark Money, Accusations Of Campaign Finance Violations Roil Lilac H...

Dark Money, Accusations Of Campaign Finance Violations Roil Lilac Hills Campaign

Oct. 25
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

The fight over Lilac Hills Ranch has made strange bedfellows of environmentalists and developers, spawned three complaints with California's elections watchdog and seen a six-figure donation from a nonprofit that refuses to disclose its source of funds.

Monday Is The Last Day To Register To Vote In San Diego County

Monday Is The Last Day To Register To Vote In San Diego County

Oct. 24
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Online registration forms must be completed by midnight. Paper forms must be postmarked Monday or dropped off at the registrar's office by 8 p.m.

On Final Day To Register, UC San Diego Leads In Voter Sign-Ups

On Final Day To Register, UC San Diego Leads In Voter Sign-Ups

Oct. 24
By Katie Schoolov

A student leading the effort says that for the first time UC San Diego is leading other University of California schools in the number of students registered to vote.

No, It's Not Just You: This Election Is Stressing People Out

No, It's Not Just You: This Election Is Stressing People Out

Oct. 24
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A recent survey from the American Psychological Association shows the election is a significant source of stress for 52 percent of adults, and it's a problem for both Republicans and Democrats.

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Explaining Proposition 64: How California Would Legalize Marijuana

Oct. 24
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

There are so many questions about California’s November ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana that it’s easy to overlook the most basic question of all: What would the initiative actually do?

PHOTOS: Obama Takes His Likely Final Trip To San Diego As President

PHOTOS: Obama Takes His Likely Final Trip To San Diego As President

Oct. 24
By KPBS , City News Service

President Barack Obama spoke at a fundraiser at a private home in La Jolla. He campaigned for Doug Applegate and slammed Darrell Issa, who has alleged the Obama administration was perhaps the most corrupt in history.

Proposition 52: Critical For Medi-Cal Or Perks For Hospital Execs?

Proposition 52: Critical For Medi-Cal Or Perks For Hospital Execs?

Oct. 24
By Kenny Goldberg

There are plenty of controversial propositions on the November ballot. Proposition 52 isn't one of them.

#ShowUsYourMailers: How Much Money In Measure A Would Repair Roads?

#ShowUsYourMailers: How Much Money In Measure A Would Repair Roads?

Oct. 24
By Andrew Bowen

A media campaign in support of Measure A, a San Diego County sales tax increase on the November ballot, is emphasizing how much money would go to repairing roads. Here's a closer look at the measure.

Roundtable: Final Presidential Debate, Congressional Races, State P...

Roundtable: Final Presidential Debate, Congressional Races, State Propositions

Oct. 21
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

Presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to flirt with the idea that he won't concede the election, should he lose on Nov. 8. Will there will a Trump Effect on San Diego races? And is California ready to say goodbye to the death penalty...and hello to recreational pot?

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Proposition 51 Pits School Needs Against Worries Over State Debt

Oct. 21
Mary Plummer / KPCC

The bond measure that would raise billions for school construction has developers lined up against opponents, including Gov. Jerry Brown.

Mexico's Demand For Potent California Marijuana Creates Southbound ...

Mexico's Demand For Potent California Marijuana Creates Southbound Smuggling

Oct. 21
By Jean Guerrero

Marijuana has long flowed from Mexico into the U.S. Now, it's starting to flow in the opposite direction.

Donors Pour Record $458 Million Into California Initiatives

Donors Pour Record $458 Million Into California Initiatives

Oct. 20
By Associated Press

Political donors have spent a record $458 million on 17 statewide November ballot initiatives in California, beating the state's own record for the most spent on propositions appearing on state ballots in a single year, campaign reports filed Thursday show.

Serious, Funny Ads Target San Diego Ballot Measures C, D

Serious, Funny Ads Target San Diego Ballot Measures C, D

Oct. 20
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego County Taxpayer's Association unveiled its no on C and D commercials Thursday.

‘It’s Not A Thing!’: Bill Simmons, Tony Hawk Knock Chargers ‘Convad...

‘It’s Not A Thing!’: Bill Simmons, Tony Hawk Knock Chargers ‘Convadium’

Oct. 20
By Kristina Bravo

In the latest episode of the HBO show “Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons,” the sports commentator and skateboarder make their case against Measure C.

Poll: California Measure To End Death Penalty In Danger, Most Other...

Poll: California Measure To End Death Penalty In Danger, Most Other Propositions Have Strong Support

Oct. 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A sample of 622 likely voters favored Proposition 67, the statewide plastic bag ban, 45-39, which was within the poll’s seven point margin of error, and opposed Proposition 62, which would end the death penalty in the state, 45-37.