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Sheriff’s Department Not Ready To Embrace Crime-Fighting Website

Aug. 21
By Claire Trageser
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A website called Nextdoor.com is partnering with San Diego law enforcement agencies — with one notable exception — to allow officers to post information and get private messages from residents.

Judging An Ebola Drug In The Middle Of A Crisis

Aug. 21
By David Wagner
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In most cases, Ebola is a death sentence. But most of the infected patients who've taken a San Diego company's experimental drug have lived. Does that mean it works?

One Of Del Cerro's Last Remaining Utility Poles Removed

Aug. 20
By Dwane Brown
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When the $5 million project is complete, Del Cerro will have new streetlights and pedestrian ramps, along with newly planted trees and resurfaced streets — and no utility poles.

High School For San Diego’s Teen Moms Marks 20-Year Anniversary

Aug. 19
By Matthew Bowler
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For 20 years, Lindsay School has educated teenage mothers. Now, with a new partnership, the school is going to educate the babies, too.

San Diego's Sanford-Burnham Institute Gets New Chief

Aug. 19
By Erik Anderson
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An oncologist who spent part of his career in the pharmaceutical world is the new chief executive officer at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

Reaching Out For Help With Depression

Aug. 19
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The death of comedian Robin Williams is teaching us a lot about depression. We look at treatments available and who to reach out to when you need help.

California's Plastic Bag Ban Bill Moves Forward

Aug. 18
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The debate over a statewide plastic bag ban is heating up, as a key legislative committee last week passed a bill that would phase out single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores.

Killing Of Missouri Teen Reminds San Diegans Of Problems Between Minorities And Police

Aug. 18
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The fallout from the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has reverberated across the country. Black community groups in San Diego, as well as the San Diego Police Department, are evaluating law enforcement equity in our city.

Effort Begins To Reverse San Diego City Council Override Of Minimum Wage Veto

Aug. 18
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By Claire Trageser
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With the override, San Diego's hourly minimum wage will go from $9 to $9.75 on Jan. 1, but opponents say they are ready to spend the next 30 days collecting signatures to force a referendum and put the increase on hold.

Construction Begins On Affordable Housing Complex For Families With Special Needs

Aug. 15
By Dwane Brown

Southeastern San Diego will be home to the city's first ever affordable housing complex for low-income families with special needs.

Brown Sends $7.5 Billion Water Plan To Ballot

Aug. 14
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The governor and lawmakers were driven to action by the state's historic drought, which has forced farmers to fallow their fields and cities to implement fines and rationing.

San Diego Wildlife Refuge Gets $1M In Federal Funding For Youth Outreach

Aug. 13
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The San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex is the recipient of government funding to help get kids from urban communities interested in conservation.

San Diego's Police Officer Retention Problems Hit New Low

Aug. 13
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By Tarryn Mento
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As the city continues to struggle with recruiting and retaining its police force, the San Diego officers union says the number of patrol officers has fallen below the minimum requirement.

Depression Is Not A Death Sentence

Aug. 13
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The death of comedian Robin Williams sparked conversations about depression. We look at resources available in San Diego and what to say to someone who may be suffering.

Lawyers Fought Long Odds To Free Woman Who Killed Pimp

Aug. 13
By Amita Sharma
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Lawyers for Sara Kruzan said they never lost faith despite setbacks.

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