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Tease photo for San Diego's Homeless Sleep A Little Easier — Emphasis On 'Little'

San Diego's Homeless Sleep A Little Easier — Emphasis On 'Little'

July 8
By Megan Burks

While gruesome attacks on the homeless like those this week are rare, violence among the homeless and targeting the homeless is not, advocates say.

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Activists Hope To Spotlight Local Police And Community Relations

July 8
By Tarryn Mento

Law enforcement's treatment of minorities is again dominating the national conversation. In San Diego, activists say they appreciate the renewed focus on the issue. But they question how it will make a difference.

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Sheep Counting In Anza-Borrego Doesn't Put Volunteers To Sleep

July 8
By Claire Trageser

Every summer a rare sight comes to the desert outside San Diego: endangered bighorn sheep gather at watering holes. And every summer, a group of volunteers count them.

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Roundtable: Dallas Police Attack, Homelessness In San Diego And Balboa Park

July 8
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

A sniper attack in Dallas left five police officers dead. San Diego's homelessness problem took a turn for the worse. Balboa Park and Seaport Village may be about to get makeovers.

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LGBT Seniors Await New Affordable Housing In North Park

July 7
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego’s first affordable housing development for LGBT seniors breaks ground next week. It aims to help a community wounded by bigotry, job discrimination, isolation and loss of family.

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Soccer And Tutoring Program Helps Refugees Feel Welcome

July 4
By Jean Guerrero

An after-school program in El Cajon, YALLA, is helping young refugees and immigrants excel in school while easing feelings of alienation.

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Residents Propose Alternatives To Sharp Rocks On Imperial Avenue

July 4
By Katie Schoolov

Back in April, the city of San Diego placed rocks along Imperial Avenue to deter homeless people from setting up camp. Unhappy with the installation, some residents proposed alternative solutions to Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

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In Border Fire Aftermath, Potrero Community Prepares For Next Blaze

July 1
By Tarryn Mento

While the public awaits confirmation on the identities of two bodies discovered after a fire burned 7,600 acres in southern San Diego County, residents are planning ahead for the next one.

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San Diego Scrambling To Plan For Minimum Wage Increase

July 1
By Claire Trageser

A referendum voters overwhelmingly approved last month meant the city had about a month to get a system in place to enforce the minimum wage increase.

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North Park Offers Early Test Of Climate Action Plan

June 30
By Andrew Bowen

North Park is one of the San Diego neighborhoods targeted for transit-oriented development. But will proposed changes to the area's future growth plans be enough to meet the city's ambitious goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions?

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Sen. Barbara Boxer On Gun Laws, San Onofre Investigation

June 27
By Amita Sharma

The retiring U.S. senator spoke to KPBS News about her colleagues' efforts to push for stricter gun laws, her call for a criminal investigation into the San Onofre nuclear power plant and her plans after a 24-year Senate career.

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San Diego: Addicted To Meth

June 27
By Kenny Goldberg

The methamphetamine that’s being sold on the street is extremely potent, highly addictive and cheaper than ever. That dangerous combination means meth is sending more people to our emergency rooms, jails and morgue.

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All Evacuation Orders Lifted In East County Fire

June 19
By KPBS News, City News Service

Evacuation orders for Potrero, Lake Morena and the surrounding areas have been lifted. The wildfire that started Sunday near the Tecate border crossing had burned 7,483 acres and was 45 percent contained as of Friday morning.

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Ex-San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio Joins Stadium Debate

June 23
By KPBS News, City News Service

Republican Carl DeMaio, now a talk radio show host, has joined developers and contractors to pitch a plan to build a billion-dollar Chargers stadium that he says will require no tax increases or taxpayer subsidies.

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Inside The Deal That Shaped San Diego County’s Power Picture

June 22
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource, Chris Young / inewsource

San Diego's two biggest sources of electricity were approved in a deal brokered by Michael Peevey, the embattled former president of the California Public Utilities Commission.