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$1.4B Chargers Stadium Plan Unveiled; No New Taxes Proposed

May 16
Midday Edition
By City News Service
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A new football stadium for San Diego should be financed with a mix of financial contributions from the city and county of San Diego, the Chargers and the NFL, plus bond and land sales, a nine-member advisory group appointed by Mayor Kevin Faulconer recommended Monday.

California Compares Favorably To Other Countries In The Clean Technology Arena

May 18
Midday Edition
By Erik Anderson
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California performs well against the rest of the world in the latest Green Innovation Index from the non-partisan think tank Next-10.

Record Rainfall Breaks Through 'Ridiculously Resilient Ridge'

May 15
By David Wagner
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The ridge has helped keep California in a prolonged state of drought by pushing storms up and over California.

Military Families Get New Home Away From Home On Camp Pendleton

May 15
By Kenny Goldberg
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Military families who have a loved one getting care at Camp Pendleton's Naval Hospital have a new place to stay.

Marines From Kansas, Arizona Were On Camp Pendleton-Based Helicopter

May 15
Evening Edition
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The wreckage of a helicopter believed to have crashed while carrying six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers has been found on a Himalayan hillside in earthquake-stricken Nepal.

Bike To Work Day: Promoting Cycling As Viable San Diego Transportation Option

May 14
Midday Edition
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Government leaders have included biking in its climate action plans for San Diego city and the larger region.

Black Student Organizations Question San Diego Police Policies

May 14
Midday Edition
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San Diego police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said reforms on policing have been made since a Department of Justice review. But students want racial profiling to end.

SANDAG’s Transportation Plan Could Hinder San Diego’s Climate Goals

May 14
By Claire Trageser
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San Diego is working on a Climate Action Plan that includes goals of boosting public transit ridership. But many decisions about adding bus and trolley services aren't made by the city. They're made by an agency being sued for spending too much of its funding on freeways and roads.

Neighbors Help Family Rebuild After Devastating Cocos Fire

May 14
By Susan Murphy
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It was a year ago that a dozen wildfires whipped by Santa Ana winds roared through San Diego County. The fires devoured nearly 27,000 acres and destroyed 63 homes. Those who lost homes continue today to work to rebuild them.

Preparing For San Diego Fire Season: Lessons Learned From May Wildfires

May 13
Midday Edition
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Over a five-day period In May 2014, unusual Santa Ana winds fueled flames to 14 wildfires around San Diego County. Experts revisit what happened and talk about lessons learned.

Art About Jamaican Dancehall On View At Lux Art Institute

May 13
By Angela Carone
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Jamaican artist Ebony G. Patterson makes tapestries featuring the world of dancehall music, fashion, and culture.

Journalist Documenting His Experience With Alzheimer's Comes To San Diego

May 11
Midday Edition
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Greg O'Brien made his living as a newspaperman. He shares his experience on reporting the most personal, painful and perhaps important story of his life, this week at a luncheon in La Jolla.

San Diego Symposium Explores Human-Climate Interactions

May 11
Midday Edition
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A symposium held at the Salk Institute will examine melting glaciers, rising sea levels and the rapid warming of Earth from climate change.

Experts: U.S-Mexico Border To See 39,000 Unaccompanied Minors

May 11
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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The number is a decrease compared to last year when U.S Customs and Border Protection says it apprehended about 68,000 unaccompanied children.

San Diego Council President Sherri Lightner Gets Analytical About Politics

May 11
By Tarryn Mento
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District 1 Councilwoman Sherri Lightner is the City Council’s first female president. But it's Lightner’s background in engineering that sets her apart on the council.