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Tease photo for San Diego Politicos Keep Close Watch On City Council District 1 Race

San Diego Politicos Keep Close Watch On City Council District 1 Race

April 19
By Andrew Bowen

The race to represent District 1 on the San Diego City Council is among the most closely watched. It's likely to decide whether Democrats keep control of the council or that power shifts to Republicans.

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Richard Dreyfuss Says Presidential Debates Reflect 'Civics Crisis'

April 14
By Angela Carone

The Encinitas resident and Oscar-winning actor received an award Thursday in La Jolla from the National Conflict Resolution Center for his efforts to reinstate civics in public education.

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Get Ready For An Active Fire Season, County Officials Say

April 14
By Erik Anderson

Winter rains fed an explosion of grass throughout San Diego County, which could fuel fires this year. Officials urge residents to clear fire hazards from around their homes.

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El Niño Slightly Improved The Drought But Didn't Bust It

April 11
By David Wagner

For the past few months, we've used the KPBS Drought Tracker to tell you how much rain and snow El Niño has been bringing to California. After a fairly average wet season, where does California's drought stand now?

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How SANDAG Worked The Media On Transportation Plan

April 7
By Claire Trageser

The San Diego Association of Governments spent a half million dollars on outside consultants to craft a media strategy to help win support last year for its controversial transportation blueprint.

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Composting In San Diego Feels Growing Pains

April 7
By Andrew Bowen

Diverting more organic waste from San Diego’s landfill is critical to meeting the city’s ambitious climate change goals. But there are plenty of challenges to making composting the norm.

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Miramar National Cemetery Has Room To Grow

April 6
By Matthew Bowler

San Diego is home to nearly a quarter million veterans. And as they age, they inevitably die. The Department of Veterans Affairs is making room for their graves.

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San Diego's Baby Southern White Rhino Could Mean Scientific Breakthrough

April 6
By Katie Schoolov

A baby southern white rhino born Saturday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park may represent success for zoo researchers who have been working for eight years to solve the reproductive problems among the captive-born population.

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Why John Leguizamo Thinks Trump Is ‘Doing A Great Thing’ For Latinos

April 5
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

In a new solo act titled “Latin History for Morons,” which premieres Tuesday night at the La Jolla Playhouse, the comic takes on five centuries of Latin history.

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Critics Unhappy With Kamala Harris' Approach To San Onofre Probe

April 5
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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Padres Face Dodgers In Opening Day Game At Petco Park

April 4
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

Hundreds of fans gathered at an East Village block party celebrating the opening game.

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San Diego And Mexico City Students Tackle Violence Through Art

April 1
By Jean Guerrero

Students from San Diego and Mexico City are teaming up to create works of art that explore violence. It’s a joint initiative of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and Mexico City’s Tamayo Museum.

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Mama's Kitchen Delivers 8 Millionth Meal In San Diego County

March 30
By Katie Schoolov

For the last quarter century, volunteers for the nonprofit has been bringing meals to people who are too sick to cook on their own.

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San Diego County Expands Efforts To Review Convictions

March 30
By City News Service

A new conviction review unit will review convictions in which credible and verifiable evidence of innocence exists or new technology can be used to test or re-test remaining evidence.

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San Diego Democrats Trying To Unseat GOP Councilmen Face Uphill Climb

March 28
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.