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Gov. Jerry Brown signed more than 800 bills this year and last week, many involved privacy rights. Midday Edition will take a look at how electronic communication will be regulated in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs new pot bills into law as advocates push to get recreational use on the 2016 ballot.
- Oct. 13
For the first time ever, San Diego is getting renewable energy from a wind farm in Baja California. Backers say it signals "a new chapter of collaboration" between the U.S. and Mexico, but the project faces a challenge in a U.S. court.
- Oct. 12
The new executive director of the San Diego Opera is being blamed for the surprise closure of his former employer, the Gotham Chamber Opera company in New York City.
- Oct. 9
- Evening Edition
The completion of a 15-year renovation project for homeless veterans at Veterans Village in the Midway District was celebrated Friday.
This weekend's experimental theater festival trades in the traditional curtain and stage for a basketball court, parked cars and the grounds of UC San Diego.
The Anxiety and Depressions Association of America says anxiety disorders now affect about one in eight children. And new research shows it may be prevented in kids who are at higher risk.
The 2015 Womens PeaceMaker program gets underway this week with a panel discussion featuring four human rights activists from around the world.
The 2014 Ebola outbreak will be front and center at a national infectious disease conference being held in San Diego this week.
- Oct. 7
More than 188,000 people in San Diego County are living with diseases like schizophrenia or major depression. But the mental health system struggles to deliver them appropriate care.
- Oct. 6
- Midday Edition
In a rare personal message, California's 77-year-old governor provided insight into his deliberations before deciding to sign a bill allowing terminally ill Californians to legally take their own lives.
- Oct. 6
Why scientists developing new treatments for spinal cord injury turn to a speciality gym in Carlsbad called Project Walk.
Community, government and business leaders will take part in a summit this week to tackle hunger and the impact of food waste in San Diego County landfills.
Hundreds of supporters and opponents of SeaWorld's controversial Blue World project are expected to turn out for Thursday's meeting.
- Oct. 2
- Evening Edition
The inaugural Maker Faire gets underway this weekend in Balboa Park. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has named it the Fall Centennial Event of 2015.