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San Diego Students Work On Safe, Sustainable Buildings For Nepal

San Diego Students Work On Safe, Sustainable Buildings For Nepal

June 15
By Alison St John

Students in San Diego's NewSchool of Architecture and Design are working on a project they hope will create a model for thousands of Nepalese who lost their homes after a powerful earthquake shook the country last year.

San Diego Broadens Ban On 'Spice'

San Diego Broadens Ban On 'Spice'

June 14
By Claire Trageser

Some worry the law may make synthetic marijuana users not seek help if the drug sickens them. The City Council voted Tuesday to expand the ban, which takes effect immediately.

San Diego Mayor, Police Chief Talk Safety With LGBT Businesses

San Diego Mayor, Police Chief Talk Safety With LGBT Businesses

June 13
By Tarryn Mento

City officials met with representatives from Hillcrest businesses and organizations to address safety concerns in the LGBT community after a mass shooting in Orlando.

How To Own A Piece Of San Diego's Old Central Library

How To Own A Piece Of San Diego's Old Central Library

June 10
By Tarryn Mento

You can now own a piece of San Diego's old central library. The city will auction off some of the remaining tables, chairs, bookshelves and even a card catalogue on Saturday.

Bike Lanes In Downtown San Diego Mean Fewer Parking Spaces, Car Lanes

Bike Lanes In Downtown San Diego Mean Fewer Parking Spaces, Car Lanes

June 10
By Claire Trageser

If approved, the Downtown Mobility Plan would add more than 9 miles of protected bike lanes in downtown San Diego. It would also eliminate 477 parking spaces over the next 20 years and some car lanes.

California's Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Is Now 21

California's Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Is Now 21

June 9
By Kenny Goldberg

It's now illegal in California to sell tobacco products and vaping devices to people under 21.

San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

June 7
By KPBS News

After months of debates, rallies and political ads, the California primary election is here. Democrats will decide between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, San Diegans will vote for mayor, some North County voters will cast ballots for county supervisor. And there's more.

Trump As President Would Endanger America, Clinton Says

Trump As President Would Endanger America, Clinton Says

June 2
By Associated Press

Hillary Clinton tore into Donald Trump's foreign policy experience and temperament in a blistering speech in San Diego Thursday.

Does San Diego State's Aztec Mascot Perpetuate Racism?

Does San Diego State's Aztec Mascot Perpetuate Racism?

June 2
By Megan Burks

It’s endured student petitions, campus referendums and an NCAA ban on Native American mascots. Now the San Diego State University Aztec is coming under fire again.

Barrio Logan Community Leaders Unhappy About Treatment Of Trump Pro...

Barrio Logan Community Leaders Unhappy About Treatment Of Trump Protesters

May 31
By KPBS News, City News Service

Community leaders decried what they described as a decision by city leaders "to effectively put Barrio Logan under martial law" last week during a Donald Trump campaign rally.

Campaign Finances Stir Up A San Diego Congressional Race

Campaign Finances Stir Up A San Diego Congressional Race

May 26
By Erik Anderson

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter's campaign finance spending is under scrutiny. The congressman said some mistakes were made, money was paid back and an audit is expected to answer questions.

Terminally Ill San Diego Woman Plans To Take Advantage Of Aid-In-Dy...

Terminally Ill San Diego Woman Plans To Take Advantage Of Aid-In-Dying Law

May 26
By Kenny Goldberg, Katie Schoolov

For most people, death is an unplanned event. But not for San Diegan Eurika Strotto, who plans to take her own life just after California's End of Life Option Act takes effect in June.

Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Industry Over Star's Death

Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Industry Over Star's Death

May 23
By City News Service

Gwynn died from cancer in 2014 at the age of 54 after playing his entire career with the San Diego Padres.

Sanders Caps Off San Diego Visit With Rally In Vista

Sanders Caps Off San Diego Visit With Rally In Vista

May 22
By City News Service

The Vermont senator told thousands of supporters that he is the best choice to defeat Donald Trump in the November election.

San Diego Firefighters Prepare For Potential Busy Season

San Diego Firefighters Prepare For Potential Busy Season

May 18
By Maya Trabulsi

Spring rains in San Diego may have brought lush vegetation, but that could spell trouble in the upcoming fire season.