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ASK Campaign Promotes Gun Safety For San Diego Parents

June 18
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"Asking Saves Kids" is an offshoot of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. On Sunday, the group would like San Diego parents to have a specific conversation with their kids' friends.

'We're Out Of Time' — So Says Chargers Stadium Spokesman

June 18
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There is nothing left that the city of San Diego can do to solve the stadium issue before the NFL owners vote on whether to allow the Chargers to move to Los Angeles, team spokesman Mark Fabiani told KPBS Midday Edition on Thursday.

Balboa Park's Aging Plumbing Threatens Museums' Collections

June 17
By Angela Carone
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Balboa Park is more than 100 years old and so is some of its plumbing, and that has some folks who work in the park worried.

California Court Abolishes Traffic Fine Policy

June 12
By Associated Press
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Drivers will no longer have to pay a traffic fine before being able to contest it in court. A San Diego attorney said there was concern about procedural unfairness in the old system.

Women Make History At Camp Pendleton, Train For Combat Roles

June 10
By Susan Murphy
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The yearlong experiment to determine whether women can serve in ground combat is wrapping up. "I think for the males they kind of expected us to be ... the moms, the sisters — kind of take care of us. But now they’re like, ‘OK, we’re a Marine, you’re a Marine. Let’s just get the job done,’" said Marine Sgt. Zarina Flemming.

To Train Advise And Assist: Obama Orders More Troops To Iraq

June 11
Midday Edition
By Associated Press
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President Barack Obama ordered hundreds of troops to Iraq to better integrate Iraqi forces and lay the groundwork to retake Ramadi and other key cities.

Save the Guacamole: New Planting Method Offers Hope To San Diego Avocado Industry

June 10
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An Escondido avocado farm is testing a growing technique that may help the fruit thrive with less water in the middle of California’s drought.

What Will San Onofre's New Emergency Plan Look Like?

June 10
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Residents living near the now shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant have security questions after a new emergency plan was approved by federal regulators.

Autistic San Diego Lawyer Plans To Practice Special Education Law

June 8
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Sandy Weber was told her autistic son, Erik, should be put in a home at 5 years old. Today, he's a new attorney who plans to help the special needs community.

Referendum On Peña Nieto: Mexico Midterm Election Has Implications For U.S.

June 4
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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto took office with a promise of reform three years ago. This weekend, midterm elections will show whether voters still have confidence in him and his party.

Report Finds 115 San Diego-Owned Facilities Are In Poor Condition

June 3
Midday Edition
By City News Service
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The city has been conducting assessments of a variety of types of public assets in order to get a handle on the scope of a backlog of capital improvement projects estimated to be around $3.9 billion.

California Faces Deadline For Approving New Execution Method

June 4
Midday Edition
By Associated Press
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California has not executed anyone in nine years. But a settlement reached this week with the families of victims of condemned killers stipulates that the state needs to come up with a new protocol for putting them to death by this fall.

Beating Expectations: San Diego Homeless Program Saves Lives, Money

June 2
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Community leaders take a look at what is next for Project 25, a program helping the chronically homeless in San Diego County and saving millions of dollars in public resources.

La Jolla Doctor Uses New Zapping Tool To Target Depression

June 2
By Kenny Goldberg
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The newest treatment for clinical depression is a device that zaps the brain with magnetic pulses.

Long Way To Go For Many San Diego County Water Districts To Meet State Demands

June 1
By Claire Trageser
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Monday started the clock for every urban California water district to meet its state-mandated water cuts. Many local cities have a long way to go to meet those mandates.