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San Diego Celebrates 'Earth Week' By Teaching Five 'R's'

April 22
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Hundreds of businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies are set to take part in the 25th annual Earth Fair, sharing environmentally friendly products, services and policies. The event generally draws 60,000 people to Balboa Park.

Celebrating Earth Day? In Scripps Ranch, It's Elementary

April 22
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Dingeman Elementary School in Scripps Ranch uses Earth Day to get out an environmentally friendly message.

Survey: Quality Of Life In San Diego Trending Upward

April 21
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A new report card uses economic and environmental indicators to gauge quality of life in San Diego.

San Diego’s Meb Keflezighi Is Boston Strong

April 21
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San Diego running expert Tracy Sundlun called it "a seminal moment for our sport" when Meb Keflezighi, at almost 39, became the first U.S. male to win the Boston Marathon since 1983.

U.N. Report: Avoiding Climate Change Possible With 'Substantial Emission Reductions'

April 21
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The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has just released its fifth report on the rapidly closing window of time to take action on reducing greenhouse gases.

San Diego County Report Shows Drop In Violent Crime In 2013

April 21
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The latest report on crime in San Diego County is out, and a lot of people have been watching the trends carefully, concerned that realignment — the transfer of thousands of offenders from the state to the county system — might result in higher crime rates here.

Earth-Like Planet Discovered

April 18
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Scientists are one step closer to finding out if life similar to ours... could exist on other planets. We take a look at the discovery of an Earth-like planet that may hold water on its surface.

San Diego Program Helps First-Generation College Students Stay On Track

April 18
By Claire Trageser
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Juma Ventures doesn't just help students get into college; it coaches them throughout their four years there.

San Diego Health Report Card Shows No Improvement In Child Immunization Rate

April 17
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Every two years, The Children's Initiative offers a detailed analysis of 25 key indicators of the health and well being of children throughout San Diego County. But the Report Card goes beyond metrics. It also reveals why the findings are important and recommends ways to improve each problem.

Teen Pregnancy Rates Down In San Diego County — But More Can Be Done

April 17
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Pregnancy rates are down around the county — and nation — but health officials warn there are still 1,700 births by teens every week. We take a look at what's being done to educate teens in an effort to prevent teen pregnancy.

Preview: Pac-Arts Spring Showcase

April 17
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Pac-Arts kicks off its fourth annual Spring Showcase on Thursday. KPBS' film critic Beth Accomando gives a preview of the film lineup.

San Diego Is Fifth Least Affordable U.S. City For Renters

April 16
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A recent New York Times study found that San Diego is the fifth least affordable rental market in the nation. Renters spend more than 40 percent of their median income to keep a roof over their heads.

Mexico's Drug-Related Homicides Are Down But Not In Tijuana

April 16
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A University of San Diego report on drug violence in Mexico finds that homicides are down overall in the country, but the number of killings in Tijuana is up from 2012.

Plan In The Works To Save San Diego Opera

April 16
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After the final show of the season this past Sunday, the fate of the San Diego Opera remains up in the air. At least two board members are working to save the arts institution from closing and are set to release a reorganization plan Thursday.

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