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New VA Chief Visits San Diego

Sept. 15
By Dwane Brown
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San Diego County is the No. 1 destination for veterans who've served in Iraq and Afghanistan and the biggest challenge says new chief of the Department of Veterans Affairs is building up enough capacity and personnel to properly serve them.

It's The Law: Vehicles Have To Give Bicyclists 3 Feet Of Space

Sept. 15
By Jill Replogle
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More than 100 cyclists are killed each year in collisions with motor vehicles in California. A new law that takes effect Tuesday is designed to make the roads safer for those who pedal.

Prostate Cancer: What You Need To Know

Sept. 12
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Recently, San Diego Bishop Cirilo Flores died of prostate cancer. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we take a look at testing, diagnosis and treatment options available.

Temple Grandin In San Diego To Speak About Inclusiveness In Education

Sept. 11
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Celebrated autism advocate Temple Grandin is in San Diego to talk about inclusiveness in education.

Preparing For Disaster: Earthquake, Wildfire, Terrorist Threat

Sept. 9
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Are you prepared for the next big earthquake or wildfire? What do you do if you see suspicious activity that might be terrorist-related? The Federal Emergency Management Agency and San Diego Fire join KPBS Midday with some safety tips.

Controversy Surrounds Future Of East County Performing Arts Center

Sept. 9
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The East County Performing Arts Center might soon lease out much of its calendar to the Rock Church. Critics say that's not what the facility was intended for.

Are Consumers Paying Too Much in Proposed San Onofre Settlement?

Sept. 5
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A settlement deal on the costs of the San Onofre shutdown, approved by the utilities and three consumer advocate groups - must now be changed. What's the cost to consumers?

California Drought Forces Farmers To Adapt

Sept. 8
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Dry weather, coupled with high water prices, has forced some farmers to stop watering crops and trees. Others have switched to new irrigation methods or less thirsty crops.

San Diego Hunger Study Shows Continued Need For Food Assistance

Sept. 4
By Claire Trageser
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Almost 500,000 people received donations last year from San Diego-area food pantries, according to a report released Thursday.

School Kids And Vaccines: New Numbers Show More California Students Are Not Getting Their Shots

Sept. 4
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The number of parents delaying or declining to vaccinate their school-age children is climbing in California. We'll speak to San Diego doctors and hear about a new NOVA documentary about vaccines.

Fast-Food Workers In San Diego Strike For $15 An Hour

Sept. 4
By Erik Anderson
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At one point during the local protests, strikers were sitting in the roadway on University Avenue over Interstate 15. About a dozen people were arrested and taken away by police.

Governor's Debate: Kashkari Gets His One Shot At Brown

Sept. 4
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Republican Neel Kashkari gets his one chance to debate Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday evening.

Supervisors Bulk Up With 'Aerial Muscle' Ahead Of San Diego's Peak Fire Season

Sept. 3
By Dwane Brown
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Some of the largest wildfires in California history have happened in the San Diego area during October.

Hope Dwindles For DNA Evidence At Tijuana Body Dump

Sept. 3
By Jill Replogle
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More than 22,000 people have gone missing in Mexico since the country declared war on drug traffickers in 2006. Some family members of the missing hoped to find answers at a body disposal site in Tijuana. But so far, they have only frustrated hopes.

Fletcher Announces Creation Of Foundation For Veterans

Sept. 3
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By City News Service
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The Three Wise Men Foundation aims to raise awareness of the problems facing veterans returning from war, and provide direct support to organizations and programs that ease the changeover to civilian life.

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