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Underwater Robots Race For Glory In Point Loma

Aug. 1
By Erik Anderson
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These aren't your father's submarine races. In fact, it's not likely that dad could've put together the intricate computers bottled-up in hopefully water-tight cases.

WWII Veteran Recalls Surviving 1945 Shipwreck, Shark Attacks

Aug. 1
Evening Edition
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Verlin "Buzz" Fortin was on the USS Indianapolis when it was sunk by Japanese torpedoes, and he has a harrowing tale to tell of sharks, hallucinations and rescue.

San Diego Leaders Want New System To Test Beaches' Water Quality

Aug. 1
By Nicholas McVicker
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A California bill would authorize local health officers to use what proponents say is a fast and inexpensive technique to test water quality.

Despite Reputation, Video Games Have Educational Value

July 31
By Matthew Bowler
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Some video games are more than violent, they have literary and educational value.

Governor Brown Signs Law Aimed At Preventing Concussions

July 29
By Dwane Brown
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Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a law putting restrictions on football practices at middle and high schools.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer: From Minimum Wage To Comic-Con

July 29
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer talks to KPBS about the minimum wage ordinance, tax rebates for businesses and trying out a zip line at Comic-Con.

An Afterlife For California's Offshore Oil Rigs?

July 29
By David Wagner
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They look ugly and lifeless from the shore. But beneath the water's surface, offshore oil rigs in California harbor rich ecosystems that some people want to want to preserve.

Developing San Diego's Zero Waste Plan

July 28
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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California cities have to recycle 75 percent of their waste by 2020. San Diego has set an ambitious goal of zero waste by 2040. A series of meetings are underway to jump start the efforts, we'll tell you about the program and how to get involved.

Two Stories Of Impact From San Diego's Minimum Wage Increase

July 28
By Claire Trageser
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Here are two people who will be impacted in very different ways by San Diego's minimum wage increase.

San Diego Realtors' Group Warns Against Rental Fraud

July 25
By Dwane Brown
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A local realtors' group is providing home sellers and real estate agents with a helpful tool to help protect potential buyers from rental fraud.

The Wild True Tale Behind La Jolla Playhouse's 'Ether Dome'

July 25
By Angela Carone
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The La Jolla Playhouse’s new play "Ether Dome" shows how ambition, betrayal and drugs played a part in the discovery of anesthesia, which changed the course of medical history.

Printing San Diego Comic-Con In 3D

July 24
By Erik Anderson
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3D Systems targets consumers at San Diego's Comic-Con with its 3D printing.

SDPD 'Flooding' North Park Area After Series Of Attacks On Women

July 23
Evening Edition
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San Diego police are looking for at least two suspects in a series of attacks in North Park. They've released a sketch of one of the men.

VA San Diego Nurses Call For Improved Patient Care

July 23
By Dwane Brown
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Nurses at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in La Jolla are recommending changes to improve patient care.

Elementary School Students Spend Summer Exploring Science

July 22
By Dwane Brown
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Elementary school students from southeastern San Diego have been spending part of their summer learning about the environment.

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