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How Mexico Court’s Ruling On Marijuana Affects The Drug War

Nov. 9
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico
How Mexico Court’s Ruling On Marijuana Affects The Drug War

Amid the violent drug war in Mexico, that has led to the killing and disappearance of tens of thousand of people, justices opened the door to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Tri-City Workers Rally Outside Hospital Fundraiser

Nov. 9
Promise Yee
Tri-City Workers Rally Outside Hospital Fundraiser

Front line workers at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside protested outside a hospital fundraising dinner at a Carlsbad resort Saturday night. Contract negotiations have been at an impasse since the previous contract expired in April.

Alpha Project Proposes Plan To House 800 San Diego Homeless

Alpha Project Proposes Plan To House 800 San Diego Homeless

Sept. 29
By Susan Murphy

The soaring homeless population has reached a crisis level, so Bob McElroy of the Alpha Project is proposing a plan to take as many as 800 people off the streets.

Police Took Over 1 Hour To Respond, About 1 Minute To Shoot

Police Took Over 1 Hour To Respond, About 1 Minute To Shoot

Sept. 29
By Associated Press

The details emerged Wednesday in the shooting of Alfred Olango, who was having an emotional breakdown over the recent death of his best friend, an attorney said.

Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban On Public Smoking At Colleges

Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban On Public Smoking At Colleges

Sept. 27
By Associated Press

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100.

Calls To 2-1-1 San Diego Reveal Drug Abusers’ Many Needs

Calls To 2-1-1 San Diego Reveal Drug Abusers’ Many Needs

Sept. 26
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

A survey of calls to San Diego’s help line shows many people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction face a number of other needs, particularly housing and mental health care.

Scripps Health Inaugurates Emergency And Trauma Center

Scripps Health Inaugurates Emergency And Trauma Center

Sept. 23
By City News Service

The $33 million Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center will go into operation on Monday at the Scripps Memorial Hospital campus.

Medical Board Drops Drug Charges Against Doctor In Sharp Video Sting

Medical Board Drops Drug Charges Against Doctor In Sharp Video Sting

Sept. 19
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

The Medical Board of California has dropped drug theft charges against a physician who appears in controversial surveillance videos that Sharp Grossmont Hospital took in a yearlong effort to nab those taking sedatives from its operating rooms.

American Red Cross Seeks Blood Donations Amid National Shortage

American Red Cross Seeks Blood Donations Amid National Shortage

Sept. 19
By City News Service

Here are some donation opportunities in San Diego County this week.

San Diego Unified School Board Says Proposition 56 Will Reduce Teen...

San Diego Unified School Board Says Proposition 56 Will Reduce Teen Smoking

Sept. 15
By Kenny Goldberg

The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education has given its stamp of approval on Proposition 56, the tobacco tax measure opponents say will cheat schools.

Larvicide To Be Dropped Into San Diego County Ponds, Rivers, Wetlan...

Larvicide To Be Dropped Into San Diego County Ponds, Rivers, Wetland Areas Wednesday

Sept. 14
By City News Service

The bacterium-based larvicide will be dropped in an effort to kill the larvae of mosquitoes that can transmit West Nile virus.

Student Films About Suicide Prevention Screen In San Diego

Student Films About Suicide Prevention Screen In San Diego

Sept. 13
By Kenny Goldberg

Suicide prevention is the theme of the award-winning student films that will be screened Wednesday night at e3 Civic High School in downtown San Diego.

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