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Fraternity Culture Linked To College Sexual Assault Problem

Oct. 21
By Angela Carone
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The attention paid to rape on campus has brought fraternity culture under a microscope. Sexual assault at fraternities is a serious problem that some universities and even some Greeks are starting to confront.

Mystery Still Surrounds John Doe In Coronado Nursing Home

Oct. 20
Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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The identity of a John Doe who has lived on life support in a Coronado nursing home for the past 14 years continues to be a mystery after a fingerprint analysis was inconclusive.

Peters Narrowly Leads DeMaio In Money Race For San Diego House Seat

Oct. 16
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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Campaign finance reports for July 1 through Sept. 30 show that Democratic Rep. Scott Peters out-raised his GOP opponent, Carl DeMaio, by nearly $231,571.

By The Numbers: How Diverse Is Your Neighborhood?

Oct. 15
Evening Edition
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What are the chances you’ll walk out of your house in San Diego and run into someone of a different race and ethnicity? An inewsource analysis tells you the answer.

Map Shows Where Mail-In Ballots Have Been Returned In Peters-DeMaio Race

Oct. 15
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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One-quarter of the 850,000 mail-in ballots that the San Diego County Registrar of Voters Office sent out this month went to voters in the 52nd Congressional District.

Could Man Missing For 14 Years Be In Coronado Nursing Home?

Oct. 6
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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For Yolanda Ibarra Lara, the possibility that her brother, Gilberto Ceron Lara, is alive is a godsend — even if he's being kept alive by life support.

An Impossible Choice: End-Of-Life Struggle Puts San Diego Family’s Life On Hold

Sept. 30
Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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After Pepito Burlaza had a stroke, he lived in a vegetative state for 10 years. Thousands of people like him are kept alive in California with machines in special wards called subacute units.

An Impossible Choice: Deciding When A Life Is No Longer Worth Living

Sept. 29
Midday Edition
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Some 4,000 men, women and children are kept alive with machines in special wards in California’s nursing homes. Doctors sometimes call these subacute units “vent farms,” for the ventilators that keep so many of the residents breathing.

San Diego Default Rate On College Loans Is Less Than National Average

Sept. 26
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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As students take on more college debt, schools and the federal government are keeping a close eye on how many of them are defaulting on their loans.

Vote On Restrictions To San Diego County Grant Program Put On Hold

Sept. 24
By KPBS News and Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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San Diego County supervisors put on hold Tuesday a vote on restricting gifts and personal recognition from organizations that receive grants through a $10 million fund that supervisors can essentially spend any way they wish, U-T San Diego reported.

San Diego Fails Stormwater Test, Agrees To Millions In Fines And Upgrades

Sept. 22
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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The city of San Diego is on the hook for as much as $2.5 million in fines and upgrade costs for failing to properly enforce rules that require businesses and the city itself to make sure runoff is filtered before it drains into the ocean and the bay.

Giving Out San Diego County Grants May Become A Thankless Job

Sept. 19
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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New rules being voted on next week would restrict gifts and personal recognition that county supervisors can receive for doling out taxpayer-funded grants.

San Diegans’ Income Still Below Great Recession Levels

Sept. 18
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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If you live in the San Diego area and still feel pinched by the Great Recession of 2007-2009, you're not alone.

Peters Vs. DeMaio: Where Things Stand In The Money Race

Sept. 10
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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Pundits predicted the San Diego County congressional race between Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and Republican Carl DeMaio would be expensive. They were right. Both candidates are over the $2 million mark.

San Diego Unified Got An Armored Vehicle Under Military Surplus Program

Sept. 9
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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The school district's police department got the MRAP — mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle — for free under the U.S. Defense Department's Excess Property Program, which has come under scrutiny after military equipment from it was used in Ferguson, Missouri.