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News In Numbers: San Diego House Members Travel The World Using Pri...

News In Numbers: San Diego House Members Travel The World Using Private Funds

July 11
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

Between the start of the current Congress on Jan. 3, 2015, and the end of June, San Diego County’s five representatives and members of their staffs took 31 trips that were paid for by private entities, mostly charities, think tanks and trade associations.

Brexit Financial Uncertainty Touches San Diego Economy

Brexit Financial Uncertainty Touches San Diego Economy

July 4
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

When the United Kingdom’s voters narrowly decided to leave the European Union, they sent shockwaves throughout the global economy. But what did the vote mean for San Diego businesses?

Many San Diego Hospitals Don’t Restrict Drug Industry Payments To D...

Many San Diego Hospitals Don’t Restrict Drug Industry Payments To Doctors

June 29
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

Drug and device company payments to physicians may influence prescribing practices and treatment recommendations that may not be in the best interests of patients, especially when cheaper equivalents are available.

Sen. Barbara Boxer On Gun Laws, San Onofre Investigation

Sen. Barbara Boxer On Gun Laws, San Onofre Investigation

June 27
By Amita Sharma

The retiring U.S. senator spoke to KPBS News about her colleagues' efforts to push for stricter gun laws, her call for a criminal investigation into the San Onofre nuclear power plant and her plans after a 24-year Senate career.

Where Are San Diego County’s Five-Star Hospitals? Answer: There Are...

Where Are San Diego County’s Five-Star Hospitals? Answer: There Aren’t Any

June 27
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

Despite the San Diego region’s numerous health care facilities and medical sophistication, our hospitals don’t look that great.

Inside The Deal That Shaped San Diego County’s Power Picture

Inside The Deal That Shaped San Diego County’s Power Picture

June 22
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource, Chris Young / inewsource

San Diego's two biggest sources of electricity were approved in a deal brokered by Michael Peevey, the embattled former president of the California Public Utilities Commission.

San Diego County Surpasses Peers In Child Support Collection

San Diego County Surpasses Peers In Child Support Collection

June 20
By Chris Young / inewsource

When it comes to handing out child support payments, San Diego is outperforming other large counties in California.

Controversial Bonds Popular Again At San Diego County Schools

Controversial Bonds Popular Again At San Diego County Schools

June 14
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

As capital appreciation bonds make a resurgence under new state rules, low growth rates present a risk for local school districts that want to borrow money.

News In Numbers: SDG&E Hits 35 Percent Clean Energy

News In Numbers: SDG&E Hits 35 Percent Clean Energy

June 13
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource

Last year 35 percent of all the electricity provided by San Diego Gas & Electric came from renewable sources — solar and wind — a record for the company and for any investor-owned utility in California.

Privacy Concerns Halt UCSD's Posting Of Patients' Physician Critiques

Privacy Concerns Halt UCSD's Posting Of Patients' Physician Critiques

June 10
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

UC San Diego Health was about to to post on their physicians’ public profile pages critiques from patients. But it has had to halt that project after realizing the surveys that went out to patients didn’t disclose that their comments could go public.

Map: Breaking Down Tuesday's Election Results

Map: Breaking Down Tuesday's Election Results

June 9
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

inewsource mapped six of the election's highest-profile contests so you can see how your neighborhood voted.

Former Hospice To House San Diego Fire Station Temporarily

Former Hospice To House San Diego Fire Station Temporarily

June 9
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

The temporary fire station relocation is part of a $6.3 million rebuilding project. The current station at 3902 Ninth Ave. will be demolished and rebuilt.

News In Numbers: Pedestrians Dying In Record Numbers On San Diego C...

News In Numbers: Pedestrians Dying In Record Numbers On San Diego County Streets

June 6
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

The region’s roadways have gotten safer for motorists and their passengers in recent years, but pedestrian fatalities were up 53 percent last year compared to 2007.

MTS Aims For ‘Stored Value’ On Compass Card By November

MTS Aims For ‘Stored Value’ On Compass Card By November

June 3
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego’s largest public transit operator is working toward a November rollout of stored value on the Compass Card. The function was part of the initial plans for the card but has been on hold for years.

Watchdog Makes Emails From California Utility Officials Public

Watchdog Makes Emails From California Utility Officials Public

May 30
By Amita Sharma

A searchable website contains more than 100,000 emails and other records that detail the California Public Utilities Commission's dealings with state utility companies over issues such as the shutdown of San Onofre.