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Witness Video Of Fatal Police Shooting Of Alfred Olango To Be Released

Witness Video Of Fatal Police Shooting Of Alfred Olango To Be Released

Sept. 30
By KPBS , City News Service

El Cajon police will release witness video of the fatal police shooting of Alfred Olango Friday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials.

Roundtable: The Life And Death Of Alfred Olango

Roundtable: The Life And Death Of Alfred Olango

Sept. 30
By KPBS News

Alfred Olango was in distress, acting erratically. When the police arrived, he pointed an object at them and was shot and killed. These are the bare bones of a familiar and sad story which begs for clarification and analysis.

Gov. Brown OKs Plan For Earthquake Early Warnings

Gov. Brown OKs Plan For Earthquake Early Warnings

Sept. 30
By Associated Press

Californians will begin getting warnings of impending earthquakes through their cellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state ramps up a lifesaving early warning system.

Proposition 61, The Drug Pricing Initiative, Explained

Proposition 61, The Drug Pricing Initiative, Explained

Sept. 30
Rebecca Plevin / KPCC

The statewide ballot measure would require some state agencies to pay no more than what the VA does for prescription drugs. It's sparked a hugely expensive fight.

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 street 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.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter Speaks In San Diego

Defense Secretary Ash Carter Speaks In San Diego

Sept. 29
By City News Service

The U.S. aims to continue being the dominant military power in the Asia-Pacific region, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday in a speech aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on San Diego Bay.

U.S. Twice Tried To Deport Man Killed By Police In El Cajon

U.S. Twice Tried To Deport Man Killed By Police In El Cajon

Sept. 29
By Associated Press

U.S. authorities twice tried to deport a black man who was fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb this week but his native Uganda refused to take him.

Encinitas Voters To Choose New Mayor

Encinitas Voters To Choose New Mayor

Sept. 29
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

Mayoral candidates Catherine Blakespear and Paul Gaspar join KPBS Midday Edition to discuss their positions on the major issues facing Encinitas from new housing development to transit.

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.

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Camp Pendleton Brush Fire Burns 190 Acres, Poses No Threat To Structures

Sept. 29
By City News Service

A brush fire burning on the grounds of Camp Pendleton was 30 percent contained Thursday.

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