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Sheriff's Deputy Facing 14 Criminal Charges In Sexual Mis...

Sheriff's Deputy Facing 14 Criminal Charges In Sexual Misconduct Case; Bail Set At $100,000

Feb. 22
By City News Service, KPBS News

After a months-long sexual harassment investigation, San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Fischer surrendered to authorities Thursday and is facing 14 criminal charges, eight of them felonies. Fischer pleaded not guilty. His bail was set at $100,000.

California Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Resigns

California Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Resigns

Feb. 22
By Associated Press

A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct resigned Thursday just ahead of a possible vote to expel him, delivering a scathing resignation letter that called the investigation process a farce.

Trump Mulls Pulling Some Federal Agents From California

Trump Mulls Pulling Some Federal Agents From California

Feb. 22
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump said Thursday he is considering pulling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from California, warning that the nation's most populous state would turn into a "crime nest" without the federal agents.

'Mythbusters' Exhibit Coming To The Fleet

'Mythbusters' Exhibit Coming To The Fleet

Feb. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The exhibit is based on the TV show "Mythbusters," which has for years been the place to go to learn the answers to crucial questions like, does quicksand really pull you under? And, how does Mentos candy make Diet Coke explode?

State Treasurer John Chiang Discusses His Run For Califor...

State Treasurer John Chiang Discusses His Run For California Governor

Feb. 22
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

A recent poll by the Public Policy Institute of California shows Chiang trailing in third place behind Democratic competitors Antonio Villaraigosa and Gavin Newsom.

SpaceX Launches Spanish Satellite From California

SpaceX Launches Spanish Satellite From California

Feb. 22
By Associated Press

An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain was successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles.

Several East County School Districts Canceled Classes Due...

Several East County School Districts Canceled Classes Due To Inclement Weather

Feb. 22
By City News Service

Several school districts in the East County mountains canceled classes or pushed back start times Thursday due to inclement weather.

Unsubstantiated Shooting Threats Prompt Increased Police ...

Unsubstantiated Shooting Threats Prompt Increased Police Presence At Three County High Schools

Feb. 22
By City News Service

There will be increased law enforcement presence on at least three San Diego County school campuses Thursday due to unsubstantiated shooting threats.

Chula Vista Hosts Forum Discussing Recreational Marijuana...

Chula Vista Hosts Forum Discussing Recreational Marijuana's Potential Economic Boon

Feb. 22
By City News Service

Business leaders will gather Thursday in Chula Vista to discuss the possible economic boon that the legal marijuana industry could spark in South County.

San Diego Won't Join Federal Voucher Program Aimed At Des...

San Diego Won't Join Federal Voucher Program Aimed At Desegregating Neighborhoods

Feb. 22
By Claire Trageser

The high cost of living in San Diego is pushing poorer, often minority residents into certain neighborhoods. However, a federal housing voucher plan aims to change this by helping San Diegans who want to live in more expensive areas. But the city isn’t using the program.

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