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San Diego News

Tiny Homes In San Diego Face Big Hurdles

Tiny Homes In San Diego Face Big Hurdles

Sept. 21
By Alison St John

A planned “tiny homes” community in San Diego's North County has turned out to be a costly failure, and California is not making it easy for those who aspire to live in tiny houses.

San Marcos Struggles With Changing Development Realities

San Marcos Struggles With Changing Development Realities

Sept. 21
By Alison St John

San Marcos residents are grappling with major changes proposed for the future of their urban core: plans for the Creek District call for far fewer shops, less retail and denser housing.

$20M In State Funds For Dreamers Will Help Cover Renewal Fees

$20M In State Funds For Dreamers Will Help Cover Renewal Fees

Sept. 21
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

California Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders last week allocated $20 million for nonprofits to help Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients to renew their status. Some of that money will cover the $495 application fee for low-income DACA recipients based on demand.

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Clues On What Causes Diseases Lik...

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Clues On What Causes Diseases Like Leukemia

Sept. 21
By City News Service

Previously overlooked sections of human DNA could be the key to breakdowns in the immune system that lead to diseases like leukemia and lymphoma, researchers at UC San Diego announced Thursday.

San Diego Could Face $40B In Earthquake Damage. So Why Are So Few P...

San Diego Could Face $40B In Earthquake Damage. So Why Are So Few People Insured?

Sept. 21
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

There's an ever-present risk of a major earthquake in Southern California. But only 12 percent of Californians with home insurance or rental insurance have earthquake protection.

Carmegeddon At The Border Starts Saturday

Carmegeddon At The Border Starts Saturday

Sept. 21
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Interstate 5 will be closed to southbound car traffic entering Mexico from San Ysidro starting at 3 a.m. Saturday. The closure, which is part of ongoing infrastructure improvements, will run through noon on Monday.

San Diego Officials Unveil Proposals To Fix Housing Crisis

San Diego Officials Unveil Proposals To Fix Housing Crisis

Sept. 21
By City News Service

As the homeless population grows and rents balloon in San Diego, city officials announced Thursday a series of proposals to help alleviate the housing shortage over the next 10 years.

Diabetes-Related Amputations Up Significantly In California — And S...

Diabetes-Related Amputations Up Significantly In California — And San Diego

Sept. 21
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

Clinicians are amputating more toes, legs, ankles and feet of patients with diabetes in California — and San Diego County in particular — in a “shocking” trend that has mystified diabetes experts here and across the country.

Taxpayer Group Seeks 'Community Choice' Data (Most Is Already Public)

Taxpayer Group Seeks 'Community Choice' Data (Most Is Already Public)

Sept. 21
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego County Taxpayers Association wrote city officials a letter seeking the "assumptions and methodology" behind a city-commissioned study on community choice energy. Nearly all that information is in the study itself.

Amidst Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak, Largest Provider of Homeless Se...

Amidst Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak, Largest Provider of Homeless Services In San Diego Speaks Out

Sept. 20
By Matt Hoffman

Father Joe's Villages said they have found confirmed cases of hepatitis A in their shelter and at least one person has died.