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The Nat Unleashes Its Archives In 'Unshelved'

The Nat Unleashes Its Archives In 'Unshelved'

Nov. 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The San Diego Natural History Museum’s latest exhibit gives patrons a glimpse of some of the eight million specimens in its permanent collection, part of a renewed focus on its own research.

380 Homes To Be Built On Defunct Escondido Country Club Golf Course

380 Homes To Be Built On Defunct Escondido Country Club Golf Course

Nov. 16
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

The Escondido City Council may have ended a five-year battle Wednesday over whether to allow development on the now-defunct country club golf course.

What Vets Want At The End Of Life Is Very Different From What Civil...

What Vets Want At The End Of Life Is Very Different From What Civilians Want

Nov. 16
April Dembosky/KQED

A lot of Ron Fleming’s fellow soldiers spent the last five decades trying to forget what they saw and did in Vietnam. Now 74, Fleming has spent most of that time trying to hold on to it. He has never been as proud as he was when he was 21.

ACLU Reports Slam Central Valley Law Enforcement For Excessive Use ...

ACLU Reports Slam Central Valley Law Enforcement For Excessive Use Of Force

Nov. 16
Vanessa Rancano / KQED

Two new ACLU reports have put Central Valley law enforcement in the spotlight. They find excessive use of force by the Fresno and Bakersfield Police Departments and Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

Meet Flipper’s Ted Falconi, Vietnam Vet And Punk Rock Legend

Meet Flipper’s Ted Falconi, Vietnam Vet And Punk Rock Legend

Nov. 16
Kevin L. Jones / KQED

Ted Falconi said he doesn’t know how old he is because he stopped counting after he turned 50. He’s totally serious, but why the guitarist of the band Flipper would be so defensive of his age is odd for a punk rocker with a long, storied career. He has a rat’s nest of shoulder-length, salt-and-pepper dreads, and his voice has a slight wheeze to it. He’s even got false teeth, but that’s because they got knocked out in a fight 15 years ago.

Report: San Diego County's Wine Industry Keeps Growing

Report: San Diego County's Wine Industry Keeps Growing

Nov. 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new report commissioned by the San Diego County Vintners Association shows the economic impact of the local wine industry is $30.4 million. The total number of acres of wine grapes harvested has more than doubled since 2010.

Records Confirm Councilman Leaked Confidential Memo From Personal E...

Records Confirm Councilman Leaked Confidential Memo From Personal Email

Nov. 16
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Councilman Chris Cate sent a confidential memo to a lobbyist via an email account linked to his re-election campaign website. The revelation came after Cate's office released unredacted versions of the email exchange to KPBS.

Barrera, San Diego Nonprofits Eye Commercial Property Taxes To Boos...

Barrera, San Diego Nonprofits Eye Commercial Property Taxes To Boost Schools

Nov. 15
By Megan Burks

Next year, San Diego Unified is expected to face a $59 million shortfall due to rising pension costs — that after $124 million in cuts this year. Now, San Diego nonprofits are joining an effort to get a ballot initiative that would change the rules for taxes that fund schools.

California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving Carmakers

California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving Carmakers

Nov. 15
By Associated Press

California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners.

Investigation Finds University Of California Officials Interfered W...

Investigation Finds University Of California Officials Interfered With Audit

Nov. 15
By Associated Press

Top advisers to University of California President Janet Napolitano improperly interfered in a state audit to tone down critical comments from campus administrators about the president's office, an investigation ordered by the UC regents found.