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Roundtable: Dam Trouble, Labor Union Difficulties, Carlsbad's Power Plans

Roundtable: Dam Trouble, Labor Union Difficulties, Carlsbad's Power Plans

Feb. 17
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Was the near-disaster in Oroville a result of negligence? Some express concern about Sweetwater Dam here. Local labor leader Mickey Kasparian is sued for harassment and retaliation. Is Carlsbad getting a power plant that's unnecessary and obsolete?

Pacific Storm To Bring Rain, Flooding To San Diego County

Feb. 17
By City News Service
Pacific Storm To Bring Rain, Flooding To San Diego County

A strong Pacific storm is expected to bring heavy precipitation that may cause flooding, the possibility of thunderstorms, potentially damaging winds and big waves to San Diego County beginning Friday.

Larger Than Life 'Falstaff' Takes Center Stage At San Diego Opera

Feb. 17
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
Larger Than Life 'Falstaff' Takes Center Stage At San Diego Opera

William Shakespeare's character of Sir John Falstaff had a larger than life presence in the "Henry IV" historical plays and in the comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Those plays provide the inspiration for Verdi's opera "Falstaff" that San Diego Opera premieres Feb. 18 at the Civic Theatre.

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against SDPD Over Juvenile DNA Policy

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against SDPD Over Juvenile DNA Policy

Feb. 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties filed a lawsuit this week over a San Diego Police Department policy that allows officers to collect DNA samples from juveniles, without a warrant or parental consent.

Seismic Research Explores San Onofre's Earthquake, Tsunami Risks

Seismic Research Explores San Onofre's Earthquake, Tsunami Risks

Feb. 16
By Alison St John

New seismic research from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography explores the earthquake and tsunami threats to the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station site, where nuclear waste will be stored indefinitely. The results will be presented Thursday night to Edison's Community Engagement Panel.

From The Dakota Access Pipeline To The Border Wall, Series Explores...

From The Dakota Access Pipeline To The Border Wall, Series Explores Disputes Over Sacred Indian Lands

Feb. 16
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

KJZZ Fronteras News Desk reporter Laurel Morales discusses how producing the "Earth + Bone" series changed the way she looks at what is sacred.

Kinetic Art Moves Into Fleet Science Center

Kinetic Art Moves Into Fleet Science Center

Feb. 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Motion is the subject of a new exhibit at the Fleet Science Center, a combination of art that either moves or is about movement with educational stations explaining concepts like waves or gravity.

San Diego County Will Not Pursue Community Choice In Unincorporated...

San Diego County Will Not Pursue Community Choice In Unincorporated Areas

Feb. 15
By Claire Trageser

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will not move forward with an alternative energy program known as community choice aggregation.

Oroville Dam Emergency Puts California Dams In The Spotlight

Oroville Dam Emergency Puts California Dams In The Spotlight

Feb. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

Seventeen of California's 1,585 dams are listed as being in poor condition, according to the National Inventory of Dams.

New Exhibit Celebrates History Of Black Women In The U.S. Military

New Exhibit Celebrates History Of Black Women In The U.S. Military

Feb. 15
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The exhibit, “For the Freedom and the Right” was organized by the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. It will be on display at Camp Pendleton through mid-March.

San Diego City Council Supports Lawsuit Against Trump Travel Ban

San Diego City Council Supports Lawsuit Against Trump Travel Ban

Feb. 14
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council is co-signing an amicus brief written by the city of Chicago in support of a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's travel ban. Councilman Scott Sherman cast the lone vote against supporting the lawsuit, which is still being decided in court.

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