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San Diego County Retirement Board To Decide Chief Investment Officer's Fate

San Diego County Retirement Board To Decide Chief Investment Officer's Fate

KPBS Midday Edition looks at another huge pension fund that's underfunded and is taking risks to try to make up for it.

Tony Young Heads New Nonprofit Rise San Diego

Oct. 1
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Tony Young Heads New Nonprofit Rise San Diego

Former San Diego Council President Tony Young and former council candidate Dwayne Crenshaw are joining forces and starting Rise San Diego, a new nonprofit aimed at driving civic engagement and fostering leadership San Diego's urban ...

What Impact Will California Plastic Bag Ban Have On Businesses, Consumers?

Sept. 30
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What Impact Will California Plastic Bag Ban Have On Businesses, Consumers?

California became the first state to impose the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags this week. We take a look at what impact the law might have on consumers, retailers.

Council Supports Initiative To Fight San Diego Gangs But Requests Details

Sept. 29
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To address gang activity, the city’s Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention proposed a new initiative that begins as early as preschool.

Mayor Faulconer On Terrorism, Services For Homeless

Sept. 29
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In his monthly update on the business of the city, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer tackled a number of topics ranging from terrorism to services for the homeless on KPBS Midday Monday.

Gov. Brown Signs 'Yes Means Yes' Sex-Assault Bill

Sept. 29
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Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

An Impossible Choice: Deciding When A Life Is No Longer Worth Living

Sept. 29
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Some 4,000 men, women and children are kept alive with machines in special wards in California’s nursing homes. Doctors sometimes call these subacute units “vent farms,” for the ventilators that keep so many of the residents breathing.

Bill Awaiting Governor's Signature Would Help Foster Youth In College

Sept. 26
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New legislation awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature offers help to foster kids in college by allowing them to live in transitional housing for one additional year.

Roundtable Analyzes Convention Center, Storm Water Fines, Taxi Open Market

Sept. 26
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Do we or don't we need a bigger Convention Center? San Diego faces big fines and upgrade costs for storm water violations. And a City Council proposal would make the market for taxi permits wide open.

San Diego Public Library Highlights Banned Books By Reading Censored Books Aloud

Sept. 25
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With the Internet allowing access to just about any kind of information, the concept of banning books seems like something from another century. But, every year, books in libraries and schools continue to be challenged — and some of them are removed.

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