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What's Next For San Diego's Convention Center?

What's Next For San Diego's Convention Center?

The City Council voted unanimously not to appeal a court ruling against the plan to finance the San Diego Convention Center expansion. City leaders say the search for a new plan ...

Vietnam Vet Writes Novel 'Raw Man' To Promote PTSD Awareness

Aug. 28
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Vietnam Vet Writes Novel 'Raw Man' To Promote PTSD Awareness

Disabled Vietnam veteran Fred Rivera has turned his struggle with physical and psychic pain into a novel based on his real experiences in Vietnam.

Documentary Chronicles History, Culture Of San Diego's 'First People'

May 20
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Documentary Chronicles History, Culture Of San Diego's 'First People'

New documentary airing on KPBS is full of fascinating details about the ancient Kumeyaay way of life.

California First State To Pass Cellphone 'Kill Switch' Law

Aug. 27
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Smartphone theft is on the rise — many times turning violent — but a new California law will require a "kill switch" be installed rendering the phone inoperable if stolen.

San Diego Man Killed In Syria Fighting For ISIS

Aug. 26
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Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, was born in Illinois and lived in Minnesota before moving to San Diego, where he attended City College, according to news reports.

San Diego Convention Center Expansion Plan In Limbo

Aug. 26
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The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday not to appeal a ruling by a state appeals court that rejected San Diego's plan to finance the project.

Napa Quake Reminds San Diego To Be Prepared

Aug. 26
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Earthquake researchers predict there's a 99 percent chance Southern California will experience a 6.7-magnitude earthquake in the next 30 years.

City Heights Skaters Look At Environmental — And Health — Impacts Of Building A Skate Park

Aug. 25
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City Heights skateboarders helped author a report that looks at the health benefits and implications of the skate park coming to their neighborhood. They're part of a growing trend that takes environmental reviews of city projects past wire quality and traffic patterns.

Are Earthquakes Linked To Drought?

Aug. 25
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The 6.0-magnitude quake in Napa, California is causing some to take second look at UC San Diego research that indicates an uplift in the earth's surface — caused by the drought — is causing seismic activity to spring up.

Roundtable Reflects On Faulconer's Choices, Lorena Gonzalez' Bills, Riding Uber

Aug. 22
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The San Diego mayor can choose to lead on the minimum wage and convention center issues or he can sit and watch. Sacramento pols chose to support a $7.5 billion water bond in November. Lorena Gonzalez has chosen to launch a legislation barrage. And San Diegans are choosing Uber and Lyft over taxis — and so are drivers.

How The Affordable Care Act Is Changing San Diego Community Health Clinics

Aug. 21
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Now that the Affordable Care Act has opened up healthcare for more people, how are community clinics managing an influx of patients while maintaining quality care?

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