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Official: Hundreds Of Kids Reunited With Families Since May

June 22
By Associated Press

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the “zero tolerance” policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught entering the United States illegally.

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California Utilities Commission Rejects $639M SDG&E Pipeline Proposal

June 21
By City News Service

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday rejected a $639 million proposed San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas natural gas pipeline that would have run from Rainbow to Miramar.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Punk And Samba And A Hint Of Irish

June 22
By Alison St John, Nina Garin

This weekend marks the end of an iconic music festival. Plus you can go on a musical journey to Ireland and Brazil.

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Roundtable: President Pivots On Immigration, Zero-Tolerance Policy Remains

June 22
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

The national debate about what to do about immigrants fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries comes to a head this week, while the dream of retirement fades for many Californians. We discuss both on this week's Roundtable.

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Trump's Executive Order On Family Separation: What It Does And Doesn't Do

June 20
Richard Gonzales / NPR

The president ended a policy that sent children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he created new problems, and kids already held may be there indefinitely.

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Dissecting SCOTUS Case Over Trump's Travel Ban As Ruling Imminent

June 20
By Tarryn Mento

The nine justices are expected to decide by the end of June on a challenge to the president's order that blocks some travelers from North Korea, Venezuela and six predominantly Muslim countries.

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Reveal: Operators Of Shelters Housing Immigrant Children Accused Of Neglect, Abuse

June 20
By Alison St John, Megan Burke

An investigation by Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting found that some of the private companies running the shelters housing immigrant children have been accused of neglect, lapses in health care and sexual and physical abuse.

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Providing A Taste Of Oaxaca In The Central Valley

June 20
Lisa Morehouse/KQED

Rosa Hernandez left Oaxaca when she was 20 to work in the fields in Madera, California. Now, she co-owns a restaurant, cooking the food of her homeland for the many indigenous Mexicans who live in the area. She did it, she says, through inter-ethnic friendships and connections.

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‘Vanishing Frontiers’ Explores Growing Ties Between US-Mexico

June 20
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

Despite news reports that may suggest otherwise, Andrew Selee of the Migration Policy Institute, writes in his new book that Mexico and the United States are more connected than ever before: culturally, economically and politically.

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Oceanside Council To Take Up Medical Marijuana Again

June 20
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Oceanside City Council is holding a workshop on medical marijuana and may make some changes to a city ordinance passed three months ago.

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