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El Cajon Police Shooting: Protests Erupt; Man Fatally Shot Identified

El Cajon Police Shooting: Protests Erupt; Man Fatally Shot Identified

Sept. 27
By Erik Anderson, Andrew Bowen, Ebone Monet, Claire Trageser, Steve Walsh

The man fatally shot by police in El Cajon has been identified as Alfred Olango, a refugee from Uganda.

Hickey, Elliott Vie To Become Next San Diego City Attorney

Sept. 28
By Michael Lipkin, Alison St John
Hickey, Elliott Vie To Become Next San Diego City Attorney

In a discussion taped Tuesday afternoon, Hickey and Elliott joined KPBS Midday Edition to discuss their stances on police oversight, the release of body camera footage, ticketing homeless people downtown and how they would keep the office nonpartisan.

San Diego's Forests Face Possible Extinction

Sept. 28
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource
San Diego's Forests Face Possible Extinction

The county's forests have provided shade, shelter and a connection to nature for thousands of years. But fire suppression, severe drought, insects and increasing carbon dioxide have put them under intense pressure, and they could disappear.

Researcher: El Cajon Shooting Victim May Have Been Mentally Ill

Researcher: El Cajon Shooting Victim May Have Been Mentally Ill

Sept. 28
By Jean Guerrero

Jama Mohamed, who researches mental health issues in San Diego's community of East Africans, says grief, trauma and fear may have collided in an encounter with police.

Infrastructure That Supports Response To 911 Calls Is Getting An Up...

Infrastructure That Supports Response To 911 Calls Is Getting An Upgrade

Sept. 27
By Brooke Ruth, Alison St John

The update will allow the system to accommodate more users in a disaster and improve coverage.

Same-Day Voter Registration Will Be Available In 2017

Same-Day Voter Registration Will Be Available In 2017

Sept. 27
By Brooke Ruth, Alison St John

Starting next year, California residents will be able to register to vote on election day.

Stadium Foes, Chargers Stick To Game Plans As Measure C Goes To Voters

Stadium Foes, Chargers Stick To Game Plans As Measure C Goes To Voters

Sept. 27
By Erik Anderson

Team officials are hoping voters will approve plans for a nearly $2 billion stadium and convention center project at the polls in November.

Film Explores Life And Work Of Latino Activist Willie Velasquez

Film Explores Life And Work Of Latino Activist Willie Velasquez

Sept. 27
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

"Willie Velasquez: Your Vote Is Your Voice" airs on KPBS television Monday, October 3 at 9 p.m.

Who Got What They Wanted From The First Clinton-Trump Debate?

Who Got What They Wanted From The First Clinton-Trump Debate?

Sept. 27
Ron Elving / NPR

On this occasion, the often dour Clinton gave way to beaming smiles and occasional chuckles. Trump had just one salient objective — to project a calm and presidential air — yet struggled with it.

First Person: Why I Became A Police Officer

First Person: Why I Became A Police Officer

Sept. 26
By Marissa Cabrera

Kofi Agyeman, 30, shares his experience as a young black police officer in San Diego County.

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