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Bills Inspired By Turner Sexual Assault Case Sent to Governor

Bills Inspired By Turner Sexual Assault Case Sent to Governor

Aug. 31
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

Two bills closing loopholes in California's laws governing rape have been sent to the governor. Both were inspired by the recent Brock Turner case.

More Boys Getting Vaccinated Against HPV

Aug. 31
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh
More Boys Getting Vaccinated Against HPV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about half of teen boys received at least one of the recommended human papillomavirus vaccines as of 201 – up 8 percent from the previous year.

Balboa Park Organist Carol Williams Steps Down

Aug. 30
By Nina Garin
Balboa Park Organist Carol Williams Steps Down

The Spreckels Organ Society will continue working with Williams until it finds a replacement.

New Book By Finest City Improv's Founder Puts Improvisation Skills ...

New Book By Finest City Improv's Founder Puts Improvisation Skills To Daily Use

Aug. 31
By Beth Accomando

Amy Lisewski, the founder and artistic director of Finest City Improv, just released "Relax, We're All Just Making This Stuff Up!"

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Trump To Meet With Mexican President Ahead Of Immigration Speech

Aug. 30
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's office said he invited both Trump and Hillary Clinton to visit Mexico. Peña Nieto has been highly critical of Trump, likening him to both Mussolini and Hitler.

Disability Advocates Want To Raise Awareness Of New Voting Rights Law

Disability Advocates Want To Raise Awareness Of New Voting Rights Law

Aug. 30
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

They're pushing California courts and nonprofits to spread awareness of a 2015 law that can restore the right to vote to those who have lost it in court proceedings.

Introducing The Newest Research Ship In Town: The Sally Ride

Introducing The Newest Research Ship In Town: The Sally Ride

Aug. 30
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

After about a dozen years in the making, the Sally Ride research vessel arrived at its home port in Point Loma Friday. The ship will be used to conduct any kind of research that scientists can think up and do at sea.

California Lawmakers Pass Bill To Pay Farmworkers Overtime After 8 ...

California Lawmakers Pass Bill To Pay Farmworkers Overtime After 8 Hours

Aug. 29
By Associated Press

Four decades after he signed the nation's first law giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights, Gov. Jerry Brown will again consider a historic proposal calling for farmworkers to receive the same overtime pay as other hourly workers.

Scripps Health Joins MD Anderson Cancer Network

Scripps Health Joins MD Anderson Cancer Network

Aug. 29
By Susan Murphy, City News Service

The partnership will enable San Diego patients to have access to medical, radiation and surgical oncology; pathology; laboratory and diagnostic imaging, as well as other clinical and support services.

The Personal Price Of '15 Years Of War'

The Personal Price Of '15 Years Of War'

Aug. 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The wife of one U.S. Marine officer who has served since 2000 has documented her family's experience during his multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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