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Labor Day Jobs Report Has Good and Bad News

Labor Day Jobs Report Has Good and Bad News

Labor Day is a good time to look at how jobs and the economy are doing. The nonpartisan California Budget Project has some good and bad news.

UCSD Acquires Digital Archives From United Farm Workers Union

April 17
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By Brooke Binkowski
UCSD Acquires Digital Archives From United Farm Workers Union

The Farmworker Movement Documentation Project, originally conceived and compiled as a website by former UFW activist Leroy Chatfield, will now be hosted and indexed by UC San Diego.

San Diego Musician AJ Croce Performs Songs From New Album

May 29
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San Diego Musician AJ Croce Performs Songs From New Album

Singer and songwriter A.J. Croce, who calls San Diego home, visits KPBS to discuss his latest album "Twelve Tales." Croce worked with six legendary producers on that album that took a year to complete.

Roundtable On Minimum Wage, Bill Fulton and Bud Selig Plaza

Aug. 29
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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The San Diego City Council passed a minimum wage increase by a 6-3 vote and then overrode Mayor Kevin Faulconer's veto. But now the city is in the midst of a referendum drive to negate all that. Bill Fulton, the smart-growth guru called a "planners' planner," is gone from city hall. And the Padres renamed Palm Court Plaza the Selig Hall of Fame Plaza, to fans' dismay.

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

Aug. 28
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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 begins.

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

Aug. 28
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Disabled Vietnam veteran Fred Rivera has turned his struggle with physical and psychic pain into a novel based on his real experiences in Vietnam.

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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By KPBS News
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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.

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