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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: What The Proposal To Split California Could Learn From The Past

June 14
Guy Marzorati / KQED

With a complicated path to reality and the state's political and business establishment lined up firmly against it, the proposal to split California into three separate states appears to be the longest of political longshots.

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San Diego Homeowners Prepare To Build Granny Flats After Council Cuts Fees

June 14
By Claire Trageser

In May, the San Diego City Council took a step aimed to encourage the construction of more granny flats as one way to address San Diego's affordable housing issues.

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'Brewchive' Tells The History Of San Diego Beer

June 13
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

Cal State San Marcos has a beer-centric special collection, one of only a few like it in the country. It’s called the "Brewchive."

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Immigrant Rights Advocate Denounces Sessions' Change To Asylum Policy

June 13
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

Nicole Ramos, an immigration attorney with the Tijuana-based group Al Otro Lado, says the large majority of asylum seekers she works with are fleeing domestic and gang violence in Central America.

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What’s Going On (Or Not) At Horton Plaza

June 13
By Pat Finn

The iconic mall, which opened in 1985 as part of a plan to clean up and revitalize downtown, is in escrow and the subject of a lawsuit.

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Officials Approve Convention Center Expansion Lease Agreement

June 13
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council and Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners both voted Tuesday to support a three-party settlement agreement to secure long-term control of the land needed to expand the San Diego Convention Center.

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San Diego Food Writer Calls On Gals To Get Their Grill On

June 12
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Caron Golden of the food blog, San Diego Food Stuff, and chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins share some of their favorite summer grilling recipes.

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TEPCO: The Defunct Ceramics Factory That Still Dishes Out Nostalgia

June 12
Andria Lo/KQED

TEPCO dishes are ceramic, dense and glossy; the types of dishes you might find at a diner. From 1930 to 1968, TEPCO — the Technical Porcelain and Chinaware Company — made dishes like these out of their factory in El Cerrito, north of Berkeley.

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Trump's Vow To End Military Drills With Seoul Stuns Region

June 12
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump's abrupt announcement Tuesday that he will suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea appeared to catch the Pentagon and the Seoul government flat-footed, and it contradicted a pillar of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' campaign to make U.S. troops more combat-ready.

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In LA, Homeless Vets Now Can Sleep In Their Cars At The VA

June 12
Libby Denkmann/American Homefront

In the first program of its kind in the nation, the West Los Angeles VA has opened its campus to veterans who sleep in their cars. Officials say it's a less-than-ideal starting point to help homeless vets.