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This Year's Challenges For Students, Pre-Students, Teachers And Cha...

This Year's Challenges For Students, Pre-Students, Teachers And Charter Schools

Aug. 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

As the 2016-17 school year begins, some charter school funds are running out, preschool can be pretty darn expensive, and the chronic absence rate — for teachers — is high.

Documenting The Dead On The Arizona Border: Lonely Remains Matched ...

Documenting The Dead On The Arizona Border: Lonely Remains Matched To Lost Loved Ones

Aug. 29
By Michel Marizco

A nonprofit organization, the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, is working to match the DNA of hundreds of unidentified migrants who died crossing the Arizona-Mexico border with families living in the U.S.

News In Numbers: Half Of San Diego County Extremely Vulnerable To W...

News In Numbers: Half Of San Diego County Extremely Vulnerable To Wildfire

Aug. 29
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource

More than half the land in San Diego County is at high or very high potential for difficult-to-control wildfire, according to data gleaned from maps prepared by the U.S. Forest Service.

What Will Pot Legalization Cost San Diego?

What Will Pot Legalization Cost San Diego?

Aug. 29
By Andrew Bowen

Estimates are difficult to make for how much legalizing marijuana will cost San Diego and how much revenue a local pot tax, Measure N, will generate.

Roundtable: Officer-Involved Shooting; Chargers; More Money, Less T...

Roundtable: Officer-Involved Shooting; Chargers; More Money, Less Traffic?

Aug. 26
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

An officer's deposition reveals a surprising outcome in the 2015 shooting of Fridoon Nehad. The Chargers defend their stadium plan. And does more funding mean less traffic?

San Diego Students Head To School Under New Vaccine Law

San Diego Students Head To School Under New Vaccine Law

Aug. 26
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The law, passed last summer, no longer allows parents to waive school vaccination requirements due to personal or religious beliefs. Medical exceptions are still allowed.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Street Festivals To 'Cabaret'

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Street Festivals To 'Cabaret'

Aug. 26
By Nina Garin

This weekend you'll find music in the streets, at the park and at the notorious Kit Kat Klub.

San Diego Columnist Shares His Experience With Homelessness

San Diego Columnist Shares His Experience With Homelessness

Aug. 25
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

At 32, Dan McSwain found himself living on the streets, addicted to drugs and alcohol. He told his story of degradation and redemption in The San Diego Union-Tribune this week.

Should We Switch To A 5-Hour Work Day? This Local CEO Thinks So

Should We Switch To A 5-Hour Work Day? This Local CEO Thinks So

Aug. 25
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Stephan Aarstol, founder of Tower Paddle Boards in Mira Mesa and winner of the reality TV show "Shark Tank," says moving to a shorter work day transformed his business and the lives of his employees.

TheNAT Showcases Citizen Scientists' Discoveries

TheNAT Showcases Citizen Scientists' Discoveries

Aug. 25
By Michael Lipkin, Alison St John

The San Diego Natural History Museum is highlighting hobbyists' work in a new permanent exhibit.