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San Diego County Author Examines Drug War Consequences

June 23
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"The Cartel" is a sequel to Don Winslow's bestseller, "The Power of the Dog." Both books are crime thrillers, but in terms of research and scope, they qualify as a quasi-history of the drug war.

Eliminating Traffic Deaths: San Diego Vision Zero Goal For 2025

June 23
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San Diego officials signal their support for a program called Vision Zero, which aims to reduce traffic-related injuries and death through better planning, design and education.

The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble Plays Sound Of San Diego

June 23
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The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble has a new self-titled debut album featuring laid back, soulful vibes with song titles like "Strolling Adams" and "City Heights."

Clinic Helps San Diego Transgender Youth

June 22
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Rady Children's Gender Management Clinic opened in 2012. Since then, doctors have seen 80 children with gender identity issues.

UC San Diego Professor Explores History Of Madness In New Book

June 22
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A UC San Diego sociology professor examines how mental illness has been viewed through the centuries in his new book, "Madness In Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine."

San Diego Faith Leaders Plan Multiracial Forum After Charleston Church Shooting

June 22
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Faith leaders in San Diego are planning a multiracial forum for local clergy members to discuss America's racial divide after nine people were killed inside a Charleston, South Carolina, church last week.

Roundtable Tackles The Chargers, Electricity Rates, Wage Theft

June 19
By Erik Anderson, Pat Finn
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Wave goodbye to the Chargers and hello to a new Padres manager. Plus, why are SDG&E's electricity rates the highest in Southern California, and is it true that many San Diego restaurants regularly steal from their workers?

ASK Campaign Promotes Gun Safety For San Diego Parents

June 18
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"Asking Saves Kids" is an offshoot of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. On Sunday, the group would like San Diego parents to have a specific conversation with their kids' friends.

'We're Out Of Time' — So Says Chargers Stadium Spokesman

June 18
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There is nothing left that the city of San Diego can do to solve the stadium issue before the NFL owners vote on whether to allow the Chargers to move to Los Angeles, team spokesman Mark Fabiani told KPBS Midday Edition on Thursday.

Balboa Park To Host First 'Make Music San Diego' Festival

June 18
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Before Balboa Park is filled with music Sunday for the first "Make Music San Diego" festival, Hot Pstormi previews the event with a live in-studio performance on Midday Edition.