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New Voters Could Sway Results In 52nd Congressional District

Oct. 6
Midday Edition
By Claire Trageser
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New voters lean mostly Democratic or decline to state a party preference, which could help Rep. Scott Peters defeat former San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio, according to recent election analysis.

Why Domestication Is Interesting

Oct. 6
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UC San Diego's Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny is bringing together a diverse group of scientific researchers from across the country to give public presentations on the topic of “Domestication and Human Evolution.”

Escondido Voters To Elect Mayor On Nov. 4

Oct. 6
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Voters in Escondido have a lot of decisions to make in the November election — including who will lead their city. And the top two mayoral candidates, incumbent Sam Abed and Deputy Mayor Olga Diaz, have very different points of views on a number of issues.

Roundtable Investigates End-Of-Life Care, San Diego's Climate Plan, Measuring Warming Damage

Oct. 3
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More than 4,000 nursing home patients are on life support in California, costing Medi-Cal $636 million annually. Mayor Kevin Faulconer released his climate action plan to general approval. And the benchmark climate researchers have used for years to measure environmental damage might be the wrong one.

Domestic Violence Behind 20% of San Diego County Homicides in 2013

Oct. 2
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One in five homicides in San Diego County in 2013 were the result of domestic violence. KPBS Midday Edition takes a look at the study and what resources are available for victims in San Diego County.

Balancing Housing Density And Community Character In San Diego

Oct. 2
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Terms like "smart growth" and "housing density" can be hot buttons for residents who don't want added homes and increased transit. But with San Diego's population increasing - how do you balance housing growth and retain community character?

Manufacturing Contributes Nearly 9% To San Diego Economy

Oct. 2
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What do drones, 3-D printers, beer and guitars have in common? They all make up part of San Diego's manufacturing sector — an industry that plays a big role in the region’s economy, a new National University study shows.

San Diegans Sharing Their Big Ideas At Tedx Event

Oct. 2
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Maybe you know about Ted Talks and maybe you've seen or heard one. San Diego has its own Ted organization. We'll bring you two of the big ideas that will be shared at an upcoming Tedx America's Finest City conference happening in San Diego next weekend.

Tony Young Heads New Nonprofit Rise San Diego

Oct. 1
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Former San Diego Council President Tony Young and former council candidate Dwayne Crenshaw are joining forces and starting Rise San Diego, a new nonprofit aimed at driving civic engagement and fostering leadership San Diego's urban neighborhoods.

San Diego County Retirement Board To Decide Chief Investment Officer's Fate

Oct. 1
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KPBS Midday Edition looks at another huge pension fund that's underfunded and is taking risks to try to make up for it.