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Tease photo for Councilman Todd Gloria Discusses San Diego's Minimum Wage Hike

Councilman Todd Gloria Discusses San Diego's Minimum Wage Hike

June 22
By Midday Edition

San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria, who led the effort to raise the minimum wage, talks about how the city plans to make sure employers comply with the wage increase.

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How A 1981 Alabama Lynching Impacted The Battle Against The Klan

June 22
By Midday Edition

A new book, titled "The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan," details a case that bankrupted a Ku Klux Klan organization in Alabama.

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San Diego Council OKs Adding 9 Miles Of Bike Lanes Downtown

June 21
By Midday Edition

The City Council unanimously approved the plan for downtown San Diego that adds bike lanes, widens sidewalks and eventually eliminates about 475 parking spaces.

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New Biography Chronicles The Life Of U.S. Sen. George McGovern

June 21
By Midday Edition

“The Rise of a Prairie: The Life and Times of George McGovern” is the first volume of a major biography by author Thomas J. Knock on the 1972 Democratic presidential candidate and America's leading anti-war critic during the Vietnam War.

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U.S. Energy Official To Attend San Onofre Nuclear Waste Storage Meeting

June 21
By Midday Edition

John Kotek, acting assistant secretary for nuclear energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, will attend the meeting in San Juan Capistrano Wednesday to discuss storing nuclear waste from the now defunct San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Fringe Festival Brings 'Eyeball Bursting' Shows To San Diego

June 21
By Midday Edition

The San Diego International Fringe Festival returns to San Diego for the fourth year with 11 days of theater performances beginning June 23.

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No Easy Path To Implementing California Groundwater Law

June 21
By Midday Edition

New groundwater management laws mean Californians no longer have unfettered use of underground water. State law will require the creation of local agencies with sweeping powers to meter wells, tax and penalize anyone who overuses groundwater.

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Last Nuclear Plant In California Closing After 3 Decades

June 21
By Midday Edition

California's last nuclear power plant, the Diablo Canyon plant in in San Luis Obispo County, will close by 2025.

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Marijuana Tax Proposed For San Diego

June 20
By Midday Edition

A proposal by San Diego Councilman Mark Kersey would tax local marijuana businesses at least 8 percent on gross receipts. Other California cities have imposed similar taxes in anticipation of a November ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

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UC San Diego Aims To Become A Leader In Using Design To Solve Problems

June 20
By Midday Edition

A UCSD scientist who has worked at Apple and Hewlett-Packard is trying to turn San Diego into a hub for "design thinking," the concept of making things that are intuitive to use even if they’re not flashy or sleek.