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San Diego Biotech Job Boom Expected To Slow

San Diego Biotech Job Boom Expected To Slow

May 18
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

While San Diego biotech jobs grew 19.6 percent between 2011 and 2016, California's biotech trade group expects that to increase only another 2.7 percent by 2021.

Trump Denies Asking Comey To Shelve Flynn Probe

Trump Denies Asking Comey To Shelve Flynn Probe

May 18
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump responded with a direct "no, no" to a question about whether he asked former FBI Director James Comey to shelve an investigation into his former national security adviser.

Documentary Details The Struggles Of People With Anxiety Disorders

Documentary Details The Struggles Of People With Anxiety Disorders

May 17
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

"It's Just Anxiety" is a documentary that details the struggles of about a dozen people with anxiety disorders or mental health conditions that include anxiety symptoms.

How Modern Philanthropists Are Changing Public Policy

How Modern Philanthropists Are Changing Public Policy

May 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

San Diego is filled with institutions that exist in large part because rich people decided to donate to them. Think Copley Symphony Hall, the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego or the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute at Scripps Health.

San Diego Unified School District Gets New Police Chief

San Diego Unified School District Gets New Police Chief

May 17
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Capt. Michael Marquez has been named the new police chief of San Diego Unified's Police Department. The 27-year police force veteran previously served as interim chief at the district.

Tijuana Retail Reaping Profits That Once Flowed To San Diego

Tijuana Retail Reaping Profits That Once Flowed To San Diego

May 17
By Jean Guerrero

President Trump's stance on immigration has awakened a sense of Mexican patriotism that is keeping cross-border shoppers in Tijuana.

SDSU Drops Out Of Talks To Be Part Of Soccer City Development

SDSU Drops Out Of Talks To Be Part Of Soccer City Development

May 16
By City News Service

San Diego State University announced Tuesday that it has ended negotiations with the group behind the Soccer City development proposed for Mission Valley, and called on the city of San Diego to issue a request for other proposals for use of the Qualcomm Stadium property.

Is This Nevada Family’s School Choice A Lesson For California?

Is This Nevada Family’s School Choice A Lesson For California?

May 16
Ana Tintocalis / KQED

This story is part of a series called “Trump ED,” exploring the intersection between President Trump’s proposed federal education policies and how they might impact California schools.

Journalist Javier Valdez Shot To Death In Mexico

Journalist Javier Valdez Shot To Death In Mexico

May 16
By Associated Press

Javier Valdez was driving in broad daylight down a street he must have known well, just a block from his office, when he became the latest victim of a wave of journalist killings that has hit Mexico.

Ken Burns Ends War Film Trilogy With 'Vietnam'

Ken Burns Ends War Film Trilogy With 'Vietnam'

May 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Ken Burns started his documentary journey through American wars with his award-winning examination of the Civil War. Now, Burns is ending his film trilogy with one that many living Americans can remember well.