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San Diego City Council Rejects School Board Term Limits, District E...

San Diego City Council Rejects School Board Term Limits, District Elections

March 22
By City News Service

A plan to change the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education elections process was backed by Republican council members, but they were outvoted by the panel's five Democrats.

SDSU-Imperial Valley Campus Names New Dean

SDSU-Imperial Valley Campus Names New Dean

March 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

Gregorio Ponce was named the dean of San Diego State University-Imperial Valley earlier this month.

History Of San Diego's Black Panther Party Marked By Social Work An...

History Of San Diego's Black Panther Party Marked By Social Work And Police Clashes

March 22
By Amita Sharma

While San Diego State University was the birthplace of the local Black Panther Party 50 years ago, the group was conceived several miles south where most of the city’s African-Americans lived.

San Diego Malls Ride A Changing Retail Wave

San Diego Malls Ride A Changing Retail Wave

March 21
By Tom Fudge

Competition from online buying is forcing some stores to close while others struggle to think outside the big box.

Imperial Valley Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia Highlights The Shrinking...

Imperial Valley Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia Highlights The Shrinking Salton Sea

March 20
By Brooke Ruth

California Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia was one of the hosts of a tour of the Salton Sea area for state lawmakers and representatives of state agencies on Thursday — the same day the state released a 10-year management plan for the sea.

'The Bad Kids' Documents High School For At-Risk Students

'The Bad Kids' Documents High School For At-Risk Students

March 20
By Michael Lipkin

Continuation schools are where students go when they’re at risk of not graduating because they’ve fallen too far behind, they work part-time or problems at home prevent them from attending school all day. "The Bad Kids" profiles Yucca Valley’s Black Rock High School, a continuation school with a charismatic leader.

San Diego State Report Calls For Homeless Prevention Initiatives

San Diego State Report Calls For Homeless Prevention Initiatives

March 20
By City News Service

Around 2,500 units of housing for the homeless could come on line in San Diego over the next few years, representatives of two organizations said Monday.

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Customs And Border Protection Outlines Border Wall Requirements

March 17
James Doubek / NPR

Customs and Border Protection is asking for designs and prototypes from contractors to build Trump's proposed wall. Some requirements: It has to be at least 18 feet tall and "physically imposing."

New Fortune Theatre Company Stages Reading Of George Orwell's Class...

New Fortune Theatre Company Stages Reading Of George Orwell's Classic '1984'

March 17
By Beth Accomando

George Orwell wrote his novel "1984" more than six decades ago. But his cautionary tale about Big Brother, Newspeak and historical revisionism is striking a fresh chord today and will be performed this Monday.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer: Local Police Will Not Act As Immig...

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer: Local Police Will Not Act As Immigration Agents

March 17
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

In response to an inquiry from the San Diego City Council, Mayor Kevin Faulconer gave his clearest indication yet that the city will not participate in any attempt to deputize local law enforcement as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.