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Volume Of Dumanis Donors Linked To Mexican Businessman Renews Quest...

Volume Of Dumanis Donors Linked To Mexican Businessman Renews Questions About What DA Knew

Aug. 16
By Amita Sharma

A KPBS analysis of the money trail in San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ candidacy for mayor in 2012 shows the number of alleged illegal contributions was particularly high on a single day in 2011.

Steve Martin's 'Meteor Shower' Has World Premiere At Old Globe

Steve Martin's 'Meteor Shower' Has World Premiere At Old Globe

Aug. 16
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Old Globe Theatre would like Steve Martin to view its stage as a home for anything he writes. Two years ago it hosted his musical "Bright Star." Now comes the world premiere of his play "Meteor Shower."

Salton Sea Ecosystem May Be On Brink Of Failure

Salton Sea Ecosystem May Be On Brink Of Failure

Aug. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

There's nothing unusual about dead fish washing up on the shore of the Salton Sea. What is unusual is that all of them are fully grown. The lack of young fish and the absence of foraging birds could mean the sea's salinity has reached a critical level.

Latest 'One Book, One San Diego' Selection Revealed

Latest 'One Book, One San Diego' Selection Revealed

Aug. 15
By Michael Lipkin, Mark Sauer

Inspired by the the "custody battle" over Cuban student Elián González, the 2003 memoir by a Yale University professor traces the author's own experiences growing up in Castro's Cuba.

Four Years Into DACA, Focus Is On Asian Youth

Four Years Into DACA, Focus Is On Asian Youth

Aug. 15
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Alliance San Diego, a community advocacy group, is launching a campaign to enroll Asian youth. It says Asian Pacific Islanders have the lowest rate of enrollment.

San Diego Writer Shares Terminally Ill Sister's 'Rebirth Party'

San Diego Writer Shares Terminally Ill Sister's 'Rebirth Party'

Aug. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

"You are all very brave for sending me off on my journey," Betsy wrote in an email to her guests. "There are no rules. Wear what you want, speak your mind, dance, hop, chant, sing, pray, but do not cry in front of me. OK, one rule.”

Vista's 'Titanic the Musical' Blends History And Music

Vista's 'Titanic the Musical' Blends History And Music

Aug. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Moonlight Amphitheatre's "Titanic the Musical" is a grand production that personalizes the 1912 disaster at sea.

Ray Ellis Drops Out Of District 1 San Diego City Council Race

Ray Ellis Drops Out Of District 1 San Diego City Council Race

Aug. 12
By Andrew Bowen, Brooke Ruth

Ellis said he was dropping out of the race because most voters rely on political affiliation when voting in local elections and that Democrats have an advantage in District 1. He also cited Trump as a reason for dropping out.

East African Refugee Goes From City Heights To Olympic Games

East African Refugee Goes From City Heights To Olympic Games

Aug. 11
By Tarryn Mento

You probably know Olympic athletes Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and Usain Bolt. But on Friday, you'll want to turn your attention to Team USA’s Charles Jock. The former San Diegan and refugee will compete in the 800-meter race.

Roundtable: San Diego Election News; Not Much Middle-Class Housing;...

Roundtable: San Diego Election News; Not Much Middle-Class Housing; Suing Hillary Clinton

Aug. 12
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

San Diego's District 1 City Council race is surprisingly settled when the Republican withdraws. New homes in the county are built for those with above-average incomes. A San Diegan sues Hillary Clinton in federal court.