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Rare Fruit Trees Thrive Amid California Drought

Aug. 6
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There are drought-friendly alternatives to thirsty fruit trees. Fig, loquat and pomegranate trees require very little water or no water at all.

San Diego Marks 50th Anniversary Of Voting Rights Act

Aug. 5
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As the Voting Rights Act turns 50 this year, Midday Edition looks at struggles to get the civil rights law in place and challenges ahead.

The Case For Letting The San Diego Chargers Go

Aug. 5
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The city and county of San Diego have recently authorized a combined $2.5 million to be spent on the effort to keep the Chargers. What if they just let them go?

New San Diego City Opera Poised To Entertain Modern Audiences

Aug. 5
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For a while in 2014, it looked like San Diego would have no opera but now it has two. The San Diego City Opera will make its debut at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls Festival.

Former Councilman's Biography Highlights Pioneering Contributions To San Diego

Aug. 4
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A new biography focuses on Leon Williams and his contributions to San Diego County. Williams, the first African American to serve on the City Council and the County Board of Supervisors, worked for inclusive policies for all.

USC Report: Inequality Could Stifle Economic Progress In San Diego County

Aug. 4
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A University of Southern California report, "Linking Innovation With Inclusion: Demography, Equity, and the Future of San Diego," found income inequality is more than a social justice issue.

Toni Atkins Discusses Chargers Stadium, Special Legislative Sessions

Aug. 4
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Atkins holds one of the most high-profile legislative offices in the state and she's getting involved in the negotiations to keep the Chargers in San Diego.

San Diego Eagle Scouts Praise Boy Scouts Lifting Ban On Gay Leaders

Aug. 3
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The Boy Scouts of America made a big change in policy last week. After years of defending its policy against gay troop leaders, the Boy Scouts' national executive board voted to end the ban on gay adult leaders.

Obama To Extend College Aid Grants To Some Prison Inmates

Aug. 3
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For the first time since Congress banned Pell grants for inmates in 1994, a new pilot program announced Friday will provide federal grant money to some prisoners.

Author Shares Global Surfing Adventures With La Jolla Fans

Aug. 3
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New Yorker's political writer William Finnegan traces his lifelong love of surfing, from Southern California to Manhattan, in his new book, "Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life."