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'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big Quake

'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big Quake

Sept. 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Earthquakes are something Californians have felt and have feared for decades. Now, a new book is warning that Earthquakes aren't just a California problem.

An Undocumented Immigration Attorney Reacts To End Of DACA

An Undocumented Immigration Attorney Reacts To End Of DACA

Sept. 5
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Dulce Garcia of San Diego is one of 230,000 young immigrants who benefitted from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in California.

Marine, Combat Photographer Recount Mental Wounds Of War

Marine, Combat Photographer Recount Mental Wounds Of War

Sept. 5
By Michael Lipkin

Retired Marine Thomas J. Brennan suffered a traumatic brain injury in Afghanistan that ended his military career.

Trump Rescinding DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants

Trump Rescinding DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants

Sept. 5
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children. Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared the Obama administration's program "an unconstitutional exercise of authority" that must be revoked.

Roundtable: Raising Taxes; More Salk Troubles; Old Problems At SDUS...

Roundtable: Raising Taxes; More Salk Troubles; Old Problems At SDUSD; Bye-Bye Remedial Math

Sept. 1
By Pat Finn

A California Supreme Court ruling may make it easier to build a football stadium -- or a highway. The Salk Institute is facing a lot of challenges. SDUSD begins a new year with old problems. Ditching remedial math may make sense.

San Diego Councilman Calls For Homeless State Of Emergency; Mayor C...

San Diego Councilman Calls For Homeless State Of Emergency; Mayor Calls On County To Respond

Sept. 1
By City News Service

An adviser to San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said Councilman David Alvarez's call Thursday for a declaration of a state of emergency in the city due to a shortage of homeless shelters and an associated health crisis caused by an outbreak of Hepatisis A is not needed.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer

Sept. 1
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

San Diego's summer past times are coming to a close, catch them before it's too late.

Officials Fumbled With Permits, Pilot Project As Deadly Hepatitis O...

Officials Fumbled With Permits, Pilot Project As Deadly Hepatitis Outbreak Surged

Aug. 31
Lisa Halverstadt

In the two months since officials decided to set up hand-washing stations to help combat a deadly hepatitis A outbreak, the county has deployed just two stations. Until Wednesday, both were miles away from the downtown streets that are essentially ground zero of the outbreak.

Cuyamaca College Offers Case Study In Eliminating The 'Math Pipelin...

Cuyamaca College Offers Case Study In Eliminating The 'Math Pipeline Of Doom'

Aug. 31
By Megan Burks

As if the start of school isn't enough stress, math faculty at Cal State San Marcos and San Diego State University are embarking this week on a complete overhaul of their curriculum. The clock is ticking to implement a new policy that does away with some common math classes in an effort to help more students graduate.

City Adds Forums For Police Chief Search But Critics Not Satisfied

City Adds Forums For Police Chief Search But Critics Not Satisfied

Aug. 30
By City News Service, Tarryn Mento

City of San Diego officials released Wednesday a revised schedule of public meetings designed to get input on its national search to replace retiring Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman. The change comes after community and legal groups last week criticized the city’s initial plan because they said it was not inclusive enough and lacked transparency.