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Trump Policy Spotlights San Diego's Nuclear Past

Trump Policy Spotlights San Diego's Nuclear Past

Feb. 16
By Steve Walsh

The latest Nuclear Posture Review seeks to bring back types of weapons mothballed after the Cold War, raising speculation over whether that ultimately means a return of nuclear weapons to San Diego.

La Jolla Playhouse Highlights The Needs Of Military Famil...

La Jolla Playhouse Highlights The Needs Of Military Families

Feb. 14
By Steve Walsh

"Home of the Brave" uses the real experiences of military children to tell their stories, in a production now touring San Diego County schools as part of the La Jolla Playhouse's annual Performance Outreach Program.

Empty Boxes, Damaged Heirlooms: Military Families Get Lit...

Empty Boxes, Damaged Heirlooms: Military Families Get Little Help After Moving Disasters

Feb. 8
Carson Frame/American Homefront

The average military family moves every two to three years. Their household goods are supposed to move with them, but that doesn’t always happen ... and some families say the military doesn't do much to help.

Warren Buffett On Hand As Navy Commissions Newest Warship

Warren Buffett On Hand As Navy Commissions Newest Warship

Feb. 5
By Associated Press

The Omaha, a 218-foot-long littoral combat ship, was commissioned at its new home port in San Diego.

At 2-Year Mark, San Diego's Vet Housing Program Alive, No...

At 2-Year Mark, San Diego's Vet Housing Program Alive, Not Necessarily Growing

Feb. 2
By Steve Walsh

Housing Our Heroes promised to get 1,000 homeless veterans off the street. With that goal accomplished, the San Diego Housing Commission isn't prepared to raise the stakes.

The Trump Administration Wants A Bigger Army, Putting Pre...

The Trump Administration Wants A Bigger Army, Putting Pressure On Military Recruiters

Jan. 31
Jay Price/ American Homefront

The Trump Administration wants to grow the Army substantially, even as potential recruits get harder to find. That's putting more pressure on recruiters than they've seen in years.

Housing Commission To Hold Project Homeless Connect Event...

Housing Commission To Hold Project Homeless Connect Event Downtown

Jan. 31
By City News Service

Services including flu shots, haircuts and dental exams will be offered to the homeless Wednesday as part of the 12th Project Homeless Connect event in downtown San Diego.

City To Buy Downtown Building To House Homeless Services ...

City To Buy Downtown Building To House Homeless Services Center

Jan. 30
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

The San Diego City Council Monday unanimously approved the purchase of a downtown building to house a homeless-services center.

VA Expands Programs To Target Suicide Prevention

VA Expands Programs To Target Suicide Prevention

Jan. 30
By Steve Walsh

The White House gives the Department of Veterans Affairs 60 days to enroll nearly all veterans in mental health care as they leave the military. Critics worry the tight time frame will impact care at the VA.

Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Big California Homeless Camp Shutdown

Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Big California Homeless Camp Shutdown

Jan. 29
By Associated Press

A religious organization that serves the poor in Southern California filed a lawsuit Monday to try to stop local governments from forcing homeless people out of a big encampment along a riverbed trail.

Annual Census Of Homeless People In San Diego Kicks Off

Annual Census Of Homeless People In San Diego Kicks Off

Jan. 26
By City News Service

Volunteers Friday will conduct the annual census of homeless people living on San Diego County streets and shelters.

NASA Testing Orion Replica Space Capsule Off San Diego Coast

NASA Testing Orion Replica Space Capsule Off San Diego Coast

Jan. 25
By Matt Hoffman

This week NASA and the U.S. Navy tested recovering an unmanned capsule that is going into space next year.

Military Officials Search For Owners Of Eight Boats Washe...

Military Officials Search For Owners Of Eight Boats Washed Ashore

Jan. 25
By City News Service

Military officials are searching for the owners of eight boats that washed ashore on Naval Base Coronado during the rainstorm earlier this month.

Donations Needed For San Diego's Annual Homeless Resource...

Donations Needed For San Diego's Annual Homeless Resource Fair

Jan. 24
By Matt Hoffman

The 12th annual Project Homeless Connect is a one-day homeless resource fair for people living on the streets to get a hot meal, flu shot and legal advice, among other services.

El Cajon Ends Ban On Feeding Homeless

El Cajon Ends Ban On Feeding Homeless

Jan. 23
By KPBS News

The city of El Cajon lifted its ban on serving meals to homeless people on city property on Tuesday, after drawing national attention for the ban and arresting about a dozen people for serving meals earlier this month.

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