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Alpha Project Proposes Plan To House 800 San Diego Homeless

Alpha Project Proposes Plan To House 800 San Diego Homeless

Sept. 29
By Susan Murphy

The soaring homeless population has reached a crisis level, so Bob McElroy of the Alpha Project is proposing a plan to take as many as 800 people off the streets.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter Speaks In San Diego

Defense Secretary Ash Carter Speaks In San Diego

Sept. 29
By City News Service

The U.S. aims to continue being the dominant military power in the Asia-Pacific region, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday in a speech aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on San Diego Bay.

Encinitas Voters To Choose New Mayor

Encinitas Voters To Choose New Mayor

Sept. 29
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

Mayoral candidates Catherine Blakespear and Paul Gaspar join KPBS Midday Edition to discuss their positions on the major issues facing Encinitas from new housing development to transit.

Hickey, Elliott Vie To Become Next San Diego City Attorney

Hickey, Elliott Vie To Become Next San Diego City Attorney

Sept. 28
By Michael Lipkin, Alison St John

In a discussion taped Tuesday afternoon, Hickey and Elliott joined KPBS Midday Edition to discuss their stances on police oversight, the release of body camera footage, ticketing homeless people downtown and how they would keep the office nonpartisan.

Hotel Study Finds Little Boost During Chargers Games

Hotel Study Finds Little Boost During Chargers Games

Sept. 27
By Erik Anderson

A study of all NFL teams finds the Chargers have a small impact on local hotel business during football games.

Same-Day Voter Registration Will Be Available In 2017

Same-Day Voter Registration Will Be Available In 2017

Sept. 27
By Brooke Ruth, Alison St John

Starting next year, California residents will be able to register to vote on election day.

How Will Small Marijuana Growers Stay Competitive If California Leg...

How Will Small Marijuana Growers Stay Competitive If California Legalizes It?

Sept. 27
Sam Harnett / KQED

In Humboldt County, it's not hard to find local farmers who worry that big corporations will eventually squeeze them out.

Stadium Foes, Chargers Stick To Game Plans As Measure C Goes To Voters

Stadium Foes, Chargers Stick To Game Plans As Measure C Goes To Voters

Sept. 27
By Erik Anderson

Team officials are hoping voters will approve plans for a nearly $2 billion stadium and convention center project at the polls in November.

Film Explores Life And Work Of Latino Activist Willie Velasquez

Film Explores Life And Work Of Latino Activist Willie Velasquez

Sept. 27
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

"Willie Velasquez: Your Vote Is Your Voice" airs on KPBS television Monday, October 3 at 9 p.m.

Chula Vista, San Diego To Take Part In White House Smart Cities Ini...

Chula Vista, San Diego To Take Part In White House Smart Cities Initiative

Sept. 26
By City News Service

About $80 million in federal funds will be spent on programs aiming to address climate change, transportation, public safety and improved public services.

Politifest Features Candidates In San Diego Races

Politifest Features Candidates In San Diego Races

Sept. 23
By Tarryn Mento

Attendees had a chance to brush up on the numerous local and state measures and races at Saturday's Politifest at San Diego State University.

6 Presidential Debate Viewing Parties In San Diego

6 Presidential Debate Viewing Parties In San Diego

Sept. 26
By City News Service

From San Diego State University to a Hillcrest bar, several spots in the city have organized gatherings for the highly anticipated matchup between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

City's New Road Repair Map Proves Popular

City's New Road Repair Map Proves Popular

Sept. 23
By Steve Walsh

A new online map allows residents to track the city's plans for road repairs throughout San Diego.

Roundtable: Issa v. Applegate; Unproven Stem Cell Treatments; Barri...

Roundtable: Issa v. Applegate; Unproven Stem Cell Treatments; Barrio Logan & The Downtown Stadium

Sept. 23
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Darrell Issa's congressional race is closer than he would perhaps like. A local company refers a patient for a costly, unproven stem cell treatment. And Barrio Logan braces for a very large new neighbor.

Cory Briggs’ Conduct ‘Unethical And Possibly Criminal,’ Appellate C...

Cory Briggs’ Conduct ‘Unethical And Possibly Criminal,’ Appellate Court Says

Sept. 22
By Brad Racino / inewsource

The state court of appeal has denied local attorney Cory Briggs more than $258,000 in fees he sought against the city of San Diego, citing “unethical, unprofessional, or even illegal conduct…”

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