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San Diego Explores Possibility Of Hydroelectric Power Plant

March 25
By City News Service
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The city of San Diego and San Diego County Water Authority are embarking on a market analysis on the potential of building a hydroelectric power plant in the San Vicente Reservoir.

Signatures Submitted In Carson For Chargers-Raiders Stadium Proposal

March 25
By City News Service
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Declaring victory in its signature drive to expedite approval of a proposed stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, a group delivered 40 boxes of petitions to Carson City Hall.

San Diego City Council Approves Plan for New Homeless Shelter

March 24
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The new shelter will be located in an existing building and offer 100 beds beginning April 1. An additional 250 beds will become available over the next couple of months, for a total of 350 by July 1.

Cab Companies Sue Over Move To Open San Diego's Taxi Market

March 24
By Megan Burks
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The number of cabs allowed on San Diego roadways is set to go from 993 to an unlimited number on April 1. A coalition of cab owners is trying to stop that.

San Diego Mayor Update: From Chargers Stadium To Homeless Shelters

March 24
Midday Edition
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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined KPBS on Tuesday for his monthly update on the business of the city.

One Paseo Opponents To Submit Petition Signatures Wednesday

March 24
By City News Service
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The petition signatures are aimed at getting the San Diego City Council to overturn its approval of a 23.6-acre mixed-use housing, retail and office development in Carmel Valley.

City Council Approves $120M Bond To Pay For San Diego Roads

March 24
By City News Service
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The City Council unanimously approved a bond issue that is expected to generate $120 million to pay for road repair and construction projects.

Councilman Kersey Is San Diego’s Open Data, Infrastructure Guy

March 24
By Claire Trageser
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Councilman Mark Kersey's fast-rising status has some predicting he will run for higher office, but he said he’s not thinking about that now.

City Council Unanimously Approves 5-Year Contract With Police Officers

March 23
By City News Service
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The San Diego City Council on Monday unanimously approved a five-year contract with the San Diego Police Officers Association that includes 3.3 percent raises in each of the deal's final two years.

Task Force Members Holding Line In Chargers Stadium Tussle

March 23
Bernie Wilson / Associated Press
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Mayor Kevin Faulconer's advisory group is holding the line against Chargers spokesman Mark Fabiani, who is lobbying for a new stadium downtown even though the task force determined the best spot for a new home is Mission Valley.

Boxer Co-Sponsors Bill To End Federal Ban On Medical Marijuana

March 23
By Kenny Goldberg
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The federal government still considers marijuana to have no legitimate medical use but that could change under a new proposal in the U.S. Senate.

Gloria, Alvarez Unite As San Diego's Opposing Voice

March 20
By Tarryn Mento
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During the city of San Diego’s financial struggles and mayoral sexual harassment scandal, partisanship tended to take a back seat. Now, political debate is back, and two city councilmen are leading the charge.

San Diego's First Legal Pot Co-Op Holds Grand Opening

March 20
By Tarryn Mento
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A Green Alternative in Otay Mesa started accepting customers Wednesday but celebrated its grand opening Friday.

Gov. Brown Announces Emergency Drought-Relief Legislation

March 19
Midday Edition
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Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday proposed legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in drought-relief bond spending for California as it copes with a fourth dry year.

Chargers Task Force Planning Stadium Without ‘All The Bells And Whistles’

March 19
By City News Service, Claire Trageser
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The chairman of the advisory group tasked with recommending a site and financing plan for a new football stadium in San Diego is scheduled to provide an update Thursday to the City Council's Economic Development Committee.