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Poway City Council: All Boys Club In A Town Of Women

Jan. 27
By Hoa Quach
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Poway Mayor Steve Vaus encouraged a businesswoman to apply for a vacant seat on the City Council — then he voted against her. The vote means the city will be led by five men for the next two years.

San Diego To Gradually Take Ownership Of Civic Center Plaza Office Building

Jan. 26
By City News Service
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A last-minute deal to keep city of San Diego employees working in a privately held 18-story office building in the downtown Civic Center complex was approved unanimously Monday by the City Council.

Brown Administration Takes Sharp U-Turn On Ride-Booking Regulation

Jan. 26
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio
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California Governor Jerry Brown’s administration has abruptly retracted a Department of Motor Vehicles regulation that created tighter rules for ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber.

San Diego County May Soon Have Campaign Donation Limits

Jan. 26
By Erik Anderson
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Supervisor Ron Roberts is seeking approval for a $20,000 contribution limit for countywide elections.

Sarah Boot Announces Run For California Assembly's 78th District

Jan. 22
By Claire Trageser
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Democrat Sarah Boot, a former prosecutor who unsuccessfully ran for San Diego City Council in 2014, announced Thursday she's running for the seat currently held by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins.

9 More International Cottages Planned For Balboa Park

Jan. 22
By City News Service
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The city of San Diego's Planning Commission gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal to build international cottages for nine additional countries in Balboa Park.

San Diego Councilman Scott Sherman: Council Should Stick To ‘Nuts And Bolts’

Jan. 22
By Claire Trageser
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San Diego has a new City Council this year with five Democrats and four Republicans, erasing the supermajority Democrats held for much of 2014. Republican Scott Sherman said he hopes this means the council will move away from agenda-driven politics and get back to government basics.

San Diegans May Vote On Infrastructure Financing Plan

Jan. 22
By City News Service
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The plan to fund capital projects for such things as streets and water and sewer pipelines would join a crowded 2016 ballot that likely will include measures to raise the minimum wage and build a stadium for the Chargers.

Obama: Shadow Of Crisis Has Passed; State Of The Union Is Strong

Jan. 20
Midday Edition
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President Barack Obama urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans to pay for reductions for the middle class.

Financing Plan For San Diego's Infrastructure May Go Before Voters

Jan. 21
By KPBS News, City News Service
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The City Council's Infrastructure Committee was presented with a five-year plan that identifies $3.87 billion in needs.

San Diegans Weigh In On State Right-To-Die Bill

Jan. 21
Midday Edition
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Three California lawmakers are promoting right-to-die legislation with the family of a terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to legally end her life. San Diegans weigh in on both sides of the issue.

San Diego County Democratic Party Re-Elects Busby

Jan. 21
By City News Service
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Francine Busby, who said she would help local Democratic organization ramp up its communications, was reelected as chairwoman for the next two years.

Will More Indictments Come In San Diego Campaign Scandal?

Jan. 21
By Amita Sharma
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One year after federal prosecutors accused a Mexican tycoon and others of campaign finance crimes, a question remains: Is there enough evidence to charge the politicians who benefited from the money?

San Diego Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Pay Minimum Fee Of $1,100

Jan. 20
By City News Service
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The San Diego City Council voted in favor of a package of amendments to medical marijuana regulations that, among other things, establishes a minimum fee for annual operating permits.

Assembly Speaker Atkins Wants Fish Markets To Run Swimmingly

Jan. 20
By Claire Trageser
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It could become easier to run fishermen's markets if state Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins of San Diego gets her way. She has introduced a "Pacific to Plate" bill to streamline the markets' permitting process.