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District 4 Candidate Nathan Fletcher Wants To Drive Board Of Supervisors In New Direction

May 15
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Former California Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher is one of five candidates in the race to represent District 4 on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. He’s a Marine combat veteran and teaches political science courses at UC San Diego. He is a Democrat.

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Six Community College District Seats Are Up For Election — Why It Matters

May 15
By Megan Burks

Six community college trustee seats are up for grabs across San Diego County this election. What do the trustees do and why should you care?

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Four Challengers Seek To Unseat Judge Gary Kreep After Judicial Reprimand

May 15
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep faces his first test at the polls since his narrow election in 2012. Four other attorneys are challenging his seat on the bench after Kreep was severely reprimanded by a state commission.

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Deadline To Register For San Diego June Primary Approaches

May 14
By City News Service

The deadline to register for the June 5 primary election is next week, the San Diego County registrar reminded residents Monday.

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District 4 Candidate Omar Passons Wants To Invest In Youth, Support Seniors

May 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Attorney Omar Passons is running to represent District 4 on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. He has worked on community issues of public health and land use. He's a Democrat. The supervisors positions are officially non-partisan, but right now all five supervisors on the board are Republican.

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Antonio Martinez Pledges To Bring More City Resources To District 8

May 14
By Michael Lipkin

Martinez is the public relations director of the Imperial Beach Community Clinic and a board member of the San Ysidro School District.

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Brown Faces California Budget Fight As Surplus Grows

May 14
By Associated Press

California Gov. Jerry Brown faces a bruising fight with the Legislature over funding for welfare, health care and higher education after producing a revised budget proposal that shows a lot more money but not a lot more spending.

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What Elections Have Local Candidates Missed?

May 14
By Claire Trageser

A long line of candidates will be asking for your vote this June, but many of them haven't always made it to the polls themselves in past elections.

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SANDAG Board Asks State To Lower The Bar On Housing

May 11
By Andrew Bowen

Elected officials from across San Diego County are asking the state to set a lower bar for housing production — despite a crippling housing shortage that has sent home prices skyrocketing.

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Trump Open To Negotiations With Calif. On Auto Gas Mileage

May 11
By Associated Press

Addressing a key concern for manufacturers, President Donald Trump instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives Friday.

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'American Socialist: The Life And Times Of Eugene Victor Debs' Comes To San Diego

May 11
By Neiko Will

Looking to dispel some of the misconceptions of the word "socialist", San Diego filmmaker Yale Strom presents his look at the labor leader, and five-time socialist presidential candidate, Eugene Debs.

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An Obscure Race: Meet The Candidates Running For San Diego County Assessor

May 11
By Claire Trageser

The California constitution requires each county to have an elected assessor. That means every four years, voters head to the polls to choose San Diego County's next Assessor/Recorder/Clerk.

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Roundtable: Billionaire Targets San Diego County District Attorney Race

May 11
By Alison St John, Bennett Lacy

The race for San Diego County District Attorney is about to see a flood of ads paid by outside money, the city of Riverside has found a way to effectively end homelessness among veterans and a conversation with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley.

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Commercial Drone Testing Coming To San Diego

May 11
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego region is one of 10 locations selected from across the nation by the U.S. Department of Transportation to take part in an unmanned aircraft pilot program.

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Charter Or Labor Majority At Stake In San Diego County School Board Races

May 11
By Megan Burks

The last time County Board of Education seats were up for election, charter school advocates narrowly missed gaining a majority. Now they have a second chance.