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Scripps Oceanography Caught In Exxon Mobil Political Crossfire

May 27
By David Wagner

A Republican congressman claims investigations into Exxon Mobil stem from a meeting held at Scripps in 2012. The meeting compared oil companies to the tobacco industry.

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San Diego Judge To Rule On Whether To Unseal Trump University Documents

May 27
By KPBS News, City News Service

Last month, the Washington Post asked U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel to unseal documents in a case that accuses presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump of scamming students.

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Sanders Pushes For Debate With Trump; Trump Declines

May 27
By Associated Press

Trump said in a statement Friday that "it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second place finisher."

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Trump Vows To Solve California's Water Crisis

May 27
By Associated Press

He told supports at a rally in Fresno Friday afternoon that water is in short supply because officials are sending it out to the ocean in order to save fish.

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San Diego City Attorney Candidates On The Issues

May 26
By Andrew Bowen

The race for San Diego city attorney is among the most crowded for the June 7 election. KPBS asked all five candidates the same questions to find out where they stand on key issues.

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Roundtable: Tony Gwynn Tobacco Lawsuit, Maintaining The Border, Future Of Del Mar Fairgrounds

May 27
By Midday Edition

Ban "dip" from baseball? Tony Gwynn's family hopes their lawsuit will help make that happen. The San Diego border fence as a test case for Donald Trump's "build a wall" campaign promise. And the upside and downside to living where the surf meets the turf.

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#ShowUsYourMailers: What Is The Neighborhood Improvement Voter Guide?

May 27
By Claire Trageser

Next up in the KPBS examination of campaign mailers is a big glossy flier sent by a group called the Neighborhood Improvement Voter Guide.

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San Diego Democrats Slam Trump, Make Banners Before Friday's Rally

May 26
By Jean Guerrero, City News Service

One day before Donald Trump holds a rally in San Diego, local Democrats spoke out against the presumptive GOP presidential nominee and threw anti-Trump banner-making parties.

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Campaign Finances Stir Up A San Diego Congressional Race

May 26
By Erik Anderson

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter's campaign finance spending is under scrutiny. The congressman said some mistakes were made, money was paid back and an audit is expected to answer questions.

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#ShowUsYourMailers: In County’s District 3, Campaign Mailers Try To Make Quick Impression

May 26
By Alison St John

Political slate mailers are arriving in the mailboxes of targeted groups of voters in San Diego County Board of Supervisors' District 3.

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50th Congressional District Candidates On The Issues

May 26
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for the 50th Congressional District the same five questions. Here is what they said.

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Sanders Nearly Catches Clinton In New California Poll

May 26
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

A new Public Policy Institute of California poll shows Hillary Clinton having a two-point lead among likely Democratic primary voters (46 percent to 44 percent), which is within the margin of error.

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With People And PACs, Faulconer Dominates San Diego Mayoral Fundraising

May 26
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

A broad-based fundraising network and a constellation of well-funded political action committees have given San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer plenty of firepower. That’s not so much the case with his two opponents.

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San Diego Police Brace For Friday's Trump Rally

May 25
By Midday Edition

Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said the department plans to have a "significant presence" of uniformed and plainclothes officers at the San Diego Convention Center, where presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally.

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House Wading Into California's Long-Running Water War

May 25
By Associated Press

Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and cut the flow for threatened fish and growers in another part of the state.