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San Diego City Council Praises Faulconer's Infrastructure Repair Plan

April 21
By City News Service
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Around 20 proposals made by Faulconer are designed to change how projects are funded and processed by the city.

San Diego County Will Roll Out Laura's Law

April 21
By Kenny Goldberg
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A measure that allows a judge to order someone to undergo outpatient mental health treatment is coming to San Diego County next year.

San Diego Homeless Advocates Work To Provide Year-Round Shelter

April 21
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Changes to temporary homeless shelters in San Diego left more people living on the streets as the city pivots to a permanent housing plan.

San Diego Council Committee To Talk Short-Term Vacation Rentals

April 21
By City News Service
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Nearly 1,800 owners of vacation rentals were registered with the city as of Feb. 10, but the city estimated around 3,100 properties were available to vacationers.

Why Micro-Homes Aren't Taking Off In San Diego

April 21
By Claire Trageser
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Micro-homes — 350-square-foot dwellings or smaller — have become a national trend for residents who pride themselves on not contributing to sprawl. But San Diego's parking rules are keeping the concept from spreading here.

California's Tiered Water Rates Thrown Into Question By Court Ruling

April 20
By KPBS News, Associated Press
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At least two-thirds of California's water providers, including the city of San Diego, use some form of the tiered rates that are at issue in the lawsuit, consultants and water lawyers said.

San Diego Hires Financial, Legal Consultants For Potential Stadium Project

April 20
By City News Service
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It's likely that any final stadium plan in San Diego will go to the public for approval in an election. A local group research group says a ballot measure would likely pass.

Vigilante Water Cops And Mongolian Showers: How San Diegans Are Saving Water

April 20
By Claire Trageser
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The city of San Diego has to cut its water use by 16 percent under an order by Gov. Jerry Brown. That means stepping up policing of water restrictions set in November that so far the city has struggled to enforce.

Advocates Want California To Have More Energy Efficient Standards For Computer Monitors

April 20
By Erik Anderson
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Computer monitors are in the crosshairs of consumer advocates who are looking for rules that reign in energy consumption.

What San Diegans Would Change In City's Budget

April 20
By Claire Trageser
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As city officials wade through the 1,752-page budget proposal, San Diegans have been making their own much simpler spending plans using the KPBS Budget Game.

Cory Briggs Gets Paid In Sunroad Debacle; No Money Yet To San Diego For Land

April 20
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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The settlement between Sunroad and Briggs called for a $10,000 donation to the city of San Diego in addition to a second payment based on the value of an appraisal. So far, no appraisal has been done.

California Drought: New Proposed Water Reduction Plan Released

April 20
By KPBS News, Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio
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California water regulators have released a new proposed plan requiring some cities to reduce water use by more than the 25 percent originally ordered by Gov. Jerry Brown. But other cities, like San Diego, got a slight reprieve.

Advocate Wants $648M Payout For 'Inappropriate' San Onofre Nuke Pact

April 17
By Associated Press
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The Office of Ratepayer Advocates said private conservations between Public Utilities Commission then-President Michael Peevey and a Southern California Edison executive gave the utility an unfair advantage.

Roundtable On City Budget, Mexican Farmworkers, Jail Suicides

April 17
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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The mayor proposed a budget for 2016. Most observers liked it. The farmworkers' strike in Baja California has ended, but the ramifications for U.S. companies continue. A Marine's widow files suit over her husband's suicide in the Vista Jail.

San Diego Considers Offering 3 Paid Sick Days For City Employees

April 17
By City News Service
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More than 1,360 city employees — mainly library and recreational staff, and hourly lifeguards — would be eligible.