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Juan Vargas To Boycott Trump's Inauguration

Juan Vargas To Boycott Trump's Inauguration

Jan. 17
By City News Service

Rep. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, announced Tuesday that he will join at least 15 other Democratic members of California's congressional delegation in skipping President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday.

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2018

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2018

Jan. 17
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Dumanis, who's been in office since 2003, has not decided whether she'll serve out her current term or step down before it ends.

Rev. William Barber On The New Civil Rights Movement

Rev. William Barber On The New Civil Rights Movement

Jan. 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

Rev. Barber, president of North Carolina's NAACP, was the keynote speaker at the 29th annual All People's Breakfast celebration in Balboa Park to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Kevin Starr, California's Premier Historian, Dies At 76

Kevin Starr, California's Premier Historian, Dies At 76

Jan. 16
By Associated Press

Former California State Librarian Kevin Starr, who is deemed the pre-eminent historian of the Golden State, has died. He was 76.

Two Honored At San Diego MLK Breakfast

Two Honored At San Diego MLK Breakfast

Jan. 13
By City News Service

Jeffrey Harper-Harris and the late Dr. Richard Butcher will be honored Friday at the 32nd annual YMCA of San Diego County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Dignity Award Breakfast in Mission Valley.

San Diego Mayor Announces Tax Proposal In State Of The City Address

San Diego Mayor Announces Tax Proposal In State Of The City Address

Jan. 12
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

Mayor Kevin Faulconer Thursday night proposed increasing San Diego's hotel room tax to expand the convention center, pay for more road repair and fund programs to get the growing number of homeless off the city's streets.

California Firefighters Receive Up To 13.8 Percent Raises

California Firefighters Receive Up To 13.8 Percent Raises

Jan. 12
By Associated Press

State firefighters are slated for raises as high as 13.8 percent this year as California scrambles to fill widespread vacancies before the summer fire season.

Chargers Announce They're Moving To Los Angeles

Chargers Announce They're Moving To Los Angeles

Jan. 11
By KPBS News, Associated Press

The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation's second-largest media market two NFL teams for the first time in decades.

Marines Say 'Mad Dog' Mattis May Temper Trump

Marines Say 'Mad Dog' Mattis May Temper Trump

Jan. 12
By Steve Walsh

Mattis is often considered one of the best field commanders of his generation. Those who served under him feel his blunt talk and strong moral center will serve him well as secretary of defense under a Trump Administration.

Chicano Park Designated As A National Historic Landmark

Chicano Park Designated As A National Historic Landmark

Jan. 11
By Erik Anderson, City News Service

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell Wednesday designated 24 new National Historic Landmarks, including Chicano Park in San Diego.

California Court: Grand Juries Can Probe Police Shootings

California Court: Grand Juries Can Probe Police Shootings

Jan. 11
By Associated Press

A California appeals court tossed out a law that banned grand juries from determining whether police officers involved in fatal shootings should face criminal charges.

Trump Denounces Reports Of Russian Ties To Him

Trump Denounces Reports Of Russian Ties To Him

Jan. 11
By Associated Press

A defiant President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday adamantly denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial information about him, calling it a "tremendous blot" on the record of the intelligence community if such material had been released.

California Sen. Feinstein Resting After Pacemaker Procedure

California Sen. Feinstein Resting After Pacemaker Procedure

Jan. 11
By Associated Press

Feinstein, 83, said in a statement Wednesday that the procedure went smoothly and was undertaken out of caution.

California Only State To Approve Higher Tobacco Taxes On Election Day

California Only State To Approve Higher Tobacco Taxes On Election Day

Jan. 11
By Kenny Goldberg

Four states had measures to raise tobacco taxes on the November ballot, but only California’s Proposition 56 prevailed.

Despite Opposition, County Supervisors Vote To Increase Their Salaries

Despite Opposition, County Supervisors Vote To Increase Their Salaries

Jan. 10
By City News Service, Alison St John

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase their own salaries by more than $19,000 each year, despite public comment by about two dozen opponents.