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San Diego County Supes Urge USGS To Keep Funding Earthquake Detection Stations

Oct. 28
By City News Service
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The USGS has proposed cutting the Precision Geodetic Network, or Geodesy, which measures tension along the San Jacinto Fault, and the ANZA Seismic Network, which has 21 sensors along the fault zone and five stations elsewhere.

Council Approves $5.9M Settlement For Victim Of Former SDPD Officer

Oct. 28
By City News Service
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The settlement brings an end to civil litigation involving former SDPD Officer Anthony Arevalos, who was convicted of felony counts involving the woman and several other victims and sentenced to prison.

Abortion Emerges As Issue In North County Campaign

Oct. 28
By Kenny Goldberg
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Abortion has become an issue in the campaign to fill seats on the Palomar Health District's board of directors.

Registrar Makes It Easier To Drop Off Mail-In Ballots

Oct. 27
By City News Service
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Until now, mail-in ballots could be dropped off only at the Registrar of Voters office in Kearny Mesa. Ballots are now being accepted at 14 additional sites until Nov. 3.

Camp Pendleton Marine Veteran Runs For Congress (Video)

Oct. 27
By Beth Ford Roth
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After four deployments to Iraq, Congress should be a piece of cake, right? That's what former Marine Corps Capt. Seth Moulton is hoping. The Massachusetts native wants to represent his state's 6th congressional district in what would be his first foray into politics.

Two Very Different Democrats In Battle To Be California Schools Chief

Oct. 27
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio
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Incumbent Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck are vying to be California's Superintendent of Public Instruction. Torlakson and Tuck paint stark contrasts of how California schools are doing.

San Diego Mayor Faulconer On Climate Action Plan, Water Restrictions

Oct. 27
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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined KPBS Monday to talk about water restrictions and police pay.

Outside Groups Pump Millions Into Peters-DeMaio Contest

Oct. 27
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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The 52nd Congressional District race in San Diego has had heaps of negative advertising funded by outside spending groups. KPBS media partner inewsource has analyzed the data.

November Election Spurs Question Of How Voters Should Judge Judges

Oct. 25
By Amita Sharma
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Judicial candidates face little vetting even though — if elected — they wield tremendous power over people's lives.

Roundtable Digs Into DeMaio Scandal, Water Bond

Oct. 24
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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Carl DeMaio finds himself in the midst of a scandal which, like a Star Trek shape-shifter, morphs daily into something else. And Proposition 1, the state's proposed $7.5 billion water bond, is either the answer to California's water prayers, a good first step or completely inadequate.

California Taxpayers On Hook For $2.85M Water Bond Supplemental Guide

Oct. 24
Capital Public Radio
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Two voter information guides were sent out for the Nov. 4 election because of a delay in finalizing the $7.5 billion water bond on the ballot.

4 Marijuana Dispensaries In San Diego Shut Down

Oct. 23
By City News Service
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The dispensaries were operating illegally according to regulations adopted by the San Diego City Council earlier this year.

Poll: Brown Retains Lead; 'Rainy Day Fund' Gaining Support

Oct. 23
Capital Public Radio
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A new poll out from The Public Policy Institute of California shows that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown maintains a wide lead over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari. Proposition 2, the "rain day fund" ballot measure is also gaining support.

Cate, Kim Battle For More Than Just A San Diego City Council Seat

Oct. 23
By Tarryn Mento
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If you don’t live in Clairemont, Mira Mesa, Kearny Mesa or part of Rancho Peñasquitos, you may be unaware of the District 6 City Council race between Democrat Carol Kim and Republican Chris Cate, but nearly $1.5 million has poured into the race.

Pro Water Bond Camp Tells Voters Why They Should Vote For Prop. 1

Oct. 22
By Erik Anderson
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Backers of the state's "water bond" and "rainy day fund" propositions unveiled four new television ads this week.