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California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Legislative Hurdle

June 25
By Associated Press
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The bill aims to increase immunization rates after a measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in December sickened over 100 people in the U.S. and Mexico.

Consumer Group Withdraws Support For San Onofre Settlement

June 24
By Amita Sharma
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A San Francisco-based consumer group called on the California Public Utilities Commission to withdraw a $4.7 billion settlement that stuck ratepayers with the majority of the costs to shut down San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

San Diego County Supervisors OK $5.4 Billion Budget

June 23
By City News Service
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The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the $5.4 billion budget for fiscal 2016. It increases spending by 6.1 percent over this fiscal year, with more money allocated for public safety, libraries, parks and other departments.

San Diego Officials Meet With NFL Executives To Talk Stadium

June 23
By City News Service
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The meeting comes after the Chargers broke off negotiations last week on city plans for an expedited timeline to produce environmental reports.

San Diego Officials Meet With NFL Over Chargers Stadium

June 23
By City News Service
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San Diego city representatives are scheduled to meet with senior National Football League officials in New York City today to discuss an effort by the city and county to build a new stadium for the chargers in the San Diego area.

GOP Hopefuls Need More Than Money To Win San Diego County Supervisor’s Seat

June 23
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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For a Republican to beat Democratic Supervisor Dave Roberts next year, political analysts say the challenger will need name recognition, party support and a broadly popular message.

'We're Out Of Time' — So Says Chargers Stadium Spokesman

June 18
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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There is nothing left that the city of San Diego can do to solve the stadium issue before the NFL owners vote on whether to allow the Chargers to move to Los Angeles, team spokesman Mark Fabiani told KPBS Midday Edition on Thursday.

Federal Court Hears Arguments Over Concealed Weapons Policy

June 16
Midday Edition
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There is no evidence that crime goes up in places where concealed weapons permits are issued more freely, an attorney told a federal appeals court on Tuesday.

California Labor Commission Rules Uber Driver Is An Employee, Not A Contractor

June 17
Sam Sanders / NPR
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An Uber driver in San Francisco will be paid more than $4,000 in expenses.

San Diego County Home Prices Continue To Rise

June 17
By City News Service
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The median price of a San Diego County home was $459,000 last month, up from $445,000 in May 2014.

California Budget Deal Subsidizes Health Care For Kids In U.S. Illegally

June 17
By Associated Press
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A $115.4 billion budget deal between Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders would make California the first in the nation to offer state-subsidized health care to children who are in the country illegally.

Brown, Lawmakers Agree On $115.4B California Budget

June 16
By Associated Press
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The deal includes $265 million to fund 7,000 additional preschool slots and 6,800 child care slots and extends the state's health insurance program for the poor to children who are in the country illegally.

Court: California Developers Can Be Required To Include Affordable Housing

June 15
By Associated Press
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The decision keeps affordable housing requirements approved in more than 170 California cities intact, including San Francisco and cities in Silicon Valley, where housing prices are skyrocketing.

California Gov. Brown And Legislature At Odds Over Medi-Cal Spending

June 15
By Kenny Goldberg
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The California State Legislature’s new budget calls for increases in Medi-Cal spending that Gov. Jerry Brown isn’t happy with.

California Court Abolishes Traffic Fine Policy

June 12
By Associated Press
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Drivers will no longer have to pay a traffic fine before being able to contest it in court. A San Diego attorney said there was concern about procedural unfairness in the old system.