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Roundtable: Mayor Faulconer's Future; Homelessness Plan; SDG&E Face...

Roundtable: Mayor Faulconer's Future; Homelessness Plan; SDG&E Faces Energy Alternatives

July 7
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

Kevin Faulconer has been mayor of San Diego for just over three years. Is he going anywhere? San Diego teams up with the county and others for a new homeless initiative. And SDG&E works to save power — its own.

Grins And Handshakes As Trump Encounters Putin For 1st Time

Grins And Handshakes As Trump Encounters Putin For 1st Time

July 7
By Associated Press

With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday.

California Gov. Brown Plans To Host 2018 Global Climate Summit

California Gov. Brown Plans To Host 2018 Global Climate Summit

July 6
By Associated Press

California Gov. Jerry Brown plans to convene a climate conference next year, his latest action to position the state as a leader in battling global warming as the White House recedes.

San Diego Housing Homeless To Change Lives, Tent-Covered Landscapes

San Diego Housing Homeless To Change Lives, Tent-Covered Landscapes

July 6
By Susan Murphy

An increasing number of people living on the streets has San Diego County leaders coordinating efforts to build more permanent supportive housing.

Trump Chides Russia, But Does Not Condemn Election Meddling

Trump Chides Russia, But Does Not Condemn Election Meddling

July 6
By Associated Press

On the eve of his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to confront "new forms of aggression" targeting the West.

San Diego City Leaders Launch $80 Million Plan To House The Homeless

San Diego City Leaders Launch $80 Million Plan To House The Homeless

July 5
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The three-year plan aims to get 3,000 people into permanent supportive housing. It will also fund a prevention program to help those on the brink of eviction from falling into homelessness.

Calif. Aid-In-Dying Law Helps 111 Patients End Lives In First Six M...

Calif. Aid-In-Dying Law Helps 111 Patients End Lives In First Six Months

July 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

In the first six months since California's aid-in-dying law went into effect, 111 terminally ill patients ended their lives with prescription medication, according to a report from state health officials last month.

San Diego Authorities: Remember, Fireworks Are Illegal

San Diego Authorities: Remember, Fireworks Are Illegal

July 4
By City News Service

Using illegal fireworks can lead to a possible fine up to $50,000, as well as jail or prison time up to one year, authorities warned.

Government Offices Closed On Independence Day

Government Offices Closed On Independence Day

July 4
By City News Service

Federal, state and local government offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of Independence Day.

California Hate Crimes Up; Blacks, Jews, Gay Men Targets

California Hate Crimes Up; Blacks, Jews, Gay Men Targets

July 4
By Associated Press

The number of hate crimes in California increased about 11 percent last year, the second consecutive double-digit increase, but the overall number still was a third lower total than a decade ago, the state's attorney general reported Monday.

Thousands Of Anti-Trump Activists March Downtown

Thousands Of Anti-Trump Activists March Downtown

July 3
By City News Service

About 2,000 protesters calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump began marching just before noon Sunday near downtown.

Neither Male Nor Female: 'Nonbinary' People See Hope In California ...

Neither Male Nor Female: 'Nonbinary' People See Hope In California Bill

July 3
By Andrew Bowen

A bill in Sacramento, authored by Senator Toni Atkins, would allow people to choose a third gender option, "nonbinary," on state documents. KPBS spoke with one person who identifies as nonbinary to see what the bill would mean to them.

 Faulconer Says He Will Finish Second Term As San Diego Mayor

Faulconer Says He Will Finish Second Term As San Diego Mayor

June 30
By City News Service

Saying that his primary commitment is to San Diego, Mayor Kevin Faulconer Friday quashed discussion in political circles that he might run for governor.

GOP Reportedly Recruiting San Diego Mayor Faulconer For '18 Governo...

GOP Reportedly Recruiting San Diego Mayor Faulconer For '18 Governor's Race

June 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The Los Angeles Times reports Republican Party leaders, including House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) and state party chairman Jim Brulte, are part of an effort to recruit Faulconer because, "he is viewed as the strongest possible contender."

Limits On Travel To US Issued After Supreme Court Ruling

Limits On Travel To US Issued After Supreme Court Ruling

June 29
By Associated Press

The Trump administration is putting new criteria in place Thursday for visa applicants from six mostly Muslim nations and all refugees, requiring a close family or business tie to the United States.