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Judge Changes Ballot Arguments For Lilac Hills Measure

Judge Changes Ballot Arguments For Lilac Hills Measure

Sept. 14
By City News Service

The Lilac Hills Ranch development in Valley Center that goes before San Diego County voters in November as Measure B had its ballot arguments slightly changed by a Superior Court judge's ruling.

Applegate's Contentious Divorce Brought Up In Campaign For Congress...

Applegate's Contentious Divorce Brought Up In Campaign For Congressional Seat

Sept. 14
By City News Service

Democratic congressional candidate Doug Applegate called his opponent Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, "desperate" after reports about Applegate's contentious divorce in Orange County surfaced Tuesday.

San Diego Lays Out Vision For Partnership With Jacobs Center

San Diego Lays Out Vision For Partnership With Jacobs Center

Sept. 13
By Andrew Bowen

Mayor Kevin Faulconer has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation meant to accelerate redevelopment in southeastern San Diego. The center is in the midst of a major shift in funding sources.

PolitiFact California: Yes On 55 School Claim Misses The Mark

PolitiFact California: Yes On 55 School Claim Misses The Mark

Sept. 13
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

Recent radio and TV ads claim California’s K-12 public schools face dire cuts if voters fail to approve Proposition 55, a measure on November’s ballot that would extend an income tax hike on wealthy residents.

In Historic Move, California Expands Overtime To Farmworkers

In Historic Move, California Expands Overtime To Farmworkers

Sept. 12
By Associated Press

Farmworkers in the nation's largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a law that California Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that he had signed.

Californians Worry About Poverty, Income Inequality, Poll Finds

Californians Worry About Poverty, Income Inequality, Poll Finds

Sept. 12
By Steven Cuevas

A majority of Californians believe poverty is a serious problem, but they disagree over what to do about it. That’s according to a survey conducted for our California Counts public radio collaboration.

As San Diego City Council Reconvenes, Big Decisions Loom

As San Diego City Council Reconvenes, Big Decisions Loom

Sept. 12
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council reconvenes Monday after a one-month recess. Some of the biggest items on the agenda are four community plan updates, one of which has hit a delay over environmental concerns.

U.S. Senate Candidate Sanchez Criticizes Opponent Harris On San Ono...

U.S. Senate Candidate Sanchez Criticizes Opponent Harris On San Onofre Probe

Sept. 8
By Amita Sharma

Rep. Loretta Sanchez said Attorney General Kamala Harris has “failed” in her inquiry of the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, and that’s why a federal investigation is needed.

Group Behind Defeat Of Carlsbad Project Lends Support To Anti-Measu...

Group Behind Defeat Of Carlsbad Project Lends Support To Anti-Measure B Campaign

Sept. 7
By Alison St John

A grassroots group that defeated a well-funded initiative earlier this year is now working with opponents of Measure B, a much bigger land-use initiative on this November’s ballot.

California Counts Poll Offers Insights Into Voters Outlook On State

California Counts Poll Offers Insights Into Voters Outlook On State

Sept. 8
California Counts

The statewide poll asked several questions about how voters feel about living in California, state pride and the attainability of the California dream. It surveyed attitudes about Proposition 64 on recreational marijuana, the economy and immigration, among other issues.

Repeal The Death Penalty? 6 Quotes From 'Yes' And 'No' Campaigns

Repeal The Death Penalty? 6 Quotes From 'Yes' And 'No' Campaigns

Sept. 8
Kristen Lepore

Voters will see two state measures that take very different approaches in changing how California handles capital punishment in November. On Wednesday evening, we gathered a panel of six guests from all sides of the argument.

Lilac Hills Initiative Gives Voters An Important Choice

Lilac Hills Initiative Gives Voters An Important Choice

Sept. 8
By Alison St John

It gives voters a chance to weigh the dilemma of where to build homes for San Diego’s growing population.

Poll Finds Californians Split Over Extent Of Police Abuse

Poll Finds Californians Split Over Extent Of Police Abuse

Sept. 8
Frank Stoltze / KPCC

State residents were asked if racial profiling and excessive use of force by police are significant problems in the U.S. and in California.

U.S. Senate Candidates Harris, Sanchez Finally Agree To Debate — Once

U.S. Senate Candidates Harris, Sanchez Finally Agree To Debate — Once

Sept. 7
By Associated Press

After weeks of bickering between their campaigns, Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez will meet in the televised face-off Oct. 5 in Los Angeles.

Man Once Sentenced To Death Row Works To Abolish Capital Punishment...

Man Once Sentenced To Death Row Works To Abolish Capital Punishment In California

Sept. 7
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Gary Tyler, who now lives in California, spoke to KPBS Midday Edition about why he supports Proposition 62.