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San Diego Cabbies Oppose Downtown Shuttle

May 13
By Megan Burks
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The on-demand shuttle would pick up downtown residents and visitors for little or no cost. But taxi drivers spoke out against the plan at a budget hearing.

San Diego County DA Supports Eliminating Some Jury Trials For Misdemeanors

May 11
By City News Service
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The San Diego County District Attorney's Office is backing state legislation that would give prosecutors the sole discretion to charge and prosecute infractions in place of many low-level misdemeanors.

Chargers Make $3.3M Profit Rather Than Pay $23M In Rent

May 11
By Associated Press
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The San Diego Chargers were paid nearly $3.3 million by the city to play at Qualcomm Stadium from 2006 through 2013.

One Paseo Meeting To Be Held At San Diego Golden Hall

May 11
By City News Service
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The City Council will hold its meeting at the larger space to accommodate the large crowd expected when the panel takes up the controversial $750 million One Paseo project.

Bill Making Cheerleaders Team Employees Passes California Assembly

May 11
By Associated Press
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Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, says many teams currently treat their cheerleaders like glorified volunteers.

California Commission Approves Raise For Gov. Brown

May 11
By Associated Press
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Gov. Jerry Brown, along with other state lawmakers, will receive a 3 percent raise.

Roundtable: U-T Sold; SDUSD Construction Priorities; Balboa Park Repair Backlog

May 8
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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"Papa" Doug Manchester sells his baby, U-T San Diego. With more than $4 billion in construction funds, SDUSD often favors stadiums over classrooms. A sewage backup at Balboa Park last Sunday is emblematic of a huge maintenance backlog.

San Diego Council President Sherri Lightner Gets Analytical About Politics

May 11
By Tarryn Mento
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District 1 Councilwoman Sherri Lightner is the City Council’s first female president. But it's Lightner’s background in engineering that sets her apart on the council.

Garden Party To Celebrate Balboa Park's Centennial To Be Held Saturday

May 8
By City News Service
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Billed as one of the major events of the Balboa Park centennial celebration, the "Garden Party of the Century" is scheduled for Saturday.

Mayor Faulconer, San Diego Chargers Owner Have 'Productive' Meeting

May 8
By City News Service
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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and county Supervisor Ron Roberts met with the Chargers owner to discuss the issue of a new stadium for the National Football League team, the mayor's office confirmed Friday.

San Diego Police Department Changes Body Camera Policy

May 7
By City News Service
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Officers will now be required to turn on their body cameras prior to their arrival on radio calls.

Commission Opts To Compare Alternatives Before Voting On Carlsbad Power Plant

May 7
By Alison St John
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The California Public Utilities Commission has decided not to approve SDG&E's proposed contract for a new power plant in Carlsbad until they have more information about renewable alternatives.

San Diego To Take First Steps In Finding New Use For Old Downtown Library

May 7
By City News Service
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The city of San Diego Monday will release a "Request for Information" document to potentially interested organizations.

City Council Reviews Proposed Budget For Civic San Diego

May 7
By City News Service
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The City Council Thursday scrutinized the proposed budget of Civic San Diego for the fiscal year that begins July 1, amid growing concerns over the scope of the agency's powers.

Drought Drives Some San Diegans To Go Grass-Free

May 7
By Claire Trageser
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If you drive through any local residential neighborhood you’d see the same green grass you'd find in the rest of the country. But the drought means homeowners are not only letting their lawns go brown, they’re changing them to entirely different kinds of landscape.