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Activists Growing Impatient With San Diego's Bike Program

Activists Growing Impatient With San Diego's Bike Program

May 4
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego has a goal of drastically increasing the share of people who bike to work by 2020. Cycling advocates acknowledge some progress, but say the biggest challenges are still ahead.

California Lawmakers Vote For Earlier Primary Elections

California Lawmakers Vote For Earlier Primary Elections

May 4
By Associated Press

California may hold its presidential primary elections three months earlier after lawmakers in both chambers of the Legislature passed bills Thursday that would increase the influence of the nation's most populous and diverse state.

House Passes GOP Bill To Replace Affordable Care Act

House Passes GOP Bill To Replace Affordable Care Act

May 4
By Associated Press

Delivering at last, triumphant House Republicans voted Thursday to repeal and replace the "Obamacare" health plan they have reviled for so long, overcoming united Democratic opposition and their own deep divisions to hand a major win to President Donald Trump.

Oceanside Begins Move From Citywide To District Elections

Oceanside Begins Move From Citywide To District Elections

May 4
By Alison St John

The Oceanside City Council voted Wednesday to move from citywide to district elections.

San Diego County Mulls Outsourcing Animal Services Amidst 'Getting ...

San Diego County Mulls Outsourcing Animal Services Amidst 'Getting To Zero' Policy Criticism

May 4
By Claire Trageser

When there is a problem with a wild animal or you want to adopt a dog, you most likely call San Diego County Animal Services. But that could soon change.

House To Vote On Health Care Bill Thursday, Local Opponents Uncerta...

House To Vote On Health Care Bill Thursday, Local Opponents Uncertain If Pre-Existing Conditions Will Be Covered

May 3
By Associated Press, Jean Guerrero

The House will vote Thursday on the GOP's long-sought legislation to repeal and replace portions of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, Republican leaders announced on Wednesday. Meanwhile, residents and health care organizations gathered in Solana Beach in opposition to the Republican health care plan.

City Council Budget Committee Demands Mayor Fund National Search Fo...

City Council Budget Committee Demands Mayor Fund National Search For New Police Chief

May 3
By City News Service

The chair of the San Diego City Council's Budget Committee demanded Wednesday that the mayor's office fund a national search in the upcoming year for a new police chief.

Federal Regulators Seek To Ease Rules For Internet Providers

Federal Regulators Seek To Ease Rules For Internet Providers

May 3
By Michael Lipkin

The debate over net neutrality is back. That's the principle that internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon shouldn’t block or slow down user access to specific websites, or allow individual sites to pay for faster access to customers.

Former Prosecutor Seeks Interim DA Post And Promises Not To Run For...

Former Prosecutor Seeks Interim DA Post And Promises Not To Run For The Job Next Year

May 1
By Amita Sharma

Adam Gordon is asking other interim applicants to also promise not to pursue the office in next year's district attorney's race.

What Happened To Hugo Castro, In His Own Words

What Happened To Hugo Castro, In His Own Words

May 1
By Jean Guerrero

The migrant rights activist who disappeared for five days in Mexico after pleading for help on Facebook Live told KPBS he recalls very little of what transpired while he was missing.

California Groups Rally Against Trump Immigration Crackdown

California Groups Rally Against Trump Immigration Crackdown

May 1
By Associated Press, KPBS News

Immigrant rights groups and unions opposed to President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown were set Monday to protest it at rallies Monday in at least a dozen California cities.

PolitiFact California: Would Trump’s Border Wall Cost The Same As O...

PolitiFact California: Would Trump’s Border Wall Cost The Same As One And A Half US Aircraft Carriers?

May 1
Chris Nichols / POLITIFACT

The debate over President Trump’s proposed border wall intensified this week, with opponents saying the barrier would be ineffective and a costly mistake.

Roundtable: Homeless Count, Government Shutdown, Marines United, Se...

Roundtable: Homeless Count, Government Shutdown, Marines United, Secret Service

April 28
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

There are more homeless in the county this year. Now you see a government shutdown, now you don't. The Marines United scandal is hanging on like a bad cold. And a retired Marine general takes over the Secret Service.

Some Homeless Policies Need Updating, Says San Diego Councilman

Some Homeless Policies Need Updating, Says San Diego Councilman

April 28
By Susan Murphy

Policies tied to homelessness will soon be reviewed by a new San Diego City Council committee devoted to the growing crisis. Councilman Chris Ward plans to take an active role.

San Diego Nonprofit Prepares To Fight For People Listed In Gang Dat...

San Diego Nonprofit Prepares To Fight For People Listed In Gang Database

April 27
By Claire Trageser

Right now, you could be listed in the state's gang database and not even know it. But a new state law will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2018 requiring law enforcement to inform everyone who is added to the database after that date.