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San Diegans Join Global March For Science

San Diegans Join Global March For Science

April 22
By David Wagner

The local event, which coincided with marches around the world, was pitched as a nonpartisan demonstration in support of science and against its increasing politicization.

San Diego County Congressional Delegation On Border Wall, Obamacare...

San Diego County Congressional Delegation On Border Wall, Obamacare Repeal, Spending Bill

April 21
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego County's congressional delegation will attend the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual congressional luncheon on Friday.

Why Many Will March For Science In San Diego (And Why Some Won't)

Why Many Will March For Science In San Diego (And Why Some Won't)

April 21
By David Wagner

Science advocates are gearing up for marches around the world, including one in San Diego. While many scientists will be marching, some say the demonstration could backfire politically.

Familiar Conflicts Surround Linda Vista Trolley Development Plans

Familiar Conflicts Surround Linda Vista Trolley Development Plans

April 20
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego planners are crafting a vision for the development of land alongside future trolley stops in Linda Vista. Nearby residents are wary of taller buildings with higher-density housing.

San Diego Scientists Prepare For March To Bolster Science's Role In...

San Diego Scientists Prepare For March To Bolster Science's Role In Policy

April 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Scientists from across the country will be demonstrating on Saturday in Washington, D.C. and hundreds of other cities, advocating for science's role in public policy and against proposed cuts to federal agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency.

San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis To Step Down In July

San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis To Step Down In July

April 20
By Amita Sharma

San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced Thursday she is resigning in July. The district attorney said she is being encouraged to run for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.

Azano's Lawyer Wants New Trial In Campaign Corruption Case Citing P...

Azano's Lawyer Wants New Trial In Campaign Corruption Case Citing Prior Defense Incompetence

April 20
By Amita Sharma

Defense lawyer Knut Johnson said Jose Susumo Azano Matsura's previous attorney never used the only defense available, which was that the businessman was ignorant of U.S. campaign law.

Missteps Made In Handling Of Oroville Dam Crisis

Missteps Made In Handling Of Oroville Dam Crisis

April 19
By Associated Press

On Wednesday, U.S. House Democrats called on the auditing arm of Congress to review dam safety standards.

US Reverses Itself On Status Of Deported ‘Dreamer'

US Reverses Itself On Status Of Deported ‘Dreamer'

April 19
By Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday reversed its position on the status of a man who has sued over his deportation to Mexico, acknowledging he was enrolled in a program to shield people who came to the country as young children.

New Documents Show San Diego DA And Former US Attorney Texted About...

New Documents Show San Diego DA And Former US Attorney Texted About Azano Case Despite Recusal

April 18
By Amita Sharma

Former U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy and District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis exchanged texts and a phone call that referenced the trial of a Mexican billionaire even though Duffy was recused from the case and Dumanis was a witness in the trial.

California Auditor: Disabled Parking Permits Need Scrutiny

California Auditor: Disabled Parking Permits Need Scrutiny

April 18
By Associated Press

California gives disabled parking permits to people who do not provide enough medical information to prove they need one, state auditor Elaine Howle said in a report released Tuesday.

Pence: US Won't Rest Until N. Korea Gives Up Nuclear Weapons

Pence: US Won't Rest Until N. Korea Gives Up Nuclear Weapons

April 18
By Associated Press

The U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday while visiting Japan.

San Diego City Council Pushes Back Against Arts Funding Cuts

San Diego City Council Pushes Back Against Arts Funding Cuts

April 17
By Andrew Bowen

Several San Diego City Council members voiced concern over proposed cuts to arts funding in Mayor Kevin Faulconer's budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The proposed cuts amount to nearly a third of the city's current arts budget.

Can Post-2016 Politics Become More Respectful?

Can Post-2016 Politics Become More Respectful?

April 17
By Alison St John, Michael Lipkin

Experts say the 2016 presidential election was one of the nastiest in modern American politics. Rude tweets and name-calling have become standard ways to simply dismiss political opponents without engaging in a substantive debate.

Bill Would End Sales Tax On Diapers, Tampons In California

Bill Would End Sales Tax On Diapers, Tampons In California

April 17
By Kenny Goldberg

San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher said California should end the sales tax on necessities like diapers and feminine hygiene products.

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