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Roundtable Looks At Props 45 & 46, SDPD Body Cameras, Minimum Wage Reboot

Oct. 17
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Props 45 and 46 are either unfair and will cost consumers big bucks or will save consumers money and level the medical playing field, depending on which side you're on. About 300 San Diego cops are now wearing body cameras. And the San Diego Chamber of Commerce trumps City Council on minimum wage.

San Diego-Based USS Peleliu Must Stay In Philippine Port During Transgender Murder Investigation

Oct. 17
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy has let three of its ships depart Subic Bay in the Philippines, but not the San Diego-based USS Peleliu. That's because the ship is carrying one U.S. Marine whom Philippine police have charged with murdering a transgender Filipino, and three possible witnesses.

San Diego Hip-Hop Artists Teaming Up To Get Out The Vote Among Ex-Offenders

Oct. 17
By Megan Burks
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The San Diego ACLU and local hip-hop artists are hosting a show Friday in Barrio Logan to get out the vote among the formerly incarcerated.

Potential Ebola Scare At Southwestern College Turns Out To Be False

Oct. 16
By KPBS
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A building was evacuated at Southwestern College after a student told her instructor that she and family members had been quarantined because of possible exposure to Ebola. The student later recanted her story.

San Diego Navy Officer Who Survived 50-Foot Freeway Fall Speaks Out (Video)

Oct. 16
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy officer whose truck flew 50-feet off a San Diego freeway overpass is speaking out for the first time since the crash. Navy First Class Petty Officer Kenneth Freudenvoll survived seven deployments, but he says he didn't think he'd make it out of his truck alive.

San Diego Approves First Medical Marijuana Dispensary License

Oct. 15
Midday Edition
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Under new zoning regulations, up to four medical marijuana collectives can exist in eight of nine City Council districts.

Are You Ready For An Earthquake — Or The Long Overdue Big One?

Oct. 15
By Susan Murphy
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San Diego County is surrounded by active faults capable of unleashing large quakes up to a magnitude 7 or higher.

Pollution Alert For La Jolla Beaches After Sewage Spill

Oct. 15
By City News Service
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Signs warning of contamination hazards will stand at the Children's Pool and along 1,000 feet of shoreline on both sides until follow-up testing shows the bacteria count is safe for recreational uses.

Second Leader Of 'Los Palillos' Gang Gets Consecutive Life Sentences

Oct. 15
City News Service
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The "Los Palillos" gang was involved in multiple murders between 2004 and 2007, including two victims whose bodies were dissolved in acid.

San Diego Judicial Candidate Omits Law Enforcement Ties On Jury Questionnaire

Oct. 15
By Amita Sharma
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Ken Gosselin, a candidate for San Diego Superior Court judge, has been endorsed by police groups, but when called for jury duty said he had no positive or negative experience with law enforcement.

Carlsbad Golf Resort Sued For Poinsettia Fire Damage

Oct. 15
By KPBS
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The lawsuit alleges that Omni La Costa Resort & Spa should be held responsible because it is believed the fire started on the resort's property in May.

Murder Complaint Filed Against US Marine In Transgender Filipino Killing (Video)

Oct. 15
By Beth Ford Roth
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Police in the Philippines have filed a murder complaint against U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton in connection with the killing of Jennifer (Jeffrey) Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipino. Pemberton is in custody in the San Diego-based USS Peleliu's brig.

San Diego Cops Risk Being Fired For Not Pressing Record On Body Cameras

Oct. 14
By Claire Trageser
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San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman and local community leaders talked about the new police policy for body cameras at a community forum.

'Los Palillos' Boss Gets Nine Life Terms For Killings, Kidnappings In San Diego

Oct. 14
Kelly Wheeler / City News Service
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Los Palillos splintered off from Tijuana's Arellano Felix drug cartel in 2002. It set up operations in San Diego, murdering nine people.

US Marine Held In Killing Of Transgender Filipino ID'ed (Video)

Oct. 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The media in the Philippines has identified Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton as the prime suspect in the killing of a transgender Filipino named Jennifer Laude. Pemberton is being detained in the San Diego-based USS Peleliu brig.