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Roundtable On Cory Briggs, One Paseo, Women In Combat

Feb. 27
By Pat Finn, Tom Fudge
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Prominent San Diego attorney Cory Briggs is involved in some real estate deals that some find questionable. The controversial One Paseo development in Carmel Valley sails through the San Diego City Council. The Marine Corps is exploring whether women can take on combat roles.

Roundtable: Chargers Stadium Debate; Landlord Code Violations

Feb. 20
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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The Chargers have entered into a surprise agreement with the hated Oakland Raiders to occupy a stadium in an L.A. suburb -- together. Landlords with rafts of health and safety code violations aren't called to account by the city.

Roundtable Looks At Sempra Vs. Azano, SDPD Pay Raises, Wacky Waterfront Projects

Feb. 13
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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Bribery accusations highlight the prolonged battle between Mexican businessman Jose Azano and Sempra Energy. Will increased take-home pay mean more San Diego Police Department officers stay here? And what's up with all the waterfront proposals?

On The Roundtable: Vaccinations; Stadium Cost; Tax Hike

Feb. 6
Midday Edition
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The improbable rise of measles in California. Building a new stadium turns out to be a questionable business decision for the Chargers. Several tax increases may land on the June and November ballots in 2016.

Roundtable: Dangerous Dentists; Laura's Law; Seizing Drug Assets

Jan. 30
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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It takes over three years to stop a dentist who harms patients in California. The County Board of Supervisors finally moves to implement Laura's Law, mandating treatment for the dangerous mentally ill. Law enforcement can seize your car, cash, and weapons without charging you with a crime.

Roundtable Digs Into Nuclear Waste Burial, San Diego's Business Climate, SDPD Chief's Challenges

Jan. 23
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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On Roundtable: Plans to bury San Onofre's nuclear waste along the coast; costs that drive San Diego businesses crazy; challenges facing SDPD Chief Shelley Zimmerman.

Roundtable Analyzes State Of The City, Chargers & LA Stadium, Sheriff's Pre-Crime Squad

Jan. 16
Midday Edition
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The State of the City speech was heavy on task forces — Chargers/convention center expansion, jobs' skills — and somewhat light on the details. Meanwhile the plan for an NFL stadium in LA moves forward. And the sheriff's department is using intelligence to target ex-offenders likely to commit crimes.

Roundtable On Brown's Plans, High School Football Concussions, Corruption In Calexico

Jan. 9
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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The governor goes greener — and fiscally leaner. A concussion last fall at a La Jolla High football game has ramifications. And the FBI is on the case of corrupt Calexico cops.

Roundtable And The Big Stories: Campus Rape, Police Profiling, SONGS, Drought

Jan. 2
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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2014 wasn't all bad. Of course, it wasn't that good either. The national issue of campus sexual assault plagued SDSU. The SDPD had nearly stopped collecting racial data. San Onofre will close, but only with a lot of money from ratepayers. And there's still a drought.

Roundtable Features KPBS Editors' Top Stories of 2014

Dec. 26
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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In 2014 there was drama in the 52nd Congressional District, behind the scenes at the San Diego Opera, and among taxi owners and drivers. But pretty much none at all in the residential housing market, which is a good thing.

Roundtable On Mexican Farm Labor, Border Traffic, Chula Vista Politics

Dec. 19
Editors Roundtable
Midday Edition
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Mexican export farms exploit and abuse laborers who harvest produce for the U.S. Do shorter waits at San Ysidro border crossing mean more freeway traffic? Chula Vista has a mayor and a new school board and now it has a full city council.

Roundtable: Gloria Out, Lightner In; Transportation Plan Appealed; Padres Get A Slugger

Dec. 12
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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Todd Gloria is out as council president -- Machiavellian coup or business-as-usual? A state appeals court overrides SANDAG's Regional Transportation Plan. The San Diego Padres spend some money on a slugger at the winter meetings.

Roundtable On SDPD Deadly Shooting, Toothless Water Restrictions, Small Fire Crews

Dec. 5
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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A lawsuit over a deadly 2012 police shooting is given life by a federal judge. The city's "mandatory" water restrictions have no teeth, as yet. And the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department is trying two-person crews to improve response times — over objections.

Roundtable On The Issues That Won't Go Away In San Diego

Nov. 28
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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They are the issues that just won't go away in San Diego, a region allergic to raising taxes: the crumbling infrastructure, a small downtown airport, the cross on the public land of Mt. Soledad and the circa 1967 Chargers stadium.

Roundtable Analyzes Obama's Plan, Wastewater Recycling and The Millions Given To City Heights

Nov. 21
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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President Obama announces executive action on immigration, drawing cheers and jeers. The prolonged drought has made it easier to recycle wastewater. And when philanthropists drop billions in one neighborhood, what can they expect?

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