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Second Opinion: What If My Income Increases After I Sign Up For Obamacare?

Oct. 28
By Megan Burks
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A San Diego artist with a variable income wants to know what happens if she gets a health insurance subsidy, only to find out later she made too much to qualify.

Mid-City Student Featured In National PBS Documentary

Oct. 28
Bianca Bruno
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"The Graduates" follows six Latino students working to achieve their higher education goals.

Meetings Let Residents Weigh In On Infrastructure Priorities

Oct. 24
By Megan Burks
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San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey wants your help drafting the city's infrastructure budget.

Second Opinion: What If I Get Sick Before My Obamacare Coverage Starts?

Oct. 21
By Megan Burks
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Nearly 100,000 Californians have started applications on the state's new insurance exchange, Covered California. But completing the process won't mean they can start scheduling check-ups. What happens between October and January?

Gov. Brown Vetos Program For Medical Interpreters

Oct. 14
By Megan Burks
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Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill to establish face-to-face interpretation at doctors’ offices and hospitals.

Second Opinion: Can Domestic Partners Apply For Obamacare Coverage Together?

Oct. 14
By Megan Burks
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A mechanical engineer's out-of-state employer doesn't cover domestic partners. Can the couple get coverage through California's health insurance exchange?

Second Opinion: Does Obamacare Give Employees More Choice Over Coverage?

Oct. 7
By Megan Burks
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A Scripps Ranch health care advocate says the Affordable Care Act hasn't necessarily helped consumers who don't like their employer's insurance options.

San Diego's Community Gardens Struggle For Water

Oct. 1
Bianca Bruno
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San Diego’s urban agriculture ordinance amendment made it easier for community groups to access land to plant their vegetables, but not necessarily to access the water needed to grow them.

Second Opinion: Does Obamacare Reduce Costs For People With Pre-Existing Conditions?

Sept. 30
By Megan Burks
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A University Heights resident with a pre-existing condition wants to know if her wallet will get any relief under the Affordable Care Act.

For Refugee Doctors, Journey Back To Practicing Medicine Is The Longest

Sept. 26
By Megan Burks
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Here's something you don't think about when you get into a taxi: your driver could be a doctor. Why foreign-licensed medical professionals have a tough time getting into a health system that needs more doctors.

City Heights Community Celebrates Completion Of Home Renovations

Sept. 24
By Susan Murphy
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Homeowners received comprehensive upgrades on their aging homes, including interior and exterior painting, window replacement, plumbing and roof repairs to help lift their property values while increasing community pride.

Second Opinion: I'm Nearing Medicare Age. Can I Get Gap Coverage?

Sept. 23
By Megan Burks
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A retiring microbiologist considers how to fill a gap in coverage before she's eligible for Medicare.

Obamacare For Californians: It's Not That Confusing. We Promise.

Sept. 20
By Megan Burks
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Use this easy, click-through web application to find out how the Affordable Care Act impacts you, your family and your business.

City Heights Pleads Its Bike-Share Case

Sept. 20
Bianca Bruno
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DecoBike holds a workshop in City Heights to gauge community interest, but will the bike-share company stay?

Second Opinion: How Do Former Inmates Sign Up For Obamacare?

Sept. 16
By Megan Burks
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Under the Affordable Care Act, many of the California inmates leaving prison under realignment will have access to health coverage for the first time.

Second Opinion: Is It Cheaper To Pay The Fine Than To Buy Coverage?

Sept. 10
By Megan Burks
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A Rancho Peñasquitos family of eight looks at how the Affordable Care Act will impact its budget.

Fishermen, Researchers Gather String On Dockside Fish Market Idea

Sept. 9
By Megan Burks
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San Diego was once the tuna capital of the world. Now, researchers and fishermen are trying to bring a bit of that maritime history back with an effort to open dockside fish markets.

What Neighborhoods Can Expect In A Post-Filner San Diego

Sept. 4
By Megan Burks
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Checking in on where FIlner's skate park, taxi reform and other initiatives are now.

Second Opinion: How Do College Students Fit Into The Obamacare Exchanges?

Sept. 2
By Megan Burks
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Between sending transcripts and buying dorm furnishings, a University City mom tries to understand her college student's insurance options.

How San Diego's Planning Groups Can Jump-Start Community Involvement

Aug. 29
By Megan Burks
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Planning leaders are considering some policy tweaks that could boost community involvement in land-use decisions.

Second Opinion: How Do Undocumented Parents Cover Their Citizen Kids?

Aug. 26
By Megan Burks
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A charter school teacher wants to know what to tell undocumented parents about enrolling their citizen children in health plans.

Training Brings More Voices Into San Diego's Budget Process

Aug. 22
By Megan Burks
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The new fiscal year started about a month ago, but already the city is gearing up to decide which projects make it into next year's budget. How residents are mobilizing to make their voices heard.

Second Opinion: What Is A Grandfathered Health Plan?

Aug. 19
By Megan Burks
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A Ramona artist weighs whether to stick with her current health plan, which is grandfathered into the Affordable Care Act, or seek a new plan with more protections.

Careers For Mid-City Youth Sprout From Unlikely Place

Aug. 15
Bianca Bruno
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A nonprofit that helps youth find jobs after being arrested is drawing from the local food movement to teach responsibility.

CicloSDias Time-Lapse: City Heights To Logan Heights In Two Minutes

Aug. 12
By Megan Burks
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Miss CicloSDias or just want to relive it? Speak City Heights and Media Arts Center video journalist Brian Myers offers this time-lapse video of his 5.2-mile ride.