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Ciarra Briesch

Contributor through December 2010

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Hundreds Mourn Slain San Diego Police Officer

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Hundreds of law enforcement officers from across California gathered, along with state and local dignitaries and residents today, to pay final respects to a veteran San Diego patrolman and father of two gunned down in the line of duty last week.

Senior Center In Chula Vista Faces Closure

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The Norman Park Senior Center in Chula Vista might face closure if the city can't reconcile the $12.5 million budget deficit. Seniors gathered at the center Thursday to protest the possible closure.

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Where Do Your Representatives Stand On Pot?

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Elected officials in San Diego are either opposed to Proposition 19 or don’t want to make their position public, according to the results of a KPBS survey. Find out where they stand.

Managed Competition Will Pit City Workers Against Private Sector

San Diego City Council has made its first big step toward allowing companies to compete to do city work. "Managed competition" was approved by voters in 2006.

Saving Threatened Habitat Means More Jobs for San Diegans

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Work started Thursday to restore 280 acres in South San Diego Bay. The area is currently occupied by commercial salt ponds that are to be converted back to protected wetland habitat.

Chelsea's Law Faces Its First Sex Offender

Chelsea’s Law is facing its first defendant since Governor Schwarzenegger signed it into law last week. Joseph Cantorna, 55, a resident of Lakeside, has been charged with the law’s one-strike offense, and multiple felony accounts of lewd acts against a child under the age of 14.

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