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San Diego Removes Confederate Monument Downtown

San Diego Removes Confederate Monument Downtown

Aug. 16
By City News Service, KPBS News

As cities and towns nationwide grapple with what to do with their Confederate statues, San Diego leaders took swift action Wednesday to remove one from a public park.

Proposed California Bill Calls For Later School Start Times

Proposed California Bill Calls For Later School Start Times

Aug. 3
By Ebone Monet, KPBS News

A new California bill may give teenage students more time to sleep every morning. It calls for a mandated later school start time statewide, with classes beginning no earlier than 8:30 a.m.

What To Expect At Comic-Con 2017: A Conversation With Organizer Dav...

What To Expect At Comic-Con 2017: A Conversation With Organizer David Glanzer

July 21
By Beth Accomando, KPBS News

San Diego’s biggest event is underway. Comic-Con International draws more than 130,000 pop culture fans every year, and this year is no different.

San Diego Public Library Issuing Comic-Con Themed Library Cards

San Diego Public Library Issuing Comic-Con Themed Library Cards

July 20
By KPBS News

In the spirit of Comic-Con, the San Diego Public Library is issuing new cyborg-themed library cards starting Thursday, July 20.

Jennings Fire 90 Percent Contained, 400 Acres Burned

Jennings Fire 90 Percent Contained, 400 Acres Burned

July 11
By City News Service, KPBS News

The Jennings Fire was sparked by engine emissions from a passing vehicle, according to Cal Fire.

National Parks Senior Lifetime Pass To Jump From $10 to $80

National Parks Senior Lifetime Pass To Jump From $10 to $80

July 12
By KPBS News

The National Park Service's lifetime pass for seniors is set to increase from $10 to $80 on August 28 due to legislation that Congress passed last year.

San Diego Gets Its Own Official Craft Beer

San Diego Gets Its Own Official Craft Beer

July 11
By KPBS News, Matt Hoffman

The San Diego Tourism Authority launched an “official craft beer” for San Diego.

USMC Cargo Plane En Route To El Centro Crashes In Rural Mississippi...

USMC Cargo Plane En Route To El Centro Crashes In Rural Mississippi Killing 16

July 11
By Associated Press, KPBS News

A Marine Corps refueling plane crashed and burned in a soybean field in the Mississippi Delta, killing all 16 military members aboard in a wreck that scattered debris for miles and sent a pillar of black smoke rising over the countryside.

Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

July 3
By KPBS News, Kris Arciaga

This year the San Diego County Fair at Del Mar offered a tour of the Eco Learning Lab, which provides hands-on environmental education to the community.

San Diego City Attorney: SoccerCity Memo Leaker Should Resign

San Diego City Attorney: SoccerCity Memo Leaker Should Resign

June 29
By City News Service, KPBS News

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott said Thursday that whoever provided a confidential memo outlining the city's position on Qualcomm Stadium to developers behind the proposed SoccerCity project should resign.

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