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San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

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After months of debates, rallies and political ads, the California primary election is here. Democrats will decide between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, San Diegans will vote for mayor, some North County voters will cast ballots for county supervisor. And there's more.

San Diego Unified School Board District E Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego Unified School Board District E the same five questions. Here's what they said.

San Diego Police Officers Call For Apology From Mayoral Candidate

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The San Diego police union is upset that mayoral candidate Ed Harris called officers "storm troopers" for their actions at a Donald Trump rally. Harris said he was not questioning the officers but management's "decision to send armored police and vehicles" into Barrio Logan.

Sanders Delivers His Message For Change At Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot

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Bands performed and activist Cornel West spoke before Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed about 4,000 people in San Diego two days before California primary.

Bernie Sanders At Qualcomm Stadium Sunday

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returns to San Diego on Sunday as part of a get-out-the-vote concert and rally.

Winds, Heat Help Reignite Pala Fire On San Diego-Riverside Border

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Brisk winds and hot temperatures contributed to a new fire igniting Friday afternoon in the 45-acre burn area from the fire earlier this week in northern San Diego County.

Hillary Clinton Will Talk National Security In San Diego Thursday

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Clinton will "make clear the threat that Donald Trump would pose to our national security" and layout her "vision for keeping America safe at home and leading in the world," the campaign said.

Barrio Logan Community Leaders Unhappy About Treatment Of Trump Protesters

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Community leaders decried what they described as a decision by city leaders "to effectively put Barrio Logan under martial law" last week during a Donald Trump campaign rally.

Authorities: 35 Arrested Outside Donald Trump Rally In San Diego

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Protesters clashed with law enforcement outside the San Diego Convention Center, where presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump held a rally Friday afternoon.

San Diego Judge To Rule On Whether To Unseal Trump University Documents

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Last month, the Washington Post asked U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel to unseal documents in a case that accuses presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump of scamming students.

Crews Battle Fire In 4S Ranch

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A brush fire in a creek bed near Black Mountain Open Space Park prompted evacuations of nearby homes Thursday afternoon while ground and airborne crews worked to douse the flames.

50th Congressional District Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for the 50th Congressional District the same five questions. Here is what they said.

49th Congressional District Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for the 49th Congressional District the same five questions. Here is what they said.

Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders In San Diego Saturday — No, Not Together

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Here's what the Democratic presidential campaigns have on tap for Saturday: President Bill Clinton at a rally (location and time not known) and a fundraiser in Rancho Santa Fe; Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in National City.

52nd Congressional District Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for the 52nd Congressional District the same five questions. Here is what they said.

From Fried Lemonade To Lasagna Sandwich: 11 Calorie Bombs At San Diego County Fair

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If it fits in a deep fryer, someone somewhere at the San Diego County Fair will probably be selling it.

San Diego Union-Tribune Turns Page With New Downtown Digs

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The newspaper's former publisher, Doug Manchester, sold its Mission Valley headquarters in 2015.

Former New York Times Editor On Future Of Criminal Justice Reporting

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Bill Keller, now the editor of The Marshall Project, discusses the difference between big media and nonprofit journalism, and how the presidential candidates are addressing criminal justice reform.

Chula Vista District 4 Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for Chula Vista City Council District 4 the same five questions.

San Diego County District 3 Supervisor Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 the same three questions.

San Diego District 9 Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 9 the same five questions.

SANDAG OKs Putting Sales Tax Increase On November Ballot

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If approved the measure would raise the sales tax countywide by a half-cent, with funds paying for freeway projects, road repairs, public transit, management of open space and complying with state water quality mandates.

San Diego District 7 Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 7 the same five questions.

California Counts Poll: What Do You Want To Ask Our US Senate Candidates?

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U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is retiring, and KPBS will host a live debate May 10 with the top five candidates running to succeed her. We asked you to submit questions last week, and now it's time to vote on which one we should ask.

That Green Light Seen Across California Tuesday Night? Not Space Junk, Officials Say

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The U.S. Strategic Command "determined that the re-entry of a man-made object did not occur at this time."

San Diego District 5 Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 5 the same five questions.

San Diego District 3 Candidates On The Issues

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KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 3 the same five questions.

Caltrans Switch On Electric Freeway Signs To Ease North County Commute

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The signs are posted along a 20-mile stretch of Interstate 15 between Route 78 in Escondido to just north of Route 52 in San Diego.

Chargers Release New Renderings Of Downtown Stadium

The San Diego Chargers on Thursday revealed new renderings of their proposed stadium and convention center expansion in downtown San Diego.

Brush Fires In San Marcos, Encinitas Threatened Homes

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The blazes threatened homes Sunday night and early Monday morning. The fire in San Marcos engulfed two cars, but no homes were damaged.

KPBS Reporter Jean Guerrero Wins PEN Award

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She’s this year’s recipient of the PEN-Fusion Emerging Writers Prize for “Crux,” a cross-border memoir about her own family.

Naval Medical Center Resumes Operations

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After a lockdown, hospital operations at the Naval Medical Center San Diego resumed Thursday afternoon.

Marine From Temecula Killed In Iraq

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Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin died Saturday from wounds suffered when his unit was hit by rocket fire northern Iraq, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

Thunder, Wind And Snow Hit San Diego County

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The second of two El Niño-driven Pacific storms hit San Diego County today, bringing wintry weather, mountain snow, big waves at the beaches and widespread downpours.

Here's The Super Tuesday Live Blog From NPR, PBS

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Follow election coverage from the PBS NewsHour and NPR as 12 states and one territory go to the polls.

Lockdown Lifted At SDSU After Suspect In Freeway Crash Caught

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San Diego State University police told those on campus to shelter in place as authorities searched near Alvarado Hospital for a suspect they believed might be armed.

San Diego County Rep. Duncan Hunter Endorses Trump For President

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Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, endorsed Donald Trump Wednesday after Trump's strong first-place finish in the Nevada caucuses.

13 Being Vetted To Finish Foster's Term On San Diego School Board

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The board could decide by next week on a replacement for Marne Foster, who resigned after pleading guilty to receiving financial gifts over the legal limit.

SeaWorld Unveils Plans For New Attraction

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SeaWorld told investors in October it would phase out its orca shows and pivot toward a more educational attraction.

San Diegans Flock To The Beach Amid High Temps

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Temperatures are expected to be as much as 20 degrees above normal for the coast and valleys on Monday and Tuesday.

Sea Lion Pup Rescued From The Marine Room Getting Better

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The malnourished pup, found Thursday curled up on the seat of a dining booth in The Marine Room in La Jolla, has been named Marina.

Supreme Court Puts Obama's Clean Power Plan On Hold

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A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.

Oceanside's Rocky Chavez Drops Bid For U.S. Senate

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Assemblyman Rocky Chavez, R-Oceanside, announced Monday he's dropping his long-shot bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Barbara Boxer.

School Trustee Marne Foster Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor, Resigns

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Her resignation from the San Diego Unified School District board is effective Feb. 7. She pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of receiving gifts in excess of the legal limit of $460.

Spanos: Chargers In San Diego For 2016, Undecided After That

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The Chargers have reached an agreement to share a stadium in Inglewood with the Rams, but team President Dean Spanos says he will continue to try to get a stadium deal in San Diego. The NFL is offering him $300 million if he stays put.

State Commission Approves Solar Energy Buy Back for Homeowners

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Californians with solar panels can still sell their electricity back to the utility.

Chargers Plan For Possible L.A. Move — By Way Of Orange County

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The Chargers submitted plans this week to the city of Santa Ana for a practice facility and team headquarters should the team decide to leave San Diego.

Ex-Assemblywoman Saldaña Makes Bid For San Diego Mayor Official

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Former Assemblywoman Lori Saldaña formally announced her candidacy for mayor of San Diego Thursday. Saldaña represented San Diego in the Assembly from 2004 to 2010.

Gov. Brown Proposes Ballot Initiative On Sentencing Reform

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Gov. Jerry Brown announced a proposal Wednesday that could cut the amount of time felons serve in prison and how juveniles are tried as adults.

Navy: Report Of Shooting At Naval Medical Center San Diego Unfounded

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The Navy said an inspection at San Diego Medical Center found no sign of a gunman or shooting.