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  • In late September of 1978, a Pacific Southwest Airlines jet and a small Cessna collided over North Park and 144 people were killed. We hear more from San Diego City Councilmember Stephen Whitburn on plans to make a memorial 45 years later. In other News, San Diego city leaders recently rejected a grand jury’s advice to help fix the city’s crumbling roads. Plus, the La Jolla Playhouse is hosting the world premiere of the play “SUMO” today. We hear from the playwright.

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A photo taken on the morning of September 25, 1978 shows a PSA 727 jetliner, with its wing on fire, barreling toward the ground in North Park. Playing
45 years after the PSA jet crash in North Park, there is still no permanent neighborhood memorial
At a press conference, a coalition of San Diego County leaders spoke out against the detachment of the Fallbrook Public Utility District and the Rainbow Municipal Water District from the San Diego County Water Authority, San Diego, July 7, 2023. Playing
New bill makes harder for small agencies to 'divorce' Water Authority
A "for rent" sign is seen in Tijuana, Mexico. Undated image. Rents in Tijuana are rising rapidly — twice as fast as in San Diego between 2016 and 2022. Playing
Tijuana rents rising twice as fast as San Diego's
Chloe Lauer shows an electric bike she rides. She is the executive director of the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition. Sept 5, 2023 Playing
ER doctors question the safety of electric bikes and scooters
Voters braved a rare San Diego rain storm to vote in the border community of San Ysidro, Nov. 8, 2022. Playing
How healthy is democracy in San Diego? Depends on where you look
A San Diego Gas and Electric sign outside of the utility's headquarters in Kearny Mesa on April 6, 2023. Playing
California utility bills are changing, but the details are still hazy
Power lines at an SDG&E facility in North Park are seen here on Sept. 26, 2017. Playing
California's future with income-based flat-fee utility bills is getting closer
San Diego-based artist Kaori Fukuyama stands beneath the installation "Light of Passage," which she created for the Southeastern Live Well Center. Aug. 28, 2023. San Diego, Calif. Playing
Creating art for the community at San Diego’s Southeastern Live Well Center
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Curfews don’t work, but San Diego police still enforce them — mostly for Black and Latino youth
  • A tragedy hit San Diego 45 years ago, when a Pacific Southwest Airlines jetliner collided with a Cessna over North Park. But all these years later, there is no proper memorial to the victims near where the crash happened. In other news, a single student’s protest has prompted an international wave of support in the fight against a controversial ban on flags in Temecula schools. Plus, we have you covered with all the details you need to know for this year’s La Mesa Oktoberfest that kicks off Friday.
  • A recent influx of migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border are overwhelming border officials and creating challenges for local aid groups and shelters in the San Diego-Tijuana region. We hear from local border reporters about what they have seen, and how the rise in asylum-seekers reveals an immigration system in need of repair.