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'Black In PUSD' Founders Honored As Local Peacemakers

May 17
By Tania Thorne

The Instagram account went viral last June, with thousands of stories of racist experiences in the Poway Unified School District. The sisters who created the page have received a special honor.

What The New Monthly Child Tax Credits Mean For You And Your Family

May 17
Vanessa Romo / NPR

"For working families with children, this tax cut sends a clear message: Help is here," said President Biden, touting the tax credit that gives American families up to an extra $1,600 per child.

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Supervisors To Debate Fees For Development In Car-Centric Areas

May 17
By Andrew Bowen

Environmental groups say the proposal would help focus the region's growth in urban communities. But critics say it will make housing even less affordable for low and middle-income families.

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San Diego County Reports 47 COVID-19 Cases, No Deaths

May 17
By City News Service

San Diego County will adhere to California guidelines and wait until June 15 to lift the requirement for face coverings in indoor settings and crowded outdoor settings for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, officials said Monday.

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Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 47 COVID-19 Cases, No Deaths

May 17
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates about the coronavirus pandemic.

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San Diego County To Wait Until June 15 To Ditch COVID-19 Mask Requirement

May 17
By City News Service

San Diego County will follow the state's lead and wait until June 15 to align with federal guidance that no longer requires people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear face coverings, a county officials said Monday.

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New Research Finds Climate Models Mostly Get It Right

May 17
By Erik Anderson

Climate modeling is mostly right when it predicts a changing climate, but forecasts may be too conservative.

They Had Leftover COVID Vaccines. So They Offered Them To Their Canadian Neighbors

May 17
Emma Jacobs / NPR

With just over 3% of Canadians fully inoculated against COVID-19, a growing number of America's northern border states and communities have stepped up to offer them excess doses.

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Housing Prices Surge Across San Diego County, California

May 17
By City News Service

The median price of an existing, single-family detached home in San Diego County rose to $825,120 in April, an increase from $800,000 a month ago, mirroring a spike across California that brought the state's median price above the $800,000 benchmark for the first time.

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Center For Biological Diversity Threatens Lawsuit Over Whale Deaths

May 17
By City News Service

The Center for Biological Diversity Monday signaled its intent to file a lawsuit unless remedial actions are taken in the wake of the deaths of two fin whales dislodged from the hull of an Australian naval vessel during a training exercise at Naval Base San Diego.

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NCTD Receives $4 Million Grant To Build Hydrogen Fueling Station In Oceanside

May 17
By City News Service

The North County Transit District announced Monday the California Energy Commission has awarded it a $4 million grant to construct a hydrogen fueling station at the agency's West Division Breeze Facility in Oceanside.

Judge Eyes Dec. 6 Trial Date For Ex-Cop Charged In Daunte Wright Killing

May 17
Matt Sepic / NPR

A Minnesota judge says there is enough probable cause for a trial to proceed against Kim Potter, who faces second-degree manslaughter for shooting Wright during a traffic stop in April.

U.S. To Ship 20 Million Additional COVID Vaccine Doses Overseas

May 17
Alana Wise / NPR

President Biden's commitment Monday to donate doses of Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines adds to an earlier promise of 60 million doses of AstraZeneca.

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California Won't Lift Its Mask Requirement For Another Month

May 17
By Associated Press

California won’t lift its mask requirement until June 15 to give the public and businesses time to prepare and ensure cases stay low, the state health director said Monday.

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SANDAG Begins Next Phase Of Del Mar Bluff Emergency Repairs

May 17
By City News Service

The next phase of emergency repairs began Monday morning on the Del Mar Bluffs, where a bluff collapse occurred in late February, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.

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Mental Health In The Latinx Community: When And Where To Seek Treatment

May 17
By Brooke Ruth, Tania Thorne

Many say that in the Latinx culture, there are taboos that keep issues like depression, substance abuse and domestic violence in the shadows. Now, members of the Latinx community say that silence hurts the community and they are eager to start a conversation about treatment and prevention of mental health issues.

India's Major Cricket Tournament Got Suspended. Should It Have Even Happened?

May 17
Sushmita Pathak / NPR

The Indian Premier League was suspended in May, but critics weigh in on whether the event should have been held at all amid the country's deadly COVID crisis.

Some Agents Fear Underfunded And Overworked Secret Service 'Relying On Luck'

May 17
Dave Davies / NPR

Carol Leonnig spoke to a number of Secret Service agents for her new book, Zero Fail. "They strongly believed that it was a matter of time before a president was shot on their watch," she says.

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