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What do you want to know about the San Diego and Imperial County region? What have you always wondered about? We want to know what you want to know about, whether it’s a question about our history, our environment, our government, unusual places … you name it.

This is your chance to contribute to the news agenda.

What kinds of things can you ask? Here are a few ideas:

  • Why does traffic always back up on on the I-15 south at Via Rancho Parkway?
  • What’s the story behind the Over-The-Line tournament?
  • How did seals end up in the Children’s Pool?

Ask your questions. If we choose yours, we’ll be in touch with you.

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What Questions Do You Have About Voting In November?

Aug. 3
By KPBS News

What questions do you have for San Diego County Registrar of Voters Michael Vu about election security this November?

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No More $600 Boost To Unemployment Benefits; How Does That Affect You?

July 29
By KPBS News

If you are receiving the $600 per week in Pandemic Additional Compensation, how will the loss of those funds affect you and your family?

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We Want To Hear About Your Experience With Distance Learning

June 16
By Joe Hong

As school districts expect to continue distance learning in the new school year, we want to hear your stories.

Coronavirus: What Your Fellow San Diegans Are Asking KPBS

May 12
By KPBS News

As information about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 changes daily, KPBS will keep you up-to-date with the latest information and answers to your questions.

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How Are People Still Contracting Coronavirus After Weeks Of Restrictions?

May 11
By Tarryn Mento

As part of our ongoing Curious San Diego series, KPBS Health Reporter Tarryn Mento tracked down the answer.

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Would You Use a Contact Tracing App?

April 30
By Claire Trageser

KPBS is working on a story about contact tracing and whether San Diegans would be willing to use an app that would allow the government to track their movement and alert people they had contacted. If you have thoughts to share, please contact us.

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The Census: Still Going, Still Important. What Do You Want To Know?

April 20
By Pat Finn

There may be a coronavirus pandemic, but that has not stopped the Census from taking place. In fact, the problematic distribution of resources during the pandemic has highlighted the importance of knowing how many residents live where.

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How Has The Pandemic Changed Your College Plans?

April 17
By Joe Hong

As the coronavirus shutters classrooms and disrupts the economy, we're looking for stories that illustrate how the public health crisis is reshaping higher education.

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Were You At The First Earth Day In San Diego In 1970?

April 14
By KPBS News

On the 50-year anniversary of Earth Day, KPBS is looking to talk to people who were at the original celebrations.

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How Are Your Loved Ones In Senior Care Facilities Coping During Pandemic?

March 27
By KPBS News

We need your help in shining a light on what seniors and their families are experiencing and whether their needs are being met in this difficult time.

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Doctors Are Still Trying To Unravel Coronavirus

March 19
By Erik Anderson

San Diego officials say researchers are stil trying to figure out more about the COVID 19 virus.

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Telehealth Can Help During Coronavirus Pandemic But Health Clinics Can't Charge For It

March 19
By Tarryn Mento

Health clinics that care for Medi-Cal patients receive payment from the government-funded health insurance program, but the system does not cover telehealth appointments.

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Trump Taps Powers To Boost Virus Response; Senate OKs Bill

March 18
By Associated Press

The Senate has overwhelmingly passed a second coronavirus response bill, and is sending it to President Donald Trump to enact with his signature. The vote was a lopsided 90-8 despite misgivings among many Republicans over a temporary new employer mandate to provide sick leave to workers who contract COVID-19.

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Coronavirus: Event Cancellations In San Diego

March 18
By KPBS Staff

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen, local governments across the U.S. have taken action to cancel large gatherings in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.

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Esper Asks Navy To Prep USS Mercy To Fight Coronavirus Pandemic

March 18
By Associated Press

He said the Pentagon will also talk with state and local leaders to see if there is any need for field hospitals.

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