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Roundtable: California's Record-Breaking Heat

Sept. 17
By Bennett Lacy, Cristina Kim

California experiences its hottest summer on record as supersized wildfires burn millions of acres, and local Hispanic journalists mentor the next generation of reporters.

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MTS Board Delays Vote On Affordable Housing At Trolley Station Over Parking Concerns

Sept. 17
By Andrew Bowen

The project would provide affordable housing for an estimated 1,410 people directly adjacent to the Palm Avenue trolley station in the South Bay.

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California Enacts 2 Laws To Slice Through Local Zoning Rules

Sept. 17
Don Thompson / Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved two measures to slice through local zoning ordinances as the most populous state struggles with an affordable housing shortage. He signed the most prominent legislation Thursday despite nearly 250 cities objecting that it would undermine local planning and control.

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San Diego County Unemployment Decreases Slightly To 6.6% in August

Sept. 17
By City News Service

The unemployment rate in San Diego County decreased to 6.6% from a revised 6.9% in July, well below the year-ago estimate of 10.8%.

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Audit Finds California Risks Forfeiting Millions For Renters

Sept. 16
By Associated Press

An audit finds California has been slow to distribute rental assistance money for residents struggling during the coronavirus pandemic and the state risks forfeiting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds.

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Council Committee Approves 'Spaces As Places' Outdoor Dining Program

Sept. 16
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council's Land Use & Housing Committee Thursday approved Mayor Todd Gloria's program to permanently approve some outdoor dining and retail spaces, bringing the program one step closer to full council approval.

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US Unemployment Claims Rise After Hitting Pandemic Low

Sept. 16
By Associated Press

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs.

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Sesame Street Water Park To Open In Chula Vista

Sept. 15
By Alexandra Rangel

The park will be completely transformed into a Sesame Street-themed water park that includes 11 water attractions.

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Supervisors Take First Step In Allowing Home Kitchen Businesses

Sept. 15
By City News Service

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 Wednesday to start the process of allowing micro-enterprise home kitchen operations throughout the county.

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Recall Election Costly To California Taxpayers

Sept. 15
By John Carroll

The recall election did not come cheap. Secretary of State Shirley Weber said when all is said and done, California taxpayers will be on the hook for more than $300 million.

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