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Lime employees gather scooters that were impoun...

Business Report: Lime Scooters Leave San Diego

Jan. 10
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

How the ongoing impeachment of President Donald Trump might delay action on the USMCA trade deal; Lime pulls its scooters out of San Diego; and the new television deal for the Mountain West conference.

Rancho Bernardo High School on Jan. 8, 2019.

Poway School District Hopes To Repair Classrooms And Reputation With $448 Million Bond

Jan. 10
By Joe Hong

Ten years after the district passed a $105 million bond that ended up costing nearly $1 billion, new leadership is urging the community to renovate aging facilities.

Electronic cigarette pods are displayed for sal...

San Diego Unified School District Sues Juul For Marketing E-Cigarettes To Children

Jan. 9
By City News Service

The San Diego Unified School District is suing Juul for marketing its e-cigarettes and related products to children, joining four other Southern California school districts in targeting the vaping company in court.

UC Berkeley assistant professor Travis Bristol ...

Keeping Men Of Color In The Teaching Profession

Jan. 2
Vanessa Rancano/KQED News

Recruiting male teachers of color is one thing. Getting them to stay is another.

Darryl McKellar, in this photo taken Nov. 18, 2...

The Future Is Male: Why California Needs More Male Teachers Of Color

Dec. 31, 2019
Vanessa Rancano / KQED News

Three-quarters of California students are of color. For these students, having a teacher of color, who has high expectations, can relate to their experiences, and serve as a role model could make a big difference.

Four-year-old Patrick Jang looks down at a pict...

San Diego Library Encourages Family Reading With Winter Challenge

Dec. 30, 2019
By Tarryn Mento

Participants who read five books or log five hours of reading to complete the program will be eligible for a variety of prizes, including passes to the Maritime Museum of San Diego and restaurant vouchers.

Jonathan Hunt is surrounded by his 2019 top pic...

San Diego Librarian Shares His Top 12 Kids Books Of 2019

Dec. 20, 2019
By Joe Hong

As Jonathan Hunt, librarian for the San Diego County Office of Education, looks back on the year and the decade, he says books for younger audiences have become more willing to address difficult topics.

Eastlake Middle School in this undated photo.

Middle School Students Arrested For Bottle-Bomb Blast

Dec. 19, 2019
By City News Service

The suspects, whose identities were withheld because they are minors, were arrested on suspicion of felony charges of possessing and detonating a destructive device in a manner that could cause injury, the lieutenant said.

The campus of San Diego Christian College in Sa...

San Diego Christian College On Probation Again Over Financial Problems

Dec. 19, 2019
Jennifer Bowman / inewsource

San Diego Christian College, long plagued by money problems, is on probation again after a regional accrediting agency found it “significantly out of compliance” with fiscal and administrative requirements.

Hoover High School student Diana Frias stands w...

Hoover High Student Advocates For Free Bus Fare To School

Dec. 17, 2019
By Joe Hong

As the Metropolitan Transit System’s board considers putting a half-cent sales-tax increase on the November 2020 ballot to fund improvements to public transportation, one student says bus fare should be free for students up to the age of 24.