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School Trustee Asked To Be Paid For Missed Board Meeting; He Was Dining With Gavin Newsom

Sept. 10
By Megan Wood / inewsource

Sweetwater trustee Nicholas Segura wanted to be paid $413.50 for missing the school board meeting, citing “hardship” as the reason.

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Union Membership Steady As San Diego Teachers Head Back To School Post-Janus

Sept. 7
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Education Association has seen few members leave since the Supreme Court ruling on public sector unions, but it will have to tighten its belt.

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San Diego State Student Hospitalized With Meningococcal Infection

Sept. 5
By City News Service

A San Diego State University undergraduate student has been hospitalized with an infection caused by the meningococcal bacteria and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

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UC San Diego Partners With Deerfield To Create Project To Speed Up Drug Development

Sept. 5
By City News Service

UC San Diego announced Wednesday it has partnered with a New York investment management firm that has committed $65 million to a project that aims to speed up the development of new drugs.

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Lawmakers Vote To Extend Experimental Baccalaureate Programs At Mesa, MiraCosta Colleges

Sept. 3
By Megan Burks

Some California community colleges have been offering four-year degrees under a state pilot program. A bill on the governor’s desk would extend the program through 2026.

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How Cal State San Marcos Is Turning Students Into Professionals

Sept. 3
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

A new Business Professional Development program at Cal State San Marcos has business leaders teaching undergraduate students the skills of interviewing, resume writing, developing a network and other aspects of professional conduct and business etiquette.

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California Bill Could Limit Early School Start Times

Sept. 3
By Associated Press

California lawmakers voted Friday to bar middle and high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m., one of dozens of proposals debated in the Legislature on the final day of its legislative session.

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Are Babies Getting Marijuana From Mother's Milk?

Aug. 31
By Matt Hoffman

Researchers at UC San Diego say new mothers who smoke pot may pass along marijuana’s psychoactive ingredient, THC, while nursing their babies.

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Dorm-Style Apartments Near SDSU Win Support Of Planning Commission

Aug. 30
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego Planning Commission has voted to support a proposed dormitory near SDSU, saying the shortage of student housing near campus outweighed concerns over parking.

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Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Endorses SDSU West

Aug. 29
By City News Service

The San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Tuesday announced its endorsement of Measure G, more commonly known as the SDSU West initiative.