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Do You Pay Extra Property Taxes? Mello-Roos: Who's Paying What (Video)

May 29, 2013
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One in 10 San Diego property owners pays an extra property tax ranging between $35 and $8,700 a year. Find out if you're one of them.

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Preparing For Wildfires With Fire-Safe Home Construction And Retrofits

May 29, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Having a home in the path of a wildfire doesn't necessarily mean that your home will burn. Fire scientists say increasing ignition resistance of houses based on non-flammable roofs and cleaning up around your home can make a huge difference.

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Cyber Security Expert - Increased Hacking And Personal Security

May 28, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane

As news breaks that American weapons systems were compromised by hackers - we take a look at personal and national vulnerabilities with cyber security expert Jim Stickley.

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Group Aims To Curb Sex Trafficking In San Diego

May 28, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Project Concern International, a San Diego-based humanitarian organization, launches a new study on sex trafficking and seeks prevention efforts.

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Pool Safety Tips: Report Finds Most Child Drownings Occur In Backyard Pools

May 23, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Patty Lane, Tom Fudge

Summer is all about family, friends, barbecues and pool parties. But that fun sometimes turns tragic when a child is involved in a drowning. A new report finds most child drownings occur in backyards.

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UC San Diego Opens Center Devoted To Studying Imagination

May 22, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

UC San Diego has created an innovative academic program called the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination.

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San Diego Charity Turns The Catch Of The Day Over To City's Needy

May 22, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Patty Lane, Tom Fudge

A local sports fisherman has found a way to help feed San Diego's hungry. Fish. Food. Feel Good. collects donated fish from sports fishermen and distributes them to local charities that feed the area's seniors, poor and homeless.

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San Diego Schools Honored For Pledge To Technology In The Classroom

May 21, 2013
By Alison St John, Amita Sharma, Patty Lane

Technology is changing fast and schools are doing their best to keep up. We take a look at what's going on in San Diego's schools to help advance learning with the use of technology.

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Survey Shows Majority Of Experts Agree Humans Are Cause Of Climate Change

May 20, 2013
By Alison St John, Amita Sharma, Patty Lane

Public opinion on climate change may still be divided but a new survey finds climate experts agree on the cause. They point to humans as the problem behind global warming. That validates research done nearly a decade ago by a University of California, San Diego professor who says the science has always backed up the effects of climate change.

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San Diego County Grand Jury Says City Should Independently Monitor Groundwater Contamination

May 20, 2013
By Amita Sharma

Grand jury's report is the product of an inquiry into the effects of numerous oil spills from the Mission Valley Terminal just north of Qualcomm Stadium.