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Evacuation Orders Lifted For Many Californians Who Fled Fire

Oct. 28
Christopher Weber and Amy Taxin / Associated Press

Thousands of Californians have been allowed to return to their homes as calmer winds helped firefighters beat back two wind-driven wildfires that had spurred widespread evacuations.

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San Diego Officials Prepare For Surge Of Voters Ahead Of Election Day

Oct. 28
By Shalina Chatlani

More than 875,000 mail ballots have been returned. That's 450,000 more than in 2016.

Man walking out of 7-Eleven in Bay Park on Aug....

San Diego Avoids Purple Tier Again As Coronavirus Numbers Improve Slightly

Oct. 27
By City News Service

For yet another week, San Diego County avoided the fate of dropping into the dreaded purple tier of California's coronavirus monitoring system, with an adjusted case rate of 6.5 new daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.

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San Diego Scientists Track The Region's Biggest Rainmakers

Oct. 28
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers are using weather balloons to track big storm systems that move through the region.

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Outside Groups Funding Some Of San Diego County’s Most Contentious Races

Oct. 28
By Jennifer Bowman / inewsource, Jill Castellano / inewsource

The analysis shows some of the biggest political players in town, from unions to the Lincoln Club, are spending a lot in San Diego County’s most notable races this year.

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Vista Unified Rethinking Reopening Plan Following Virus Outbreaks

Oct. 27
By Tania Thorne

COVID-19 outbreaks in some Vista Unified schools have sent hundreds of students into quarantine.

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City Council Approves Street Outreach Program To Assist San Diego's Homeless

Oct. 27
By City News Service

The Coordinated Street Outreach Program is intended to address gaps in the existing system while leveraging and enhancing outreach resources citywide, building upon a pilot program that started in the Mid-City area. It will officially begin Nov. 1.

In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin N...

Gov. Newsom: California Death Penalty 'Infected By Racism'

Oct. 27
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has filed a brief with the state Supreme Court arguing the state's process for imposing the death penalty has always been infected by racism. The legal director of the California Justice Legal Foundation called Newsom's argument “baloney.”


Despite Pandemic, US Home Prices Up 5.2% In August

Oct. 27
Paul Wiseman / Associated Press

U.S. home prices posted a robust gain in August — another sign that the American housing market is strong despite economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. San Diego was among the cities that posted the biggest gains.

Marlene Herrera, an 18-year-old currently livin...

A First-Time Voter Makes Her Choice And Tries To Empower Her Generation

Oct. 27
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

For months, 18-year-old Marlene Herrera has been anticipating this moment. Now, it's time to fill out her ballot, and finally have her voice heard.

A Cal Fire truck drives drives down a road duri...

Dry, Gusty Santa Ana Conditions Raise Wildfire Risks In San Diego Area

Oct. 27
By City News Service

Dry, gusty Santa Ana winds swept through the San Diego area for a second day Tuesday, raising the risk of wildfires in the mountains and inland valleys and prompting precautionary power shutoffs.

78th State Assembly District candidates Chris W...

Democrats Chris Ward, Sarah Davis Fight To Rep San Diego's Coastal 78th Assembly District

Oct. 27
By Tarryn Mento

The 78th Assembly District along San Diego’s coast includes some of the region’s most popular sites, but the state race between two Democrats is overshadowed by tight contests for president and San Diego’s mayor.

A worker at the San Diego County Registrar of V...

San Diego County Registrar Has Received More Than 725,000 Ballots

Oct. 26
By City News Service

More than one-third of the county's 1.95 million voters have cast ballots. Mail-in ballots were sent to all registered voters in the county on Oct. 5, even those who had not requested one.

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Street Circus Brings San Diego Schools Message Of Civic Participation

Oct. 26
By Matt Hoffman

One nonprofit is getting creative to reach under-served communities hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic ahead of the election.

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett speaks ...

Barrett Confirmed As Supreme Court Justice In Partisan Vote

Oct. 26
Lisa Mascaro / Associated Press

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day.

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