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Johnson & Johnson Asks US Regulators To OK Its One-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine

Feb. 4
Lauran Neergaard / Associated Press

Johnson & Johnson asked U.S. regulators Thursday to clear the world’s first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, an easier-to-use option that could boost scarce supplies.

Anastasio Hernandez Rojas stands with two of hi...

Court Filings In International Case Alleges Cover-Up In 2010 Border Death

Feb. 4
By City News Service

The 2010 death of a man at the hands of federal agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry resulted in an alleged cover-up involving destruction of evidence and falsification of reports, according to court filings released Thursday by attorneys representing the victim's family.

In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, a hospital wo...

US COVID-19 Deaths Surpass 450K; Daily Toll Is Stubbornly High

Feb. 4
Michelle R. Smith and Amy Taxin / Associated Press

Infectious disease specialists expect deaths to start dropping soon after new cases hit a peak right around the beginning of the year. There’s also the risk that improving trends in infections and hospitalizations could be offset by people relaxing and coming together — including this Sunday to watch the Super Bowl.

President Donald Trump speaks to the media befo...

House Dems Ask Trump To Testify Under Oath In Senate Trial

Feb. 4
Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jill Colvin / Associated Press

House Democrats on Thursday asked Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial, challenging the former president to explain why he and his lawyers have disputed key factual allegations at the center of the case.

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SDG&E, UC San Diego Partner To Study Extreme Weather

Feb. 4
By Erik Anderson

UC San Diego researchers are sharing resources to better understand how climate-driven extreme weather will impact the Southern California region.

Snow falling at Laguna Mountain Lodge on Mount ...

California's Sierra Snowpack Lags Despite Recent Big Storms

Feb. 4
John Antczak / Associated Press

Recent storms have boosted California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack but not enough to fully compensate for a dry start to winter. Measurements Wednesday found the water content of the snowpack is 70% of average to date.

The Federal Building in Balboa Park, the future...

Roddenberry Foundation Donates $100,000 For Comic-Con Museum To Boldly Open

Feb. 4
By City News Service

The donation also coincides with the year of what would have been Roddenberry's 100th birthday. Roddenberry died in 1991.

The office of the California Employment Develop...

California New Unemployment Chief Vows Changes After Missteps

Feb. 3
Adam Beam / Associated Press

The new director of California's unemployment department has vowed the state won't repeat the mistakes during the pandemic that delayed payments and made it easier for fraud.

Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA 51) in front of the Hall...

Rep. Juan Vargas Introduces Act To Ensure Dreamers Can Get Home Loans

Feb. 3
By City News Service

The Homeownership for Dreamers Act, co-written with Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, is intended to clarify and protect the eligibility to receive home loans of DACA beneficiaries — also known as Dreamers.

A bottle of influenza vaccine sits on a table a...

San Diego County's First Flu Death Reported This Season, Man Also Had COVID-19

Feb. 3
By City News Service

A 65-year-old man from East County is the first influenza death reported in San Diego County this season, the county Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

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San Diego City Leaders Ask Public's Help In Possible Hate Crime Vandalism

Feb. 3
By City News Service, Jacob Aere

Mayor Todd Gloria, San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit and other civic and government leaders gathered Wednesday to condemn a possible hate crime last week in the Hillcrest neighborhood and ask the public for help identifying a suspect in the vandalism.

A man getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the Gross...

San Diego County Opens 5th COVID-19 Vaccine 'Super Station' At UCSD

Feb. 3
By City News Service

The vaccination site will operate inside the UCSD's Recreation, Intramural and Athletic Complex and will be the fifth such Vaccination Super Station in the county.

Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer gives a ...

Faulconer Blasts Newsom After Announcing Gubernatorial Bid

Feb. 2
By City News Service

Speaking outside Cabrillo Avenue Elementary School in San Pedro, Kevin Faulconer said he was prepared to run in a special election this year if Newsom is recalled via a statewide effort.

Navy Base San Diego in an undated photo.

US Navy Drops Charges Against SEAL Accused Of Sexual Assault

Feb. 2
Julie Watson / Associated Press

The U.S. Navy has dropped sexual assault charges against an enlisted SEAL based in San Diego accused of raping a female sailor at a Fourth of July party at a base in Iraq.

Shirley Weber being sworn in as California Secr...

Newsom Names June 8 For Special Election To Fill Shirley Weber's Seat

Feb. 2
By City News Service

Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday set June 8 as the date for a special election to fill the 79th Assembly District seat recently vacated by California Secretary of State Shirley Weber.