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San Diego VA Medical Center Could Be Named For A Female Veteran

Nov. 18
By Steve Walsh

Rep. Mike Levin has formed a group to name a VA hospital for a woman, as part of a larger effort to encourage more women veterans to use VA healthcare.

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San Diego Has 7th Straight Day With 600-Plus New COVID-19 Cases

Nov. 17
By City News Service

San Diego County health officials have reported 718 newly diagnosed COVID-19 infections and seven additional fatalities, raising the county's cumulative case total to 66,319 and the death toll to 933.

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San Diego Private, Public Schools Have Differing Rules On In-Person Teaching

Nov. 17
By Joe Hong

Students described the policy requiring teachers with immunocompromised family members to teach in-person as “immoral,” but experts say it’s technically legal.

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SD City Council Approves Riverwalk San Diego Project, Clears Way For 4,300 Homes

Nov. 17
By City News Service

The Riverwalk San Diego project is intended to transform the existing Riverwalk Golf Club into a neighborhood as well as restore the stretch of the San Diego River that runs through it.

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, 87, Says He Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Nov. 17
Mary Clare Jalonick / Associated Press

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longest-serving Republican senator and third in the line of presidential succession, says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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San Diego County Supervisors OK Additional $2M For COVID-19 Income Relief

Nov. 17
By City News Service

San Diego County Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to allocate an additional $2 million for an income replacement program for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ahead of Forum, Immigrant Advocates Say San Diego Sheriff Is Breaking The Law

Nov. 17
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Advocates believe the sheriff is now in violation of state law, which limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.

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COVID-19 Restrictions Limit Youth Sports And College Opportunities

Nov. 17
By Tania Thorne

COVID-19 restrictions have kept youth athletes from being able to get out and play. For many graduating high school athletes, college and scholarship opportunities have vanished.

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San Diego Reports Unprecedented Surge In Coronavirus Cases

Nov. 16
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

San Diego County health officials reported another huge jump in COVID-19 cases — 833 — but no additional deaths Monday, marking an alarming surge in the disease's spread less than two weeks before Thanksgiving.

Immunologist Carl Ware of the Sanford Burnham P...

Moderna Vaccine Around 95% Effective Shows Promise For End Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Nov. 16
By Shalina Chatlani

A San Diego partner of Moderna talk of the company's promising vaccine. The news of its success comes just a week after another company, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech, announced its experimental vaccine was over 90% effective.

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Trump To Order Troop Reductions In Afghanistan, Iraq

Nov. 16
Lolita C. Baldor / Associated Press

U.S. officials say the Pentagon is expected to cut the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan almost in half by Jan. 15. The Pentagon also expects to cut the number of troops in Iraq to 2,500, a reduction of more than 500. The decisions follow Trump’s shakeup of the Pentagon last week in which he installed loyalists who share his frustration with the continued troop presence in the Middle East.

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Gov. Newsom Imposes New Restrictions To Curb COVID-19

Nov. 16
Adam Beam and Brian Melley / Associated Press

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he is pulling the “emergency brake” on the state’s efforts to reopen its economy as coronavirus cases surge more dramatically than they did during a summer spike. The measures announced Monday will impose more restrictions on businesses across most of the state.

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How Are You Celebrating Thanksgiving This Year?

Nov. 16
By KPBS News

Public health officials urge against the type of gatherings we're used to, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't still mark the occasion. We want to know what that looks like for you.

National City Mayor, Alejandra Sotelo-Solis rec...

National City Mayor Rolls Up Her Sleeve For COVID-19 Vaccine

Nov. 13
By Tania Thorne

National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis joined a cohort of 2,000 local volunteers in a vaccine trial COVID-19.

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New Coronavirus Restrictions Hit San Diego County This Weekend

Nov. 13
By Matt Hoffman

Due to rising numbers of COVID-19 infections San Diego county, restaurants, gyms, churches and movie theatres have to stop indoor operations by Saturday.