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San Diego County Politicians React To Biden, Harris Inauguration

Jan. 20
By Lara McCaffrey

Some of San Diego County’s political leaders released statements Wednesday in reaction to the inauguration.

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California: OK To Use Moderna Vaccine After Illness Reports

Jan. 20
Don Thompson / Associated Press

Doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been arriving haphazardly as they make their way from the federal government to counties, cities and hospitals.

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San Diego Sets Single-Day COVID-19 Deaths, ICU Records

Jan. 20
By City News Service

The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units in San Diego County set a record Wednesday, according to public health officials, who also reported 1,720 new COVID-19 cases and a record 65 additional deaths.

Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove, left, o...

After Losses, Republicans In California Senate Elect Leader

Jan. 20
Adam Beam / Associated Press

Republicans voted unanimously Wednesday to replace Sen. Shannon Grove of Bakersfield with Sen. Scott Wilk of Santa Clarita. The change came after two incumbent Republican senators lost their seats in the November election.

Supervisor Joel Anderson speaks outside of Nonn...

County To Use Scientific Data To Justify COVID-19 Enforcement

Jan. 20
By Jacob Aere

Supervisor Joel Anderson said the new COVID-19 enforcement policy should relieve restaurants and businesses of arbitrary enforcement, by backing action with evidence.

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San Diego City Starts Business Outreach About Outdoor Dining Safety Requirements

Jan. 20
By City News Service

Beginning the week of Feb. 1, 2021, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department personnel will be visiting businesses to provide informational handouts outlining the safety requirements.

Smoke rises from a Park Fire in Carlsbad, Jan. ...

Live Updates: Evacuations Lifted In Carlsbad Brush Fire

Jan. 20
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest developments about the brush fire. Check back for frequent updates.

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers th...

Philip Rivers, 39, Retires From NFL After 17 Seasons

Jan. 20
Michael Marot / Associated Press

Rivers spent his first 16 seasons with the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers after they acquired him in a draft-day trade that sent Eli Manning to the New York Giants in 2004. Rivers finishes his career ranked among the league’s top five in career completions, career yards passing and career TDs.

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DoorDash Driver: Vons' Shift To Gig Economy Is Driving Down Wages

Jan. 20
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

As more companies outsource work to the gig economy following the passage of Proposition 22, some app-based delivery drivers are now seeing their pay fall.

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Stiff Santa Ana Winds Remain In San Diego Area

Jan. 20
By City News Service

Strong Santa Ana winds were expected to continue blowing in the San Diego area Wednesday, along with a chance of showers throughout the county.

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