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Local Health Officials Await State's Decision To Start Giving COVID Boosters

Sept. 24
By Alexander Nguyen

County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher said once the state gives its approval "our region will be well-prepared to provide Pfizer booster shots for those who are eligible."

A patient gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at B...

San Diego County Reports 1,068 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Deaths

Sept. 24
By City News Service

San Diego County reported 1,068 new COVID-19 infections and seven new deaths Friday, as one county official prepared for the possibility of vaccine booster shots.

Students at Patrick Henry High School in Del Ce...

High School Students Rally For Climate Change Solutions

Sept. 24
By M.G. Perez

Students went "on strike" Friday to draw attention to climate change.

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Flash Flood Warning Issued For San Diego County Friday Afternoon

Sept. 24
By City News Service, KPBS Staff

Southeastern San Diego County is under a flash flood warning until 5:15 p.m. Friday due to thunderstorms.

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UCSD Sees Huge Crush Of Students On First Day Of School

Sept. 24
By Harrison Patiño , Maureen Cavanaugh

As students return to UCSD's campus for the fall quarter, university officials say enrollment might be at it's highest in the school's 61-year history.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection mounted offi...

Roundtable: Risking It All To Enter The US

Sept. 24
By Bennett Lacy, Cristina Kim

KPBS race and equity reporter Cristina Kim hosts our discussion on the situation involving Haitian asylum seekers in Texas and what it says about U.S. policy and actions toward vulnerable groups fleeing their home countries.

A house burns on Platina Road at the Zogg Fire ...

PG&E Charged In California Wildfire Last Year That Killed 4

Sept. 24
By Associated Press

Pacific Gas & Electric has been charged with manslaughter and other crimes in a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes.

Edward Muro gets a shot of Pfizer's COVID-19 va...

EXPLAINER: California Making Plans To Give COVID-19 Boosters

Sept. 24
By Associated Press

California health officials are making plans to begin giving booster shots for older people along with vaccinations for kids under 12.

Carl Solomon, Senior Director of Environmental ...

CDC Leader Adds People With Risky Jobs To COVID Booster List

Sept. 24
By Associated Press

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed COVID-19 booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans.

In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, vi...

Biden Urges COVID-19 Booster Shots For Those Now Eligible

Sept. 24
By Associated Press

President Joe Biden is urging those now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots to get the added protection.

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