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Mexican black tar heroin seized during a police...

County Health Officials Issue Medical Advisory For Bacteria Illnesses Linked To Heroin Use

Dec. 5
By City News Service

County health officials issued an advisory to the medical community Wednesday in response to the deaths of seven local residents in the last two months from a bacterial infection linked to the use of black tar heroin.

Electric car outside the County Administration ...

California Cuts Electric-Car Rebates, Drops Luxury Models

Dec. 5
By Associated Press

California's rebate program to entice more drivers to purchase electric vehicles has gotten less generous, especially for residents looking to buy luxury models.

A homeless woman who was camping in downtown Sa...

Gov. Newsom Blames Trump For Delayed Homeless Aid

Dec. 5
By Associated Press

California's governor on Wednesday blamed the Trump administration for withholding data needed to release $650 million in state aid to combat homelessness.

Army veteran Jesus Medina, who says exercising ...

A New Study Has Found That Grief Is Common But Rarely Recognized In Veterans

Dec. 5
Emily Elena Dugdale/American Homefront

The University of California, Irvine study found that combat exposure is almost as likely to cause grief as it is to lead to PTSD.

Water flowing through Chollas Creek at 54th Str...

City, Nonprofit Unite To Stave Off Flood-Prone Chollas Creek

Dec. 5
By Ebone Monet

The city of San Diego and community members monitor a creek known for pollution and flooding.

The outside of the San Diego Unified School Dis...

Mobile App Allows San Diego Students To Report Abuse

Dec. 5
By Joe Hong

Students, parents and community members can now report suspected child abusers with a few taps on their smartphones.

Jenni Brandon, a researcher at Birch Aquarium, ...

Study: Microplastics A Million Times More Abundant In Ocean Than Previously Thought

Dec. 5
By Shalina Chatlani

Former estimates only accounted for larger pieces of microplastics.

Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at 211 San Diego, ...

California Gov. Newsom Blames Trump For Delayed Homeless Aid

Dec. 4
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California's governor blamed the Trump administration for withholding data needed to release $650 million in state aid to combat homelessness. State law says the money can only be distributed based on federally approved homelessness counts for 2019.

City workers pump sewers during a rainstorm in ...

Storm Dumps More Rain On Drenched San Diego Area

Dec. 4
By City News Service

The showers, which began in earnest around daybreak, remained heavy through the morning — though they were a far cry from the intense drenching the region underwent days ago during this year's tempestuous Thanksgiving weekend.

Rep. Duncan Hunter arrives at the federal court...

How Will Hunter's Guilty Plea Affect The 50th District Race?

Dec. 4
By Priya Sridhar

Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter's resignation was not part of his plea deal on campaign finance crimes. But federal prosecutors believe it was understood by Hunter and his defense team.

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