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UCSD Doctor Who Violated Human Research Rules ‘On Leave’ Following Inewsource Investigation

April 24
Jill Castellano / inewsource, Brad Racino / inewsource,

Dr. Kang Zhang, chief of eye genetics at the University of California, San Diego, is “on leave” after an inewsource investigation exposed how the doctor put medical research subjects in harm’s way for years while pulling in millions of federal dollars for the institution.

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Fastest Litigant In The West: California’s About to Sue Trump More Than Texas Sued Obama

April 24
Ben Christopher / CALmatters

At a brisk clip of two new legal challenges every month, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has turned the California Justice Department into one of the country’s most influential and prodigious battle stations of resistance to Washington policy.

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Her Campaign Is Over, But Vivian Moreno Is Still Knocking On Doors

April 24
By Andrew Bowen

Vivian Moreno's campaign for San Diego City Council might be more than five months behind her, but that hasn't stopped her from walking door-to-door in her district and introducing herself to constituents.

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An Actor Finds A Second Career As A Professor

April 24
David Wagner/KPCC

California seniors are increasingly working well into their golden years, with nearly 20% of them age 65 and older now in the workforce.

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City Council Approves Regulations For Dockless Scooters, Bikes

April 23
By Andrew Bowen

The new regulations require bike and scooter sharing companies to limit speeds in high-pedestrian areas and to respond to reports of abandoned or illegally parked devices.

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New Barbershop Provides Free Haircuts For The Homeless

April 23
By Matt Hoffman

Father Joe's Villages — one of the region's largest provider of homeless services — is opening up a barbershop in downtown San Diego.

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Navy Works Through Deadlines To Address Problems With Military Housing

April 23
By Steve Walsh

After Congress began holding hearings, the Navy and other branches of the military began reaching out to families in private military housing.

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Humane Society To Launch Domestic Violence Support Program With New Grant

April 23
By City News Service

The local nonprofit Kathy's Legacy Foundation donated $20,000 to the San Diego Humane Society on Monday to celebrate a new partnership between the two organizations to support victims of domestic violence.

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Drug Cartels Not Behind $2.3B Human Smuggling Operation To US: Study

April 23
By Alexander Nguyen, Megan Burke

Central American migrants who were apprehended at the border often hire smugglers to help them cross into the U.S. or pay others at some point during their journey, a RAND Corp. study found.

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Report Raises Questions About Alternative To Foster Care Program In San Diego County

April 23
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

A recent report raises questions about the effectiveness of the county’s so-called voluntary services program, which serves as an alternative to foster care.

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