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San Diego County Reports 245 COVID-19 Infections, 12 Deaths

April 17
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials reported 245 new COVID-19 infections and 12 deaths Saturday as case rates continue to decline.

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Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 245 COVID-19 Infections, 12 Deaths

April 17
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates about the coronavirus pandemic.

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US West Prepares For Possible 1st Water Shortage Declaration

April 17
Sam Metz / Associated Press & Report for America

U.S. water officials are projecting the man-made lakes that store water used throughout the American West will fall to historically low levels and trigger an official shortage declaration for the first time.

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Signs Of Recovery As California Adds Jobs For 2nd Month

April 17
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California has hit its second straight month of growth following a year of enormous losses and inconsistent gains during the pandemic. California added 119,600 new jobs in March. The unemployment rate is now 8.3%, down from 8.5% in February.

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Mostly Sunny Skies Forecast For San Diego County

April 17
By City News Service

Mostly sunny skies were predicted for San Diego County Saturday with near-normal temperatures prevailing in most locations, the National Weather Service said.

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Road Closures Underway For Mid-Coast Trolley Project

April 17
By City News Service

The Mid-Coast Trolley project will extend UC San Diego Blue Line trolley service from Santa Fe Depot in downtown San Diego north to the University community, serving major activity centers such as Mission Bay Park, the VA Medical Center, UC San Diego and University Towne Centre.

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San Diego County Average Gas Price Tops $4 Per Gallon

April 17
By City News Service

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County surpassed $4 for the first time since Nov. 13, 2019 Saturday, rising 1.1 cents to $4.008.

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Padres Fans Can Now Fill 33% Of Petco Park

April 16
By Alexandra Rangel

Petco Park has boosted its regulated capacity, thanks to San Diego entering the Orange Tier and seating sections reserved for people who can show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

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Early Warning System Proposed For San Diego's Failing Coastal Bluffs

April 16
By Tania Thorne

Emergency repairs on the North County coastal bluffs will continue interrupting rail schedules with another closure this weekend. But a new bill could create an early warning system for the precarious hillsides.

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San Diego County Reports 317 COVID-19 Infections, 9 Deaths

April 16
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials reported 317 new COVID-19 infections and nine deaths Friday as case rates continue to decline.

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