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California Enacts 2 Laws To Slice Through Local Zoning Rules

Sept. 17
Don Thompson / Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved two measures to slice through local zoning ordinances as the most populous state struggles with an affordable housing shortage. He signed the most prominent legislation Thursday despite nearly 250 cities objecting that it would undermine local planning and control.

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Court Halts Use Of Health Order To Expel Migrant Families

Sept. 17
Ben Fox / Associated Press

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government must stop using a Trump-era public health order to quickly expel migrants with children who are apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Resource Event For Veterans Underway In Vista

Sept. 17
By Tania Thorne

North County Veterans Stand Down is a weekend-long event, providing in-person supportive services to veterans and their families at Green Oak Ranch in Vista.

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San Diego County Unemployment Decreases Slightly To 6.6% in August

Sept. 17
By City News Service

The unemployment rate in San Diego County decreased to 6.6% from a revised 6.9% in July, well below the year-ago estimate of 10.8%.

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EXPLAINER: Fighting Fire With Fire To Protect Sequoia Trees

Sept. 17
By Associated Press

With flames advancing toward the signature grove of ancient massive trees in Sequoia National Park, firefighters Thursday fought fire with fire.

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FDA Panel Is First Key Test For Biden COVID-19 Booster Plan

Sept. 17
By Associated Press

Government advisers are debating whether to recommend extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine, a key step toward the Biden administration's plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans.

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Man Expected To Plead Guilty To Federal Charges In Chabad of Poway Shooting

Sept. 17
By City News Service

The young man charged with carrying out a hate- motivated shooting at the Chabad of Poway that killed one woman and injured three other people is set to plead guilty Friday to federal charges.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated Through Puente Program

Sept. 16
By M.G. Perez

Grossmont College offers Puente Program to support Latino students through graduation.

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Number Of COVID-19 Deaths In San Diego County Nears 4,000

Sept. 16
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials reported 530 new COVID-19 infections and 11 deaths Thursday, saying it remains a "pandemic of the unvaccinated," as the vast majority of hospitalizations and deaths have occurred amongst the less-than-fully vaccinated population.

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SEC Reaches Settlements With Sweetwater Union High School District, Ex-CFO

Sept. 16
By City News Service

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the Sweetwater Union High School District and its former Chief Financial Officer.

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