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San Diego City Council To Decide On Curfew At City Heights Park

March 18
By Tarryn Mento

Community members claim the City Heights Square Mini Park is home to illegal activity that is disturbing residents at a nearby facility for seniors.

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San Diego Housing Commission Sued Over Housing Voucher Program

March 18
By Claire Trageser

Last year, the San Diego Housing Commission decided not to use a federal program aimed at desegregating its neighborhoods. Now, the housing commission is being sued for that decision.

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Julian-Cuyamaca Voters Deciding Future Of Volunteer Fire Department

March 18
By Priya Sridhar

Residents of the Julian-Cuyamaca area are voting in a special election to decide who will protect them from fires: the 30-year-old volunteer force, or the San Diego County Fire Authority.

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San Diego Awaits Two Big Decisions On Prop B Pension Reform

March 15
By Andrew Bowen

The United States Supreme Court is scheduled to announce Monday whether it will grant San Diego's request to review a longstanding legal fight over the city's 2012 pension reform measure, Proposition B.

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Class Aims To Keep City Heights Bike Riders Safe On Dangerous Streets

March 15
By Tarryn Mento

The monthly course at the YMCA location near City Heights provides instruction in a classroom and on the road.

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Business Report: The Price Of Higher Education

March 15
By Kris Vera-Phillips, Susan Murphy

This week in business news, we look at the fallout from the college admissions scandal, the $4.7 trillion spending plan from the White House and two new reports offering a snapshot on the state of San Diego housing.

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California Lawmakers Try Again To Tamp Down Rising Rents

March 15
By Associated Press

California lawmakers are trying again to tamp down rising housing costs by expanding rent control and stopping rental price gouging, warning a failure to act this year could result in another costly ballot measure in 2020.

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Jury Rules Apple Owes Qualcomm $31M For Patent Infringement

March 15
By Associated Press

A jury has decided Apple should pay $31 million in damages for infringing on patents for technology owned by mobile chip maker Qualcomm that helps iPhones quickly connect to the internet and extend their battery life.

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Roundtable: California's Death Penalty Moratorium

March 15
By Kris Vera-Phillips, Mark Sauer

Coming up Friday on KPBS Roundtable: What's next after Gov. Gavin Newsom suspends California's death penalty, the fallout continues from the college admissions scandal, the changing ecosystem at the Salton Sea, and a victory this week for open-government advocates.

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Ridership Rebounding, Public Transit In San Diego Is Having A Moment

March 15
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego's public transit system has been struggling with declining ridership for the past few years. But recent data suggest that trend may be ending — and a host of local policy reforms may be planting the seeds for stronger transit ridership in future years.

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