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Live Blog: 200 National Guard Troops In San Diego At Sheriff’s Request

June 4
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates and reaction after a night of unrest across San Diego and the U.S.

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Law Enforcement Agencies Throughout County Announce End To Carotid Restraint

June 4
By City News Service

Fifteen San Diego-area law enforcement agencies have announced that they will halt their use of the so-called carotid restraint, a compliance technique that renders uncooperative detainees unconscious but can prove deadly if performed improperly.

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Coronavirus Has Reduced Air Pollution, But Not The Risk In Some San Diego Communities

June 4
By Erik Anderson

San Diego’s most at-risk neighborhoods saw an improvement in air quality when the COVID-19 shutdowns began, but pollution levels are already climbing back up.

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La Mesa Police Body Camera Video Footage Reveals Little

June 3
By Joe Hong

The new footage from an incident that sparked outrage doesn’t reveal new details in a man’s encounter with police officers.

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Sheriff Gore Discards 'Sleeper Hold' Amid Police Use-of-Force Protests

June 3
By City News Service

The police departments in Coronado, La Mesa, National City and Oceanside announced the same policy change for their sworn personnel over the afternoon and early evening.

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Escondido Police Take A Knee Alongside Those Protesting Police Violence

June 3
By Steve Walsh

The city's police chief says the hold that led to George Floyd's death would not have been allowed in Escondido.

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Camp Pendleton Wildfire Prompts Residential Evacuations

June 3
By City News Service

The blaze erupted about 12:30 p.m. near the 38600 block of De Luz Road, just south of the San Diego-Riverside county line, according to Cal Fire.

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San Diego County Supervisors OK Modified Otay Ranch Development

June 3
By City News Service

According to a county staff report, the project has been reduced from 809 acres to 579, increases open space from 649 acres to 961, and increases the number of residential units for a total of 1,266.

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Council Members Propose Social Workers Oversee Homeless Outreach Instead Of Police

June 3
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

Two San Diego council members are proposing using more social workers and fewer police officers to do homeless outreach in the city.

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Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 124 New Coronavirus Cases, 7 New Deaths

June 3
By KPBS Staff

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

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