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California Expands Health Care To More Low-Income Immigrants

July 28
By Associated Press

Older Californians who are living in the country without permission are newly eligible for state health care coverage under legislation signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday.

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San Diego County Recommends Masks Indoors Regardless Of Vaccination Status

July 28
By City News Service

After weeks of insisting that those who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus infection could safely go without face coverings in most situations, public health officials in San Diego County have reversed course, recommending mask-wearing indoors for everyone.

Burn scars from the Valley Fire are seen from H...

Gov. Newsom Signs Law To Give Farmers Help With Fire Insurance

July 28
By Camille von Kaenel / inewsource

San Diego County has a nearly $1.8 billion agriculture industry and it is facing significant risks as fire insurance becomes harder for farmers to get. Now a new law will provide farmers with backstop insurance.

77-year-old Doug Bailey practices walking up a ...

Fallbrook Man Who Broke Neck Learns How To Walk Again At New Rehab Hospital

July 28
By Matt Hoffman

Doug Bailey broke his neck and suffered spinal cord damage after a horrible bike accident. He is learning how to walk again with the the help of a new rehabilitation hospital.

Tenant rights advocates protest the sale of Con...

Tenants' Rights Leaders Protest Foundation’s Billion-Dollar Real Estate Deal With Blackstone

July 27
By Cristina Kim

The San Diego-based Conrad Prebys Foundation sold nearly 6,000 apartment units to the private equity group. Housing advocates say the deal is a blow to local affordable housing.

Power lines strung above a neighborhood in San ...

Flex Alert Issued For Wednesday Afternoon, Urging Power Conservation

July 27
By City News Service

With above-normal temperatures in the forecast, particularly in Northern California, the manager of the state's power grid issued a Flex Alert that will take effect Wednesday afternoon, calling for voluntary electricity conservation.

Group of advocates are pictured outside the Cor...

Coronado Group Apologizes To Escondido School For Tortilla Throwing Incident

July 27
By Alexandra Rangel

InclusioNado is a group of parents and advocates. They gathered in front of the Coronado Unified School District Tuesday, to simply say sorry.

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San Diego Chamber Joins State Business Groups, Supports Tighter Rules To Slow Spread Of COVID-19

July 27
By Erik Anderson

Business groups support tighter Covid-19 restrictions as a way to control the spread of the Delta variant and keep the economic recovery on track.

Photo of COVID-19 vaccine cards taken on May 9,...

Are Vaccine Mandates Effective, Legal?

July 27
By Andrew Bracken, Maureen Cavanaugh

Dorit Reiss, law professor at UC Hastings, joined KPBS Midday Edition to explain some of the legal issues related to vaccine mandates.

Protesters gather at the One American News Netw...

San Diego's Connection With White Extremism And One America News Network

July 27
By Jade Hindmon

Los Angeles Times Op-Ed Columnist Jean Guerrero joined Midday Edition to talk about her recent article in the Times about San Diego's history with white Extremism and One America News.

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