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San Diego County Reports 685 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Deaths

Sept. 21
By City News Service

San Diego County reported 685 new COVID-19 infections and 12 new deaths Tuesday, as the region's hospitals continue to prepare for a possible "fifth surge" of the virus.

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Students Move-in To UC San Diego Campus With Strict COVID-19 Protocols

Sept. 21
By M.G. Perez

Students moved in on campus Tuesday for the fall semester at UC San Diego.

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Series Of Quakes Rattles Remote Area Near Anza, Felt In North San Diego

Sept. 21
By City News Service

The initial quake, with a magnitude of 3.7, struck at 3:41 p.m. about five miles south of Mountain Center, and roughly 15 miles east-southeast of Hemet

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California Now Has Nation's Lowest Coronavirus Transmission Rate

Sept. 21
Amy Taxin / Associated Press

State health experts say relatively high vaccination rates in California ahead of the arrival of the delta variant made a difference. They say additional measures, such as masking, also helped stem the surge.

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Overdose Deaths From Meth, Fentanyl Rising Dramatically In San Diego County

Sept. 21
By John Carroll

Over the last five years, overdose deaths from methamphetamine and fentanyl have risen dramatically in San Diego County. The fentanyl numbers are especially alarming.

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Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest Unscathed By Wildfire

Sept. 21
By Associated Press

The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park’s famed Giant Forest are unscathed even though a wildfire has been burning near them in California’s Sierra Nevada for nearly two weeks.

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Loosening Of Foreign Air Travel Rules Adds Hope To San Diego Tourism Industry

Sept. 21
By Andrew Bracken, Jade Hindmon

SANDAG economist says local tourism has been "devastated" by the pandemic, but thinks more foreign air travel will help the local industry recover.

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Analysis Reveals Disparities In COVID Testing Among San Diego Unified Schools

Sept. 21
By Jade Hindmon

Voice of San Diego reporter Will Huntsberry joined Midday Edition to talk about a recent analysis that revealed COVID-19 testing disparities in San Diego Unified schools.

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California Water Agencies Resolve Colorado River Dispute

Sept. 21
Felicia Fonseca / Associated Press

Two major California water agencies have settled a dispute that once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect the Colorado River.

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San Ysidro Chamber Hopes Border Restrictions Lift In Time For Peak Holiday Season

Sept. 21
By Alexandra Rangel

The chamber has made countless attempts to reach out to the White House, but San Ysidro’s Chamber of Commerce director says all their letters have gone unanswered.

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