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Live Blog: Legoland California Opens For 'Build 'N Play Days'

March 4
By KPBS Staff

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

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Vaccine Shortage Prompts One-Day Closure of Del Mar Super Station

March 4
By City News Service

The Scripps Del Mar Vaccination Super Station will be closed on Saturday due to a shortage of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine but will reopen Sunday, officials announced Thursday.

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Voting To Begin Monday In 79th Assembly District Special Election

March 4
By City News Service

Voting will begin Monday in the special election to fill the 79th Assembly District seat vacated by Shirley Weber when she was appointed secretary of state.

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San Diego's Spike In Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Mirrors National Trend

March 4
By Claire Trageser

There were at least 29 reports of racist incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in San Diego County in 2020, according to a national advocacy group.

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San Diego Research Finds Atmospheric Rivers Building Ice In Antarctica

March 4
By Erik Anderson

Antarctic ice may be piling up on the western edge of the continent because climate change is helping atmospheric rivers deliver moisture there.

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San Diego Zoo Apes Receive Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine

March 4
By City News Service

Nine apes at the San Diego Zoo were the first non- human primates to receive a version of the COVID-19 vaccine designed for animals, zoo officials announced Thursday.

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Sacramento Leaders Speak Out As Asian And Pacific Islander Hate Crimes Continue In City

March 4
Sarah Mizes-Tan / CapRadio

Kelly Shum, owner of the Mad Butcher Meat Company in South Sacramento, remembers the incident clearly: A white man wearing a “Stand With The Flag” shirt came into her shop, made a purchase, and then, upon exiting, threw a dead cat into the parking lot right outside the store.

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San Diego Blood Bank Experiencing Critically Low Blood Supply Levels

March 4
By City News Service

As local hospitals continue to reschedule elective surgeries delayed due to COVID-19 and utilize even more blood for standard surgeries, the San Diego Blood Bank put out an urgent call Thursday for donors to replenish its critically low blood supply.

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Two Local Tribes Get Increase From Federal Government Disaster Assistance

March 4
By City News Service

Acting Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Bob Fenton announced Thursday that President Joe Biden has increased disaster assistance available for two local tribes.

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Study Of San Diego City Employees Finds Women, People Of Color Receive Lower Pay

March 4
By City News Service

Mayor Todd Gloria released San Diego's first pay equity study Tuesday, finding city employees of color made an average of 20.8% less than white employees and female city employees earned an average of 17.6% less than male employees in 2019.

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