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Dry, Windy Weather Brings Increased Fire Danger To San Diego County

Sept. 17
By City News Service

Dry conditions and gusty winds will increase the danger of fire in San Diego County Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Billions Promised For San Diego Roads, Sidewalks And More, But Funding Falling Short

Sept. 17
By Mary Plummer / inewsource

A 2016 ballot measure that was supposed to fix potholes, sidewalks and street lights in San Diego is trending tens of millions of dollars short of city projections given to voters. Here’s what went wrong.

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San Diego's Climate Crisis: Oyster Hatchery Challenged By Warming Ocean

Sept. 17
By Erik Anderson

Making a living from the ocean in Southern California is never easy, but the planet’s changing climate is creating additional hurdles for a 50-year-old oyster farm.

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Lincoln High Investigating Reports Of Racial Taunts During Football Game In OC

Sept. 16
By City News Service

In the letter posted on Facebook, Lincoln Principal Stephanie Brown said school officials were taking the incident very seriously and that a vice-principal planned to interview all students involved to document the incident Monday.

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Ex-Navy MP Sentenced To 20 Years For Soliciting Sex From Oceanside Teen

Sept. 16
By City News Service

Isaiah Smallwood Jackson of Vista was convicted last fall of sexual exploitation of a minor and enticement of a minor after he convinced the girl to send him nude photos, then meet for sex outside her home. He was 21 at the time and is now 23.

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SeaWorld CEO Abruptly Resigns After Seven Months Amid Strife With Board

Sept. 16
By City News Service

CEO Gustavo Antorcha was SeaWorld Entertainment's third CEO in five years as the company, with the company still trying to rebound from financial struggles following the release of the 2013 film "Blackfish."

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Three Rescued Pilot Whales Arrive At Long-Term Home At SeaWorld San Diego

Sept. 16
By City News Service

The three whales — named Ace, Ava and Piper — are the only surviving victims of a 2012 mass stranding near Fort Pierce, Florida, according to the theme park.

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San Diego Congressional Leaders Discuss Climate Crisis

Sept. 16
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

After years of virtually ignoring the issue, some leaders in Washington, at least among Democrats, are directly addressing the climate crisis. KPBS reached four of San Diego’s congressional representatives and asked the same questions about climate change.

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Why Population Control May Not Help Curb Climate Change

Sept. 16
By Jade Hindmon

Jade Sasser is the author of "On Infertile Ground." She joined Midday Edition to discuss what she's learned about why population control may not be the most effective strategy to slow the effects of climate change.

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California Asks Trump For Housing Vouchers To Aid Homeless

Sept. 16
By Associated Press

Their letter asks Trump to provide 50,000 more housing vouchers through two existing programs and to increase the value of the vouchers to account for high rents. That would help "a significant proportion of our unsheltered population," including thousands of military veterans, they wrote.