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Report: SD County Faces Dramatic Spike In Heat Without Climate-Change Action

July 16
By City News Service

The report states that San Diego County averages 42 days per year with a heat index of 90 degrees or more, meaning days on which the temperature "feels like" 90 degrees or higher. With no action taken to address climate change, that number will jump to 77 days a year by mid-century, and 109 days a year by 2099.

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Utility Worker Killed, 15 Others Injured In Explosion At Murrieta Home

July 16
By City News Service

The explosion shortly after noon sent up a wall of fire and smoke and rocked nearby homes before the gas was shut off and the fire doused more than an hour later.

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Making An Immigration Arrest Requires Hours Of Surveillance

July 16
By Associated Press

In the recent San Diego operation, officers made 20 arrests over five days. They wore bulletproof vests emblazoned "ICE" on the back and used several unmarked SUVs, immediately ordering those in custody to turn off their phones to prevent family and friends from tracking their movements.

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Cal State San Marcos Scientists Part Of NASA Space Research Team

July 16
By City News Service

Researchers with CSUSM are part of one of eight research teams that will receive a combined $52.5 million over five years at roughly $10.5 million per year from NASA's Science and Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorates.

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Ducks Name Kevin Dineen As Gulls Coach

July 16
By City News Service

Dineen succeeds Dallas Eakins, who was promoted in June to coach the Ducks after coaching the Gulls throughout their first four seasons in the American Hockey League.

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City Council Approves Law Requiring Guns To Be Locked Up

July 15
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council tentatively approved on Monday an ordinance that would require gun owners to store guns in a locked container or disable them with a trigger lock when not in use or being worn on their person.

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Details Of Midway Police Shooting Remain Under Wraps Despite Transparency Law

July 15
By Claire Trageser

A new state law aimed at opening up police investigations is not helping in the case of an officer killing a man armed only with a pen.

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Has Anyone Ever Told You To 'Go Back Where You Came From'?

July 15
By KPBS News

Tweets by President Donald Trump target four democratic congresswomen, all American citizens, telling them to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came." KPBS is asking San Diegans for their experience with the common racist remark.

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Former La Mesa Pastor Sues DHS Over Border Surveillance Program

July 15
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Pastor Kaji Dousa, who used to preach at the La Mesa United Church of Christ, accuses the Department of Homeland Security of targeting her and violating her First Amendment rights.

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San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott Campaigning For Reelection

July 15
By Ebone Monet

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott is campaigning to keep her job. She has endorsements from a number of high-profile elected officials. Elliott talked about her accomplishments and responded to criticism from her opponent, attorney Cory Briggs.