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Amazon Faces Uphill Hiring Battle In Staffing Otay Mesa Warehouse

Aug. 4
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

An Amazon fulfilment center under construction in Otay Mesa is hiring 1,500 workers with a starting pay of $15 an hour - which may present the online retailer with certain challenges given the shifting attitudes on worker compensation in the county.

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New Book By CSUSM Professor Looks To Haitian Revolution On Film

Aug. 4
By Beth Accomando

Cal State University San Marcos history professor Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall has written a book called "Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games."

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San Pasqual Academy Supporters File Lawsuit Against State, County

Aug. 4
By Tania Thorne

San Pasqual Academy, the residential educational campus for foster youth in Escondido, has been granted an extension until next year, but no new students can enroll. Now, a lawsuit has been filed to try to secure the school's future.

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Southwestern College Latest To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For Fall Semester

Aug. 4
By City News Service

Southwestern College joined other area colleges Wednesday in announcing that it will require all employees and students accessing in-person instruction and services to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester.

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Newsom In Court To Defend Language Tying Recall To The GOP

Aug. 4
By Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's lawyers say he should be allowed to brand the recall against him as a Republican effort in the state's official voter guide.

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Drought Prompts California To Limit Some Water Diversions

Aug. 3
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California regulators say some farmers will have to stop taking water out of major rivers and streams because of a severe drought.

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Sports Arena Property Declared `Surplus Land' In Step Toward Redevelopment

Aug. 3
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council Tuesday declared the San Diego Sports Arena redevelopment area as "surplus land," beginning the process to correct a previous real estate deal which failed to prioritize affordable housing in the development of the property.

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Some Sweetwater Union Parents Reconsider In-Person Learning Amid Positive COVID-19 Cases

Aug. 3
By Alexandra Rangel

Fifty-eight students have tested positive, according to the district's COVID dashboard.

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Local COVID-19 Testing Sites Are Seeing Longer Lines

Aug. 3
By Melissa Mae

As positive COVID-19 cases rise, COVID-19 testing sites are seeing longer lines.

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San Diego Researchers Help Find Long Lost Military Crash Site

Aug. 3
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers use technology to help recover military remains that were on the ocean floor for more than 40 years.