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Torrey Highlands Couple, Son Who Were Killed In Apparent Double Murder-Suicide ID'd

Aug. 22
By City News Service

Investigators believe that Fang Cheng, 30, killed his mother, Xiaoqun Fang, and father, Yi Cheng, in the couple's Torrey Highlands home and then took his own life by leaping off a freeway overpass in Sorrento Valley.

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Despite A Massive Cleanup Effort, People Near Some Military Bases Still Can't Drink Their Tap Water

Aug. 22
Dan Boyce/American Homefront

The military is spending millions of dollars to clean up water contamination around bases throughout the country. But people living with the contamination say the money has not gone nearly far enough.

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Rep. Peters Explains Why He Doesn't Like The Green New Deal

Aug. 22
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Congressman Scott Peters does not support the Green New Deal but he does think Congress should be taking action to protect the environment.

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Lawsuits: Federal Gov't Fails To Protect Military Reservists Returning To Civilian Jobs

Aug. 22
By Steve Walsh

Claiming they are denied promotions and pay, reservists and guard troops are suing their civilian employers under a federal law designed to protect their civilian careers. Federal agencies are seeing some of the highest number of complaints.

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County Unveils Plan To Protect Schools During Wildfires

Aug. 21
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services debuted the plan Wednesday.

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Environmentalists Sue Over Endangered Species Act Rollbacks

Aug. 21
By Associated Press

Seven environmental and animal protection groups teamed up to file the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's rollback of the Endangered Species Act.

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California Insurers Drop Policies In High-Fire Risk Areas

Aug. 21
By Associated Press

New California data shows insurance companies declined to renew nearly 350,000 home insurance policies in areas at high risk for wildfire since the state began collecting data in 2015.

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San Diego County Democrats Endorse Gloria In Mayor's Race

Aug. 21
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego County Democratic Party's endorsement will give Assemblyman Todd Gloria's mayoral campaign a fundraising boost. Party leaders picked Gloria over his main rival in the race, City Councilwoman Barbara Bry.

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3,000 Charging Stations For Electric Trucks And Buses Coming To San Diego

Aug. 21
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The electric station program is part of the state’s Climate Action Plan mandate. It’s also hoped that electrifying transport trucks will improve the chronically polluted air in the neighborhoods near the Port of San Diego, including Barrio Logan, Logan Heights and Sherman Heights.

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Study: California's Red Flag Law May Help Prevent Mass Shootings

Aug. 21
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

In 2016, California became the first state in the nation to implement a red flag law. It allows family members or law enforcement to ask a judge to temporarily remove guns from individuals who may pose a threat to themselves or others.