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San Diego County Looks To Increase Testing Capacity With The Rise Of Delta Variant

San Diego County Looks To Increase Testing Capacity With Rise Of Delta Variant
Description: As demand for COVID-19 testing rises, local health officials and health providers take action. Plus, the San Diego City Council Monday passed an ordinance intended to crack down on firearms without serial numbers, otherwise known as "ghost guns.” Then, the Dark Horse Battalion, based at Camp ... Read more →

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San Diego County Looks To Increase Testing Capacity With Rise Of Delta Variant

Aug. 3
By Andrew Bracken, Jade Hindmon

As demand for testing rises, local health officials and health providers take action.

Guns seized by the police are displayed during ...

San Diego City Council Passes "Ghost Gun" Ordinance To Crack Down On Gun Violence

Aug. 2
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council Monday passed an ordinance intended to crack down on firearms without individual serial numbers — so called "ghost guns" — and work to combat their proliferation on the streets.

Marcus Chischilly in his home in San Diego. Cal...

Storied Camp Pendleton Marine Unit Examines Its Legacy In Afghanistan

July 30
By Steve Walsh

The Dark Horse Battalion, based at Camp Pendleton, had the highest percentage of casualties of any unit in the war.

Simone Biles celebrates after competing in the ...

San Diego Sports Psychologist Weighs In On Simone Biles' Mental Gymnastics

Aug. 3
By Jade Hindmon

Shira Oretzky is a San Diego sport psychologist and certified mental performance consultant who works with collegiate and Olympic athletes. She joined Midday Edition to talk about how Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles opened up dialogue about mental health challenges athletes experience.

In this image from video provided by the Depart...

Former Senator Urges More Study On UFOs

Aug. 3
By Maureen Cavanaugh

Former Democratic Senate majority leader Harry Reid told KPBS Midday Edition that he was disappointed with a recent report about UFOs from the Department of Defense.

12-year-old Pablo Cortez  received the Pfizer C...

Vaccinations Still Best Defense Against Contagious Delta Variant

Aug. 2
By Andrew Bracken, Jade Hindmon

Though 70 percent of eligible San Diego County residents are now fully vaccinated, the Delta variant continues to spread.

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has resigned from t...

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Former Cardinal Could Encourage Victims To Seek Help

Aug. 2
By Harrison Patiño , Maureen Cavanaugh

The impending civil sex abuse lawsuit of defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick could lead to more men speaking up about their past sexual trauma.

In this July 13, 2021, file photo, conservative...

Roundtable: California Recall Race Tightens

July 30
By Bennett Lacy, Cristina Kim

New polling shows a tightening recall race for governor, far-right groups in east county, and an update on the COVID-19 situation in San Diego.

Masked parents direct their children on the fir...

Scripps Research Director Weighs In On CDC Data That Shows Vaccinated People Can Spread COVID-19

July 30
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

An internal document from the CDC indicates that the Delta variant is more transmissible than initially thought, and that infections from the strain are more severe than that of previous variants.

The Oceanside Museum of Art has reopened its do...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: ‘Twenty Women Artists: NOW’, The 2021 Juried Biennial Exhibition And SD Practice

July 30
By Brooke Ruth, Emilyn Mohebbi, Jade Hindmon, Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: "Twenty Women Artists: NOW" wraps up its exhibition, the 2021 Juried Biennial Exhibition hosts its closing reception, and SD Practice continues at two locations in the county.

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