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Amazon Warehouse Workers’ Coronavirus Risks, Day Care Reopens Despite Confusing Rules, SDSU Mission Valley Stadium Deal And $1.25M Relief Arts Funding

Harry Sentoso, 63, died after going to work in an Irvine Amazon warehouse in March. His family is asking why Amazon hired additional workers to help with non-essential online purchases, putting those workers' lives at risk.. Plus, day cares are reopening, but providers say the rules are confusing. Also, San Diego State is pushing to finalize the Mission Valley stadium ... Read more →

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Family Of Amazon Worker Who Died Of Coronavirus Questioning Company Hiring Spree

May 28
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Harry Sentoso, 63, died after going to work in an Irvine Amazon warehouse in March. His story is profiled in a Los Angeles Times report on the risks faced by workers at those warehouses. His family is asking why Amazon hired additional workers to help with non-essential online purchases, putting those workers' lives at risk.

Children play at Children's Growing Center in M...

San Diego Day Cares Set To Reopen Despite Confusing Rules

May 28
By Claire Trageser

As more people return to work, many daycares are trying to reopen, but they are struggling with a maze of confusing and sometimes conflicting regulations on how to operate during the pandemic.

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Last-Minute Negotiation Appears To Settle Lingering Disputes Over Mission Valley Stadium Deal

May 28
By Marissa Cabrera, Mark Sauer

The debate over the city's pending sale of the 132-acre stadium property to San Diego State University heated up in recent weeks as the university pushes to finalize the deal by July.

$1.25 Million In Funding For San Diego Arts Relief Programs

May 28
By Julia Dixon Evans

The city of San Diego announced two new programs, SD Practice and Park Social, that will provide $1 million to fund and share public art from San Diego artists, plus $250,000 in nonprofit grants will support arts organizations.

Ardem Patapoutian, a professor in the departmen...

Scripps Neuroscientist Shares $1 Million Prize For Identifying Molecules That Control Touch, Pain

May 27
By Megan Burke, Shalina Chatlani

On Wednesday, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters honored Scripps Research scientist, Ardem Patapoutian, with its 2020 Kavli Prize in neuroscience for his work, discovering proteins in the body that are key to our sense of touch.

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Border Patrol Activity In Rural North County Alarms Farmworkers, Advocates

May 27
Maya Srikrishnan

Immigrants, advocates and school officials say they’re troubled by an apparent increase in immigration checkpoints in rural northeastern San Diego County. Immigrants say they’re too scared to leave home to access food, medical care and school resources when the checkpoints are active.

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No Speeches In Front Of Big Crowds, These High School Valedictorians Still Have Something To Say

May 27
By Joe Hong

The coronavirus pandemic has laid waste to end-of-the-year events for high school seniors. So valedictorians will have to impart their wisdom online.

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San Diego County Says Hair Salons, Barbershops, Can Reopen, Church Services To Resume

May 26
By City News Service

County health officials announced Tuesday the region's houses of worship, hair salons and barbershops could reopen.

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Three Republican Groups Sue Over Newsom's Vote By Mail Plan

May 26
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The lawsuits take issue with Newsom’s authority to mandate voting by mail and claim the order violates state law and the U.S. Constitution.

People seeking asylum in the United States wait...

Trump Administration's 'Unprecedented' Asylum Restrictions Could Outlast Pandemic

May 26
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

While major parts of the economy are reopening amid relaxing health measures, policies along the border — first put in place during the pandemic — remain extended indefinitely.

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On This Memorial Day, Nonprofit Brings Attention To Female Fallen Soldiers

May 25
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

The Southern California-based nonprofit Foundation for Women Warriors shares stories of women who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.

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