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US Supreme Court Declines To Hear Prop B Pension Case

March 15
By Andrew Bowen

The United States Supreme Court has denied San Diego's request to review a longstanding legal fight over the city's 2012 pension reform measure, Proposition B. The fate of the measure now lies with the state Court of Appeal.

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Impact Of China Policy On Recycling In San Diego County

March 18
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

Changes in what recycled waste China accepts and the quality of the recyclables it accepts, has had a significant impact on cities large and small across the United States, including here in San Diego County.

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Julian-Cuyamaca Voters Deciding Future Of Volunteer Fire Department

March 18
By Priya Sridhar

Residents of the Julian-Cuyamaca area are voting in a special election to decide who will protect them from fires: the 30-year-old volunteer force, or the San Diego County Fire Authority.

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Rad Scientist Ep. 10: The Scientist Becomes The Subject

March 13
Hosted and produced by Margot Wohl

Aaron Christensen-Quick studies infectious diseases. It came to a surprise to him, then, when he contracted the very disease he studies.

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Author Gretchen Rubin Joins Clutter Conversation With New Book

March 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Bestselling self-help author Gretchen Rubin is discussing her new book, “Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter & Organize To Make More Room For Happiness,” at two events in San Diego on Tuesday.

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San Diego Councilwoman Monica Montgomery Aims To Be Voice Of Her Community

March 19
By Claire Trageser

When Monica Montgomery won handily in November, a message rang clear: Don't worry about outside groups or special interests, just listen to the people you represent. Now, a few months into her term, Montgomery is spending a lot of time doing just that.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Randy Rainbow To James Joyce

March 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend and there are celebrations all throughout the county, but there's also a literary celebration happening in La Jolla. Plus internet sensation Randy Rainbow comes to town and the San Diego Museum of Art celebrates works from Asia.

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Roundtable: California's Death Penalty Moratorium

March 15
By Kris Vera-Phillips, Mark Sauer

Coming up Friday on KPBS Roundtable: What's next after Gov. Gavin Newsom suspends California's death penalty, the fallout continues from the college admissions scandal, the changing ecosystem at the Salton Sea, and a victory this week for open-government advocates.

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49 Killed At Mosques In 'One Of New Zealand's Darkest Days'

March 15
By Associated Press

At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday — most if not all of them gunned down by an immigrant-hating white supremacist who apparently used a helmet-mounted camera to broadcast live video of the slaughter on Facebook.

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California Restaurant Association Suing To Stop Polystyrene Ban In San Diego

March 14
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

The ban is set to go into effect on May 24.

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'Forest Bathing' Saved Her Life, Now She's Teaching Others

March 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Julia Plevin is teaching others how to "forest bathe" in her book, “The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing: Finding Calm, Creativity, and Connection in the Natural World.”

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Meet The Teens Leading San Diego’s Climate Strike

March 14
By Marissa Cabrera, Mark Sauer

Kate Anchondo and Rachal Hamilton are seniors at Hilltop High School in Chula Vista. They plan to join students around the globe and walk out of school Friday to demand action on climate change.

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