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Phase 1B Vaccinations Can Begin Saturday In San Diego County

Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations can begin Saturday. This includes education and childcare workers, law enforcement, food and farm workers. Plus, San Diego Unified School District leaders announced a targeted date of April 12 to allow students of all grade levels to return to the classroom. And San Diego Unified School District has made significant progress toward reducing the longstanding ... Read more →

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Vaccinations For Teachers, Police, Food And Farm Workers Can Begin Saturday In San Diego County

Feb. 24
By City News Service

Starting Saturday, the vaccination pool will open for about a half-million more people, though Supervisor Nathan Fletcher cautioned that appointments would not be immediately available to everyone who qualifies.

The Montgomery Middle School sign is pictured, ...

San Diego Unified School District Targets April 12 Return to Classrooms

Feb. 23
By City News Service

San Diego Unified School District leaders announced a targeted date of April 12 to allow students of all grade levels to return to the classroom.

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Common Ground Theatre Celebrates Late Playwright Douglas Turner Ward

Feb. 24
By Beth Accomando

Common Ground Theatre's mission is “to produce classics and new works by and about people of African descent.” This weekend it showcases "Day of Absence" by Douglas Turner Ward, who died last Saturday.

 Musician Rebecca Jade in an undated photo.

Influential: Rebecca Jade's Playlist

Feb. 25
By Brooke Ruth, Julia Dixon Evans

Rebecca Jade is a winner of multiple San Diego Music Awards, a jazz soloist, performs in her own band, Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact, and is a backup singer for Sheila E. We asked her to reflect on her influences, and she told us about her childhood with a jazz singer for a mother, the songs that made her fall in love with music, and the artists that shaped her style.

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Midday Edition Special: Racism Fuels Black Maternal And Infant Health Crisis

Feb. 24
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke, Pat Finn

In San Diego County, Black women are three times more likely to die due to pregnancy or delivery complications — so are Black infants. Black babies are also 60% more likely to be born prematurely.

Darynee Blount is shown at work in this undated...

How Racism Affects Health Outcomes For Pregnant Black Women And Their Babies

Feb. 23
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

For Black women who are expecting a baby, pregnancy can be filled with the anxiety of knowing you will have to navigate a health care system plagued by racism. That racism affects the quality of medical care Black women and infants receive.

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Community Advocates Argue For Better Tracking of Asian-American Hate Crimes

Feb. 23
By Harrison Patiño , Maureen Cavanaugh

Advocates say that until we have a better accounting of hate crimes in the U.S., we won’t know the true extent of the problem.

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UC San Diego Clinical Trial To Assess Safety, Effectiveness Of Alzheimer's Treatment

Feb. 23
By Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

Scientists at UC San Diego Health are soon to see whether a treatment for Alzheimer's disease they have been working on for more than 15 years is really as promising as it appears now.

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Memories Of Japanese American Incarceration, Across Generations

Feb. 22
Sasha Khokha, Amanda Font / KQED

As the Japanese Americans who experienced imprisonment get older, a California project wants to preserve their memories of what happened, while it's still possible.

The inside of a refrigerator at Family Health C...

Fragile COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Must Follow Stringent Dose Handling Guidelines

Feb. 22
By Tarryn Mento

A degree too warm, or a room too bright, could render a vial ineffective at a time when shipment delays and shortages mean back-up doses are practically nonexistent.

San Diego police officers forming a chain separ...

New Policy Dictates San Diego Police Response To Protests

Feb. 21
By Associated Press

A new policy implemented by the San Diego Police Department sets parameters on how officers respond during demonstrations — from when they give dispersal orders during protests deemed unlawful to when they fire less-lethal rounds.

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