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California Lifts Virus Stay-At-Home Orders, Curfew Statewide

California lifted regional stay-at-home orders across the state Monday, returning the state to a system of county-by-county restrictions. Plus, an update on how much rain and snow we’ve had across the county and what to expect for the rest of the week. And district and union officials in San Diego County say widespread in-person learning is unlikely even if teachers ... Read more →

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California Lifts Virus Stay-At-Home Orders, Curfew Statewide

Jan. 25
By Associated Press

California lifted regional stay-at-home orders across the state Monday in response to improving coronavirus conditions, returning the state to a system of county-by-county restrictions.

Storm clouds are pictured over downtown San Die...

Rain Expected In San Diego County With Snow In The Mountains

Jan. 25
By City News Service

Showers were expected to consolidate along the coastal slopes early Monday and a strong cold front was predicted to follow from the second of three winter storms this week, the National Weather Service said.

Edie Evans, a fifth-grader at San Diego Unified...

Vaccine Delays And High Case Rates Diminish Hopes For School Reopenings

Jan. 22
By Joe Hong

District and union officials in San Diego County say widespread in-person learning is unlikely even if teachers get vaccinated.

The Edward J. Schwartz federal courthouse build...

Federal Court’s Jury Selection Plan Under Fire

Jan. 25
Maya Srikrishnan / Voice of San Diego

The local federal court’s plan for how it will select potential jurors is drawing fire for what many critics believe is an insufficient attempt to increase jury diversity, an issue that has persisted for decades.

Colorado State University hydrologist Stephanie...

When Wildfire Burns A High Mountain Forest, What Happens To The Snow?

Jan. 25
Luke Runyon / KUNC

Record-breaking wildfires in 2020 turned Western forests into barren burn scars. Those forests store winter snowpack that millions of people rely on. But, the science on the effects to the region’s water supplies isn’t well understood.

A sign promotes recalling Gov. Gavin Newsom at ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom Navigates Compounding Crises — And A Potential Recall — Halfway Through His Term

Jan. 26
Nicole Nixon / CapRadio

Two years in, Newsom is facing a host of crises and the threat of a recall vote. Could he survive one if it does get on the ballot? Political observers say yes — as long as he avoids additional major mistakes.

A sign is shown in a Carlsbad restaurant defyin...

Roundtable: Restaurant Resistance Of COVID-19 Rules

Jan. 22
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Local restaurants defy COVID-19 rules as a peaceful protest, San Diego's Spanish-speaking community reacts to the end of the Trump era, and the leader of the San Diego Unified School District is chosen for a position in the Biden administration.

Supervisor Joel Anderson speaks outside of Nonn...

Joel Anderson Discusses Enforcement Of COVID-19 Rules

Jan. 21
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

San Diego County Supervisor Joel Anderson joined Midday Edition to discuss his priorities and the enforcement of state and county rules aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccines at the Vaccination Super Stat...

Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered

Jan. 21
By Brooke Ruth, Tarryn Mento

Dr. Christian Ramers responds to your questions about vaccine storage, distribution and when certain groups will be eligible to get the vaccine.

Pride And Excitement At Howard University, Harris' Alma Mater

Jan. 20
Marisa Peñaloza / NPR

Howard marching band members and dancers are thrilled to escort Vice President Harris during the inauguration parade. "I honestly can't believe it's happening," one student said.

The San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Charles C...

New U-T Columnist To Focus On San Diego's Diverse Identities, Values

Jan. 19
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

As a reporter on the politics and events of San Diego County for The San Diego Union-Tribune, Charles Clark kept his opinions to himself. Today he becomes a columnist who will focus on how race, history, identity and values shape our actions.

Billy Lemon works at the Castro Country Club in...

‘Kamala Harris Is My Fairy Godmother’: A VP Super Fan Says She Saved His Life

Jan. 19
April Dembosky / KQED

Billy Lemon has been sober for eight years and now runs the Castro Country Club, helping other gay men get off drugs. Billy says it’s all because of Kamala Harris.

Tease photo for California Innocence Project Frees An...

California Innocence Project Frees Another Client

Jan. 19
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

After 29 years in prison for murdering her three children in a Los Angeles County house fire, JoAnn Parks was granted clemency and paroled. Her attorneys from the California Innocence project continue the fight to exonerate her.

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