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State Law Puts Sport Arena Development On Hold

A large area around the Pechanga Arena, commonly known as the Sports Arena, is slated to become a new entertainment district, with a new arena, parks, retail and housing. But guidelines implementing a new state law seem to put the city’s plans in limbo. Plus, the Pentagon ordered all service branches to conduct a stand down to discuss racial extremism. ... Read more →

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California Restaurants Prepare For June Reopening

April 7
By Harrison Patiño , Maureen Cavanaugh

Hiring concerns, capacity issues and common sense safety measures are all among the long list of topics that California restaurants will have to reckon with before the state's reopening on June 15th.

The album art for local musician Kelly Einbinde...

5 Songs To Discover In San Diego In April

April 7
By Julia Dixon Evans

We’re listening to new music from San Diego bands and musicians, including Lein, D.WREX, J. Breckenridge, Twin Ritual and Kelly Einbinder. Plus, a shout out to the music in each episode of the Parker Edison Project.

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Parents: How Do You Feel About Your Kids Going Back To In-Person School?

April 7
By Megan Burke

What are your questions, thoughts or concerns about sending your children back to school in person?

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Weber Close To Victory In 79th Assembly District Special Election

April 7
By City News Service

La Mesa City Councilwoman Dr. Akilah Weber was close Wednesday to being elected to the 79th Assembly District seat her mother Shirley held from 2012 until being appointed secretary of state in December.

San Diego Convention Center on Jan. 14, 2020.

San Diego Will Ask Judge To Salvage Convention Center Expansion

April 6
By Andrew Bowen

The City Council on Tuesday voted to go ahead with Measure C, a March 2020 ballot measure that seeks to fund an expansion through increased hotel taxes, even though it garnered approval from slightly less than two-thirds of city voters.

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San Diego Opera Returns To The Drive-In

April 6
By Beth Accomando

The ability to hold in-person events is rapidly moving forward but San Diego Opera has a long lead time for planning its events. General Director David Bennett addressed what these changes mean for the company and about its events scheduled for the end of this month.

The San Diego Central Jail on Front Street, Aug...

Family Of Man Who Died Following Police Custody To Receive $3.5 Million Settlement From County

April 6
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

The family of a mentally ill man will receive a multi-million dollar settlement three years after his death. The man's family's attorneys said attempts by sheriff's deputies to forcibly remove him from a holding cell resulted in his death.

Hugo Castro leaves crosses at the scene of a de...

Imperial Valley Crash Victim's Stories Show Why People Are Migrating To United States

April 6
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

The New York Times reporter, Miriam Jordan, who is based in Los Angeles profiled some of the victims and survivors of a collision between an SUV carrying 25 people and a semitruck on March 2 near Holtville, Calif. Jordan wrote that those who died are a "portrait of an explosion in migration that has begun overwhelming the U.S. government."

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San Diego Schools To Receive $908 Million In Stimulus Funds

April 6
By Harrison Patiño , Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego Schools are set to receive nearly a billion dollars in stimulus funding as part of the latest COVID relief package.

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Nixing Single-Family Zoning: Will It Make Housing More Affordable?

April 6
Chris Nichols / CapRadio

Cities from Sacramento to Berkeley are moving forward on zoning changes to encourage higher-density housing, such as duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes. But how much of a dent will these new options make in California’s housing shortage? And will they be affordable?