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Hunter Allegations, Mexican Troops Coming To U.S. Border, Mental Health Funding

Federal prosecutors are alleging Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds to finance extramarital affairs. Also, Mexico is deploying troops to its northern border in an effort to prevent migrants from coming to the U.S., county supervisors have taken new steps to address mental health, San Diego County has restored a program to assist frequent 911 callers and how Audrey II comes to life in “Little Shop of Horrors.”

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San Diego City Council Renews Campland's Lease, Approves Expansion Into De Anza Cove

June 25
By Alexander Nguyen, John Carroll

The San Diego City Council on Monday voted 6-3 to approve a five-year lease extension for Campland on the Bay campground, allowing it to expand to a large area of the recently closed De Anza Cove mobile home park.

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First Person: How I Became A Drag Queen

June 24
By Marissa Cabrera

Franko Guillen, who is also known as Franceska, is one of nine drag queens being honored in the San Diego History Center’s Legendary Drag Queens of San Diego exhibit on display now through September 8, 2019.

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School Districts That Don’t Have Policies On Teacher-Student Boundaries Are Paying The Price

June 24
Kayla Jimenez/Voice of San Diego

In several cases across San Diego County over the last decade, school districts have paid out millions of dollars as a result of lawsuits from students abused by educators who argued the schools did not have sufficient policies in place to protect them.

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Letters To My Father In Prison: 'In His Absence, I Loved Harder'

June 24
Melissa Dueñas/KQED

It didn’t matter where we were, life with my dad was always an adventure. Playgrounds became fortresses, buses became speeding trains. He was a creative jokester who knew how to make magic out of the mundane. But this was only part of the picture. My dad also went in and out of prisons and jails across California.

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Newsom Proposes Huge Wildfire Insurance Fund For State's Big Power Companies

June 24
Marisa Lagos/KQED

Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing creation of a huge new wildfire insurance fund to help protect the financial stability of California's troubled major electrical utilities — but only if they make safety improvements and agree to a new certification system that will link executive compensation to their ability to keep the public safe.

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The VA Is Using Video Games To Help Disabled Vets Recover And Reconnect

June 24
Stephanie Colombini / American Homefront

Some VA medical centers have realized that helping vets get back in the game can also help with their recovery.

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Roundtable: Mayor Faulconer's White House Meeting

June 21
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer meets with President Donald Trump at the White House, the origins of migrant caravans in Honduras, and the first week of testimony in the murder trial for a San Diego based Navy SEAL.

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Not-So-Silent Short Film Festival Celebrates Women Pioneer Filmmakers

June 21
By Beth Accomando

Vanguard Culture hosts the first of its three Not-So-Silent Short Film Festival on Saturday, June 22, and the focus is on women film pioneers.

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Key Witness In Navy SEAL Case Stuns Court By Taking Blame

June 21
By Associated Press

When prosecutors called a special forces medic to testify, they expected him to bolster their case against a decorated Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an Islamic State fighter in his care.

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Imperial Valley Celebrates Hometown Hero And Heavyweight Boxing Champ Andy Ruiz Jr.

June 20
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A parade is planned through the city of Imperial on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. at Fourth Street and Imperial Avenue and will end at Imperial High School where a rally will be held.