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Gloria Earmarks $42 Million For Renters; No-Eviction Extension On Table

San Diego will make more than $42 million in federal emergency rental assistance available to city residents. Plus, the VA and veterans groups are aware of extremism in their ranks but there are very few resources out there to pull them back from the brink. Then, this weekend in San Diego arts: a new Digital WOW production, Amel Janae’s solo ... Read more →

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Roundtable: How San Diego's Lawmakers Handled Trump's Second Impeachment

Jan. 15
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

San Diego's congressional representatives split on impeachment, a new COVID-19 vaccination center opens near Petco Park, and the vaccine arrives in short supply in Imperial County.

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'Throughline' Coming To KPBS-FM

Jan. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

In the weekly one-hour narrative series, hosts Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei tackle the history behind today's headlines and take the listener back in time to understand the present.

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Scripps CEO Wants Simpler COVID-19 Vaccine Process, More Vaccines

Jan. 15
By Pat Finn, Tarryn Mento

If he had his way, Scripps health CEO Chris Van Gorder would simplify the process of dispensing Covid-19 vaccines — and actually have the vaccines to dispense.

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Play Explores Autism's Impacts On Family; Reading Raises Money For Nonprofit

Jan. 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

"Falling," which will be performed in a virtual reading this week, explores the delicate balances made by a family with an autistic son and what happens when those balances are upended.

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COVID-19 Symptoms Linger In 'Long Haul' Patients, Scientists Search For Answers

Jan. 12
Sammy Caiola / Capitol Public Radio

Typically, people who contract COVID-19 experience symptoms for somewhere between a few days and a few weeks. But others, sometimes called “long-haul” patients, feel sick for months after becoming infected, even when their tests are coming back negative.

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Three Ways Todd Gloria Has Already Changed San Diego City Government

Jan. 12
By Andrew Bowen

During his first month in office, Mayor Todd Gloria has taken stances on key issues that separate him from his predecessor. Gloria will give his first State of the City address Wednesday.

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COVID-19 Cases Up Sharply Among Grocery Store, Pharmacy Workers

Jan. 11
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Cases are rising among the essential workers San Diego depends on to stock its food and medicine.

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A Historical Look At Policing And Violent White Mobs

Jan. 11
By Jade Hindmon

University of San Diego History Lecturer David Miller discusses the historical differences in the policing of Black demonstrators and violent white mobs.

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SD Rep Debuts 'Vamos!' Monday Night

Jan. 11
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Rep and its playwright-in-residence Herbert Siguenza are launching a new online program called "Vamos!" Monday night. The series comes out on the second Monday of each month on the Rep's social media and will highlight a different Latin country in each episode.

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For San Diego Padres Fans, Next Year Is Here

Jan. 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

Any San Diego Padre fans who sighed "wait till next year" at the end of the 2021 season probably had no idea 2021 would shape up to be a potential blockbuster.