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San Diego City Council OKs Water, Sewer Rate Increases

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday approved increasing water rates and a new set of sewer rates that will increase the fees for single-family homes, but decrease it for multi-family units. Plus, the latest wave of Haitian migrants heading to the United States is centered on a little town in Texas called Del Rio, but its effects could be ... Read more →

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Supervisors Take First Step In Allowing Home Kitchen Businesses

Sept. 15
By City News Service

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 Wednesday to start the process of allowing micro-enterprise home kitchen operations throughout the county.

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Summer Music: The DIY Chaos Of Skrapez

Sept. 15
By Jade Hindmon, Julia Dixon Evans, Kurt Kohnen

With manipulated synthesizers or homemade electronic instruments, the San Diego-based experimental duo Skrapez makes curious, creative and chaotic walls of sound.

President and CEO of Serving Seniors Paul Downe...

First-Of-Its Kind Report Digs Into Issues Of Senior Homelessness

Sept. 7
By Melissa Mae

On Tuesday, Serving Seniors released "Senior Homelessness: A Needs Assessment." The report describes the growing crisis of older adults who are at-risk or currently homeless in San Diego.

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5 Takeaways After Gavin Newsom Handily Defeats Recall

Sept. 15
By Andrew Bowen and Nicholas Riccardi / Associated Press

Tuesday's recall offered its own lessons. It showed that Republicans’ groundless claims of election fraud aren’t going away anytime soon. Even while ballots were still being cast, Republicans were claiming the election was “rigged.”

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Port of Entry Podcast: How One Woman Used Huge Price Differences In Vet Care South Of The Border To Start Her Business

Sept. 15
By Kinsee Morlan

In this bonus episode of KPBS' border podcast Port of Entry, meet a woman who takes people’s pets from San Diego to Tijuana for more affordable veterinary care. It’s a story about the great lengths we’ll go to for our furry friends.

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Climate Change Raises Risk For Outdoor Workers

Sept. 15
By Erik Anderson

The warming climate will soon begin squeezing worker's pocketbooks as intense heat begins limiting when and how long they can work outside.

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New Book Recounts Trial, Aftermath Of Controversial Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher

Sept. 14
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

New York Times military correspondent David Philipps explores the controversy surrounding retired U.S. Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher in a new book.

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How Workplaces Can Help Employees Experiencing Mental Health Challenges

Sept. 14
By Emilyn Mohebbi, Maureen Cavanaugh

Midday Edition spoke to Civility Partners CEO Catherine Mattice about the stigma surrounding mental health challenges, what protections are in place for workers experiencing mental illness, and what can workplaces do to help those experiencing mental health challenges.

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UCSD Students See Opportunity to Cut Political Ties To La Jolla

Sept. 14
Maya Srikirishnan / VOSD

In public statements to the San Diego Redistricting Commission, students highlighted several issues that they believe should separate them from La Jolla, including transportation, differences in demographics and where they spend their time. But the biggest issue by far is housing.

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San Diego Voters Head To Polls In Crucial Gubernatorial Recall Election

Sept. 14
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

Voters can cast a ballot at one of 221 voting locations around the county or at the San Diego County Registrar's Office until 8 p.m.