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Poway Unified Pushes Ahead With Elementary Reopening Plans

Sept. 25
By Joe Hong

District leadership on Thursday addressed confusion about what would happen to the reopening plan if the county moved into the state’s highest tier for coronavirus restrictions.

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North County Family Left In Hardship After Losing Breadwinner To COVID-19

Sept. 23
By Tania Thorne

As families throughout San Diego County confront the impact of the pandemic, some communities struggle more than others to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Two Active-Duty Marines From Camp Pendleton Arrested On Federal Drug Charges

Sept. 22
By City News Service

A pair of active-duty U.S. Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton were arrested Tuesday morning on a federal grand jury indictment charging one of the Marines and three civilians with conspiring to distribute narcotics.

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Oceanside's Plan To Recycle Water Gets A Boost From The EPA

Sept. 17
By Erik Anderson

A $70 million loan from the EPA is helping to make Oceanside's Purewater project a reality.

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Encinitas4Equality Strive To Empower Black Community In North County

Sept. 15
By Jacob Aere

Encinitas4Equality has opened its doors in North County to give Black vendors space for their businesses and offer programs for underprivileged youth.

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Brother Of Ex-Chabad Of Poway Rabbi Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion Charges

Sept. 14
By City News Service

The brother of ex-Chabad of Poway Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein pleaded guilty Monday to federal tax evasion charges for his role in a scheme that was committed with his sibling's help and involved concealing more than $700,000 in earnings from the IRS.

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San Diego Zoo Global Shifts Conservation Focus

Sept. 14
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo officials are changing they way they think about conservation and what's involved when they step in to help a threatened species.

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Too Much Love Harming San Diego Tide Pools

Sept. 7
By Erik Anderson

Environmentalists worry that local tide pools might be attracting too many visitors and that is putting the habitats at risk.

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Roundtable: A Snapshot Of San Diego's Mayoral Race

Sept. 4
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A new poll shows a tight race between the two candidates for San Diego Mayor, time is running out to complete the 2020 Census, and more people in San Diego County are dying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carlsbad City Hall, Aug. 25, 2015.

Carlsbad Suspends Fees For Outdoor Permits During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sept. 3
By City News Service

The city of Carlsbad announced Thursday it was temporarily suspending its collection fees for sidewalk cafes, outdoor displays and curbside cafe permits to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Some Prominent UCSD Faculty Want County To Slow Business Reopening

Sept. 1
By Erik Anderson

Researchers and scientists are pushing for some restraint as county officials clear the way to reopen more businesses.

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Families Of Those Who Died In Encinitas Bluff Collapse Sue Governments

Aug. 26
By Erik Anderson

A tragic Encinitas bluff collapse that killed three women last summer spawns a lawsuit and legislation.

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How Supervisor Desmond Has Amplified False Coronavirus Misinformation

Aug. 25
By Marissa Cabrera, Mark Sauer

Supervisor Jim Desmond has questioned COVID-19 restrictions. He also has invited controversial guests on his podcast who have made false statements about the coronavirus without being challenged.

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Wildfire Scorches Open Hillsides At San Diego-Riverside County Line

Aug. 20
By City News Service

A wildfire erupted amid a scorching summer heat wave Thursday in a sparsely developed area at the San Diego-Riverside county line, blackening dozens of open acres but causing no reported structural damage.

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How San Diego School Districts Are Dealing With Discipline In The Age Of COVID-19

Aug. 19
By Joe Hong

The classrooms are virtual but some students are still misbehaving. This adds another layer of complexity to the challenges facing teachers and administrators amid the pandemic.

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