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San Onofre One Step Closer To Deconstruction, But Critics Say It's Too Soon

Oct. 18
By Shalina Chatlani

Environmentalists say dismantling the defunct nuclear power plant will make it harder to ensure the safety of the radioactive waste stored on site.

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Vista Unified Superintendent Resigns Amidst Fiscal Turmoil

Oct. 18
By Joe Hong

The superintendent of Vista Unified School District resigned on Thursday as the district expects to cut more than $19 million from next year’s budget.

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Roundtable: Dual Crises For The Trump Administration

Oct. 18
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The Trump White House tries to keep pace with an impeachment inquiry at home and a foreign policy crisis in the Middle East. Congressman Duncan Hunter fails to secure the endorsement of the San Diego County Republican Party for his reelection campaign. And a look at how California is better prepared for earthquakes 30 years after Loma Prieta quake.

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Encinitas Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors

Oct. 17
By City News Service

The parties named in the suit include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries USA Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., the AmerisourceBergen Corporation and the Sackler family, the owners of oxycontin manufacturer Purdue Pharma.

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Del Mar Still Working Out Plans To Deal With Rising Ocean

Oct. 16
By Erik Anderson

Del Mar and the California Coastal Commission take some extra time to work out a controversial local coastal plan.

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Gun Show Promoters Vow To Challenge New Law Banning Gun, Ammo Sales At Fairgrounds

Oct. 15
By Matt Hoffman

Lawyers representing gun show promoters said they will expand an existing lawsuit to include their fight against a new state law that bans the sale of guns and ammo at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

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Why Are There So Many Broken Trash Bins In San Diego?

Oct. 14
By Claire Trageser

A KPBS analysis of city records revealed an epidemic of broken bins — residents ordered nearly 17,500 replacement bins in 2018 alone. And over the last decade, the number replaced annually has increased by 42%.

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SDG&E Lowers Number Of Customers Affected By Potential Outage

Oct. 11
By Alexander Nguyen, Matt Hoffman

SDG&E may shut off power to 17,771 customers, down from the 30,000 customers announced Wednesday because of weather conditions that could pose a danger to power lines and increase the risk of wildfires.

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Del Mar, California Coastal Commission Clash Over Climate Change Plan

Oct. 7
By Erik Anderson

The city of Del Mar and the California Coastal Commission are set to lock horns next week over how the city will deal with rising sea levels.

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Suspected Poway Synagogue Shooter Pleads Not Guilty To New Charging Document

Oct. 3
By City News Service

John T. Earnest was bound over last month on charges stemming from the April 27 shooting at Chabad of Poway, as well as the March 24 blaze at the Dar-ul-Arqam Mosque, also known as the Islamic Center of Escondido.

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SANDAG Shifts Funds To Fast Track Transit, Highway Projects

Sept. 27
By Andrew Bowen

Elected officials on the SANDAG board approved budget amendments aimed at getting more transportation projects ready for construction. But the agency's executive director warned two proposed freeway widenings could put SANDAG "in legal jeopardy."

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Suspected Poway Shooter Ordered To Stand Trial On Murder, Other Counts

Sept. 20
By City News Service

John T. Earnest, 20, is scheduled back in court Oct. 3 for arraignment on the charges stemming from the April 27 shooting at Chabad of Poway.

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Ex-Navy MP Sentenced To 20 Years For Soliciting Sex From Oceanside Teen

Sept. 16
By City News Service

Isaiah Smallwood Jackson of Vista was convicted last fall of sexual exploitation of a minor and enticement of a minor after he convinced the girl to send him nude photos, then meet for sex outside her home. He was 21 at the time and is now 23.

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Bill Banning Gun Shows At Del Mar Fairgrounds Advances To Governor's Desk

Sept. 11
By City News Service

The Assembly passed the bill on a 48-16 vote in April and the state Senate approved it, 27-11, on Tuesday. Gov. Gavin Newsom has not taken a public stance on the bill but did submit a letter to the 22nd DAA last year calling for an end to the gun shows.

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Accident Mars Closing-Day Del Mar Futurity

Sept. 3
By Associated Press

An accident involving 1-2 favorite Eight Rings and another horse shortly after the start marred the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity on closing day at the seaside track north of San Diego.

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