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'Black In PUSD' Founders Honored As Local Peacemakers

May 17
By Tania Thorne

The Instagram account went viral last June, with thousands of stories of racist experiences in the Poway Unified School District. The sisters who created the page have received a special honor.

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NCTD Receives $4 Million Grant To Build Hydrogen Fueling Station In Oceanside

May 17
By City News Service

The North County Transit District announced Monday the California Energy Commission has awarded it a $4 million grant to construct a hydrogen fueling station at the agency's West Division Breeze Facility in Oceanside.

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SANDAG Begins Next Phase Of Del Mar Bluff Emergency Repairs

May 17
By City News Service

The next phase of emergency repairs began Monday morning on the Del Mar Bluffs, where a bluff collapse occurred in late February, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.

'Humanity Showers' Brings Basic Hygiene To San Diego Homeless Communities

May 14
By Tania Thorne

Humanity Showers, a North County organization, brings mobile showers to people experiencing homelessness throughout San Diego County.

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Ex-Cal State San Marcos Dean Under Criminal Investigation

May 10
By Associated Press

A former dean at Cal State San Marcos who racked up tens of thousands of dollars in improper travel billings is now under criminal investigation by the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office.

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Another Oceanside Homeless Encampment Covered With Rocks

May 7
By Tania Thorne

Protesters gathered Friday at another homeless encampment in Oceanside that’s being cleared out by the city and covered with rocks.

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Roundtable: Women Become Marines In San Diego

May 7
By Bennett Lacy

The U.S. Marine Corps graduates its first class of female recruits trained in San Diego, the challenge of fighting COVID-19 misinformation in Spanish-language social media, and the Port of Entry podcast dives into the world of cross-border medical tourism.

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Marines Graduate First Class Of Female Recruits In MCRD History

May 6
By Steve Walsh

San Diego officially has its first class of female Marines after 53 women graduated in front of a limited group of family and friends.

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Dead Body Found On Encinitas Beach Identified As 'Bearded Bandit' Bank Robber

May 6
By Associated Press

A convicted bank robber was found dead on a Southern California beach but the cause of his death remains under investigation, authorities said.

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San Pasqual Academy Must Meet Conditions To Remain Open

May 4
By Tania Thorne

Advocates for San Pasqual Academy continue the push to keep the foster youth facility open, as the state is trying to close its doors.

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State Sen. Ben Hueso Condemns Live Bear Stunt By Gubernatorial Hopeful John Cox

May 4
By City News Service

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox — a Rancho Santa Fe-based businessman — debuted his campaign to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday in Sacramento, but his political stunt involving a live bear drew heavy criticism.

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Border Patrol Investigating Body Found On Beach In Encinitas

May 4
By City News Service, Jacob Aere

Border Patrol agents and investigators from the San Diego Fire-Rescue team were at Stonesteps Beach on Tuesday looking for evidence related to a man's body that was found on the beach.

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Businesses In San Diego's Majority White Communities Received By Far The Most PPP Loans

May 3
By Claire Trageser

In some white and wealthy Census tracts, upwards of 99% of businesses got federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Meanwhile, in some low-income minority tracts, fewer than 5% received funds.

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Bluffs Crumble At San Elijo State Beach

April 30
By Tania Thorne

As the weather gets warmer in San Diego, more and more people flock to the beaches. But officials are warning beach goers of actively failing bluffs.

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Escondido Police Release Video In Fatal Shooting Of Homeless Man

April 29
By Tania Thorne

Following a protest Wednesday by community members, Escondido Police Department (EPD) released video footage from an incident last week where an officer shot and killed 59-year-old Steven John Olson.

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