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NRC'S Preliminary Report On San Onofre 'Near Miss' Finds Oversight Lacking

Oct. 22
By Alison St John

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a preliminary report on a “near miss” accident at the San Onofre nuclear power plant and criticizes SoCal Edison for its procedures and oversight.

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County Supervisors OK Plan For Long-Range Flights Out Of McClellan-Palomar Airport

Oct. 10
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a new master plan for the McClellan-Palomar Airport that will extend the existing runway.

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Carlsbad Mayor's Race Offers Voters Different Visions

Oct. 9
By Alison St John

Voters in Carlsbad will choose between two candidates for mayor who offer very different visions for the future. It’s a race that offers Carlsbad voters a break with tradition.

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Rally At Belly Up To Protest San Onofre Nuclear Waste Storage

Oct. 8
By Alison St John

A rally Monday night at the Belly Up aims to raise public awareness about the dangers of continuing to transfer radioactive nuclear waste from spent fuel pools at San Onofre to vertical concrete bunkers near the beach.

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Battle Over North County Housing Development Enters New Phase

Oct. 5
By Alison St John

Signature gatherers are out and about again, working to qualify another referendum for the 2020 ballot. Opponents of Newland Sierra, a major new housing development north of San Marcos, hope to overturn the San Diego County Supervisors approval.

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Candidates Stake Out Opposing Positions In 49th Congressional Debate

Oct. 3
By Alison St John

The candidates for the 49th congressional district, Republican Diane Harkey and Democrat Mike Levin, squared off in their first televised debate this week on NBC.

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Diane Harkey On The Race For The 49th Congressional Seat

Oct. 1
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Republican Diane Harkey, a member of the State Board of Equalization, is running against Democrat Mike Levin in the race to replace Darrell Issa.

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Roundtable: Supreme Court Controversy

Sept. 28
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Emotional testimony regarding sexual assault grips the nation, Congressman Duncan Hunter questions the ancestry of his election opponent, and rules on short-term rentals will be decided by voters.

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Fate Of North County Housing Development Rests With San Diego Supervisors

Sept. 25
By Alison St John

The largest housing development proposed in North County comes up for a vote before the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday. Newland Sierra would build more than 2,000 homes in an area known for its wildlife and quiet retreat centers.

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San Diego Rhino Adjusting To African Home

Sept. 18
By Erik Anderson

An eastern black rhino, born and raised at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, is safely on the ground in Tanzania, Africa. Eric the rhino will take part in a breeding program to help the critically endangered species.

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Rhino Born And Bred In San Diego Now Living In Africa

Sept. 17
By Erik Anderson

A rhinoceros born and raised at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is getting to know its new home in Africa.

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Judge Issues Tentative Ruling On Carbon Offsets For New Development

Sept. 13
By Alison St John

San Diego County’s plans to approve thousands of new homes this summer could be hampered by a court’s tentative ruling this week.

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Sierra Club Sues San Diego County Over Carbon Offsets For New Developments

Sept. 6
By Alison St John

The Sierra Club is suing San Diego County to block recently approved housing developments in North and South County. The suit alleges carbon offsets for new development in San Diego could benefit communities in other parts of the world, rather than San Diego.

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Shooting Outside Del Mar Racetrack Raises Questions About Security At Fairgrounds

Sept. 3
By Matt Hoffman

There are new concerns about safety and security after a gunman opened fire in a crowded area Sunday after trying to get into a sold-out concert at the fairgrounds.

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49th Congressional Campaign Off To Aggressive Start

Aug. 30
By Alison St John

The candidates in the highly competitive 49th Congressional District race to replace Darrell Issa are launching the campaign season with attacks.

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