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Community Devastated By Lilac Fire Nearly Back To Normal One Year Later

Dec. 7, 2018
By Matt Hoffman

The Lilac Fire destroyed more than 70 mobile homes at the Rancho Monserate Country Club in Fallbrook. One year later, all the ruble is cleared and nearly all the homes have been replaced.

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Judge Sets Trial Date For US Rep. Duncan Hunter

Dec. 3, 2018
By Associated Press

A judge on Monday scheduled a Sept. 10 trial date for U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife on corruption charges, slightly more than a year after their indictments.

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San Diego Rhino Making Transition To New Life In Africa

Nov. 29, 2018
By Erik Anderson

A rhino, born and raised in San Diego, is adjusting to a new home in Tanzania.

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San Diego Deputies Charged With Assault In Connection With Arrest Of Father, Son

Nov. 27, 2018
By City News Service

The San Diego County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that two sheriff's deputies are facing criminal charges for allegedly assaulting a Vista man and his father, who were arrested on May 7 after the lawmen responded to a domestic violence call.

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Roundtable: California And Climate Change

Nov. 23, 2018
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The current impacts of climate change, how local communities are adapting, and California's emerging leadership on the issue.

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San Diego's Regional Transit Board To Have Bi-Partisan Leadership In 2019

Nov. 23, 2018
By Alison St John

Two North County mayors will serve as chair and vice chair of the board of San Diego’s regional transportation planning agency: the Poway Mayor Steve Vaus, a Republican, and Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear, a Democrat.

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Wildfire Fatalities Spark Fears About Recent Land Use Decisions In San Diego

Nov. 20, 2018
By Alison St John

The death toll in the California wildfires this year has fanned the flame of fears about new housing developments being approved in San Diego’s unincorporated areas.

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SANDAG Delays Decision On North County's Buena Vista Lagoon

Nov. 16, 2018
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego Association of Governments board of directors decided Friday to wait another six months before mapping out the future of the Buena Vista lagoon restoration project.

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SANDAG Considers Future Of Buena Vista Lagoon

Nov. 16, 2018
By Erik Anderson

The future of the Buena Vista Lagoon could be decided Friday, at a board meeting of the San Diego Association of Governments.

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The 'Blue Wave' Laps At Escondido's Shores

Nov. 15, 2018
By Alison St John

In what appears to be an unexpected political upset in North County, the latest vote count shows Escondido Mayor Sam Abed losing his seat to political newcomer Paul McNamara.

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Encinitas Faces Court Order, Assuming Measure U Failed

Nov. 14, 2018
By Alison St John

A Superior Court judge will decide whether the city of Encinitas is in violation of state housing law, now that voters appear to have failed to pass Measure U in last week’s election.

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Shark Sightings Prompt Oceanside Beach Closure

Nov. 9, 2018
By City News Service

A two-mile stretch of beach near the Oceanside Municipal Pier was closed Friday after fishermen spotted a roughly 12-foot shark.

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Roundtable: Midterm Election Results

Nov. 9, 2018
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Power shift at San Diego City Hall, SDSU West wins the stadium fight, voters reject the gas tax repeal and Democrats flip the 49th.

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NRC Investigator Cites 'Inattentiveness' For Near Accident At San Onofre Power Plant

Nov. 9, 2018
By Alison St John

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held its first public webinar Thursday, to take questions about a near miss accident at the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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11 San Diego County Cities Elect Mayors This Week

Nov. 7, 2018
By Matt Hoffman

After the first round of election results, every single incumbent mayor running for re-election is ahead.