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Immigrants Sue Over Wait For Files To Fight Deportation

June 19
By Associated Press

Immigrants accused the U.S. government in a lawsuit Wednesday of failing to promptly give them their own immigration documents, hampering their ability to fight deportation and apply for citizenship.

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Gov. Newsom Calls California's Native American Treatment Genocide

June 19
By Associated Press

Gov. Gavin Newsom formally apologized Tuesday and pushed the state to reckon with California's dark history of violence, mistreatment and neglect of Native Americans, saying it amounted to genocide.

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Amendments End California Governor's Unease On Vaccine Bill

June 19
By Associated Press

Amendments to an emotionally fraught bill designed to crack down on fraudulent vaccine exemptions change the legislation's focus just two days before a key Assembly committee hearing.

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Beneath Rival Efforts To Reduce Police Shootings, Two Lawmakers Share A Common Experience

June 19
Laurel Rosenhall/CALmatters

To reduce the use of force by California police, two Democrats began with competing approaches but they share a story of teaching their boys to be wary of police.

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San Diego Mayor Meets With President Trump At White House

June 18
By Matt Hoffman

According to the White House, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer talked trade, border sewage and homelessness with President Trump.

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California Governor, Lawmaker Alter Proposed Vaccine Rules

June 18
By Associated Press

California public health officials would have more oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday.

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$44 Million Mid-City Bus Rapid Transit Route Is Slower Than Route It Replaced

June 18
Lauren J. Mapp / inewsource

Federal and local taxes paid $44 million for a bus rapid transit route from San Diego State University to downtown that is slower on average than the route it replaced, according to an inewsource analysis.

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Assembly Approves Phone Bill Fee To Improve 911 System

June 18
By Associated Press

The California Assembly has voted to raise fees on phones to pay for an upgrade of the state's 911 system.

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Experts Cheer Newsom's Order To Create Aging Plan, Some Push For Interim Fixes

June 18
By Amita Sharma

Advocates say immediate attention needed on boosting funding for healthcare and long-term care costs for the elderly.

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City Council Unanimously Approves Fiesta Island Amendment For Large Dog Park

June 17
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council unanimously voted Monday to amend the Mission Bay Park Master Plan to add a large fenced-in, off-leash dog park to the southwest corner of Fiesta Island.

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US Restores Some Aid To El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala

June 17
By Associated Press

The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new funding until those countries do more to reduce migrant flows to the United States.

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High Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake

June 17
By Associated Press

The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings.

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GOP Mutters, Gently, As Trump Sidesteps Senate For Top Aides

June 17
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump's latest anointment of an acting head of a major federal agency has prompted muttering, but no more than that, from Republican senators whose job description includes confirming top administration aides.

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US Companies' Message To Trump: Don't Expand China Tariffs

June 17
By Associated Press

The administration, in the midst of the trade war it began with Beijing, had asked for comments on its plan to extend 25% tariffs to everything China ships to the United States. It's getting an earful.

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Scott Peters Calls for Federal Action on San Onofre Nuclear Fuel Storage

June 17
By City News Service

Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, is calling on the federal government to determine and commit to an interim and long-term plan for nuclear waste storage.

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