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Attorneys File Motion to Block Gov't Policy Turning Away Asylum Seekers

Dec. 6
By City News Service

The filing asks for a temporary restraining order halting the practice until a determination can be made regarding the legality of the new policy, titled Asylum Cooperative Agreements or ACA.

Rep. Duncan Hunter arrives at the federal court...

Disgraced Rep. Duncan Hunter To Resign After Holidays

Dec. 6
By Alexander Nguyen

Three days after pleading guilty to corruption, Rep. Duncan Hunter announced he is resigning from Congress after the holidays.

Rep. Duncan Hunter arrives at the federal court...

Roundtable: Hunter's Guilty Plea; Poway Water Woes; Al Gore

Dec. 6
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

No longer a witch hunt. Duncan Hunter now says he's guilty of corruption. What's next for the East County congressman and those running to replace him? An inconvenient truth. Al Gore brings his climate message to San Diego as scientists escalate their warnings for our planet. And, more than an inconvenience. How the water problem in Poway could end up costing the city millions.

Lime scooters being loaded inside a truck, July...

Lime Scooters Aren't Going Anywhere, City Loses Battle To Revoke Operating Permit

Dec. 6
By Matt Hoffman

A city of San Diego administrative hearing officer has decided that, in trying to revoke Lime's permit to operate, city officials did not give proper notice of alleged geofencing violations to Lime or prove that the scooter company failed to comply with the requirements.

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Board Finds San Diego Border Agents Broke Rules In Shooting At Cars

Dec. 6
Colleen Long / Associated Press

A review board has found that four Border Patrol agents didn't follow department rules when they opened fire in two separate incidents along the U.S.-Mexico Border in San Diego County.

Firefighters battle the Maria Fire in Californi...

California To Protect Insurance Policies In Wildfire Areas

Dec. 5
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California has ordered insurance companies to stop dropping customers who live in areas affected by recent wildfires. The order from Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara will only last for one year.

Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at 211 San Diego, ...

California Gov. Newsom Blames Trump For Delayed Homeless Aid

Dec. 4
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California's governor blamed the Trump administration for withholding data needed to release $650 million in state aid to combat homelessness. State law says the money can only be distributed based on federally approved homelessness counts for 2019.

Rep. Duncan Hunter arrives at the federal court...

How Will Hunter's Guilty Plea Affect The 50th District Race?

Dec. 4
By Priya Sridhar

Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter's resignation was not part of his plea deal on campaign finance crimes. But federal prosecutors believe it was understood by Hunter and his defense team.

UC San Diego Anthony Davis in an undated photo.

UCSD Composer Of 'Central Park Five' Opera On Intersection Of Politics And Art

Dec. 3
By Jade Hindmon

Anthony Davis will be at the San Diego Central Library on Saturday to talk about his opera “The Central Park Five” and his artistic approach to social and political issues.

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, heading into cour...

Congressman Duncan Hunter To Plead Guilty To Campaign Finance Crime

Dec. 3
By Alexander Nguyen, Priya Sridhar

Hunter is scheduled to change his plea at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the federal courthouse in downtown San Diego.

A protest of the anti-Iraqi government over all...

Large Chaldean Iraqi Population Is Thriving In San Diego Suburb

Dec. 3
By Claire Trageser

In recent decades, the city has been changing — it's now home to one of the largest populations in the country of Chaldeans, a persecuted religious and ethnic minority from Iraq.

San Diego City Councilman Scott Sherman at a co...

Republican Councilman Might Jump Into Race For San Diego Mayor

Dec. 2
By Andrew Bowen

Scott Sherman is mulling a late entry, which would give the campaign its first significant Republican candidate. He has until Thursday to make a final decision.

A vehicle drives into the Otay Mesa detention c...

ICE Tries To Extend Private Detention Contracts Before State Law Ban

Nov. 29
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Earlier this year, California legislators banned the use of private detention facilities in the state. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement is trying to extend contracts for four facilities, including one in Otay Mesa, before the law takes effect.

Council President Georgette Gomez sits in Cafei...

San Diego City Council President Georgette Gomez Talks Impact And Legacy In District 9

Nov. 29
By Ebone Monet

With Gomez now running for Congress, what does this mean for District 9 which includes City Heights, where some residents say their community is often overlooked?

The interior of an office space on Sorrento Val...

Torrey Pines Could Be The Site Of San Diego's Newest Pot Shop

Nov. 29
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego officials have given initial approval to the fourth and final retail marijuana outlet they will allow in Council District 1.

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