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County Supervisor Ron Roberts Looks Back On 31 Years In Government

Dec. 12
By Andrew Bowen

Outgoing San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts has been in elected office since 1987. He spoke with KPBS on his proudest accomplishments, the hepatitis A outbreak and the term limits that forced him out of office.

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California GOP Chairman's Dire Warning To National Republicans: 'We're The Canary In The Coal Mine'

Dec. 11
Ben Adler/ Capital Public Radio

California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte said the national GOP should take very seriously the state party’s dismal showing in last month’s midterms.

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San Diego County Eyeing $20 Million Voter System Upgrade

Dec. 11
By Matt Hoffman

If approved by the board of supervisors, the upgrade would bring new computers, scanners, touch-screen voting machines and software to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters.

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San Diego Property Tax Payments Due Monday

Dec. 10
By Tom Fudge

San Diego County property taxes are due on Monday. And the county tax collector says he's expecting a big bump in tax revenue again this year.

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New City Council Members Sworn In At Inauguration Ceremony

Dec. 10
By City News Service

The newly elected San Diego City Council members from districts 2, 4 and 8, as well as re-elected District 6 City Councilman Chris Cate, were sworn in Monday.

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Roundtable: Trial Date For Rep. Hunter Set For September

Dec. 7
By Mark Sauer, Natalie Walsh

Indicted San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, will have his day in court next September, San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez reflects on eight years at city hall, and the local cruise ship business is making a comeback.

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San Diego County Registrar Announces Final, Certified Midterm Election Results

Dec. 6
By City News Service

The San Diego County Registrar of Voters Thursday announced the final, certified results of the Nov. 6 midterm election, with voter turnout totaling 66.4 percent.

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Sports Arena Renamed Pechanga Arena San Diego, But For How Long?

Dec. 5
By Matt Hoffman

Pechanga Arena San Diego will be the new name through at least 2020 when the arena's lease expires with the city of San Diego — after that, the future is uncertain.

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How The New Democratic Agenda Is Taking Shape In The California Legislature

Dec. 5
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

On the first day of the new two-year legislative session, lawmakers introduced a number of bills that address wildfire disasters, the housing crisis along with the expansion of early childhood education and health care coverage.

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Nation Bids Goodbye To Bush With High Praise, Cannons, Humor

Dec. 5
By Associated Press

The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral as a fourth — George W. Bush — eulogized his dad as "the brightest of a thousand points of light."

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As He Leaves City Council, David Alvarez Turns Attention To Border Relations

Dec. 5
By Claire Trageser

San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez is leaving his job representing southern communities such as Barrio Logan and San Ysidro after eight years.

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What Will Happen If Congressman Duncan Hunter Is Convicted?

Dec. 3
By Priya Sridhar

A federal judge, prosecutors and defense attorneys for Republican representative Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret agreed to a September 10, 2019 court date.

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California YIMBY Sets High Goals For Housing In 2019

Dec. 3
By Andrew Bowen

California YIMBY is organizing people in the state capital and across California to support more housing. KPBS spoke with the organization's president about what he sees in the future.

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Judge Sets Trial Date For US Rep. Duncan Hunter

Dec. 3
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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Roundtable: Uncertainty For Asylum Seekers

Nov. 30
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Tijuana struggles with an influx of asylum seekers, SDG&E continues its legal fight to pass 2007 wildfire costs to ratepayers, and older homeowners targeted by high-pressure sales and loans.

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