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Assembly Passes Gun Show Ban At Del Mar Fairgrounds

April 25
By City News Service

The bill would ban the state's 22nd District Agricultural Association, which oversees operations at the fairgrounds, from approving sales of guns and ammunition on fairgrounds property. The bill would take effect in 2021 if the Senate and Gov. Gavin Newsom also support it.

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A Senior On The Streets, With Little Chance Of A Home

April 25
By Amita Sharma

In parts of California, seniors are the fastest growing part of the homeless population.

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Her Campaign Is Over, But Vivian Moreno Is Still Knocking On Doors

April 24
By Andrew Bowen

Vivian Moreno's campaign for San Diego City Council might be more than five months behind her, but that hasn't stopped her from walking door-to-door in her district and introducing herself to constituents.

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An Actor Finds A Second Career As A Professor

April 24
David Wagner/KPCC

California seniors are increasingly working well into their golden years, with nearly 20% of them age 65 and older now in the workforce.

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Fastest Litigant In The West: California’s About to Sue Trump More Than Texas Sued Obama

April 24
Ben Christopher / CALmatters

At a brisk clip of two new legal challenges every month, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has turned the California Justice Department into one of the country’s most influential and prodigious battle stations of resistance to Washington policy.

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City Council Approves Regulations For Dockless Scooters, Bikes

April 23
By Andrew Bowen

The new regulations require bike and scooter sharing companies to limit speeds in high-pedestrian areas and to respond to reports of abandoned or illegally parked devices.

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California Seeks Compromise On Rules For Shootings By Police

April 23
By Associated Press

California lawmakers worked to find common ground Tuesday between law enforcement groups and reformers intent on adopting first-in-the-nation standards designed to limit fatal shootings by police.

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Assembly Passes Lorena Gonzalez' Bill To Protect Contracted Workers From Harassment

April 23
By City News Service

The state Assembly voted 49-17 on Monday in favor of legislation authored by San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-80, that is designed to tackle workplace sexual harassment for contracted workers.

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When Finding Work Is A Necessity, And Nearly Impossible

April 23
David Wagner/KPCC

More Californians are working past the age of 65, many because they can't afford to retire. But the seniors who most need a job often have the hardest time finding one.

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Roundtable: San Diego’s Balancing Act On Homelessness

April 19
By Bennett Lacy

San Diego moves forward with new support and enforcement on the homelessness issue, a public vote on the Convention Center expansion may be moved to March, and Qualcomm stock rises on the news of its settlement with Apple.

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California's 'Sanctuary Cities' Law Upheld By Appeals Court

April 19
By City News Service

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the federal government's claim the law violates the Constitution's supremacy clause that states federal law preempts state law when the two are at odds.

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The Archives That Lie Below San Diego City Hall

April 19
By Claire Trageser

Our current cultural moment seems to embrace minimalism. But you won't find that in the archives in the basement of city hall.

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UCSD Researchers Say Voter's Choice Act Increases Voter Turnout

April 18
By Jade Hindmon

UCSD Researchers are trying to find out who California's new Voter's Choice Act impacts.

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San Diego City Council Committee Advances Modified Vehicle Habitation Ban

April 17
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

The proposed ordinance would ban residents from sleeping in their vehicles anywhere in the city from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., and at any time within 500 feet of a school or home. Critics say it would further criminalize poverty and homelessness.

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Gavin Newsom Filled His First 100 Days As California Governor With Splashy Announcements. Not All Are As Bold As They Appeared.

April 17
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

During his first 100 days as California’s 40th governor, Gavin Newsom has grabbed a lot of headlines. In some cases, the substance of Newsom’s announcements has yet to match the sizzle.

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