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California Mobilizes National Guard Amid Concern Over Unrest

Jan. 14
By Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is mobilizing 1,000 members of the National Guard over concerns of civil unrest ahead of President Donald Trump leaving office.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., signs the...

Republican Issa Lone San Diego Congressional Rep To Vote Against Impeachment

Jan. 13
By Matt Hoffman

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa was the sole member of the San Diego congressional delegation to vote "no" on impeaching President Trump.

Waves crash against the Ocean Beach Pier in San...

County Supervisors OK Developing New Climate Action Plan

Jan. 13
By City News Service

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Wednesday to develop a new climate action plan that focuses on accomplishing zero carbon emissions within 15 years.

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Transit Agencies Considering Fare Hikes To Pay For System Upgrade

Jan. 13
By Andrew Bowen

MTS and NCTD are launching a new pay-as-you-go fare collection system aimed at providing more flexibility to riders. And they might raise fares to pay for it.

A Vons supermarket storefront in San Diego is s...

San Diego Delivery Drivers Laid Off As Prop 22 Takes Effect

Jan. 12
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Drivers thought they were getting a raise after a hectic year, but instead were told their positions are being eliminated.

The San Diego County Administration Building in...

San Diego County Supervisors Declare Racism A Public Health Crisis

Jan. 12
By City News Service

The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously voted in favor of a resolution that declares racism a public health crisis.

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Some Uber, Lyft Drivers Sue Over California Ballot Measure

Jan. 12
Brian Melley / Associated Press

Drivers for app-based ride-hailing and delivery services are suing to overturn a California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors instead of employees eligible for benefits and job protections.

In this April 20, 2013 file photo, male greater...

Sage Grouse Review Done, But Scant Time For Trump's Changes

Jan. 12
Matthew Brown / Associated Press

The ground-dwelling, chicken-sized greater sage grouse has been at the center of a long-running dispute over how much of the American West’s expansive public lands should be developed.

Todd Gloria being virtually sworn in by Califor...

Three Ways Todd Gloria Has Already Changed San Diego City Government

Jan. 12
By Andrew Bowen

During his first month in office, Mayor Todd Gloria has taken stances on key issues that separate him from his predecessor. Gloria will give his first State of the City address Wednesday.

Supporters of President Trump climb the west wa...

Records Show Fervent Trump Fans Fueled US Capitol Takeover

Jan. 10
By Associated Press and Michael Biesecker, Michael Kunzelman, Gillian Flaccus and Jim Mustian

The violent mob that stormed the U.S. capitol last week was overwhelmingly made up of longtime Trump supporters, including Republican Party officials, GOP political donors, far-right militants, white supremacists and adherents of the QAnon myth that the government is secretly controlled by a cabal of Satan-worshiping pedophile cannibals.

Counter-protesters in Pacific Beach. Jan. 9, 2021.

Three Reportedly Arrested In Trump-Related Pacific Beach Protest

Jan. 10
By City News Service

Demonstrators for and against President Donald Trump squared off in Pacific Beach, with police reportedly arresting at least three people after declaring an unlawful assembly when officers were hit with rocks, pepper spray, bottles and eggs.

Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA 51) in front of the Hall...

Vargas Calls For Trump's Impeachment, Citing Power To Wage War

Jan. 9
By Alexander Nguyen

Citing Trump’s ability to launch nuclear attacks, San Diego Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA 51) spoke on Saturday, joining the chorus of lawmakers calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

In this Oct. 30, 2020, file photo, California G...

California Budget Proposes $15 Billion For Economic Relief

Jan. 8
By Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget plan calls for using $15 billion of surging tax returns into economic relief.

People shelter in the House gallery as proteste...

Roundtable: Trump Supporters Storm US Capitol

Jan. 8
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Calls grow for President Donald Trump's removal from office after deadly protest by supporters at the U.S. Capitol, the role social media played in organizing this week's chaos in Washington and the worsening COVID-19 situation in San Diego County.

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Mayor Gloria Announces Franchise Forums, Asks Council To Host Additional Meetings

Jan. 7
By City News Service

Mayor Todd Gloria announced Thursday the city will host several public forums in the coming month to offer San Diegans an opportunity to provide feedback on the city's electric and gas franchises.