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Roundtable: San Diego Unified School District Misconduct Records

Sept. 6
By Aly Sadik, Mark Sauer

San Diego Unified High School District's misconduct records raise questions. A controversial vaccination bill heads to Gov. Newsom's desk. Will the weight of injuries to NFL players change the course of the game.

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NorCal City Tests Buzzy Campaign Idea For Income

Sept. 6
Adam Beam / Associated Press

Stockton is testing the impact of "universal basic income," an old idea getting new life thanks to the 2020 presidential race, although the city's project is an independent one and has no connection to any presidential race. Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, who initiated the privately funded program, says it could be a solution to the city's poverty problem.

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What California’s New Data Privacy Law Means For You

Sept. 5
By Shalina Chatlani

This new law will give consumers the right to ask businesses to delete their personal data.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Lorena Gonzalez' Bill Banning Fur Trapping In California

Sept. 5
Adam Beam / Associated Press

in recent years, California licenses for fur trappers have declined considerably.

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Newsom's California Vaccine Bill Changes Surprise Backers

Sept. 5
Don Thompson and Kathleen Ronayne / Associated Press

Medical groups and a lawmaker behind California legislation to crack down on vaccine exemptions said Wednesday they were surprised by Gov. Gavin Newsom's last-minute call for changes to the bill, a move that inserted fresh uncertainty into one of the year's most contentious issues. It was the second time the Democratic governor sought to change the measure.

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Congresswoman Susan Davis To Step Down After 10 Terms

Sept. 4
Michael R. Blood / Associated Press

In a statement, the 75-year-old Davis said she's ready to return to her Southern California home after serving in Congress since January 2001.

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California Advances Crackdown On Bogus Vaccine Exemptions

Sept. 4
Don Thompson / Associated Press

California's state Assembly approved legislation Tuesday designed to crack down on doctors who sell fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations. But Gov. Gavin Newsom's office said immediately after the vote that he will seek additional amendments affecting one of this legislative session's most hotly debated issues.

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Tech Entrepreneur Takes Over California DMV

Sept. 3
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

California's Department of Motor Vehicles has a reputation for long lines and balky software. In his efforts to modernize the DMV, Governor Newsom appointed tech entrepreneur Steve Gordon to head the agency.

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Walmart To Stop Selling Certain Gun Ammunition

Sept. 3
Anne D'Innocenzio / Associated Press

The announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa, Texas and follows two other back-to-back shootings last month, one of them at a Walmart store.

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California Lawmakers Eye Bills On Vaccines, Guns, Housing

Sept. 3
By Associated Press

California state lawmakers have just two weeks remaining in their session to sort through hundreds of bills, some addressing volatile topics such as vaccinating children and shootings by police.

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Paging More Doctors: California’s Worsening Physician Shortage

Sept. 3
Elizabeth Aguilera/CALmatters

In a northern California valley stretching under miles of bright blue sky between two snowy volcanic peaks, Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta, Daniel Dahle is known as a godsend, a friend, a lifesaver, a companion until the end.

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Uber, Lyft Drivers Speak Out Against Bill Aimed To Curb Independent Contractors

Sept. 2
By Priya Sridhar

This Labor Day, the California legislature is considering a bill that would dramatically decrease the number of independent contractors in the state.

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San Diego Water Rates Going Up 6.3 Percent This Year

Sept. 2
By Maya Trabulsi

On Sunday, San Diego residents saw a water rate increase from the city, which included an additional rate bump from the county water authority.

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California Lawmakers Eye Bills On Vaccines, Guns, Housing

Sept. 2
By Associated Press

California state lawmakers have just two weeks remaining in their session to sort through hundreds of bills, some addressing volatile topics such as vaccinating children and shootings by police.

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State Moves To Turn Dilapidated Downtown Properties Into Affordable Housing

Aug. 30
By Andrew Bowen

State lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom are pursuing plans to speed up redevelopment of two blocks of blighted real estate in downtown San Diego.