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Humane Society Reminds Pet Owners To Avoid Exercising Pets During Hot Weather

Aug. 20
By City News Service

The San Diego Humane Society reminded residents Tuesday to avoid bringing pets on hikes during periods of hot weather to protect them from heatstroke.

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San Diego Looking To Oust Lime Scooters

Aug. 20
By Matt Hoffman

The city claims Lime violated new speed rules for scooters that went into effect last month. The company says the city is wrong.

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Caltrans Permanently Closing Northbound SR-163 Off-Ramp To Friars Road

Aug. 20
By Priya Sridhar

Caltrans is closing an off-ramp in Mission Valley Tuesday night as part of a major transportation project aimed at reducing congestion and making the area’s roads safer.

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Second Measles Case Confirmed In San Diego County

Aug. 20
By City News Service

Health officials Tuesday announced San Diego County's second confirmed measles case, involving a fully immunized person who may have exposed the public to the viral infection at a Midway District bakery and a grocery store in the Bay Terraces neighborhood.

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UT: CA Supreme Court Ruling May Have Far Reaching Implications From Marijuana To Housing

Aug. 20
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

On Monday, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled the city of San Diego did not adequately analyze the potential impacts of its 2014 marijuana dispensary rules.

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MTS Raising Fares To Close $10M Budget Shortfall

Aug. 20
By Andrew Bowen

In addition to bumping up fares, San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System will also eliminate free trolley transfers.

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North Park Group Inflates Neighborhood Opposition To Bike Lanes, Review Shows

Aug. 16
By Andrew Bowen

A group of San Diego residents and business owners suing to block a bike lane project have said their supporters are all in North Park. But documents the group submitted to Mayor Kevin Faulconer's office indicate otherwise.

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South Bay High Schooler Who Recruited Teens In Drug-Smuggling Scheme Sentenced

Aug. 20
By City News Service

Prosecutors said that as an 18-year-old high school senior, the young man recruited fellow students from his school to strap drugs onto their bodies, then cross the border into the U.S. at either the San Ysidro or Otay Mesa Ports of Entry.

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US Attorney's Office Made Thousands Of Improper Prosecutions To Achieve 'Zero Tolerance'

Aug. 20
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

In July, an appeals court found that more than 4,000 illegal immigration convictions were improper. The decision to charge migrants under the wrong statute was prompted by the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy.

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Carlsbad Commuters Have New Last-Mile Solution

Aug. 19
By John Carroll

New Carlsbad Connector shuttle service meant to solve "first mile/last mile" gap between the Coaster train and the rest of the city.

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New Report Details Nearly a Quarter Century of Police Shootings

Aug. 19
By Claire Trageser

The report by the San Diego District Attorney's Office found that 40% of the shootings involved a white officer and a non-white suspect.

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SDSU Bans Dockless Scooters Ahead Of School Year

Aug. 19
By Matt Hoffman

The university made the decision after seeing an increase in bicycle, scooter and skateboard accidents.

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Police: Torrey Highlands Couple Found Dead At Home Apparently Murdered by Son

Aug. 19
By City News Service

A Torrey Highlands couple found dead in their home over the weekend apparently were slain by their son, who then killed himself by jumping off a freeway overpass.

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Cal State Fullerton Employee Killed In Campus Stabbing

Aug. 19
By Associated Press

The victim, who was not immediately identified, was in his late 50s and worked in international student admissions at the sprawling campus in Orange County, police said.

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Climate Advocates Rally Outside Congressman Scott Peters' San Diego Office

Aug. 16
By Matt Hoffman

Dozens called on the Democratic Congressman Friday to support the Green New Deal — a plan to slash the nation’s carbon emissions.

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