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Woman Charged For Allegedly Threatening Easter Services With Gun

April 25
By City News Service

A woman who walked into a church service in Clairemont on Easter Sunday and allegedly made violent threats while carrying a gun and her 10-month-old baby was charged Wednesday with nine felony and misdemeanor counts.

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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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Rent Nearly Doubles At One City Heights Apartment Complex

April 24
By Priya Sridhar

An apartment complex in City Heights last week told residents their rent will increase 75% to $1,875, forcing residents to look for another place to live.

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San Diego Smog Among The Nation's Worst

April 24
By Erik Anderson

A new American Lung Association report finds San Diego is the sixth smoggiest city in the country and the number of unhealthy ozone days is going up.

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UCSD Doctor Who Violated Human Research Rules ‘On Leave’ Following Inewsource Investigation

April 24
Jill Castellano / inewsource, Brad Racino / inewsource,

Dr. Kang Zhang, chief of eye genetics at the University of California, San Diego, is “on leave” after an inewsource investigation exposed how the doctor put medical research subjects in harm’s way for years while pulling in millions of federal dollars for the institution.

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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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New Barbershop Provides Free Haircuts For The Homeless

April 23
By Matt Hoffman

Father Joe's Villages — one of the region's largest provider of homeless services — is opening up a barbershop in downtown San Diego.

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Report Raises Questions About Alternative To Foster Care Program In San Diego County

April 23
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

A recent report raises questions about the effectiveness of the county’s so-called voluntary services program, which serves as an alternative to foster care.

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Conference To Address Sexual Violence In LGBTQ Community

April 23
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

A conference is being held Saturday on responding to sexual violence in the LGBTQ community. The goal of the conference is to increase culturally competent services in San Diego County for victims of sexual violence in the LGBTQ community.

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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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Woman Breaks Leg Riding Electric Scooter As San Diego Considers Scooters Regulations

April 23
By City News Service

The accident, which happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday on Pacific Highway near Interstate 5, comes just as the San Diego City Council is planning to vote Tuesday on a regulatory package for dockless electric scooters, bicycles and the companies that own them.

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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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Researcher: Kawasaki Disease Spike In San Diego Likely Tied To Aerosol Particles

April 22
By Susan Murphy

"The current paradigm is that if you were born with the genetic susceptibility, you will get kawasaki disease. It’s just a question of when you’ll come across the trigger," said Jane Burns, M.D., professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego and director of the Kawasaki Disease Research Center.

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Woman Walks Into Easter Services With Gun, Disarmed By Congregants

April 22
By City News Service

Churchgoers were able to wrest control of the weapon from the woman — who had a baby with her at the time — and no one was hurt.

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Sheriff: Child Injured In Accidental Shooting

April 19
By City News Service

A child was wounded Friday in an apparently accidental shooting in a rural North County neighborhood east of Camp Pendleton, authorities reported.

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