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Jocelyn Foreman stands in her kitchen at her ho...

Grandma Challenges Real Estate Giant In Early Test Of New California Law

April 7
Erin Baldassari, Molly Solomon / KQED

A new state law, which allows tenants and nonprofits a 45-day window to match any bid made at a foreclosure auction, provides no money to fund the purchases. So that means Californians will have to find a way to raise the money themselves.

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California To Allow Large Indoor Events, But With Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test

April 7
By Capital Public Radio

California will soon allow indoor live performances and events in counties outside the state's most-restrictive reopening tier, but the number of people allowed will increase if all attendees are tested or can provide a proof of vaccination.

A San Diego county sheriff's deputy stands in f...

Family Of Girl Wounded In Chabad Of Poway Shooting Sues Shooter, Synagogue

April 6
By City News Service

The suit filed last week in San Diego Superior Court alleges security guards should have been hired to safeguard the congregation at the time of the April 27, 2019, shooting and that the synagogue lacked enough fences, gates, barriers and other measures to keep threats out.

A missing poster of Maya Millete released by th...

Chula Vista Police Seek Tips On Disappearance Of South Bay Woman

April 6
By City News Service

May "Maya" Millete, 39, was last seen by family members early on the evening of Jan. 7 at her home in the 2400 block of Paseo Los Gatos in Chula Vista. They reported her missing three days later.

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San Diego County Moving To Orange Tier Wednesday As Vaccinations Increase

April 6
By City News Service

Also Wednesday, the county will lift the 10 p.m. curfew for restaurants, bars, breweries, distilleries and wineries that has been in place since last July.

The San Diego Central Jail on Front Street, Aug...

Family Of Man Who Died Following Police Custody To Receive $3.5 Million Settlement From County

April 6
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

The family of a mentally ill man will receive a multi-million dollar settlement three years after his death. The man's family's attorneys said attempts by sheriff's deputies to forcibly remove him from a holding cell resulted in his death.

Laura Pope, sales consultant for Homes By Towne...

Nixing Single-Family Zoning: Will It Make Housing More Affordable?

April 6
Chris Nichols / CapRadio

Cities from Sacramento to Berkeley are moving forward on zoning changes to encourage higher-density housing, such as duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes. But how much of a dent will these new options make in California’s housing shortage? And will they be affordable?

A sign warning people to wear masks due to COVI...

Gov. Newsom Announces State To Reopen June 15 With Some Restrictions; Mask Mandate Still In Place

April 6
By Matt Hoffman

Starting June 15 everyday activities can resume and most businesses can fully reopen with “common-sense risk reduction measures.”

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Official: Biden Moving Vaccine Eligibility Date To April 19

April 6
By Associated Press

President Joe Biden is set to announce that he's shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines.

Inside the Intensive Care Unit of a Scripps hos...

Scripps Health Says If Restrictions Weren't Relaxed Last Summer, 45 Lives Could Have Been Saved

April 5
By Matt Hoffman

Scripps Health officials working with Columbia University scientists estimate if some restrictions were not lifted for businesses last summer, they would not have seen an increase in hospitalizations that lead to at least 45 deaths.

A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine at the vacc...

San Diego County Reports 127 New COVID-19 Cases, As It Awaits State Guidance

April 5
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials Monday reported 127 new COVID-19 infections raising the total to 271,654.

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UC San Diego Leaders Announce Fall Return To In-Person Classes

April 5
By City News Service

UC San Diego plans to return to in-person teaching with normal classroom occupancy for the fall term, university officials said Monday, citing the school's "Return To Learn" COVID-19 response and increasing vaccination numbers.

Laurel McFarlane, an events coordinator and con...

Event Industry Could See Permit Fees Waived To Help Them Recover Financially

April 5
By Matt Hoffman

Some financial relief could be on the way soon for San Diego’s event industry, which has been devastated by pandemic restrictions.

SANDAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata stands ...

What Biden's Infrastructure Plan Means For San Diego

April 5
By Andrew Bowen

The president's $2 trillion infrastructure plan would invest heavily in public transit and intercity rail — goals that are closely aligned with what San Diego transportation planners hope to achieve.

Protesters gathered at the San Diego Police Dep...

San Diego Commission On Police Practices Proposes Changes To SDPD Protest Policy

April 5
By Andrew Bowen, Harrison Patiño

The commission submitted a 19 proposed changes involving SDPD's policy on how officers respond to and interact with protestors.