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Restaurants Reopen Even As Pandemic Still Not Letting Up, Monica Montgomery Facing Criticism Over SDPD Funding, Economic Recovery And Climate Change

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Bars reopened last weekend and social media postings show some people in the Gaslamp district not wearing facial coverings or following social distancing guidelines. Plus, Councilmember Monica Montgomery is facing a backlash over her vote to increase funding for the San Diego Police Department. Also, multiple lawsuits have been filed against Inovio, claiming the company overstated the viability of its COVID-19 vaccine.The pandemic is hurting the budget of cities across the county, but some cities are faring better than others. And, new UC San Diego research says how we restart the economy will impact climate change more than the temporary reduction of carbon emissions from the pandemic shutdown.

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KPBS Midday Edition

KPBS Midday Edition is a daily talk show hosted by Maureen Cavanaugh and Jade Hindmon, keeping San Diegans in the know on everything from politics to the arts.