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MTS Recommends Transit Fare Changes For First Time Since 2009

Dec. 14
By City News Service

The Metropolitan Transit System Board of Directors Thursday announced it is recommending changes to bus and trolley fares for the first time since 2009.

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Nationwide Wave Of Email Bomb Threats Puts Law Enforcement On Alert

Dec. 14
By City News Service

Law enforcement authorities across the San Diego area Thursday investigated dozens of bogus emailed bomb threats received as part of a wave of similar menacing messages targeting businesses, schools and other locations across the nation in a bid to generate ransom payments.

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Ray Chavez, Oldest Survivor Of Pearl Harbor Attack, Laid To Rest At Miramar

Dec. 13
By City News Service

Ray Chavez, the oldest survivor of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, was laid to rest at Miramar National Cemetery Thursday after a procession around San Diego County.

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House Committee Cancels Wage Hearing Due To SDSU Professor's Blog Posts

Dec. 13
By City News Service

The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce canceled a hearing on minimum wage hikes Wednesday in light of a report about homophobic and sexist blog posts by one of the scheduled witnesses — a San Diego State University professor.

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SANDAG Crews To Finish Prepping To Build Voight Drive Bridge After Delays

Dec. 13
By City News Service

All northbound lanes of Interstate 5 will be closed from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Thursday night and continuing through Friday, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.

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Board Of Supervisors' Vote Puts North County Development On 2020 Ballot

Dec. 11
By City News Service

Voters will decide whether a controversial North County housing development goes forward, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday.

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SANDAG Crews To Finish Prepping To Build Voigt Drive Bridge This Week

Dec. 11
By City News Service

All northbound lanes of Interstate 5 will be closed from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Tuesday night and continuing through Thursday, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.

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District 9 City Councilwoman Georgette Gomez Elected City Council President

Dec. 10
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

The San Diego City Council on Monday unanimously chose District 9 Councilwoman Georgette Gomez to be new council president.

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Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Set To Begin 5-Day Strike

Dec. 10
By City News Service

About 4,000 unionized mental health clinicians at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the state, including in Los Angeles and Anaheim, will begin a five-day strike Monday amid a continuing labor dispute.

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San Diego County Average Gas Price Drops To Lowest Amount Since March 20

Dec. 10
By City News Service

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped Monday for the 35th consecutive day and the 47th time in the past 48 days, decreasing one-tenth of a cent to $3.447, its lowest amount since March 20.

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