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Southern California Rainfall Likely To Be Below Average For Year

Jan. 22
By City News Service

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has placed the odds of reaching an average amount of precipitation in Southern California this year at just 20%.

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County Reports Record 79 COVID-19 Deaths, 2,847 New Cases of Virus

Jan. 22
By City News Service

A record 79 COVID-19 deaths were reported by San Diego County public health officials Friday, along with 2,847 new COVID-19 cases and 437 positive intensive care patients.

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Appeals Court Overturns Injunction Reopening Restaurants Amid Pandemic

Jan. 22
By City News Service

An appeals court Friday overturned a San Diego Superior Court judge's ruling that would have reopened San Diego County restaurants amid COVID-19 restrictions, finding that the judge issued "an overbroad injunction that was unsupported by the law."

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SANDAG Elects San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria As Vice Chair

Jan. 22
By City News Service

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria was unanimously elected as the San Diego Association of Governments' vice-chair Friday by its Board of Directors, where he will serve alongside Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear, who was unanimously elected chair in December.

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San Diego County Unemployment Rises to 8% As 5,300 Jobs Lost

Jan. 22
By City News Service

According to the EDD, total non-farm employment in San Diego County decreased by 5,300 jobs month-over-month — from 1,424,900 to 1,419,600 — while farm employment contracted from 9,200 to 8,600.

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UC San Diego Reports COVID-19 Testing Positive Rates Below 1%

Jan. 22
By City News Service

With the third week of the winter quarter drawing to a close at UC San Diego, the university reported Friday that COVID-19 positive test rates among its students have fallen to less than 1% since classes resumed on Jan. 4, far below the San Diego County average of 12%.

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Winter Storm Bears Down On San Diego Area

Jan. 22
By City News Service

Following a spell of unseasonably warm and dry Santa Ana conditions in the San Diego area, a cold storm will return wintry weather — including widespread rainfall and mountain snow — to the region this weekend, forecasters said.

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San Diego Councilmembers Ask Mayor To Cap Restaurant Delivery Fees

Jan. 21
By City News Service

Several San Diego City Councilmembers asked Mayor Todd Gloria to use an executive action to place a cap on third-party delivery services fees Thursday, with the intention of helping struggling businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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San Diego COVID-19 Deaths Remain High But New Infections Rate Down

Jan. 21
By City News Service

San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher said he was "cautiously optimistic" about the numbers, but wanted to see a longer downward trend and warned the public not to become complacent.

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San Diego County Water Authority Completes First Aqueduct Project In North County

Jan. 21
By City News Service

The project renovated and replaced dozens of structures on two large-diameter pipelines which delivered the first imported water to the San Diego region in 1947 and remains a part of the regional water delivery system.

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