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Mayor Gloria Begins Pilot Program To Charge City Vehicles With Solar Power

April 22
By City News Service

Mayor Todd Gloria Thursday announced a pilot program that will use solar power to charge San Diego's municipal electric vehicle fleet as part of his climate action goal to cut the city's greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2035.

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UC, CSU Plan To Require COVID Vaccines, Pending Final FDA Approval

April 22
By City News Service

The California State University and University of California systems jointly announced Thursday that they intend to require all students, faculty and staff returning for on-campus classes and activities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Three Educators Named SDUSD's Teachers Of The Year, To Be Honored In May

April 21
By City News Service

Thomas Courtney from Chollas-Mead, Guadalupe Celedon from CPMA and Sharon Apple from Hoover High will be honored at a "Day of the Teacher" celebration on May 4.

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County Receives 100,000 More Vaccines, Reports 263 New COVID-19 Cases

April 21
By City News Service

San Diego County received nearly 100,000 more coronavirus vaccines this week than it did the week prior, public health officials said.

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Escondido Police Fatally Shoot Man Allegedly Wielding Large Crowbar

April 21
By City News Service

An Escondido officer fatally shot a man who police say was holding a large metal object near an Escondido intersection Wednesday morning.

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San Diego County Reports 256 New COVID-19 Infections, No New Deaths

April 20
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials reported 256 new COVID-19 infections and an uptick in hospitalizations.

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City Council Adopts Resolution To Accept $75,000 Grant For Cannabis Justice

April 20
By City News Service

The state grant provides funding in cities and local governments with legal cannabis markets to evaluate the historical impacts of cannabis criminalization locally.

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Mayor Gloria Expands Access 4 All Program To Provide Free Wi-Fi, Hotspots

April 20
By City News Service

In an attempt to reduce the digital divide that has left 53,000 San Diego households with no internet access, Mayor Todd Gloria Tuesday launched an expansion of the "SD Access 4 All" program with free Wi-Fi at more than 300 new locations.

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SD Council Object To Increase Police Funding, Reduce Library Hours In Proposed Budget

April 20
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council found much to like in Mayor Todd Gloria's proposed $4.6 billion budget Tuesday, but two facets — reduced library hours and increased police spending — look to be contentious issues going forward.

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San Diego County Reports 152 New COVID-19 Infections, No Deaths

April 19
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials reported 152 new COVID-19 infections and no new deaths Monday, as a slight uptick in hospitalizations last week appears to have leveled off.

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