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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, as the region's weekly case rates increased further into the red tier of the state's Blueprint for Recovery for the second week in a row.

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

April 20
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing city staff to enter an agreement with the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development to accept a $75,000 grant to advance economic justice for populations and communities disproportionately affected by cannabis prohibition.

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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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Limited Number of Fans Allowed to Attend U.S. Open At Torrey Pines This Summer

April 19
By City News Service

A limited number of fans will be allowed to attend the 121st U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course, which is slated to take place from June 17-20, the U.S. Golf Association announced Monday.

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UCSD Study Finds Airbnb Hosts In College Towns Raise Rates Against Rival Teams

April 19
By City News Service

A new study by the UC San Diego's Rady School of Management found Airbnb hosts in college towns increase their listing prices when there are home football games against rival teams, reducing bookings and causing a 78% reduction in rental income.

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$5.5 Million Settlement Reached With Family Of Man Who Died In MTS Custody

April 19
By City News Service

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System announced Monday that a $5.5 million settlement has been reached with the family of a schizophrenic man who died after he was taken into custody near the downtown Santa Fe Depot.

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Mayor Gloria Details $10 Million In Budget Plan To Help Homeless San Diegans

April 19
By City News Service

Ahead of presenting his proposed $4.6 billion spending plan to the San Diego City Council Tuesday, Mayor Todd Gloria on Monday detailed parts of the budget designed to help address the city's homelessness issue with "a compassionate, person-centered approach."

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San Diego County Reports 149 COVID-19 Infections, No Deaths

April 18
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials have reported 149 new COVID-19 infections and no deaths as case rates continue to decline.

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