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Computer Woes Slow Riverside County Voting

Oct. 31, 2020
By Gina Diamante

County officials say they have now identified the issues that had some voters waiting for hours to cast their ballots.

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Why San Diego Lagged Behind All California Counties In Reporting Election Results

Nov. 7, 2018
By City News Service, Gina Diamante

While every other county in California reported election results in 100 percent of precincts by early Wednesday morning, San Diego County lagged behind by hours.

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San Diegans Sign Postcards For The President

March 15, 2017
By Gina Diamante, Tarryn Mento

Nearly 100 San Diegans turned out for a postcard writing event on Wednesday to pen their thoughts and mail them to the White House. It was part of a national effort to send millions of messages to the president on the same day

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San Diego Congressional Reps Hold Town Halls

March 11, 2017
By Alison St John, Gina Diamante, Kenny Goldberg

Republicans Darrell Issa and Duncan Hunter, and Democrat Susan Davis, all held town hall meetings on Saturday.

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Initial OK Given To $1M Settlement In Border Death Case

March 2, 2017
By Associated Press, Gina Diamante

Anastasio Hernandez Rojas died in 2010, after border agents shot him multiple times with a Taser.

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Issa Repeats Call For Independent Review On Possible Russian Ties To Trump

Feb. 27, 2017
By Associated Press, Gina Diamante

The North County Republican first made the call in an appearance on "Real Time With Bill Maher," suggesting the special prosecutor statute could apply. In a new statement Monday, he said he recommended an independent review, but did not use the term "special prosecutor."

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New Justice System Rolling Out In Mexico

June 16, 2016
By Gina Diamante, Jean Guerrero

Oral trials — similar to those in the U.S. — are expected to make Mexico's justice system more transparent.

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Border Agents Uncover Third Tunnel In El Centro Sector In A Year

April 15, 2016
By Gina Diamante

The 142-foot long tunnel was discovered by a Border Patrol agent on routine patrol.

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San Diego Port Commissioners Consider Brigantine For Waterfront Spot

Nov. 13, 2015
By Gina Diamante

The Brigantine has proposed a two-story restaurant complex to replace longtime tenant Anthony's Fish Grotto on the San Diego waterfront.

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San Diego Attorney Seeks U.N.'s Help To Free Convicted Killer

Oct. 14, 2015
By Gina Diamante, Hoa Quach, Maureen Cavanaugh, Neiko Will

In an unusual and last-ditch effort to exonerate a woman in a 1992 gang murder, a San Diego attorney has filed an appeal with the United Nations.

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No Action On Calexico Police Chief's Contract

July 22, 2015
By Gina Diamante

The Calexico City Council voted to take interim Chief Michael Bostic's contract off the agenda Tuesday night. Bostic has said he is trying to clean up the Calexico Police Department.

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Calexico City Council To Consider Police Chief’s Contract

July 21, 2015
By Gina Diamante

The council meeting comes one day after seven fired officers filed a federal lawsuit against the interim police chief and the city.

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San Diego County Sheriff's Department Gets A New Helicopter

April 9, 2015
By Gina Diamante

The $4.8 million Bell 407GX will be used for patrols, search and rescue, and firefighting.

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H-1B Visa Applications Up For Review

April 8, 2015
By Gina Diamante, Jean Guerrero

The federal government said it has received more than enough applications for a limited number of visas for skilled foreign workers.

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Protest Caravan Honoring Missing Mexican Students Comes To San Diego

March 23, 2015
By Gina Diamante, Jean Guerrero

Caravan 43 is a movement by parents and friends of 43 Mexican students who have been missing since September 2014. They plan to visit 45 states to raise awareness and seek help.

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San Diego Tourism Authority Launches $9M Advertising Campaign

Feb. 5, 2015
By Gina Diamante

The agency's multi-platform campaign will run for four months in major U.S. cities including San Francisco, Sacramento and Los Angeles.

Year In Review 2013: Top San Diego education stories

Jan. 2, 2014
By Gina Diamante, Peggy Pico

It was a big year for education in San Diego and across the country in 2013. KPBS Evening Edition host Peggy Pico highlights some of the biggest changes going into effect this year.

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City Attorney: State Agency Bringing Challenge Over Pension Reform Is 'Our Adversary'

Feb. 22, 2012
By Claire Trageser, Gina Diamante, Joanne Faryon / inewsource

City Attorney Jan Goldsmith says legal challenges against the pension reform initiative are unprecedented, and that the state agency bringing the challenges could force the city of San Diego to violate the Constitution.

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County Official Says Food Stamp Hotline Problems Started One Year Ago

Feb. 10, 2012
By Claire Trageser, Gina Diamante, Joanne Faryon / inewsource

The county first realized it was having problems with a hotline designed to help residents access food stamps and other benefits about a year ago, according to Nick Macchione, the director of the county's Health and Human Services Agency.