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High Hopes: California's Pot Experiment

Dec. 16, 2019
By KPBS News

When California legalized marijuana in 2016, some hailed it as a progressive policy that would generate much needed tax revenues while others said it would be a health and safety disaster. KPBS examines the myths and realities in a five-part series.

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Help KPBS Shape Our 2020 Election Coverage

Nov. 18, 2019
By KPBS News

KPBS is looking to hear from you ahead of the primary election coming up March 3, 2020. We want to ensure our coverage reflects the issues that matter most to you.

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San Diego: What Do You Remember About The Fight Over Prop. 187?

Nov. 1, 2019
By KPBS News

Next week marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of Proposition 187, an anti-immigrant ballot initiative aimed at prohibiting people living in California illegally from receiving medical, educational and other social services. But while a federal judge blocked the measure from being implemented, the effects of Prop. 187 are still being felt today.

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What Health Issues Concern You The Most?

Oct. 21, 2019
By KPBS News

Health is a big topic to cover in a region of more than 3 million people — and it means something different to everyone. KPBS wants your help in guiding our reporting.

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Has Anyone Ever Told You To 'Go Back Where You Came From'?

July 15, 2019
By KPBS News

Tweets by President Donald Trump target four democratic congresswomen, all American citizens, telling them to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came." KPBS is asking San Diegans for their experience with the common racist remark.

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Famed Ocean Researcher Walter Munk Dies At 101

Feb. 11, 2019
By KPBS News

Walter Munk, the famed geophysicist who turned a lifetime of questions into a spectacular career at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, died Friday.

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California GOP Lawmaker From San Diego Switches Parties, Criticizes Trump

Jan. 24, 2019
By Associated Press, KPBS News

Assemblyman Brian Maienschein said he differs with the Republican Party on immigration as well as health care, gun control, abortion and gay rights.

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Storm Could Cause Flooding In San Diego County

Jan. 14, 2019
By City News Service, KPBS News

The third storm system of the year is expected to bring heavy rainfall and snow Monday to San Diego County, along with the potential for flash flooding.

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Cabrillo National Monument Closed Due To Government Shutdown

Dec. 24, 2018
By KPBS News

The Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma is closed because of the government shutdown, according to an announcement on the National Park Service's website.

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2018 Midterm Election Results: Join In On A Statewide Discussion

Nov. 7, 2018
By KPBS News

In collaboration with the California Dream project, join us for a live, statewide call-in radio show on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. We’ll get reaction to the 2018 midterm election results from political reporters around the state and from listeners like you.

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