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Stories by Maya Trabulsi

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San Diego’s Quality Of Life Gets Mixed Reviews In USD Report

June 13
By Maya Trabulsi

Is San Diego on the path to greater health, wealth, comfort, and sustainability? The 'Nonprofit Institute' at the University of San Diego provides an answer as it releases the findings of its Equinox Project.

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Question For Commuters: Would You Leave Your Car At Home One Day A Week?

June 7
By Maya Trabulsi

A SANDAG survey asks commuters, who drive to work alone if they'd consider alternative transportation, even if it's only one day a week.

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Teachers Hard Hit By San Diego's Cost Of Housing

May 13
By Maya Trabulsi

A new study by ApartmentList.com shows teachers in San Diego are facing financial hardship because their salaries have not kept up with the rising cost of housing.

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CSU San Marcos Will Graduate Biggest Class Ever

May 7
By Maya Trabulsi

California State University San Marcos is about to graduate the school’s largest class in its 29-year history.

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San Diego Partnership Targets Teacher Shortage

April 25
By Maya Trabulsi

National University has launched a coordinated effort to address the teacher shortage in the areas of San Diego County that have the highest need.

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Healing A Mother’s Pain By Forgiving A Killer

April 2
By Maya Trabulsi

Mothers with a Message walks a path of forgiveness by making murderers understand what they’ve done.

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A Big Win And A Bigger Loss For San Diego’s State Champions

Oct. 16, 2018
By Maya Trabulsi

A documentary film resurfaces a local championship and the personal tragedy that followed.

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Fecal Transplants: Is Regulation Limiting Access To Health?

March 6, 2018
By Maya Trabulsi

Patients in San Diego and across the country urge the FDA to expand the legal use of fecal microbiota transplantation.

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Oceanside Monk Leaves A Sweet Legacy Through Beekeeping

Dec. 13, 2017
By Maya Trabulsi

Brother Blaise of Oceanside's Prince of Peace Abbey will carry beekeeping to the end of his days.

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Kratom: Healing Herb Or Dangerous Drug?

Nov. 29, 2016
By Maya Trabulsi

A plant called kratom is banned in San Diego, and the DEA is considering banning it nationwide. Some San Diegans say it has medicinal benefits.

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San Diego Firefighters Prepare For Potential Busy Season

May 18, 2016
By Maya Trabulsi

Spring rains in San Diego may have brought lush vegetation, but that could spell trouble in the upcoming fire season.

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Officials Ponder How To Remove Dead Whale From Surf Spot

April 26, 2016
By Associated Press, Maya Trabulsi

The adult gray whale is about 40 feet long and weighs up to 60,000 pounds. Its carcass is rotting at a popular surfing spot near San Clemente.

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1920s Hillcrest House Driven To San Ysidro For Reuse

March 28, 2016
By Kristina Bravo, Maya Trabulsi

Reduce, reuse, recycle. That was the idea behind the big undertaking Monday in Hillcrest, where a house was loaded on to a truck and relocated to San Ysidro.

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22 People Charged Under Provisions Of Chelsea's Law In San Diego County

Feb. 25, 2016
By City News Service, Maya Trabulsi

Chelsea's Law mandates life prison terms for those convicted of certain violent sex crimes against children, increases law enforcement oversight of paroled sex offenders and prohibits released sex offenders from visiting places where children congregate.

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Farming The Ocean For More Than Just Fish

Nov. 16, 2015
By Maya Trabulsi

At a convention in La Jolla, ocean experts asked when sea vegetables will be a staple of aquaculture.

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Solana Beach Hat Maker Tops Off Racing Season

July 14, 2015
By Maya Trabulsi

Jill Courtemanche is on track to make sure her headdresses are head-turners for Del Mar’s racing season.