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Fewer Patients Visiting Urgent Cares, Emergency Departments During Pandemic

April 17
By Roland Lizarondo, Tarryn Mento

Data has shown San Diegans are taking fewer trips to locations like stores and parks, but urgent care centers are also seeing a decrease in visits.

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August Wilson's 'Jitney' Depicts The Mundane And Finds Something Profound

Jan. 28
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

"Jitney" was the first play August Wilson wrote but the last to make it to Broadway. It now comes to the Old Globe stage with a director and cast that are part of Wilson’s extended theater family.

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Flesh-Eating Bugs At The Nat's New Living Lab Exhibit

Dec. 30, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Have you ever wanted to see flesh-eating beetles at work? You now have your chance as the San Diego Natural History Museum serves up the Living Lab where the public can meet the creepy and the crawly, the slimy and slithery up close.

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Derby United Builds Its Own Home In Encanto

Dec. 20, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Roller derby is coming to Encanto thanks to the determination and passion of the women behind Derby United.

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Diversionary Theatre Creates Winter Wonderland For 'Santaland Diaries'

Dec. 4, 2019
By Andi Dukleth, Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

The forecast at Diversionary Theatre is for snow through Dec. 22. Find out how the creative team behind "Santaland Diaries" is creating a winter wonderland that goes beyond what's onstage.

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Vanguard Culture's Breakthrough: The Future Features Cutting Edge Science

Nov. 1, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

This weekend you don’t have to choose between events because Vanguard Culture brings together an eclectic mix of treats as it hosts Breakthrough: The Future.

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Let 'Toxic Avenger' Rip Your Heart Out At New Village Arts

Oct. 25, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kurt Kohnen, Roland Lizarondo

This weekend music lovers can choose between San Diego Opera’s "Aida" and New Village Arts’ "Toxic Avenger The Musical."

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OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The Musical' Back To Life

Oct. 7, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.

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Audrey II Comes To Carnivorous Life In 'Little Shop Of Horrors'

June 26, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Roger Corman's 1960 B-movie "Little Shop of Horrors" became a popular musical in the 1980s. Now it arrives at New Village Arts in Carlsbad with a slightly different look. The carnivorous plant Audrey II is usually a puppet voiced by a man but in this production African American actress and singer Eboni Muse takes on the role.

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San Diego Opera Presents 'Three Decembers' At Patrick Henry

March 7, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

San Diego Opera will be staging its dētour series chamber opera "Three Decembers" at Patrick Henry’s new PHAME auditorium.

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San Diego Opera's 'All Is Calm' Looks To Christmas Truce Of 1914

Dec. 6, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

In 1914, in the midst of a violent war, British, French and German soldiers engaged in an unofficial ceasefire to celebrate Christmas. San Diego Opera’s production of "All Is Calm" looks to the role song may have played in creating this moment of peace.

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Sculptor Tim Shaw Serves Up Immersive Installation 'Beyond Reason'

Oct. 26, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Northern Irish sculptor Tim Shaw has the first U.S. exhibit of his immersive installation "Beyond Reason" at San Diego Museum of Art. His psychologically charged environments raise questions about terrorism and abuse of power.

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San Diego Museum Of Art Features Mexican Sculptor Javier Marin

Sept. 14, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

The Internet can provide a virtual gallery of almost anyone’s art. But seeing art such as Javier Marin’s striking sculptures up close is a completely different experience.

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San Diego Blues Man Tomcat Courtney Opens Up About His Life And Career

Oct. 10, 2013
By Kurt Kohnen, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Roland Lizarondo

San Diego music legend, Tomcat Courtney stops by KPBS to tell stories and sing some songs.

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Behind The Scenes: 'Logan Heights'

Sept. 20, 2013
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Last weekend, playwright Josefina Lopez had two plays running in San Diego, the politically charged "Detained in the Desert" at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Shank Theater and the highly personal "Logan Heights" at Onstage Playhouse. The productions reveal the role community theater plays in telling these stories.

Bill Lee and the Swamp Critters

Gator By The Bay Celebrates Zydeco, Blues And Bayou Music

May 9, 2013
By Kurt Kohnen, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Roland Lizarondo

A preview of San Diego's annual Cajun-fest, Gator by the Bay, with music from the band Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters.

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lê thi diem thúy decribes her novel, The Gangster We Are All Look For

Feb. 15, 2011
By Clare Pister, One Book One San Diego, Roland Lizarondo

The Gangster We Are All Looking For is the 2011 One Book, One San Diego selection. Listen to a plot summary by the author, lê thi diem thúy, given during her visit to San Diego in February 2011.

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Join KPBS For A Weeklong Look At San Diego's Climate Crisis

Sept. 16, 2019
By David Washburn

When many of us think of climate change, we still too often think of polar bears and the year 2100 — things far away and long into the future. But climate change is impacting us here and now.

Oralia Sandoval, center, holds her son Benjamin...

Study: California Could Lose Millions As Immigrants Begin Disenrolling From Healthcare Programs

Sept. 26, 2019
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

California could lose more than $500 million in federal funding if the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule goes into effect next month.

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Protesters Take Over San Diego Congressman Peters' Office

Sept. 26, 2019
By Erik Anderson

Environmental activists disrupted work at the San Diego office of Congressman Scott Peters on Friday to protest his refusal to back the Green New Deal.

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Pendleton Marines The Latest In A List Of Officials With Ties To Human Smuggling

Sept. 26, 2019
By Steve Walsh

The 13 Marines charged in military court are the most recent example of officials caught up in human smuggling. The Marines involvement dates back to at least the 1970s.

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Sergio Palacios, as...

San Diego's Military Hospitals Are Set To Combine With The Rest Of Military Medicine

Sept. 26, 2019
By Steve Walsh

The Defense Health Agency is taking over the administration of Army and Air Force medicine, combining it with Navy medicine, which includes the Marines , creating one command to serve all active duty military, retirees and their families.

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Free EV Rides For San Diego Drivers On Clean Air Day

Oct. 2, 2019
By Erik Anderson

Free rides in electric vehicles for San Diego drivers who might be considering making the switch from gas-powered vehicles.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Draws Big Crowd In First Campaign Visit To San Diego

Oct. 4, 2019
By Andrew Bowen

Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren told a captivated crowd of about 8,500 about her plans to tackle corruption and create big changes to the United States economy.

Abortion, Guns And Gay Rights On The Docket For Supreme Court's New Term

Oct. 7, 2019
Nina Totenberg / NPR

Separation of church and state, immigration and questions about impeachment could be on the table this term, which starts Monday and will almost surely be a march to the right on flashpoint issues.

Dennis Carolino, 52, rushing toward officers be...

Police Video Shows One Officer Fatally Shooting El Cerrito Man While Partner Uses Taser

Oct. 9, 2019
By Claire Trageser

In late August, a 52-year-old man holding a shovel charged at officers. One of the officers shot and killed the man, while the other fired only his taser, according to a department spokesman.

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Newsom Visits San Diego And Takes Aim At California's Housing Crisis

Oct. 10, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

Gov. Gavin Newsom is touting a number of new laws that he hopes will slow rent increases and spur more affordable housing. In San Diego Wednesday, he highlighted a bill that provides more than $300 million to protect renters and homeowners.

San Diego City Council member Monica Montgomery...

San Diego Councilwoman Determined To Put More Teeth In Civilian Police Oversight

Oct. 10, 2019
By Andrew Bowen

Monica Montgomery is determined to avoid a repeat of the council's failure last year to place a measure on the ballot to strengthen civilian oversight of police officers.

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Losses Mount For East County Small Businesses After SDG&E Shuts Off Power

Oct. 11, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

KPBS spoke with two small business owners who said the food in their stores was going bad and they stood to lose thousands of dollars.

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Gun Show Promoters Vow To Challenge New Law Banning Gun, Ammo Sales At Fairgrounds

Oct. 15, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

Lawyers representing gun show promoters said they will expand an existing lawsuit to include their fight against a new state law that bans the sale of guns and ammo at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

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Average Test Scores Improve For San Diego Unified, But Some Achievement Gaps Widen

Oct. 16, 2019
By Joe Hong

San Diego Unified’s students beat out state and county averages on 2019’s state testing, raising math scores for the fifth year in a row.

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Without Walls Festival Showcases 22 Site-Specific Works

Oct. 16, 2019
By Beth Accomando

La Jolla Playhouse's Without Walls, or WOW, Festival takes place at Arts District Liberty Station Thursday through Sunday. The site-specific performances are put on by both local and international companies.

Burnt out vehicles used by gunmen smolder on an...

Violence In Mexico Driving Renewed Migration To The US

Oct. 21, 2019
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

As violence reaches deeper into Mexican society, the number of Mexicans arrested at the U.S. southern border has steadily risen, bucking a yearslong decline.

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Local Athletic Directors Weigh-In On College 'Fair Pay For Play' Law

Oct. 29, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

While San Diego State is the only local university with a major football and basketball program, it's not the only school that could be impacted by the new state law allowing college athletes to profit from their images.

Jonathan Doolittle, senior pastor at Clairemont...

San Diego Proposes Easing Church Parking Rules In Favor Of Housing

Oct. 30, 2019
By Andrew Bowen

City officials want to revamp parking regulations for houses of worship and other site geared toward public assembly to facilitate more home construction. The changes have been pushed by a group of housing activists calling themselves YIGBY, for "Yes in God's Backyard."

Tim Sutherland, director of Air and Marine Oper...

Detentions At San Diego Border On the Rise

Nov. 1, 2019
By City News Service

The Border Patrol said it prevented 58,049 people from entering the United States without a visa between Oct. 1, 2018, and Sept. 30, 2019.

Alpine Fire Protection District Chief Bill Pask...

Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Fire Assistance To California, Local Fire Chief Says Aid Is Critical

Nov. 4, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

The Alpine Fire Protection District Chief said federal money is key for helping tackle wildfires and if it is lost, less crews will be fighting fires.

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Fourth Homeless Shelter To Open In San Diego

Nov. 5, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

The new shelter has 128 beds and is located in a section of the East Village with a large homeless population.

Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen instruc...

SEAL Boat Operators Seek Their Own Independent History

Nov. 11, 2019
By Steve Walsh

Typically, linked to the Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crew are a separate unit with their own history, which is being told in a new book.

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Disembodied Brains Are Scary Or How Sci-Fi Influences Science

Nov. 22, 2019
By Beth Accomando

I wanted to visit a scientist in his lab in order to explore how science and science fiction inspire each other. The person I decided to visit was UCSD professor and neuroscientist Alysson Muotri who uses stem cells to study the brain.

Doctors and actors are participating in a simul...

Hackers Welcome: Why Federal Regulators Are Welcoming Simulated Hacks In Hospital Settings

Nov. 26, 2019
By Shalina Chatlani

Hospitals are increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks. But some people are stepping up to spread awareness of the risks.

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New Homes Come Available As Baby Boomers Age Out Of Housing Market

Nov. 27, 2019
By Joe Hong

More than a quarter of homes in San Diego will change ownership in the next 20 years, thanks to the aging of baby boomers.

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City Heights Residents Using 'Get It Done' App To Clean Up Neighborhood

Nov. 27, 2019
By Ebone Monet

So far this year the city has received 21,538 reports from City Heights. That figure is second only to downtown.

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Diversionary Theatre Creates Winter Wonderland For 'Santaland Diaries'

Dec. 4, 2019
By Andi Dukleth, Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

The forecast at Diversionary Theatre is for snow through Dec. 22. Find out how the creative team behind "Santaland Diaries" is creating a winter wonderland that goes beyond what's onstage.

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How Will Hunter's Guilty Plea Affect The 50th District Race?

Dec. 4, 2019
By Priya Sridhar

Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter's resignation was not part of his plea deal on campaign finance crimes. But federal prosecutors believe it was understood by Hunter and his defense team.

Ryan Bros Coffee's new City Heights location, D...

New City Heights Coffee Shop Owners Retain Commitment To Youth

Dec. 10, 2019
By Ebone Monet

City Heights Coffee House changes name and shifts focus from java to youth employment.

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MTS Leaders Discuss Possibilities For Transit Ballot Measure

Dec. 12, 2019
By Andrew Bowen

Metropolitan Transit System officials Thursday debated what public transit improvements should be in a potential tax measure for 2020 ballot. A key question is whether to fund a new trolley line or focus on improving the existing bus and trolley network.

People riding scooters and bicycles on the Miss...

Banning Scooters At The Boardwalks: Fair Or Frivolous?

Dec. 18, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego City Council this week voted to ban all motorized devices, except for motorized wheelchairs, at city boardwalks.

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Derby United Builds Its Own Home In Encanto

Dec. 20, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Roller derby is coming to Encanto thanks to the determination and passion of the women behind Derby United.

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Pentagon Changes Rules To Allow Guard Troops Serving Along Border To Earn Benefits

Dec. 23, 2019
By Steve Walsh

The Pentagon made the change after an intense lobbying effort by National Guard veterans.

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Father Joe's Villages Serves Up Traditional Holiday Meal For Those Less Fortunate

Dec. 24, 2019
By Joe Hong

Father Joe's Villages hosted a Christmas Eve meal service Tuesday for people who are homeless.

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Scripps Scientists Work To Save A Fish Species From Extinction

Jan. 6
By Shalina Chatlani

The Nassau grouper fish, found only in the Caribbean, was on the brink of extinction. Now, the population has increased seven-fold.

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New Call Center Encourages Apprehensive Immigrants To Complete The Census

Jan. 14
By Ebone Monet

"Community messengers" in City Heights try to advise immigrants who may not trust or understand the census.

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Haitians In Tijuana Look Back At A Decade Of Displacement Following 2010 Earthquake

Jan. 14
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Ten years ago this past Sunday, Haiti was rocked by an earthquake that left at least 100,000 people dead. Since, thousands of Haitians have come to America's southern border, only to find themselves marooned in Tijuana.

Brenda Padilla carries signs to support her dau...

Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Leaves San Diego On Deployment

Jan. 17
By Priya Sridhar

Approximately 7,000 sailors left San Diego Friday on deployment to the Western Pacific.

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New Details Emerge On Investigation Of SDSU Student's Death

Jan. 20
By Joe Hong

A report from the San Diego Union-Tribune found that the police did not interview key potential witnesses to the death of Dylan Hernandez.

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Father Joe’s Breaks Ground On Affordable Housing High Rise

Jan. 21
By Matt Hoffman

The $145-million downtown project built by Father Joe’s Villages is expected to take more than 550 people off the streets.

American evacuees arriving at MCAS Miramar from...

CDC Mistakenly Clears San Diego Patient With Coronavirus After Botched Test

Feb. 11
By Alexander Nguyen, Christopher Underwood, Matt Hoffman

An error in the testing process by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention led to the mistaken release of a patient infected with the coronavirus from a San Diego hospital back to a quarantine facility at MCAS Miramar.

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County's Free Health Screenings An Attempt To Catch 'Silent Killer' Before It's Too Late

Feb. 14
By Tarryn Mento

Valentine’s Day is a holiday to remember our loved ones but San Diego County hopes Feb. 14 reminds residents to look after their own hearts, too.

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Measure G Asks To Rewrite Del Mar Local Plan To Allow Development

Feb. 27
By Erik Anderson

Del Mar voters are deciding the fate of a mostly undeveloped coastal bluff in the March Primary as they vote on Measure G.

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San Diego Child Only Known Person In World With This Rare Form Of Disease

March 5
By Shalina Chatlani

San Diego scientists have diagnosed a patient with a new form of a rare disease. They say he's the only known person in the world with it.

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Afghan Translators Worry They May Be Left Behind After The US Leaves

March 6
By Steve Walsh

Former interpreters and their advocates worry that a generation of people who worked with U.S. forces as contractors will be caught in a growing backlog.

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San Diego Researchers Probe Rain System Soaking Area

March 10
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers are taking part in a larger effort to learn more about the storm systems that carry the majority of the region’s rain.

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San Diego Restaurant Owners Say Coronavirus Concerns Hurting Business

March 12
By Matt Hoffman

Some restaurant owners in downtown San Diego say their bottom line is hurting because of coronavirus fears.

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San Diego Unified's Food Distribution Sites Are Open For Business

March 16
By Joe Hong

Students and families picked up lunch and breakfast Monday at eight school sites.

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SDSU Students Rush To Move Out As Dorms Close Due To Coronavirus Concerns

March 18
By Matt Hoffman

Students were told Tuesday to clear out of the dorms by 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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San Diego Community Members Help Each Other During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 18
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

While the county continues to coordinate its response to the pandemic, neighbors in San Diego are reaching out and offering assistance to one another. It’s called mutual aid and it could save lives.

Seats on an MTS bus are empty, March 19, 2020.

MTS Considering Service Cuts As Coronavirus Causes Ridership To Plummet

March 19
By Andrew Bowen

The Metropolitan Transit System officials said the system will keep its regular bus and trolley schedules at least through the end of March, but going forward they are preparing to implement temporary cuts to keep costs under control.

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Gun Stores Remain Open Despite 'Non-Essential' Classification

March 23
By Matt Hoffman

Gun stores in San Diego County are seeing record sales during the coronavirus outbreak, but are they allowed to stay open under Gov. Newsom's orders? County officials say no.

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Waves, Beaches Empty As San Diego Steps Up Fight Against Virus Spread

March 24
By Erik Anderson

San Diego beaches were uncharacteristically empty of people on Tuesday as the city enforced limits on beach and park access.

Kate Broderick, senior vice president of resear...

Biotech Leader Argues Industry Is 'Essential' Under Coronavirus Shutdown

March 25
By Shalina Chatlani

Biotechnology companies were not included as essential businesses under Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order.

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Health Care Agencies Call For Masks, Protective Equipment And Blood Donations

March 25
By Matt Hoffman

The coronavirus pandemic is leading to critical shortages for local hospitals of protective equipment for their workers and of blood for their patients.

National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis wear...

National City Mandates Face Coverings In Public; More Cities Looking To Do The Same

April 22
By Matt Hoffman

National City is the first city in San Diego county to mandate face coverings not just for essential workers but for everyone out in public during the pandemic.

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Elder Advocates: Newsom Close To Giving Health Care Providers Legal Immunity During Pandemic

April 29
By Amita Sharma

Nursing homes and other providers have been lobbying Gov. Gavin Newsom for immunity from prosecution and civil lawsuits, saying it's vital to saving lives. Advocates say such an order would excuse reckless conduct.

The University Village area of the University o...

College-Bound Students Jumped For Joy When They Got In. Now They’re Weighing Grim Options

May 1
By Joe Hong

With the pandemic making online learning a distinct possibility for colleges and universities this fall, some students might defer admission to their dream schools.

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Harbor Drive Getting Facelift For First Time In 20 Years, Becoming More Bike-Friendly

May 12
By Matt Hoffman

A three-mile stretch of North Harbor Drive is getting repaved for the first time in two decades. The update includes new "buffered" bike lanes.

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San Diego County Says Hair Salons, Barbershops, Can Reopen, Church Services To Resume

May 26
By City News Service

County health officials announced Tuesday the region's houses of worship, hair salons and barbershops could reopen.

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Rady Children's, SD County Team Up To Expand COVID-19 Testing For Children, Caregivers

May 27
By Shalina Chatlani

Around 6% of county positive cases are below the age of 19. But often a lot of other cases are asymptomatic and go unrecorded.

Leslie Furcron, a grandmother shot with a proje...

Woman Shot In Head By La Mesa Police With Bean Bag Round Speaks Out

June 10
By Alexander Nguyen

Leslie Furcron was in a medically induced coma in the intensive-care unit while being treated for her injury. She expressed thanks to the nurses and doctors at Sharp Grossmont and Sharp Memorial hospitals but said she is a law-abiding citizen who was expressing her right to protest.

The Sweetwater Union High School District centr...

Audit Finds Evidence Of Fraud At Sweetwater School District

June 23
By Joe Hong

The report’s findings will be sent to the California Department of Education and the San Diego District Attorney’s Office for further investigation.

San Diego police officers monitor protesters du...

San Diego Groups Calls For End To 'Pretext Stops' By Police

July 6
By Andrew Bowen

The Coalition for Police Accountability and Transparency, formed in 2016 after a study on racial profiling in San Diego, is recommending a host of changes to policies and laws. That includes ending the practice of detaining people when there is no probable cause for arrest.

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Plastic May Soon Be Part Of California Roads (And That's A Good Thing)

July 9
By Erik Anderson

California's roads may soon be made of plastic, an idea that was born and is being developed in San Diego.