High-profile bills making their way through the state legislature
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2w ago
California state lawmakers are moving ahead on a series of high-profile bills, all while negotiating the state’s budget deficit. Then, changes may be coming for how San Diego handles cases of political misconduct and corruption ..read more
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Long-running 'Fat Leonard' case hits new roadblocks
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3w ago
Last week, five former officers tied to the "Fat Leonard" corruption scandal had their felony convictions overturned because of misconduct by prosecutors. What does that mean for the future of the case ..read more
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San Diego asks CDC to investigate cross-border pollution's public health impacts
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1M ago
This week, San Diego leaders asked state and federal agencies to investigate the effects of cross-border pollution on public health in the region. Then, we discuss efforts at Southwestern College to address concerns of racial discrimination on campus in recent years ..read more
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A plan to restore Mission Bay wetlands
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1M ago
San Diego City Council approved a plan to restore coastal wetlands in parts of Mission Bay. Then, California state legislators are pushing for sober housing options for unhoused Californians. Plus, it has been 10 years since a tragic mass shooting near Santa Barbara. A new investigation looks into what lessons have been learned ..read more
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Student journalists' role in telling story of UCSD encampment
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1M ago
College campuses have become a focal point for protests against the war in Gaza, and student journalists have been vital in telling the stories behind the protests. Plus, we get an update on recent KPBS reporting on the Imperial Valley ..read more
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The impacts of long border wait times
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by KPBS
1M ago
Border wait times across the San Diego-Tijuana region are high, impacting people’s quality of life and the regional economy. Plus, a Congressional investigation is now underway into the millions of dollars in fees Frontwave credit union collects from young marines in overdraft fees ..read more
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How food and community are helping a San Diego neighborhood recover from floods
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2M ago
In the months after the January floods, San Diego's Shelltown community has come together to help those who were impacted. Plus, the EPA announced new federal limits on forever chemicals in drinking water. We hear what it means for California ..read more
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Fletcher spent campaign funds to fight sexual assault claims
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2M ago
Former San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher used campaign funds to pay for his legal defense against sexual assault and harassment allegations. And California is spending billions of dollars on homelessness. Is it working ..read more
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Potential changes for California's telephone lines
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by KPBS
2M ago
Telecom giant AT&T has long been responsible for maintaining California’s phone lines, but that could be changing. Then, San Diego voters may be voting on multiple tax measures in November's general election. Plus, former San Diego Padres executive Larry Lucchino passed away this week. We hear about his legacy on baseball in San Diego and beyond ..read more
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Schools look to improve mental health of students
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by KPBS
3M ago
A new series from KPBS examines how schools are managing the mental health of students. Plus, the San Diego Padres, San Diego Wave FC, and SDSU men's basketball all played this week. We take a look at how they fared, and their prospects ..read more
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