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Count on KPBS for in-depth coverage of the issues that matter most in San Diego. From the beach to the border, classroom to courtroom, KPBS brings you the latest on city hall, public transportation, business, military and health issues.

Count on KPBS for in-depth coverage of the issues that matter most in San Diego. From the beach to the border, classroom to courtroom, KPBS brings you the latest on city hall, public transportation, business, military and health issues.
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Count on KPBS for in-depth coverage of the issues that matter most in San Diego. From the beach to the border, classroom to courtroom, KPBS brings you the latest on city hall, public transportation, business, military and health issues.

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Climate Change In San Diego: What's Faith Got To Do With It?

9/23/2015
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As Pope Francis' begins his first U.S. visit, Midday Edition looks at his much anticipated speech before Congress addressing climate change and how San Diego's interfaith community is responding.

Duration: 00:15:43


San Diego Chargers Take School Children Shopping For Shoes

9/22/2015
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San Diego Chargers players, known for being tough on the gridiron, showed their soft side while helping elementary school children pick out new shoes.

Duration: 00:00:49


San Diego Latinos Urged To Register On National Voter Registration Day

9/22/2015
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Latinos make up about a third of the county but less than a fifth of voters.

Duration: 00:00:59


A Pair Of Lucky San Diegans Going To See Pope

9/22/2015
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Two San Diegans won tickets to watch Pope Francis address congress on Thursday at the U.S. Capitol building.

Duration: 00:01:39


Canonization Of Junipero Serra Stirs Controversy In San Diego

9/22/2015
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The history of San Diego and Junipero Serra date back to the first mission he founded. On the eve of his canonization, reaction is mixed to the Spanish missionary and his legacy.

Duration: 00:19:46


San Diego Tightens Water Restrictions To Meet State Conservation Goal

7/1/2015
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The drought in California prompted San Diego leaders to step up conservations efforts this week, ordering residents and businesses to cut back on outdoor watering.

Duration: 00:14:49


San Diego County Plan Will Lead to Fewer Animals Euthanized

7/1/2015
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The San Diego Welfare Coalition announced a new policy Wednesday that would lead to fewer dogs and cats being euthanized at shelters. Midday Edition reviews the policy and concerns that it may lead to overcrowding.

Duration: 00:17:27


Navy Holds First Official LGBT Pride Event On West Coast

6/30/2015
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The event comes less than a week after the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage to be legal, but an organizer said she worked for years to get it approved.

Duration: 00:01:09


San Diego Transgender Teen Shares Struggle With Gender Identity

6/29/2015
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As part of a series of interviews on KPBS Midday Edition about gender identity issues, 14-year old Sam Moehlig of Rancho Bernardo talks about what it's like to grow up transgender in San Diego.

Duration: 00:17:40


Food Fables: Investigating San Diego Restaurants Claims of Farm-to-Table Pr

6/29/2015
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A San Diego Magazine investigation uncovers how local eateries may be claiming they're using locally grown food in their farm-to-table menus, but instead they're lying about where the food comes from.

Duration: 00:15:35


Supreme Court Upholds Independent Redistricting Commissions

6/29/2015
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In a closely watched case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of an Arizona commission that forms the state's electoral districts. The ruling validates efforts in California and other states that use these groups to prevent gerrymandering.

Duration: 00:16:01


Globe's 'Twelfth Night:' The Bard, Caitlyn Jenner And Gender Fluidity

6/29/2015
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What do Caitlyn Jenner and William Shakespeare have in common? Quite a bit, according to The Old Globe’s artistic director. Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” (running through July 26) takes on gender issues in a surprisingly resonant manner amidst the current media buzz of Bruce Jenner making the transition to Caitlyn Jenner.

Duration: 00:04:46


Emergency Rule Eases Process To Cut Down Drought-Stricken Trees

6/29/2015
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With extreme drought and an infestation of bark beetles decimating California’s forests, the state Board of Forestry and Fire Protection has adopted an emergency regulation for removing dead trees.

Duration: 00:01:01


California To Start Banning Lead Ammunition

6/29/2015
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To protect wildlife from lead poisoning, California is starting to phase out the use of lead ammunition, beginning Wednesday. That means hunters won't be allowed to use some lead bullets.

Duration: 00:00:55


Oceanside Takes Steps To Develop More Affordable Housing

6/29/2015
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Oceanside lost an estimated $3.3 million in funding for affordable housing by cutting developer fees to some of the lowest rates in the region four years ago. This week, the city will start charging higher developer fees again.

Duration: 00:01:35


Roundtable: Same-Sex Marriage, Health Care, California Budget

6/26/2015
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The Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage is historic. The decision on the Affordable Care Act is significant. The California budget for fiscal 2016 — on time and not contentious — may be both.

Duration: 00:25:59


San Diego Police Give Inside Look At Training To Deter Racial Profiling

6/26/2015
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For the first time, the San Diego Police Department is showing the public how it trains against racial profiling. A resident from southeastern San Diego went through the training and shared the experience.

Duration: 00:04:35


Air Tankers Briefly Grounded After Drone Spotted Over San Bernardino Fire

6/25/2015
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Officials say they temporarily grounded air tankers for safety reasons after a hobbyist's drone flew near a huge forest fire in the San Bernardino National Forest.

Duration: 00:00:43


School Is Out But Hunger Lingers For Some San Diego Kids

6/25/2015
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For students who rely on school lunch meals, having enough to eat during summer break can be challenging.

Duration: 00:17:06


UC San Diego Extension Aims To Promote College To Native Americans

6/25/2015
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A new UC San Diego Extension initiative wants to create a college-going culture on the Viejas and Sycuan reservations. Its summer classes are aimed at helping Native American students not only feel prepared for college, but making them eager to go in the first place.

Duration: 00:04:12

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