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San Diego's Economy Gets Good News — A report released Thursday hints that San Diego County's economy will continue to get better through the rest of the year. According to University of San Diego's Index of Leading Economic Indicators, the index value climbed four-tenths of a point in March. That continues a steady but short upward trend.

2016 NFL draft: First-round picks

Prototype Electric Car Could Point The Way To The Future — Lou Shrinkle's Volkswagen looks like any other passenger car of its kind. But it's different: Every time he turns on the ignition, an annoying alarm goes off. The car warns the retired engineer that there's a problem with the engine. "Of course, there is," Shrinkle said, laughing as he examined his car earlier in April.

2016 McMinnville Invitational: Photos, results — By on April 22, 2016 11:26 PM, updated April 23, 2016 2:29 AM The 2016 McMinnville Invitational took place on Friday at McMinnville High. Below are the full results from the event as compiled by Check out some photos in the galley above.

Nike awards Madison's girls basketball program $10,000 grant — By on April 21, 2016 4:20 PM Nike awarded Madison girls basketball program a $10,000 grant, Madison athletics confirmed. Madison received the grant as part of Nike's Community Impact Fund, which is made up of a committee of volunteers that review applications for funds. Madison was part of 25 grantees being allocated between $5,000 and $20,000.

Liberty finds offense late to overcome St. Helens: Softball recap — By on April 20, 2016 9:05 PM, updated April 21, 2016 2:13 AM HILLSBORO -- A home run by Raegan Kirsop highlighted a big day for Liberty's offense as the Falcons defeated St. Helens 13-10. Kirsop hit a two-run shot in the fifth inning, putting an exclamation point on a burst of nine runs by the Falcons in their final six innings.

Beaverton's big sixth inning helps it overcome Aloha, 3-2: Recap — BEAVERTON -- In what was perhaps one of the Metro League's finest pitching duels this season - Beaverton's Sam Noyer versus Aloha 's Brandon Eisert - it was only fitting that the game's largest moment came as the two met at the plate in the sixth inning.

Ahead Of Earth Day, County Shares Water Conservation Tips — San Diego County on Tuesday held an event promoting its water-friendly initiatives ahead of Earth Day this coming Friday. Frank Santana, a land use planner for the county, was happy to share water-saving tips. He shared advice on how to cash in on a rain barrel.

2016 Oregon Relays: Photos, results

Oregon, former Ducks score wins at Oregon Relays on Saturday — EUGENE -- Ducks and former Ducks scored wins at the Oregon Relays on Saturday. Ducks redshirt sophomore Devon Allen blazed to a new Oregon Relays record in the men's 110-meter hurdles, posting a 13.48 to better the previous mark by two-tenths of a second, capturing the race by nearly one full second in front of Cerritos' Dario Robinson.
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Apr 29, 2016

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Apr 14, 2016

Dianne Jacob talks about the risk of wildfires this year. Rain created fuel in San Diego's backcountry

Apr 12, 2016

RT @acbowen: All of us at @KPBSnews are SO PROUD of @jeanguerre for winning the PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize! Felicidades 😄👏

Apr 11, 2016

Rocking the KPBS fundraising mic with Laura Wingard. And sporting the retro NPR tote bag

Apr 08, 2016

Headphones, rundown and coffee. Morning radio if I've ever seen it. Support KPBS in San Diego.

Apr 08, 2016

Sure is easy getting up early in the morning. Especially when it means supporting KPBS Radio. Give it up San Diego.

Apr 07, 2016

Angela Carone rocking the KPBS fundraising mic. Support your public radio station.

Mar 23, 2016

Survey finds people don't properly dispose of expired medicine. Experts say it could foul water.

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