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Hotel Study Finds Little Boost During Chargers Games

kpbs.org — San Diego tourism officials are touting a new study that finds professional football games have little financial impact on local hotel occupancy rates. The hotel industry study measured how much football games impacted hotels in all 32 NFL cities. The economic footprint in San Diego is negligible. "No impact.

Stadium Foes, Chargers Stick To Game Plans As Measure C Goes To Voters

kpbs.org — The 100-plus page ballot measure is extensive, detailed and complicated. But the idea is straightforward: Vote yes on Measure C, and the city can build a stadium and convention center in the city's East Village. That's where Charger spokesman Fred Maas joined us to talk about the plan.

Progress Made On Mission Bay Project

kpbs.org — The effort to reclaim natural habitat on the northern edge of Mission Bay takes a significant step forward with Tuesday's public meeting. Supporters are looking for public input on eight different ideas. Rebecca Schwartz Lesberg works for the Audubon Society and she's working with the Coastal Conservancy and U.S.

IR Sports bringing a Helenan back home

helenair.com — Montana has done a lot for me. Helena, in particular, raised me. Educated me. Looked after and helped me grow. I owe a lot to this place, and I'm happy to say, at least in a small way, I can begin giving back.

Innovation Economy Accounts For Quarter Of San Diego's GDP

kpbs.org — San Diego County's innovation economy grew to $52 billion last year, accounting for nearly one-quarter of the region's gross domestic product, according to a report released today by San Diego Connect. The report from the organization that nurtures high-tech startups also found that 255 software companies were created in the San Diego area in 2015, the fourth most in the state, and 82 life science firms were founded.

Arsenic Still Taints Some California Drinking Water

kpbs.org — More than 55,000 California residents get public water that's tainted with unsafe levels of arsenic, according to the nonprofit advocacy organization Environmental Integrity Project. The chemical is a carcinogen that's been linked to cancer, developmental difficulties, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

ITT Tech Shutters Campuses After Federal Aid Sanctions

kpbs.org — The for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services is shutting down its campuses days after the U.S. Department of Education banned it from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid. The company, which operates vocational schools, announced "with profound regret" in a statement Tuesday that it is ending academic operations at all of its more than 130 campuses across 38 states.

Westview claws by No. 3 Sherwood in OT, 27-21

highschoolsports.oregonlive.com — SHERWOOD -- Those around Westview thought the Wildcats would take a step forward during the 2016 season. Few thought the Wildcats would take a huge leap on opening night against one of the premier football programs in the state. Westview (1-0) sunk No.

Westview defeats No. 3 Sherwood 27-21 in OT: Photos

California Lawmakers Kill CPUC Reforms

kpbs.org — Consumer advocates are mourning the demise of several legislative efforts to reform the California Public Utilities Commission. California's legislative session ended this week without a vote on a number of key measures. Legislators failed to act on bills that would add an auditor to review commission rulings and one that would put limits on when retired utility executives could serve on the commission.
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Sep 28, 2016

Man says this is not over. They are looking at cell phone video. Local DA not to be trusted. Wants fed probe. https://t.co/kBuoKwFIkM

Sep 28, 2016

Man was at hospital with sister of Alongo. This is an issue In the system and police need accountability https://t.co/LwSZ2eKzSW

Sep 28, 2016

Man says unarmed black man with mental challenges was shot and killed. They want answers https://t.co/8B09djANgj

Sep 28, 2016

Man says we want to see the whole story not just a still picture. We want to see the video. https://t.co/YGZvA05KaA

Sep 28, 2016

Says man was black, mentally challenged and didn't follow orders. Says police should've done better. https://t.co/1x4Fkl6VFl

Sep 28, 2016

She says it's not fair at all. Condolences to the Alonzo family. https://t.co/MkZSlYz83q

Sep 28, 2016

Community leader pleads why. Why aren't you doing anything. This happens everyday. https://t.co/xQnkQijDJ7

Sep 28, 2016

Community leader says black lives matter. If black life doesn't matter no life matters. https://t.co/qkJz7XcHDn


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