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Complex Measure D Takes On Big San Diego Redevelopment Issues — When former state lawmaker Steve Peace strolls through this Qualcomm Stadium parking lot, he sees possibilities. "As the expansion of the river expands up this way and then melds into the recreational, simple passive sports activities. Soccer fields. And that sort of thing. And we get rid of all this asphalt.

Arctic Bees Could Teach Researchers About Climate Change — University of California, Riverside researchers are recently back from a trip to Alaska where they collected samples of a hardy pollinator called Bombus polaris, the Arctic bumblebee. Hollis Woodard led the effort and said it could help researchers understand how climate change affects harsh, but delicate ecosystems. "What's going on with this bumble bee that's living in a place that's changing?

Chargers Stadium Would Bring Economic Boost, Study Finds — A Chargers stadium and convention center annex being proposed under Measure C would be an economic boost and bring an array of benefits for San Diego workers and residents, according to a study released Tuesday by two local economists.

Fifth Day Of Demonstrations In El Cajon Begins With Prayer Service — UPDATE: 10:32 a.m., Oct. 1, 2016 About 300 people gathered at Prescott Promenade Park in El Cajon Saturday morning for a prayer service honoring Alfred Olango, who was killed in a police shooting Tuesday. Organizers said the crowd will march through city streets following the service.

Fourth Night Of Protests In El Cajon After Police Shoot Unarmed Man — About 200 protesters gathered in a demonstration that remained largely peaceful through the evening. They walked for blocks chanting "touch one, touch all," "hand's up, don't shoot" and "no justice, no peace" around the site where 38-year-old Alfred Olango was killed.

Mostly Peaceful Protests Continue In El Cajon After Police Shoot Unarmed Man — Protesters filled the streets of El Cajon a day after an unarmed man was shot and killed by police officers. They marched, sometimes through traffic, in the city's downtown, but with few violent outbursts. They held signs and chanted "no justice, no peace," "hands up, don't shoot" and "black lives matter."

Police Shoot Man At El Cajon Strip Mall — Police opened fire on what they described as an irrational man who allegedly failed to comply with their commands at an East County strip mall Tuesday afternoon, sending him to a hospital with injuries of undisclosed severity and prompting accusations that the gunfire was racially motivated.

Hotel Study Finds Little Boost During Chargers Games — 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 — 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 — 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.
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Oct 19, 2016

Got my KPBS fundraising ears on. (Look close) Thanks for helping Maya Trabulsi. KPBS deserves the best.

Oct 18, 2016

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Oct 03, 2016

Architect Rob Quigley designed library. Says the project doesn't work for anyone.

Oct 03, 2016

Taxpayer Association's Haney Hong reiterates opposition. Says the financial numbers don't add up.

Oct 03, 2016

Tourism Authority Chief Joe Terzi says the project will cost the city more than 3 billion dollars

Oct 03, 2016

Councilmember Sherman says this is an issue of trust. Says the Chargers can't be trusted.

Oct 03, 2016

David Alvar says there too many giveaways in Measure C. Revenue from extras go to Spanos.

Oct 03, 2016

April Boling says measure C is flawed and side agreements won't fix it.

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