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SD Council Votes to Increase Minimum Wage

SD Council Votes to Increase Minimum Wage

The polarizing issue of a citywide minimum wage hike higher than the state’s new $9 per hour comes to a Council vote... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
California Bill Would Regulate Pet Insurance

California Bill Would Regulate Pet Insurance

California could soon start regulating the small but growing market for pet insurance under proposed legislation. Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Murrieta Mayor on Border Crisis:

Murrieta Mayor on Border Crisis: "We Tried to Help"

“Contrary to what you saw on the video, Murrieta tried to step in and help..." Murrieta mayor tells NBC News. Watch »

Jul 13, 2014
El Cajon Decides Fate of Half-Cent Sales Tax

El Cajon Decides Fate of Half-Cent Sales Tax

In El Cajon, there will be no extension of a sales tax hike put in place by voters 10 years ago. Read »

Jul 11, 2014
California Red-Legged Frog Named State Amphibian

California Red-Legged Frog Named State Amphibian

The frog made famous in a tale by Mark Twain is now California's official state amphibian. Read »

Jul 9, 2014
Restaurateurs Nervous Over Minimum Wage Hike

Restaurateurs Nervous Over Minimum Wage Hike

Entrepreneurs in San Diego's restaurant industry are still digesting last week's dollar-an-hour hike in the state's... Watch »

Jul 8, 2014
Local Educator Joins Fight Against 'Re-Homing'

Local Educator Joins Fight Against 'Re-Homing'

A San Diego-based educator has joined the fight against child trafficking and a practice called “re-homing,”... Read »

Jul 9, 2014
NBC 7, Local Media Urge DA to Release Letter

NBC 7, Local Media Urge DA to Release Letter

Attorneys for NBC San Diego and ten other local media outlets and journalism groups are urging District... Read »

Jul 7, 2014
Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, will likely soon be required to provide free pot... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
New California Laws Take Effect

New California Laws Take Effect

A host of new laws took effect Tuesday. Here is a look at some of them. Read »

Jul 1, 2014
 Repeal of Ban on Bare-Hand Food Contact OK'd

Repeal of Ban on Bare-Hand Food Contact OK'd

California's chefs and bartenders can resume legally handling food with their bare hands under a bill headed to the... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
County Doubles Grant Fund For Supervisors

County Doubles Grant Fund For Supervisors

A controversial program that allows each San Diego County supervisor to give grants to community groups has... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Local Book Signing for Hillary Rodham Clinton

Local Book Signing for Hillary Rodham Clinton

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in San Diego Wednesday to sign copies of her... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget in San Diego

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget in San Diego

California Governor Jerry Brown made a trip to San Diego Friday to sign the 2014-2015 state budget, completing... Watch »

Jun 21, 2014
George H.W. Bush Makes Birthday Parachute Jump

George H.W. Bush Makes Birthday Parachute Jump

Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday at his family's seaside retreat in Maine,... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Hershey Sues Maryland Lawmaker Over Campaign Logo

Hershey Sues Maryland Lawmaker Over Campaign Logo

The Hershey company says a Maryland candidate is milking its classic chocolate bar for political Read »

Jun 11, 2014
NBC's Chuck Todd Explains House GOP Leader's Stunning Loss

NBC's Chuck Todd Explains House GOP Leader's Stunning Loss

NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd explains what cost House Majority Leader Eric Cantor his congressional... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Graham Avoids Runoff in SC

Graham Avoids Runoff in SC

Incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham avoided a runoff and easily coasted to victory against tea party challengers in South... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his GOP primary to a tea party challenger, in a stunning upset that... Watch »

Jun 11, 2014
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