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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
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

Rep. Kevin McCarthy was chosen by his House peers Thursday to succeed outgoing House Majority Leader Eric... Read »

Jun 19, 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
$1.2B Budget Approved by San Diego City Council

$1.2B Budget Approved by San Diego City Council

The San Diego City Council approved its 2015 budget that comes with a general fund of $1.2 billion. Read »

Jun 10, 2014
Neel Kashkari in San Diego

Neel Kashkari in San Diego

Neel Kashkari, GOP candidate for California governor, talked with NBC 7 on June 9, 2014 at a monthly meeting for the... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Lawmakers Push for Restoring Benefits, Preschool

Lawmakers Push for Restoring Benefits, Preschool

Gov. Jerry Brown and fellow Democratic state lawmakers head into the final week of negotiations over the... Read »

Jun 9, 2014
‘Dream Act’ Students Mobilize; Critics See Downside

‘Dream Act’ Students Mobilize; Critics See Downside

This summer is shaping up as a trying time for many students living in the U.S. illegally. Watch »

Jun 6, 2014
Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

The Texas GOP would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new... Watch »

Jun 7, 2014
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