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Climate Action Plan Calls for 50% Emissions Cut by 2035

Climate Action Plan Calls for 50% Emissions Cut by 2035

An updated Climate Action Plan released Tuesday aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions in San Diego by half and switch to all electricity use to renewable sources by 2035. Read »

5 hours ago
California Gun Restriction Bill Signed Into Law

California Gun Restriction Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill making California the first state that allows family members to ask a judge... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
California: First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California: First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

Mandatory Cuts on Water Use Proposed

San Diego's voluntary water restrictions could soon become mandatory as temperatures again start to climb toward the... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law a pair of bills designed to increase protections... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Schools Challenger Would Drop Tenure-Ruling Appeal

Schools Challenger Would Drop Tenure-Ruling Appeal

The challenger in the unexpectedly tight race for California's elected schools chief said Thursday that if he... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Gov't Sales of Confederate Flag Banned

Gov't Sales of Confederate Flag Banned

State government agencies cannot sell or display items with the Confederate flag. Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested in Eric Holder's Job

Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested in Eric Holder's Job

California Attorney General Kamala Harris waved off speculation Thursday that she might be next in line to... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
D52 Congressional Candidates Debate Immigration, ISIS

D52 Congressional Candidates Debate Immigration, ISIS

A contentious and sometimes hostile debate between District 52 Congressional candidates Scott Peters and Carl DeMaio... Watch »

Sep 23, 2014
DUI Charges Have No Impact On Job: Hueso

DUI Charges Have No Impact On Job: Hueso

California State Senator Ben Hueso (D-40th District) briefly addressed DUI charges against him Friday, saying... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Boxer Vague on Seeking Fifth Term

Boxer Vague on Seeking Fifth Term

Boxer, 73, loves her job and sees no roadblocks to returning to the Senate Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Drivers for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft must carry minimum levels of insurance under... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Signatures Submitted in Minimum Wage Referendum Petition Drive

Signatures Submitted in Minimum Wage Referendum Petition Drive

The San Diego Small Business Coalition announced the end to their petition drive a day ahead of the deadline. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Council Votes to Regulate Sale of E-Cigarettes

Council Votes to Regulate Sale of E-Cigarettes

The San Diego City Council voted Tuesday to regulate the use and sale of electronic cigarettes. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Drivers to Steer Clear of Cyclists

Drivers to Steer Clear of Cyclists

NBC 7's Matt Rascon reports on the law that goes into effect Sept. 16, 2014 requiring drivers stay three feet... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders "Thinking" About Running for President

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders fueled speculation about his 2016 plans over the weekend, telling "Meet... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
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