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Sunday, Jul 31, 2016

Politically Speaking: Grand Jury on Task

Politically Speaking: Grand Jury on Task

The 2016-17 panel of the County Grand Jury gets its authority to investigate civil matters of local government and public agencies from state powers dating back to 1880. Grand jury foreman Alan Baskin,...

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Colorado River's Levels

Politically Speaking: The Colorado River's Levels

Some of the world's oldest battles have been over water: 19 million people in Southern California rely on the Colorado River. So what happens in halls of government if the river dries up? Monica Dean and...

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016

Politically Speaking: Unaccredited Law Schools

Politically Speaking: Unaccredited Law Schools

A law recently signed by Governor Brown aimed at California's unaccredited law schools requires full disclosure of attributes, or lack thereof, that those institutions offer their students, and, by extension...

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016

Politically Speaking: Prison Release Politics

Politically Speaking: Prison Release Politics

With California's overcrowded prisons still under federal court supervision, Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing a ballot measure to once again overhaul crime and punishment policies. But opponents say it poses...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016

Politically Speaking: Chargers Stadium Initiative, Pt. II

Politically Speaking: Chargers Stadium Initiative, Pt. II

The battle lines are drawn for the ballot-box showdown over a new Chargers stadium in East Village. The $1.8 billion project, dubbed "ConVadium", figures to need a two-thirds majority to pass.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016

Politically Speaking: Gray Areas of Prop 64

Politically Speaking: Gray Areas of Prop 64

A lot of questions will be in search of answers if California voters approve a measure to legalize the "adult use" of marijuana in November. The state's employers, especially, can foresee major workplace issues...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016

Politically Speaking: Chargers Stadium Initiative

Politically Speaking:  Chargers Stadium Initiative

Plans for a new Chargers stadium downtown are getting kicked around even before the team's training camp opens. But polls are indicating less receptivity than a simple majority, never mind the two-thirds...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016

Politically Speaking: San Onofre Settlement

Politically Speaking: San Onofre Settlement

Just when utility ratepayers thought a second round of PUC settlement proceedings on the San Onofre debacle would lead to a fairer shake, SoCal Edison says - not so fast. NBC 7's Gene Cubbison is joined...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016

Politically Speaking: Clinton Campaign Issues

Politically Speaking: Clinton Campaign Issues

Where the presidential campaign is heading in a post-Clinton emails investigation, whose outcome Donald Trump has bashed as rigged. This is part two of the discussion on Politically Speaking.

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016

Politically Speaking: Clinton Emails Furor

Politically Speaking: Clinton Emails Furor

The political fallout is still swirling from the FBI’s decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her email server. NBC 7’s Gene Cubbison takes a look at the legal and political twists and turns, with...

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Controversial Guardrails Will No Longer Be Used in CA

Controversial Guardrails Will No Longer Be Used in CA

In California, Trinity ET-Plus guardrails, accused in lawsuits of performing improperly, will be replaced “as needed,” a spokesman with the California Department of Transportation said.

Italian Girl, 10, Rescued From Earthquake Rubble

Italian Girl, 10, Rescued From Earthquake Rubble

A 10-year-old girl was pulled alive from the rubble in Pescara del Tronto on Wednesday 17 hours after the quake struck central Italy.

District Attorney Testifies in Campaign Finance Scandal

District Attorney Testifies in Campaign Finance Scandal

Testimonies continued in federal court on Wednesday in a campaign finance scandal involving a Mexican businessman.

Man's Car Stolen With Father's Ashes Inside

Man's Car Stolen With Father's Ashes Inside

A local man, who had his car stolen last week, is asking for the person responsible to return his father’s ashes to him. The ashes had been inside the car, along with a cellphone that held the final message from...

Embattled Mylan to Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen Costs

Embattled Mylan to Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen Costs

Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. Mylan N.V. said Thursday that the patient cost will...

Store Faces the Music After Overcharging Family

Store Faces the Music After Overcharging Family

The Valadez’s bought the clarinet at McCrea Music Company in La Mesa but the family eventually noticed the monthly payments hadn’t stop, even after the clarinet was paid for.