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    We know there's a lot of noise out there regarding San Diego politics and issues affected people who live in Southern California. Every week, Alex Presha will take a look at what's happening in San Diego and share those stories here. 

    Week of July 15, 2019

    Marines Issue Cease and Desist letter to Rep. Duncan Hunter Over Political Mailer

    The Marine Corps has issued a cease and desist letter to Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., for using the official Marine Corps emblem and phrase on campaign mailers that link his likely 2020 opponent and two Democratic congresswomen to terror.

    Agriculture Secretary Visits Avocado Farm, Zoo on SD Tour

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue visited San Diego on Monday. Perdue signed the America's Workers Initiative on behalf of the White House during a stop at the Sysco production facility in Poway.

    Voice of San Diego: Charter School Case Exposes Big Loopholes in How the State Funds Schools

    A recent indictment alleges some charter schools in San Diego were able to manipulate state funding. Two men, along with a handful of close employees, managed to siphon $80 million of public education funds into “consulting” companies they controlled.

    Times of San Diego: California May Push Cities and Counties to End Local Gerrymandering

    State Legislators are considering two bills that would place new districting rules on local governments.

    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dies

    Stevens retired from the Supreme Court in 2010 at age 90 after serving 35 years on the bench.

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