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San Diego County playgrounds can reopen after state reverses course

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REGION — Playgrounds in San Diego County can reopen to the public today, despite initially being closed under COVID-19 restrictions, after state health officials reversed
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Boerner Horvath, other state legislators dine outside together despite COVID-19 surge

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REGION — Just hours after state legislators were sworn-in on Monday at the Golden 1 Center, five California state Assembly members dined together outside at
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Supervisors hear COVID-19 update, vote to expand business relief program

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REGION — The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to make San Diego County’s $20 million Small Business Stimulus Grant program available to all
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Blakespear elected chair of SANDAG’s board

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REGION — The San Diego Association of Governments’ board unanimously elected its new chair Dec. 4, elevating current Vice Chair and Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear
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Carlsbad advances Right to Recall ordinance for hotel workers

Steve Puterski
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article has been updated to include campaign donations from Bill Canepa, owner of Cape Rey Hilton, to Mayor Matt Hall. Additionally, the
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Election 2020: Latest results for San Diego County

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Here are the latest election results provided by the San Diego County Registrar’s Office, as vote-counting continues from Tuesday’s election. State law allows
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Tri-City candidate’s business interests, shadowy campaign tactics raise concerns

Jordan Ingram and Catherine Allen
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article has been updated from a previous version to include written statements from Tri-City candidate Deborah Vietor. Vietor’s response was submitted to
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Election 2020: Congressional incumbent Scott Peters on the issues

Dan Brendel
Democrat Scott Peters, seeking a fifth term representing California’s 52nd Congressional District, says he’s focused on the environment and issues pertaining immediately to San Diego. 
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Eight chosen for San Diego County redistricting commission

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REGION — Eight people were selected to serve on the county’s Independent Redistricting Commission, in a random drawing during today’s San Diego County Board of