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A man who allegedly vandalized the San Diego State University campus with swastikas and other anti-semitic imagery was in custody Friday.

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Americans ventured out more to bars and restaurants last month but spent less on things like clothes or sporting goods, according to the Commerce Department.

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#ICYMI from @KPBSMidday : The CDC’s announcement on masking was met with much enthusiasm until people realized it was not clear when and how it applied. Plus, parents and teachers shouldn’t hyper-focus on learning loss as students head back to school. 👂🏾

Mayor Todd Gloria Friday announced a tentative 10-year agreement with @SDGE  to provide energy services to San Diego residents and businesses. The option still remains to municipalize or to purchase and put the city's utilities under public control.

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Newsom said Friday that his office is weighing issues of enforcement and workplace safety in considering whether to adopt new CDC guidelines on masking. San Francisco, San Diego and Riverside counties say they expect updated guidance from the state.

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Movie theaters are open again, but the best film available this weekend is only streaming. KPBS cinema junkie @cinebeth  recommends what to see and what to avoid.

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San Diego County public health officials reported 261 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths, as hospitalizations dipped to one of the lowest numbers this year. A total of 136 people were hospitalized in Friday's report, a decrease from Thursday's 151.

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@SanDiegoPD  tell KPBS the outcome of a controversial June 4 arrest will remain secret. The arrest, which was captured on video, shows a ‌young‌ ‌woman‌ being put into an unmarked van ‌by‌ ‌a‌ ‌group‌ ‌of‌ ‌unidentified armed‌ ‌men.

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Many members of the Uighur ethnic minority have fled persecution to Turkey, which they have traditionally viewed as a refuge. But now, many Uighurs in Istanbul tell NPR they fear China is pressuring Turkey to threaten them.

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The #SanFrancisco  49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after #SantaClara  County banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks in response to rising cases of the #coronavirus  in the area.

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A super bloom of wildflowers is only days away in the Anza Borrego Desert following the recent rain

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KPBS reporter @MaxRivlinNadler  captured this video of hundreds of protesters marching through North Park and Hillcrest.

Wondering what all that fuzz is about downtown? It's the #ScienceMarchSD , & we've got all the deets:

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To curb veteran suicides, the VA opens services to those with less than honorable discharges

California received $3.2B in taxes from people who are in the U.S. illegally, report says.

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LIVE BLOG: Read the latest local reaction on the conviction of former Minneapolis police Officer#DerekChauvin  on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of #GeorgeFloyd 

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