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How new land use rules have pushed Solana Beach residents to sue their city. Plus, the story of a woman with cancer who would rather be in prison than in jail, a hair loss drug that has lead to depression and sexual dysfunction in some men and a look at this year's Bike To Work Day.
A look at the rise of marijuana use in teens. Plus, how the national debate over the Boy Scouts' ban on gay members has affected one teenage Eagle Scout, more on a new trauma center and a look at a frog that was once used in California as an early pregnancy test.
A look at Myrtle Cole's campaign for San Diego City Council. Plus, a new salad bar program for schools, how long waits at the border affect health, San Diego State University's new women's basketball coach and an interview with an SDSU professor set to testify on how the US can stabilize its housing market.
Has the job market finally rebounded for new graduates? Plus, a look at the newest One Book, One San Diego selection, how groups are recognizing fallen soldiers of the Vietnam War and reactions of local educators to state budget revisions that might mean more money for schools.
A chat with Lorena Gonzalez and Steve Castaneda about their campaigns for state Assembly. Plus, what the state is doing to prepare for a difficult fire season, A new report on how San Diego could be doing more in the way of exports and the discovery of an Ice-Age bison fossil in San Diego.
Nathan Fletcher's switch from Republican to Independent to Democrat. Plus, a look at Disney's failed attempt to trademark "Dia de los Muertos" and the ensuing social media fallout, the possibility of a statewide plastic bag ban and a newly-released video that was used as evidence in an an alleged Border Patrol abuse case.
A look at what the future might hold for the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Plus, details on a mysterious art installation at UC San Diego, the controversy over where food trucks can settle down, stories on college and high school graduations and how the Great Recession affected the mental health of some Americans.
A look at the new, bigger budget for San Diego County. Plus, predictions and safety tips for the upcoming fire season, a scoliosis treatment that could make life easier for children with the disease and details on research into the existence of a prostate cancer gene.
Plus, the effect of a state Supreme Court ruling on how much power cities have over medical marijuana dispensaries, a new vaccine that could treat heroin addiction, an increase in home prices and how one charity is sending less-fortunate students to prom this year.
Mayor Bob Filner talks about his budget, pot shop regulations and Balboa Park plan. Plus, a look at an app that tracks moods for optimal treatment of disorders, how San Diego students are learning online and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith weighs in on a state Supreme Court ruling on medical marijuana dispensaries.