April 19, 2021

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Elimination of annual memberships, inclusive staffing part of Balboa Park venue’s effort to attract the whole community

Faulconer has had little competition for attention in his bid to replace governor. That’s about to change as more potential candidates line up, including Caitlyn Jenner.

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As President Joe Biden unveils an ambitious target this week to cut the nation’s climate-warming emissions, his administration is also taking steps to refute critics who say it’ll put large numbers of American jobs at risk.

The Supreme Court says it will not hear a case out of Pennsylvania related to the 2020 election, a dispute that had lingered while similar election challenges had already been rejected by the justices

Over two decades of war spanning four presidents, the Pentagon always managed to fend off the political instincts of elected leaders frustrated with the grind of Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - The routine has become so predictable that some gun-control activists see the familiarity of tragedy as their biggest obstacle to achieving the change they’ve been seeking for the past decade.

Reflecting on the war in Afghanistan

From 2005 to 2014, U-T photojournalist Nelvin C. Cepeda traveled regularly to Afghanistan embedded with Marines from Camp Pendleton. He looks back on what it was like seeing the war unfold abroad and at home.

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Coronavirus

In a bid to vaccinate 1.9 million San Diegans against COVID-19 by July, the county and local health systems have launched immunization sites throughout the region. Check out this map to find the location nearest you and schedule an appointment.

Here are the latest demographic data on COVID-19 cases in the county

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With San Diego County in the orange tier, more entertainment venues can reopen. Reporter George Varga will tell us what that landscape looks like.

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 unveiling a mural of San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Musgrove at Grossmont High School

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MIGRANT VOICES TODAY FILM COMPETITION

The Migrant Voices Today Film Challenge showcases diverse short-form films exploring loss, separation, current political realities and COVID-19’s effects on migrants, refugees and asylum seekers on a worldwide scale.

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Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández said he would be better in 2021, and he delivered in the Galaxy’s season opener by scoring twice in 3-2 win over Inter Miami.

Andrés Martín, a Baja California Orchestra’s musician, has designed an Eastman signature model double bass that will bear his name

The L.A. Phil’s artistic leader has been appointed music director in Paris, where he will join one of the most celebrated opera companies in the world.

Mixed Grounds Coffee on Imperial Avenue will serve as a venue for local artists and the community of Logan Heights

President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor’s historically low cap on refugees by next month

Tijuana recently finished repairs after sewage flowed over the border for weeks, shuttering beaches as far north as Coronado

President Joe Biden has signed an emergency determination that officials say will speed refugee admissions to the U.S., but he did not lift his predecessor’s historically low cap of 15,000 refugees for this year

Corruption underscores the challenge Harris confronts in working with leaders of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to stem migration to the U.S.

San Diegans wanting to help support the unaccompanied children in federal custody can donate money, time or certain bulk items, officials say

From root beer to fancy horchata, columnist Ryan Bradford tries a variety of cannabis-infused drinks

Tatiana Ortiz Rubio’s “Stop the Spread” is part of a statewide public awareness campaign that aims to remind people to stay diligent in reducing the spread of COVID-19.

In addition to tasting rooms in North Park and Scripps Ranch, the local hard kombucha company will now operate a third location in Los Angeles County

Chef Brian Redzikowski, who won top prize at the 2019 Grand Cochon culinary event in Chicago, will virtually guide at-home cooks