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What place do unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or commonly — if imprecisely — drones) have in our American skies? If you own or operate a small UAS, do you know where you can legally fly it and how you can use it? If you are sipping iced tea in your backyard when a small drone with a video camera flies over your property at eye level, what would be the legal repercussions if you, say, whacked it to the ground with a tennis racket?
President Barack Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act during a White House ceremony Thursday, celebrating a "bipartisan action."
The Clay Hunt SAV Act strives to end the high and increasing number of veteran suicides.
According to the bill, it will provide a program to help veterans access mental health services in the Department of Veterans Affairs, require the VA to create a website with resources for mental health services and authorize the VA to increase retention of mental health staff.
For the first time since becoming the District 2 Councilmember in 2014, Lorie Zapf made an appearance before the Pacific Beach Town Council.
At the PBTC’s monthly general meeting - held at the Crown Point Jr. Music Academy auditorium on Feb. 18 - Zapf addressed a crowd of about 100, the largest assembly to date, according to past president Ed Reay.
San Diego’s homeless population was fifth largest among major American cities last year, but its federal funding from a key source was dramatically less than cities with a fraction of the homeless population.
San Diego supporters of President Barack Obama’s plans to protect millions of unauthorized immigrants nationwide from deportation said Tuesday they would not be deterred by a Texas federal judge’s order putting the plans on hold.
“Sí se puede,” Yes we can, chanted a crowd of about 50 demonstrators at Christ the King Community Catholic Church in San Diego. Participants included U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, immigration activists and representatives of labor groups.
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) called attention to twelve locations in the 52nd Congressional District where residents who qualify can receive free tax filing assistance. The resources offered through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are available to all Americans with less than $52,000 in annual income.
Free Tax Help for Families & Seniors
With tax season just around the corner I am here to let San Diegans know about a number of free tax resources available to them to ensure they aren’t leaving any money on the table when filing their tax return
The three most common programs available to people are Free File, the IRS e-filing program where if you make less than $60,000 you can access the IRS’ free tax prep software on the IRS website.