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The massive sewage spill on the Tijuana River in Mexico that fouled South County beaches may have been significantly larger than first estimated, although it’s unclear how regulators arrived at the new figure.
It is one of the most popular perks taking hold in corporate America, and soon employers everywhere could be incentivized to help their workers pay down student loans.
Lawmakers, regulators and environmental groups in San Diego County are calling on federal officials to investigate a massive sewage spill in the Tijuana River that some people believe Mexico may have intentionally caused and then refused to explain much about it.
Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) in a statement said, "the president's attempt at unifying the nation fell flat. The divisive rhetoric he has used over the past years is not going to be healed by a few words in a speech."
As Rep. Scott Peters put it, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer got a promotion Thursday morning. He’s now in charge of an officially designated “Coast Guard City.”
Two members of the region's congressional delegation, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, and Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, were supposed to attend Thursday's official designation of San Diego as the nation's second largest Coast Guard City.
While Peters attended, Hunter canceled at the last moment.
Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, is dealing with an unprecedented political environment in Washington. The third term democrat represents the 52nd district in San Diego and he’s home during the congressional recess. KPBS Reporter Erik Anderson spoke with Peters about his priorities for the 115th Congress.
SAN DIEGO — “The tone of the Trump campaign, the appointment of Steve Bannon (as White House chief strategist), and the discussion of immigrants has provided a license for people to express their hatred in a way that is inappropriate,” Congressman Scott Peters (D-San Diego) charged Wednesday in a telephone interview with San Diego Jewish World.
San Diego Democrats are clamoring for answers from local representatives about what they can do to preserve their voice on Capitol Hill.
Congressmembers Susan Davis (D-53rd Dist.) and Scott Peters (D-52nd Dist.) held a workshop Wednesday night to address constituents questions at Liberty Station.