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SAN DIEGO, CA – San Diego Monday became the first U.S. West Coast city to join London's Business Welcome Program as area business and civic leaders began a four-day trade mission in England.
The mission is being led by the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. and Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego.
San Diego officials were informed repeatedly of the dangers of disease-carrying runoff from homeless encampments into area waterways, as far as a decade before the current hepatitis A crisis spurred action.
San Diego city leaders and area lawmakers offered their thoughts and prayers Monday to the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, while athletes with ties to the Nevada city also took to social media to express their sorrow and anguish.
The death toll had risen to 58 by Monday morning, with more than 500 hurt at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival on Sunday night.
A team of journalists beat lawmakers Tuesday night in the National Press Club's annual "Press vs. Politicians Spelling Bee," with Todd Gillman of the Dallas Morning News as the champion.
Gillman was one of seven journalists who competed against a team of seven lawmakers to raise money for the National Press Club Journalism Institute.
For the second year in a row, the White House reportedly wants to lower the cap on the number of refugees coming to the U.S.
The New Democrat Coalition is made up of moderate, pro-growth House members trying to make government work better for Americans.
If San Diego’s representatives are any indication, Congress may struggle to agree on a solution for immigrants who were brought to the U.S.
Hundreds of thousands of gallons of polluted water often carrying sewage and other contaminants have flowed over the Mexico border into the San Diego region every month this year — including a nearly four million gallon spill on Sunday, according to federal records.
President Donald Trump has a tax code overhaul, the construction of the border wall, and massive repairs and expansions to the infrastructure on his wish list.