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Newsom on campaign trail

VIDEO: Newsom to remain as California governor

Newsom will now serve in the state's top job until November 2022
Ingrid Estrella and Jillian Fortner September 17, 2021
The results showed that the majority of Californians supported him and his handling of the pandemic. Currently, out of the nine million voters, over six million voted to keep Newsom in office.
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Polling Location at County Registrar of Voters

San Diego officials announce record voter registration for recall

Registrar anticipates between 200,000-250,000 mail-in ballots could be submitted on Sept. 14 alone
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata September 14, 2021
Ballots are allowed to arrive up to seven days after election day and county officials project that it may take days to finalize the count.
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Presentation of I Voted stickers written multiple languages.

San Diego voters share thoughts on recall election

San Diegans exercise their right to vote and express why voting matters to them
Kathryn Gray and Michael Tatum September 14, 2021
The last day to cast a vote in the 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is here and San Diegans are turning out in large numbers to make their voices heard.
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Yulyssah Marin works the polls

Will City College students vote in the recall election?

City students share their experiences and thoughts on the upcoming election
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2021
If Newsom cannot convince more than 50% of the electorate to vote no in the recall election, the top vote-getter in the second half of the ballot will become governor.
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Vel the Wonder

REVIEW: Music video featuring Vel the Wonder has City College ties

Director Nahla Valdez in a San Diego City College alum
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist June 7, 2021
The music video for the song, "Got Me Like Me" is different from any other video I have ever seen before.
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Gavin Newsom

VIDEO: Gavin Newsom delivers State of the State amid recall effort

Next deadline in push to oust governor comes on Wednesday
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist March 12, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom delivered the State of the State Address at an empty Dodger Stadium Tuesday, focusing on uniting California a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Kamala Harris hugs girl

MAGAZINE: California’s Kamala Harris making history

Harris is the first woman and person of color elected as U.S. Vice President
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer January 20, 2021
The impact of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States was felt at City College long before Inauguration Day.
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CA Covid-19 Alert

BREAKING: Alert announces new stay-at-home orders

The order will last for the next 3 weeks
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 8, 2020
California has issued another stay-at-home order sent over an Emergency Alert to mobile devices today. 
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Latino communities suffering disproportionately from COVID-19

San Diego moved into most restrictive purple tier on Nov. 10
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 10, 2020
The virus has exposed racial, healthcare and housing disparities that have existed for generations and have left the Latino community more predisposed and vulnerable to COVID-19.
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Ammar Campa-Najjar

50th Congressional District candidates in final stretch

Ammar Campa-Najjar remains optimistic, despite the polls
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar is facing Republican Darrell Issa to represent California’s 50th Congressional District.
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden

A viewer’s guide to election night

The race for 270 electoral votes starts tonight
Eric Bradner, CNN November 3, 2020
Fast-counting swing states in the Southeast will begin to report their results early. And counting votes could take some states several more days.
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Proposition 22

OPINION: Prop 22 justifies app-based drivers employment status

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor November 2, 2020
Proposition 22 would classify app-based drivers as “independent contractors” instead of “employees” while offering certain compensation as a replacement if the driver meets certain criteria.
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