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Campus Election Forum

City College to host post-election forum

The forum will be hosted one day after the election
Will Mauriz, Contributor November 3, 2020
San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz will be part of a post-election forum on Nov.4, one day after the election, on the school YouTube channel.
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Sean Elo-Rivera

Sean Elo-Rivera encourages the youth to ‘show up and vote’ (with video)

District 9 hopeful standing strong to finish the race
Christina Painton, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Elo-Rivera’s work has largely focused on providing opportunities for students whose basic needs are not met, like housing and food insecurity.
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MTS bus

Trolley, buses free on Election Day

MTS provides free transit for the entirety of Nov. 3
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
The Metropolitan Transit System is holding its third Annual Free Rider Day to increase voter access to the polls.
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Todd Gloria phone bank

Mayoral candidate Todd Gloria casts his vote on Election Day

The candidate reached out to voters with a virtual phone bank
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Todd Gloria, San Diego mayoral candidate made his final push for getting undecided voters to vote for his campaign.
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CCNN at Golden Hall

City Times, Newscene kick off live election coverage

San Diego City Times, Newscene staffs working from virtual newsroom on Election Day
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2020
The staffs of City Times and Newscene are working from our virtual newsroom and will be sharing live updates throughout the week.
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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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Proposition 17

OPINION: Voting not a reward, but a right with Prop 17

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor November 2, 2020
Proposition 17 amends the Constitution of California to allow U.S. citizens who are on state parole for a felony conviction the right to vote. This would also allow for these citizens to participate in elections.
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Election graphic

VIDEO: Mail-in ballot deadlines explained

Confusion continues over rules that vary by state
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 30, 2020
As voters mail in ballots in record numbers, there is a lot of confusion among California voters about when their ballots should be turned in.
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Proposition 23

OPINION: Prop 23 improves safety, accountability in dialysis clinics

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 30, 2020
Proposition 23 improves safety and accountability in dialysis clinics. A yes vote requires a doctor to be on site during all treatment hours.
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OPINION: Prop 16 addresses lack of representation

OPINION: Prop 16 addresses lack of representation

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 29, 2020
Proposition 16 offers a part of that solution by creating more opportunities for minorities to escape the confines of generations of discrimination, creating a more equitable society where everyone has an opportunity to succeed.
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Mere Mortals

City College drama takes fall production online

Performances will stream online over six days
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer October 29, 2020
The Dramatic Arts Program at San Diego City College will present six days of performances of the David Ives comedy play “Mere Mortals,” a collection of hilarious and witty one-acts.
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Proposition 25

OPINION: Prop 25 clogs prisons, wastes money

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 27, 2020
Proposition 25 replaces money bail with a system based on public safety and the flight risk of the defendant. It would also limit the amount of time a person would remain in jail before trial for most demeanors to within 12 hours of being placed in jail.
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