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Gavin Newsom and George Lopez

VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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Lentil soup and potato salad

VIDEO: A hearty lentil soup good anytime made from Hunger Action Day at City College

Are you up for the #citycookingchallenge? Share you best dish on social media
Jesus Lopez, Staff Writer March 2, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez was back at San Diego City College's Hunger Action Day. He made a lentil soup with the onions, potatoes and carrots from his box of donated food.
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Vaccine

VIDEO: FDA recommends Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine as eligibility expands in San Diego County

New vaccination sites opening in Otay Mesa and Lemon Grove
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene February 26, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Friday, a day before new sites open in San Diego County.
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Chadwick Boseman

VIDEO: Boseman, Trebek among celebrities lost in 2020

In 2020, stars from sports and entertainment passed away
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 29, 2020
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman was privately fighting colon cancer while working on a wide range of films. Boseman was one of a number of high-profile celebrities who died this year.
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Diangela Veras and Vicky Pineda

City Times EIC finds a new outlook amid near-constant change

Pineda wrapped up her fourth and final semester with the City Times on Dec. 14
Will Mauriz, Contributor December 23, 2020
In the past nine months, City Times Editor-in-Chief Vicky Pineda has seen her situation change plenty. But so has her outlook.
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US Hurricane Landfall Map

VIDEO: 2020 hurricane season broke all records

The Atlantic basin had a record breaking hurricane season with 30 named storms
Jesus Lopez, Meteorologist December 22, 2020
2020 was a record-breaking year for Atlantic hurricanes, a signal that sea surface temperatures are rising.
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SDSU

VIDEO: SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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Wilma Wooten

VIDEO: Purple-tier restrictions set to start tonight in San Diego

Restrictions begin at midnight
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 13, 2020
President elect Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 advisory board ahead of his inauguration.
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A senior couple in front of a registrar of voter tent.

VIDEO: Ballots still being counted

Todd Gloria holds a lead in the race for mayor of San Diego
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2020
Even with all the changes for the 2020 Election, Cynthia Paes, San Diego County’s Assistant Registrar of Voters, said that Election Day, and night, went by smoothly.
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NextGen Drags

VIDEO: Young voters turning out in record numbers in 2020

The polls close today at 8 p.m.
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 3, 2020
Athletes, celebrities, models and TikTokers alike are helping groups such as NextGen, When We All Vote and Rock the Vote engage young voters.
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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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SeaWorld

VIDEO: New state guidelines for theme parks released

The guidelines have sparked outrage among theme park officials, fans
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 23, 2020
Under a new set of state guidelines, major theme parks in the state cannot open until their host county has reached the least restrictive tier.
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