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Republican Party Event Flyer

Local Republicans to host watch party, peaceful protest

Events planned by the Republican Party of San Diego County
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
The Republican Party of San Diego County is hosting a peaceful protest and election night watch party for the 2020 presidential election at the Legacy Resort in Mission Valley tonight.
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Sushi 2 On Broadway

A local business transforms wooden boards into art

Remnants of earlier protests, concern for post-election unrest is a canvas
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
A few businesses around Downtown San Diego have been boarding up in fear of protests sparked by the 2020 presidential election, according to numerous media reports. But Sushi 2 On Broadway decided to turn protest defense into something of art and community.
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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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Election Day

Election Day voters: What you need to know (with video)

Polls close today at 8 p.m.
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2020
Election Day is here and the Registrar of Voters wants those waiting for today to be prepared before visiting a polling place.
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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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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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Undocumented Student Action Week

Undocumented Student Action Week continues at City College

Undocumented Student Week of Action continues through Friday
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer October 21, 2020
San Diego City, Mesa, Miramar colleges and Continuing Education campuses have collaborated for a week of virtual events and activities for Undocumented Student Action Week.
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Proposition 22

Proposition 22: App-based drivers as independent contractors

Support for Prop. 22 split by party lines
Paris Hickson, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 22 classifies app-based drivers, such as those for Uber or Lyft, as contractors as opposed to calling them employees and provides independent-drivers other methods of compensation.
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Proposition 20

Proposition 20: Criminal justice reform

Criminal sentencing, parole and DNA collection initiative
Christina Painton, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 20 repeals certain criminal justice reforms voted on in 2014 and 2016 designed to reduce the prison population in California.
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Trump Biden Town Hall Ratings

VIDEO: Trump, Biden appear in competing town halls

The events were covered in this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast
Christina Painton, Executive Producer, Newscene October 16, 2020
Donald Trump and Joe Biden dueled it out in competing town hall meetings Thursday night.  
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Proposition 21

Proposition 21: Local rent control initiative

Replaces housing act that dates back to 1995
Rachel de la Torre and Gabriel Schneider October 16, 2020
Proposition 21 would replace the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which allowed local governments to use rent control in some cases. It has been in effect since 1995.
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