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LEGEND: Holidays can still be celebrated from home

City Times offers students a pandemic-friendly, practical guide for holiday celebrations
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer December 21, 2020
With San Diego moving to the purple tier, California’s strictest level, many students and families are wondering how to quarantine efficiently during the holiday season. City Times offers activities you can still do safely and at a distance during the pandemic.
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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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California Democrats event

State Democrats plan election party with Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi expected to join the virtual event
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Barbara Lee are set to join the California Democratic Party during the Celebration of the Grassroots Election Night Party. 
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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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Lorena Gonzalez

Lorena Gonzalez pushes #NoOn22

Gonzalez authored Assembly Bill 5, which would be overturned if Prop 22 passes
Marlena Harvey, News Editor November 3, 2020
Lorena Gonzalez took to Twitter on Election Day to show her support for #NoOn22 in a push for equal rights for app-based drivers.
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CA Secretary of State tweet

Early voter numbers top 12 million in California

California Secretary of State releases early numbers
Lucas Barreto, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Ahead of Election Day, Californians have cast 12,780,739 ballots, according to a tweet by the office of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.
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OPINION: Prop 18 shapes positive habit in young voters

OPINION: Prop 18 shapes positive habit in young voters

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 28, 2020
Proposition 18 amends the California Constitution to permit 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections, with the expectation they will turn 18 by the next general election and otherwise be eligible to vote.
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Ellen Ochoa in space

City College SUBIR hosts a virtual event about women in STEM

Virtual event hosted by SUBIR, SACNAS engaged students in discussion about Chicanx and Latinx womxn in STEM
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 22, 2020
STEM fields contribute to some of the most exciting and cutting-edge advancements humankind has ever seen. But they also lack diversity.
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Proposition 18

Proposition 18: Primary voting for 17-year-olds

Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote earlier
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections.
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Proposition 24

Proposition 24: Privacy rights initiative

Existing consumer data privacy laws, rights will be expanded if Prop 24 passes
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 24 would allow existing consumer data privacy laws and rights will be expanded.
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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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Proposition 16

Proposition 16: Affirmative action repeal (with video)

Proposition 16 threatens to reverse affirmative action policies in California
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer October 15, 2020
Proposition 16 would repeal Proposition 209, which banned the state from discriminating against or favoring any individual on the basis of their race or sex.
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