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Supervisors vote for better mental health care, crisis centers

The Board of Supervisors today approved $23.8M to expand mental health and substance abuse care, including emergency response and crisis centers.
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Democratic officials aim to ‘fast-track’ party’s endorsement process

Steve Horn
Behind the scenes, powerful county Democratic Party officials are aiming to "fast-track" the endorsement process to benefit candidate Olga Diaz.
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Wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds

Margaret Hunter, the wife of San Diego-area Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty today to a federal conspiracy charge in U.S. District Court.
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Diaz gets Escondido Democratic Club endorsement

Steve Horn
The Escondido Democratic Club voted unanimously to endorse Olga Diaz for the District 3 Supervisors' race against Republican incumbent Kristin Gaspar.
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SANDAG releases employment data as part of transit push

Steve Horn
At its June 7 meeting, SANDAG's Regional Planning Committee released new employment centers data as part of “5 Big Moves” mass transit proposal.
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Supervisor, Assemblywoman demand Tri-City action on inpatient psych units

Aaron Burgin
Assemblywoman Tasha Boerner Horvath and Supervisor Nathan Fletcher sent a letter demanding Tri-City Medical Center re-open inpatient psychiatric facilities.