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  1. Trump's 'space force' could propel Southern California's aerospace industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    One of the big winners from President Trump 's push for a new military service called "space force" may be one of his least favorite places - California. Once the launchpad of the nation's aerospace industry, Southern California stands to see a surge in government and industry jobs and billions of dollars in contracts for satellites and other technology if Congress approves the space force when it takes up the proposal next year, industry experts and former military officials said.

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  2. Court reinstates suit against LAPD detective in wrongful-murder-conviction caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Susan Mellen exits the Torrance courthouse in 2014, when she was released from prison after being wrongly convicted of murder. Susan Mellen exits the Torrance courthouse in 2014, when she was released from prison after being wrongly convicted of murder.

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  3. Whole Foods slammed over 'Yellow Fever' restaurantRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Whole Foods opened a new Whole Foods 365 location in Long Beach, California, this week, and the company is facing intense criticism after it was revealed that the site includes a restaurant called Yellow Fever. "Already ready for lunch? #YellowFeverEats has you covered with fresh, customized bowls at our brand-new #LongBeach365 location - now open!" the 365byWholeFoods Twitter account announced with a photo of the restaurant.

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  4. Illegal wildlife trade likely unstoppable without dramatic shift in public awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A seized tiger head and skin stored at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement in Torrance, California. A seized tiger head and skin stored at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement in Torrance, California.

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  5. How we investigated wildlife traffickingRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    I became interested in wildlife trafficking after reporting on the totoaba fish that's being poached in the Gulf of California for its bladder. After being smuggled to China, the bladders sell for as much as $30,000 each.

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  6. The missing billions spent on gasoline in California each yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A UC Berkeley professor says California motorists spend about $4 billion more on gasoline than drivers in other states, even after accounting for taxes and fees. A UC Berkeley professor says California motorists spend about $4 billion more on gasoline than drivers in other states, even after accounting for taxes and fees.

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  7. Oscar Valdez wins decision in brutal bout with Scott QuiggRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Oscar Valdez persevered through a grueling challenge from England's Scott Quigg in a steady rain to claim a unanimous decision victory on Saturday night. Valdez retained his WBO featherweight title while fighting under a canopy at StubHub Center's famed outdoor ring.

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  8. Kim dominates for 1st Olympic gold, Hirscher breaks throughRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A few hours after 17-year-old Chloe Kim dominated the women's halfpipe snowboarding final on Tuesday, 28-year-old Marcel Hirscher, a six-time overall World Cup champion, won the men's combined at the Pyeongchang Games. Other events with medals scheduled to be awarded include the men's and women's cross-country sprints, curling mixed doubles, women's luge singles, men's 1,500-meter speedskating and women's 500-meter short-track speedskating.

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  9. Snow Queen: Kim dominates to take gold in women's halfpipeRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The 17-year-old from Torrance, California, dominated the Olympic women's halfpipe snowboarding final on Tuesday, soaring to a gold medal four years in the making. Kim put up a score of 93.75 on the first of her three finals runs and then bettered it with a near-perfect 98.75 on her last run with the gold already well in hand.

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  10. Chloe Kim: California kid heads to South Korea's gamesRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Ask snowboarder Chloe Kim what she thinks the "Chloe Kim Story" really is this year and she hesitates just a moment, before deciding on "The California girl that went to the Olympics." It's perfect, easy, and oh-so-fitting for the 17-year-old from Torrance, California, who loves music and the mall almost as much as she loves stomping her runs - and the competition - in the halfpipe.

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  11. Gym owner gives statement about platform collapse that injured dozens of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Dozens of children were injured when a stairwell collapsed at an indoor obstacle course gym in Barrio Logan Saturday night. Dozens of children were injured when a stairwell collapsed at an indoor obstacle course gym in Barrio Logan Saturday night.

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  12. Man fatally shot by police after pursuit in TorranceRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Torrance police shot and killed a reckless driver suspected of being under the influence after a short pursuit early Saturday, authorities said. The shooting occurred shortly after 2 a.m. when officers tried to pull over the driver near the intersection of Hawthorne Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway, police said.

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