Photos: Praying for Migrant Children

A group of faith leaders gathered Friday afternoon at Border Field State Park to pray for the masses of undocumented migrant children fleeing violence in Central America. The vigil was held on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. We documented the scene here in San Diego.

Six Years and $10 Million Gone, the Convention Center Expansion Is Dead

It is one of the biggest, gnarliest and most embarrassing legal failures the city has ever seen.

San Diego’s Other Affordability Problem

It's not just housing that's costly here — so is transportation. Combined, that makes San Diego more unaffordable than most places.

Morning Report: Umbrage Wars Erupt in 52nd District Contest

DeMaio not happy with Peters Q-and-A, a bad night for Sen. Ben Hueso, the minimum wage fight goes to the street and what we learned this week.

When Do the Water Cops Show Up?

The city no longer has a crew of water cops policing usage, though county residents are now under mandatory conservation orders. Here's what those are, and where enforcement could head in the future.

The County Pension’s Wall Street Game

The county's pension fund is betting bigger, but officials deny they’re at the casino.

Let Me Pay the Post Office to Stop Trashing My House

Reps. Susan Davis and Scott Peters want those who have the luxury of having a bunch of garbage delivered daily to their mailboxes to keep it. Issa wants them to have to walk at least to their curb to get their advertising. Unfortunately, none of them will let me pay to get rid of it.

Morning Report: Political Struggle Over a Parking Lot

Rachael Ortiz, long a major figure in Barrio Logan, faces off with the City Council member. How many people actually will get raises from a minimum wage hike? And all the news links you need today.

Make SD Bike-Friendly? There’s a Committee for That

With a new bike-share program nearing launch and the city preparing to drop $200 million on bike infrastructure, leaders in San Diego's two-wheeled community push to add continuity and contiguity to the city's policies.

San Diego Explained: The Demise of the Convention Center Expansion

On this week's San Diego Explained, VOSD's Scott Lewis explains the death of the Convention Center Expansion project and new ideas gaining traction among officials.

This Little-Used Parking Lot Is the Epicenter of a Yearlong Political Power Struggle

Family Health Centers of San Diego wants the city to sell it a little-used parking lot so it can expand. The only thing standing in its way is a slow-moving bureaucracy and a community stalwart with no legal claim to the lot.