Wandering the City Heights Data Desert

Together, two foundations have spent more than $265 million in City Heights since 2000. But data that quantify their impact is hard to come by. It's not nonexistent, though. Here's some of what we were able to track down.

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Who Lied? Part II: DeMaio’s Deceptive Emails

A campaign culture built on shared online identities is central to both DeMaio and his accuser's story of what happened.

San Diego’s Richest Poor Neighborhood, Two Decades Later

In 1993, Sol Price flipped the switch on what has become decades of philanthropic investment in City Heights. Two foundations alone have spent more than a quarter billion there since 2000. So what's come of all that money? Are residents better off because of it?

‘Thought-Provoking’ Death for Food Gets the Axe

The guy behind Death for Food wants you to look your dinner in the eye before it's slaughtered. But San Diegans won't get to pay for the privilege, now that Suzie's Farm's Nov. 23 event is off the table.

The Most Frustrating Labor Rules For California Businesses

Business boosters say the real problem with worker-protection laws isn't their intent. It's that there are so many — and some are so rigid and confounding that they’re hard to make sense of, even for companies that want to follow the rules.

Class Sizes in San Diego Schools Are Not Down

Class sizes at San Diego Unified are higher than they were in 2012. This could attract fines unless the district gets a waiver ... from the union that wants a raise.

San Diego Explained: A Who’s Who of Business Boosters

In this week's San Diego Explained, NBC 7's Catherine Garcia breaks down our list of the top groups working to cultivate businesses in San Diego.

Morning Report: Reasons to Boost Pay for Cops

DeMaio insanity goes even more bonkers, assemblywoman defends worker rules, UC tuition may go even higher, homeless plan gets raves and a tie looms in South Bay.

The Case for Giving Veteran Cops Bigger Raises

City officials plan to dole out millions to police officers who've long complained about their paltry paychecks. They might get the most bang for their bucks if they give a big chunk of the money to veteran officers who are easy targets to get hired away by the Sheriff's Department.


Those ‘Frustrating’ Labor Rules Are Protecting California Workers

It’s a balancing act protecting workers' fundamental rights without creating unfair burdens on the vast majority of businesses.

Morning Report: San Diego’s Class Size Conundrum

Outlook for city transparency is cloudy, SD and Tijuana mayors sign pact, DeMaio accuser may be home free, SD Unified unloads military vehicle and museum is a gas, gas, gas.