Culture Report: A Surge of San Diego Pride at Spreckels
Drive Like Jehu comes back from the dead to thrill fans at Spreckels, the top fall arts events to get stoked about, a sneak peek into Steve Martin's "Bright Star," eating your way through Rosarito and more in our weekly culture roundup.
Alex Zaragoza | 8 hours ago |
San Diego’s Other Affordability Problem
Andrew Keatts | August 27, 2014 |
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.
Mario Koran & Andrew Keatts | August 28, 2014 |
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.
Scott Lewis | August 29, 2014 |
Who Stands to Benefit from San Diego’s Minimum Wage Hike
Lisa Halverstadt | August 28, 2014 |
We’ll Have to Do Better than a ‘Sustainable’ San Diego
Sustainable development can mitigate the causes of climate change, but it doesn’t address the consequences we’re already seeing. More than sustainable, San Diego’s approach to climate change needs to be resilient.
Cameron Bernhardt | August 28, 2014 |
All Eyes on Lincoln High
Some top school district brass was on hand for Lincoln High's first day of classes. In all the excitement, it’s almost possible to overlook the years of sputtering test scores and trench warfare between teachers and the administration that has made Lincoln a symbol of everything that's wrong with public schools in America. Almost.
Mario Koran & Jamie Scott Lytle | 11 hours ago |
Morning Report: New School Year, New School Problems
Randy Dotinga | 18 hours ago |
What to Watch for as the School Year Kicks Off
Mario Koran | 19 hours ago |
The Biggest Decision the Mayor Has to Make on the Climate Action Plan
Mayor Kevin Faulconer will soon release an updated draft of the Climate Action Plan, a bundle of policies meant to cut the city's greenhouse gas emissions in half over the next 20 years. He could give the plan strict, legally enforceable targets to reduce emissions, or aspirational guideposts.
Andrew Keatts | 19 hours ago |
No, San Diego Doesn’t Have a Startup Ban on the Books
San Diego city code bars home businesses with more than one employee, a rule that some critics have called a startup ban. Turns out lots of other startup hubs have the same rule, and it's not clear any startups have been booted or even fined as a result.