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.

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.

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.

Who Stands to Benefit from San Diego’s Minimum Wage Hike

Proponents of the San Diego minimum-wage measure say it will give at least 172,000 workers a raise. Here's where that number came from.

‘You Pay for What You Want’

Erik Bruvold joins us on the podcast to discuss the future of the Convention Center, minimum wage and the future of Comic-Con in San Diego.

Most Popular: Aug. 23-29

These were the most-read stories for the week of Aug. 23-29.

Morning Report: Just How Risky Is the County Pension Fund’s New Strategy?

Stunning images of a cross-border prayer vigil, a missing option in the fight over home mail delivery and what we learned this week.

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.