Why the Rebel Heart Naysayers Reveal More About Themselves Than the Kaufman Family

The online watchdogs of austerity would have this family of Americans, including a former service member, billed for their own rescue by services that are always on standby for these exact situations.


A Flexible Approach to Raising the Minimum Wage

Increasing the minimum wage is a proactive effort, but how we do so will dictate its sustained public impact.

Reality Check: School Foundations vs. Title I Funds

School fundraising groups say they balance the equation by drumming up money for schools that get less state and federal funds. Because this line of thinking keeps resurfacing, it’s worth a closer look.

The City’s New Plan to Loosen the Chokehold on Purchasing

No department inside San Diego City Hall has caused as much frustration both inside city bureaucracy and outside than Purchasing and Contracting. On Monday, the City Council will hear a proposal for two big reforms.

The New Councilman’s Plans for Beaches and Business

Newly appointed City Council member Ed Harris joined us on this week's podcast to talk about what's next for District 2.

‘We’re Treated as Dispensables’: What We Learned from Our First News Literacy Workshop

Chula Vista residents have a lot to say. You just have to ask.

San Diego Explained: SeaWorld’s Shamu-Free Options

Lisa Haverstadt and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia explain the steps SeaWorld would have to take to adapt if forced to ditch Shamu.

A Reader’s Guide to the Six-State Proposal

If it makes it onto the November ballot, venture capitalist Tim Draper's plan would carve up California.

New Bus Line Distinction Under ‘Rapid’ Fire

The idea for a fast bus through mid-city was much more ambitious than the final product. Now some argue it doesn't even have the right features to call itself "bus rapid transit."

Morning Report: What We Learned about the Cop Crisis

Lessons from our forum on SD police, how we rank nationally, curtain may not close on opera, taxi drivers feel exploited and a fishy mermaid gets a new name.