Disadvantaged Students Are Doing Better in Charter Schools

Charter schools in the state are performing better than they did a few years ago, and the same holds for San Diego charters, according to a new report. One notable finding: Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are doing better in charter schools than in traditional public schools.

The Latest Disputed Stat in the Minimum Wage Fight

Did San Diego waiters make on average only $1.08 an hour in tips last year? That's in dispute, but it's not the only shaky figure we've seen thrown around in the battle over raising minimum wage.

Carmel Valley Takes the Goldilocks Approach to One Paseo

Worried they'd be written off as NIMBYs if they rejected the development project outright, planning group members OK'd their own "just right" version of it – and it's much smaller than what Kilroy Realty has in mind.

The Case for Carl DeMaio Is Not That He’s a Peacemaker

DeMaio's instinct is to fight. He can't help it. And yet, his message has been that he can end the "dysfunction" and "divisiveness" in Congress. The case for him is better understood when you look back at his impact in San Diego.

Three Big Claims in the SeaWorld Lawsuit

A shareholder has filed suit against SeaWorld, claiming it played down the "Blackfish" effect on the company's bottom line.

Morning Report: In Hot Race, Surprising Unity on Women’s Issues

DeMaio raps anti-minimum-wage effort, we explode myths about the business climate, city now understands our sidewalk trippiness and the convention budget is hard to find.

Culture Report: Arts for Neighborhoods’ Sake

The Jacobs Center's community-focused arts lineup, plus new collective Basura Social, Carlsbad Music Fest, sweat 'staches and more in our weekly culture roundup.

5 Myths About San Diego’s Business Climate

Tales of companies fleeing out of state and rosy business rankings for San Diego abound but neither narrative is all that helpful.

DeMaio Blasts Minimum Wage Referendum Push as ‘Complete Mistake’

Carl DeMaio said the move would make the GOP look like the "party of no" and said business backers should have put up an alternative.

Morning Report: Changing How We Talk About Charter Schools

Jarrett is in at Civic San Diego, how a 'bikelash' is developing as urban cyclists gain power, why pools aren't water-guzzlers and how a local trustee got national notice