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.

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.

‘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.

Fact Check: The County Pension System’s Defense of Its Risky Strategy

News stories earlier this month sparked claims that San Diego County's pension system is embarking on a risky new investment strategy. Brian White, the pension system's CEO, shot back, defending the strategy as “the opposite of gambling.”

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.