The Plan to Fix Crumbling Streets Is Also Crumbling

A long-planned November 2016 ballot measure to repair the city’s broken infrastructure has taken a backseat to other issues. Now, a campaign might be too late.

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.

City Councilwoman Stars as Average Jane Citizen in New DeMaio Ad

Carl DeMaio's new campaign ad features an endorsement from City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf. Oddly, the ad goes out of its way to make her seem like just another resident.

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.

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

We’re Having the Wrong Conversation About Charter Schools

The district is in the midst of a massive push to keep kids in their neighborhood schools, and as it moves forward, it would do well to look at what charters are getting right and find ways to replicate that success.

Morning Report: City Water Rules May Be All Washed Up

How the city will help your business (If you're the right business, that is), how bike lanes actually helped car traffic (but not here) and how the heat is making SDG&E nervous.

A Reader’s Guide to San Diego Business Incentives

San Diego's business incentive program gives the city a handful of options to prop up some companies. So who gets what?