The ABCs of English-Learning Students

San Diego Unified's plan to shuffle support teachers into lead teaching roles could impact English learners most. And there's plenty of reason to care about that shift even if your child speaks perfect English.

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The Minimum Wage Fight Appears to Be Done

A mayoral veto or a business-backed petition drive is still possible, but there's a good chance Democrats could overcome either.

Local Fishermen Land the Big One: a Dockside Market

Long caught in a regulatory gray zone, a group of commercial fisherman finally have permits to open San Diego’s Tuna Harbor Dockside Market.

English-Learners Could Get Lost in the District’s Teacher Shuffle

Of the 46 teachers changing roles as part of the district's move to shuffle teachers instead of hiring new ones, 33 supported English learners. That’s about 40 to 50 percent of all the English learner support teachers in the district.

The Civilian’s Guide to Health Care for Veterans

Navigating health care through the VA can be tricky, and the local system has scaled back its outreach efforts to explain what’s available.

MTS Almost Got Off Easy on the Desert Line

A company under increasing scrutiny nearly made life easy on county transportation officials this month, when a missed lease payment almost negated its contract to rebuild a cross-border freight line. Now, if public officials want to undo the deal, they'll have to work for it.

Morning Report: What the District’s Swap-Out Plan Means

Assemblywoman makes a splash in Sacramento, more turmoil erupts at Scripps Research Institute, Lake Morena water drama unfolds and Southwest AIrlines can't keep up.

Morning Report: DUI Enforcement Stats Are Tipsy

City attorney's numbers don't add up, assemblywoman checks on immigrant kids, the dead cast votes, drought future looks grim and a snapshot of 1951 (for better and worse).

‘The Last Leg of the Tour’ for Central American Kids

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez joined us on the podcast this week to talk about her recent visit to a facility for undocumented minors fleeing Central America, and weighs in on San Diego's recent minimum wage raise.

Most Popular: July 12-18

These were the most-read stories for the week of July 12-18.

Morning Report: A Public Spat Over Public Art

What happens when the national media buys what DeMaio is selling, another San Diego company heads for Dallas and what we learned this week.