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 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.

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.

Morning Report: What’s Putting the Brakes on ‘Rapid’ Transit

The tug-of-war over teacher evaluations, imagining a Shamu-less SeaWorld, why Chula Vista residents feel dispensable and chaos reigns as the Opera continues to wrestle over its fate.

School District Puts Teacher Evaluations on the Table

The initial contract proposal the district sent to the teachers union this week seeks to reboot its system for evaluating teachers.

San Diego’s Homelessness Population Is Shrinking – Slowly

San Diego still has by far the highest number of homeless people among cities in the county. But long-term data shows the city's efforts to provide shelter and aid might be paying off.

‘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.