Inside the Falling Out Between Carl DeMaio and His Longtime Consultants
A long-simmering feud between DeMaio and the consultants who ran his 2012 mayoral campaign has boiled into the public view. Now it threatens to become a bigger distraction for DeMaio, who is in a tight race for Congress against incumbent Democratic Rep. Scott Peters.
Scott Lewis | September 19, 2014 |
Fact Check: How Often San Diego Teachers Get Graded
Lisa Halverstadt | September 17, 2014 |
Faulconer Makes the First Snip to the Red Tape Menace
A new city plan will cut anywhere from two weeks to a month in the time it takes a project to get approved. It's the first piece of the proverbial red tape Mayor Kevin Faulconer promised to cut, to get homes and offices built faster.
Andrew Keatts | September 17, 2014 |
5 Things to Know About How Teacher Tenure Took Hold in San Diego
Randy Dotinga | September 17, 2014 |
Sometimes Quick and Dirty Urban Upgrades Are the Best Urban Upgrades
The mastermind of "tactical urbanism" – think cheap, temporary improvements like painting over a parking lot to create a cool plaza – says sometimes the best way to improve a city is by making tangible and incremental upgrades, not thinking 30 years into the future.
Andrew Keatts | September 18, 2014 |
What We Know – and What We Don’t – About the Plan to Make the U-T a Nonprofit
Longtime philanthropist Malin Burnham and current U-T San Diego owner Doug Manchester both caution that any deal is a long way away. But Burnham, who admits he's no journalism expert, wants to dream big about the paper’s ability to fund civic ventures.
Liam Dillon | 15 hours ago |
Morning Report: Where Our Water Will Come From
Randy Dotinga | 16 hours ago |
Council Dems Reiterate: We Want a Climate Plan With Teeth
There's nothing binding about the Council's Monday vote. But the Council Democrats who voted in favor of the measure did so to drive home one point: The plan's long-term targets for greenhouse gas reductions should be legally binding, not some soft goal.