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.

The Height of Trolley Tensions

The city doesn't just want to expand the trolley, it wants to make new stations home to more housing units and storefronts to spur ridership – and it might tweak the height limit to make it happen. But residents who live near the planned stations aren't on board.

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.

Tijuana Violence Ticks Up, But Don’t Blame Cartels

In a Q-and-A, David Shirk, director of USD's Mexico Justice Project and co-author of a new report on drug violence, talks about the effects of violence on ordinary residents of Tijuana and why the mayhem hasn't crossed over to the American side of the border.

Three Takeaways on the Future of SDPD

The department could be more transparent and is going to have to work through a lot when hiring new officers. Also, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith doesn't seem to agree with some of his own arguments.

SDPD Will Have the Right to Remain Silent on Probation Question

SDPD tells its officers to limit their use of two tactics that have upset minority community members.

Local Economists: Yes, We Should Build a Stadium. No, It Doesn’t Make Economic Sense.

Most local economists think a new football stadium is a bad business deal. But even economists who want a new stadium don't talk dollars and cents.

Morning Report: Trolley to Trouble

Decoding Common Core, introducing the San Diego Opera's new board president and celebrating a hometown hero for his Boston Marathon win.

The Height of Trolley Tensions

The city doesn't just want to expand the trolley, it wants to make new stations home to more housing units and storefronts to spur ridership – and it might tweak the height limit to make it happen. But residents who live near the planned stations aren't on board.

Morning Report: Unlikely Bond Unites Two Mothers

Two mothers share mission to stop violence, the cultural icons we've lost this year, countywide voters might ponder Chargers stadium, city bosses get perks galore and local legislator's in deep freeze.