Public Schools Are Getting More Private Money Than Ever

A new study found that the number of parent and community-led private fundraising groups is snowballing. In California, private fundraising has become a way for parents to raise money for their kids' schools and compensate for inadequacies in state funding.

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Marco Gonzalez Calls ‘Bullshit’ on Dense Development Objectors

One of the most high-profile environmental attorneys and activists in town fired a salvo against community opposition to new development projects last week.

The Definitive Timeline of All the Weird Things Said in the DeMaio Scandal

A lot has been said in this bizarre story that goes from plagiarism to burglary to lies and strange, muddled statements from prosecutors and police. Here's your chronological guide.

One Year and Multiple Complaints Later, SDPD Will Look Into This Woman’s Case

Kacie Bluhm says an SDPD officer mistreated her outside her home. Witnesses back up key parts of her story. The department has faced criticism in recent years that it doesn't take officers to task for their misdeeds.

Breaking Down Beiser’s Absences

Training and conferences only account for a quarter of San Diego Unified school board president Kevin Beiser’s time out of the classroom. The rest are sick and personal days. That likely doesn't violate any rules, but it does highlight a problem with the system itself.

Fact Check: San Diego’s Packed Convention Center

A member of the Airport Authority recently claimed the San Diego Convention Center is fully booked.

Morning Report: City Needs Startups, Startups Need Money

The strange bedfellows created through Escondido's Proposition H, breaking down our border-themed Meeting of the Minds and a crazy week in the 52nd District.

San Diego’s Venture Capital Problem

San Diego doesn't pull as much venture capital funding for software startups as other regions but it's a top money-getter for biotech.

Impromptu Opera and More From Our Border-Centric Meeting of the Minds

You can't have a border discussion in Carlsbad. So we held Wednesday night’s installment of Meeting of the Minds, our popular arts and culture event highlighting San Diego’s creative world, as close to the border as we could get.

San Diego Explained: An Enforceable Climate Action Plan

On this week's SD Explained, Andrew Keatts and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia explain the ways Mayor Kevin Faulconer's Climate Action Plan aspires to slash San Diego's greenhouse gas emissions by 2035.

The Strange Group of Allies and Enemies Born Out of Escondido’s Prop. H

The proposal to build homes on the old Escondido Country Club site has collected an unusual patchwork of supporters. It's also created some bizarre rifts, most notably among a local union and the Democratic candidate for mayor of Escondido.