‘This Is a Systemic Failure’

San Diego Unified will be engaged in a kind of short-term triage for the next year and a half to help the many students who aren't on track to meet strict new graduation requirements. Simultaneously, it will need to rebuild the system.

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Here’s How You’ll Get to Work in 2035, San Diego

After years of civic leaders trumpeting the importance of building new homes near transit and jobs, San Diego is committing to changing the way residents get to work.

The Ominous Cloud Hanging Over the Class of 2016

New data released by San Diego Unified underscores just how much work the district has to do in the short amount of time between now and 2016, the year strict new graduation requirements kick in for all students.

Where Carol Kim Stands on Four Key San Diego Issues

On this week's podcast, District 6 City Council candidate Carol Kim offers her take on how to fund a new Chargers stadium, what to do about all those nasty infrastructure needs and more.

How San Diego’s Manufacturing Sector Has Changed, in Four Charts

At one point, most of San Diego's manufacturing jobs came from aerospace. Now got a far more diverse crop of companies, but they tend to hire far fewer workers.

Council Considers Hedging Civic San Diego’s Bets

A Council committee is considering Wednesday whether to give the Council authority to approve any move Civic San Diego makes to buy property, invest in a project or issue debt.

Morning Report: A Tale of Two Climate Plans

Civic San Diego will remain its own boss for the time being, what you need to know heading into the election home stretch and more.

The City and County Diverged on Their Climate Plans — and the County’s Losing

This week, an appellate court ruled the county’s climate plan didn’t do enough to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as required by the state. When Mayor Kevin Faulconer released a draft of a new city plan last month, the biggest decision he made was intended to avoid exactly this sort of legal challenge.

San Diego Explained: Election Cram Session Edition

On this week's SD Explained, VOSD CEO Scott Lewis and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia break down some of the big ballot measures, plus the latest on the race for the 52nd District.

Civic San Diego Will Remain Its Own Boss — for Now

Many southeastern San Diego residents and advocates urged the City Council to give Civic San Diego Director Reese Jarrett a chance before adding a layer of oversight.


The High Cost of Cheap Water

You can use all the water you want and are willing to pay for. Doesn’t that seem ridiculous during a drought? Blame the water department’s pricing model.