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The City’s Still Dragging Its Feet on Infrastructure Repairs
Eighteen months ago, city leaders spent more than $2 million to figure out all that was broken in San Diego. The assessments aren’t done yet. “It’s taking too long. It always takes too long. It will always take too long,” a city spokesman said.
Liam Dillon | November 26, 2014 |
Morning Report: New Energy Rules Flummox Businesses
Randy Dotinga | November 26, 2014 |
Pumping the Brakes on Belmont Park
The company that runs Belmont Park told the City Council it needed a new lease right away to keep a deal from falling through. The lease stalled but the deal went through anyway, bolstering some skepticism about urgent matters rushed through the Council.
Andrew Keatts | November 25, 2014 |
Businesses Are in the Dark on New Lighting Rules
New retrofit mandates meant to lower energy use are giving many companies sticker shock. But the state Energy Commission says businesses themselves might be partly to blame for misinterpreting the rules and overestimating what they must do to comply.
Lisa Halverstadt | November 25, 2014 |
Who Lied? Part III: The Problems with Todd Bosnich’s Story
When, exactly, Bosnich left Carl DeMaio's team has become one of the central mysteries to emerge in the scandal that consumed the 52nd District race. The biggest problem with Bosnich's story is his own timeline.
Scott Lewis | November 24, 2014 |
City Staff Forgot to Mention Major Change to Belmont Park Lease
When San Diego city staff made its case that a new lease for Belmont Park was a good deal, it laid out all the ways the new lease was different from the old one — minus one change that was crucial to understanding the arrangement.
Andrew Keatts | November 24, 2014 |
Morning Report: Two’s Enough for Emergency Response
Replicating the success in Encanto of two-person first-responder teams, the California Innocence Project's hero status, what's launched us into BuzzFeed fame for justice worth ridicule, and what we learned this week.
Scott Lewis | November 22, 2014 |
Sacramento Report: Meet the DA’s Woman in Sacramento
Brian Joseph | November 21, 2014 |
Morning Report: What $265 Million Gets You in City Heights
Seth Hall | November 21, 2014 |
‘I Do Want to Compete With San Diego a Little Bit’
Two members of the Chula Vista City Council want the latest version of the city's Climate Action Plan to follow San Diego's lead and set a hard goal of making the city 100 percent dependent on renewable energy.
Bianca Bruno | November 20, 2014 |
San Diego Explained: A Who’s Who of Business Boosters
Matthew Hose | November 20, 2014 |
The Case for Giving Veteran Cops Bigger Raises
City officials plan to dole out millions to police officers who've long complained about their paltry paychecks. They might get the most bang for their bucks if they give a big chunk of the money to veteran officers who are easy targets to get hired away by the Sheriff's Department.