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Former Planning Director: SANDAG Ruling Got it Wrong
Andrew Keatts | 19 hours ago |
Morning Report: Is Calif. Pro-Environment but Anti-Business?
Randy Dotinga | December 17, 2014 |
Culture Report: Another UCSD Favorite Bites the Dust
UC San Diego is about to lose another campus go-to. Plus, Fresh Sound(s), a new face at the La Jolla Playhouse, a makeover for San Diego's crown jewel and more in our weekly round-up of local culture.
Alex Zaragoza | December 16, 2014 |
New Sweetwater Schools Trustees Haven’t Mastered That Whole Transparency Thing Yet
All five of the new trustees elected to Sweetwater Union High School District's board ran on a platform of transparency and restoring public trust. But so far, few of them are living up to those promises.
Michelle Monroy | December 16, 2014 |
The Great Uncertainty Facing California Businesses
Lisa Halverstadt | December 16, 2014 |
Morning Report: Coffee Guru Roasts City Priorities
Randy Dotinga | December 16, 2014 |
‘We’re Being Punished for Not Selling Alcohol’
Chuck Patton's Bird Rock Coffee Roasters will soon open a third location and has become a recognized name in micro-roasting. But Patton said that's no thanks to a city that rolls out the red carpet for craft beer brewers and few others.
Catherine Green | December 15, 2014 |
Mission Valley Keeps Getting More Roads – and More Traffic
Matthew Hose | December 15, 2014 |
Sacramento Report: Lorena Gonzalez’s Strange New Role
When Speaker Toni Atkins was done doling out committee chairmanships and leadership roles, a clear loser emerged. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez wasn't picked to chair any committees, and ended up as a vice chair, a role usually given to members of the minority party.
Brian Joseph | December 12, 2014 |
How to Bring Back California’s Competitive Edge
We can no longer rely on our state’s weather and beauty to attract new businesses and jobs. We need to be realistic about the level of competition we face. Some of the best ways we can protect California jobs start local: focus on buying local and build up training for our future workforce.
Brian Maienschein | December 11, 2014 |
If Not the Minimum Wage, Then What? The GOP’s Poverty Problem
Carl DeMaio warned fellow members of his party to offer some kind of alternative to a minimum wage hike that would resonate with the working poor. But so far, San Diego Republicans have stopped short of offering a vision for what they'd do to help lift people out of poverty.
Scott Lewis | December 11, 2014 |
San Diego Explained: Where the City Stands on Medical Marijuana
On this week's San Diego Explained, VOSD's Scott Lewis joins NBC 7's Catherine Garcia to explain the city attorney's tolerance of certain medical marijuana groups, and why the city is still raiding pot shops.