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Jerry Sanders: The Voice of Business

It wasn’t that long ago that the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce had a very meek voice in local politics. It was timid. It was unfocused. It was irregular. Now, it is none of those things.

The Murrieta Protesters: The Voice of Nativists

Small protests are often invisible. If you pen protesters into a “free-speech zone” they become part of the landscape of an event. Countless protests never even make the news. Other times, a small protest can catalyze a large discussion. That’s what happened when a group of people in Murrieta blocked a bus full of Central American youth who had made their way to the United States.

Morning Report: Soitec, Kaput?

Conflicting pictures emerge of San Diego's economy, we talked with the head of the citizen's review board, separating real CEQA complaints from the project-killers and what we learned this week.

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.

Who Lied? Part IV: Much Ado About a Urinal

When a second staffer for Carl DeMaio's congressional campaign came forward with sexual harassment allegations, it was devastating for the candidate. As DeMaio works to rebuild his reputation, his defense hinges on a broken urinal.

Morning Report: A Year-Long Grudge

A deep dive into a fallout between a congressional candidate and advisers who surrounded him for many years. The Sacramento Report and what we learned this week.