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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.

Let Me Pay the Post Office to Stop Trashing My House

Reps. Susan Davis and Scott Peters want those who have the luxury of having a bunch of garbage delivered daily to their mailboxes to keep it. Issa wants them to have to walk at least to their curb to get their advertising. Unfortunately, none of them will let me pay to get rid of it.

Morning Report: It’s Here!

Our fourth Politifest has finally arrived. Plus, the numbers that say you probably won't get in trouble if you're responsible for a hit-and-run, how San Diego and California stack up in the business relocation trend, and what we learned this week.

Turns Out That Convention Center Tax May Really Be a Tax

Friday, an appellate court ruled that the city of San Diego's clever idea to raise the hotel-room tax, without actually asking voters to approve it, was not legal. And suddenly, the $520 million Convention Center expansion, the largest construction project on the city's docket, was thrown out.

Superintendent Forced Into Contradiction on English-Learners

Superintendent Cindy Marten once supported Thrive Public School, a charter trying to get approved in San Diego Unified. Then she urged the state to reject it, citing an incomplete plan for handling English-learners. The district, however, doesn't seem like it's in a place to lecture anyone on what to do about students learning English.

Morning Report: The Real Row in OB

You’ve heard a lot about density fights around the city as residents worry about the quality of their neighborhoods and developers respond to demand for housing and smart growth. And you’ve probably heard about a battle brewing in Ocean Beach. Here’s the thing. That battle is not about density. It’s about how big single-family homes there can be.

DeMaio: Send Them Back; Peters: The Law Says They Get a Chance

Carl DeMaio has a simple solution to how we handle the tens of thousands of desperate Central American children who have presented themselves to the Border Patrol: Send them home. Rep. Scott Peters has reiterated his support for comprehensive reform. But it's hard to picture how those provisions would impact kids who are already here.

Morning Report: Seven Years, Wasted

City spent years working on an outsourcing plan it's now throwing out. How the county of San Diego gets its money and how it is planning to spend it. Plus, what we learned this week.

Morning Report: A Hot Week

At least we have something to blame for one of the fires. Supervisor Ron Roberts talks to us on the podcast about what's changed in the last decade in fire preparations. And all the links you need.

A Reader’s Guide to the 52nd’s Dark Horses

Republicans Kirk Jorgensen and Fred Simon have a steep hill to climb if they want to sneak past Carl DeMaio and/or Rep. Scott Peters for a slot in the November election. Each is banking that a very focused message will help them do it.