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Taxi-Turned-Uber Drivers Get a New Lease on Life

Official efforts to reform the taxi industry and respond to drivers' concerns have been slow-going. But Uber is ushering in change quickly, and taxi drivers are fleeing their costly leases to drive for the app instead.

Fighting Kids’ Summer Meal Gap

Hunger groups know parents who can't afford to pack lunches for their children September through May can't do it during the summer either. Now they're looking to EBT cards to make sure kids are eating when school's out.

The Scope of San Diego’s Gang Problem

For a city whose gang problem pales in comparison to so-called gang capitals Los Angeles and Chicago, we sure have been talking about gangs a lot lately. Here's a primer on San Diego's gang landscape.

Meet Mid-City’s New ‘Diet Trolley’

Or call it a super bus, if you'd prefer. Either way, the Mid-City Rapid will be the first of a new type of transit line that'll figure heavily in the future of public transportation in the region.