What Chris Cate Means for the City Council (Hint: the Veto-Proof Majority Isn’t a Big Deal)
The big issues to emerge from Cate’s win are that control of the Council is now in play in 2016,Council Republicans can now force an issue onto the docket and what type of councilman Cate will become beyond his voting record.
Andrew Keatts | November 5, 2014 |
‘The Best of Two Evils’: Voices of the Voters in Rancho Peñasquitos and Point Loma
Lisa Halverstadt | November 4, 2014 |
‘People Deserve a Chance to Rebuild Their Lives’: Voices of the Voters in Clairemont Mesa
Matthew Hose | November 4, 2014 |
What We Know About the Election Before It’s Happened
Liam Dillon | November 3, 2014 |
Lansdowne and Zimmerman Explain Their Split Over Prop. 47
Prop. 47 has exposed a new split among San Diego's law enforcement community. Former SDPD Chief William Lansdowne, who co-wrote the bill, and current Chief Shelley Zimmerman, who opposes it, explain their positions.
Michelle Monroy | November 3, 2014 |
San Diego Explained: Election Cram Session Edition
Matthew Hose | October 30, 2014 |
The Strange Group of Allies and Enemies Born Out of Escondido’s Prop. H
The proposal to build homes on the old Escondido Country Club site has collected an unusual patchwork of supporters. It's also created some bizarre rifts, most notably among a local union and the Democratic candidate for mayor of Escondido.
Lyle Moran | October 23, 2014 |
After Months of Work, a New Start for Sweetwater Schools
Mar Vista High School teacher Gene Chavira helped lead the charge for a new election process for Sweetwater schools. In a new Q-and-A, he tell us what went into the reform process, and what he expects out of November's election.
Michelle Monroy | October 22, 2014 |
A Relentless Campaigner – for Better or Worse
School board president Kevin Beiser has racked up an absurd amount of campaign funds, and a wide, diverse group of supporters who praise his responsiveness. But there's evidence his tireless campaigning bumps up against his classroom duties.
Mario Koran | October 17, 2014 |
Why a Fiscally Conservative Vote-by-Mail Plan Got No GOP Love
If you want to understand why GOP support was so hard to come by for a bill steeped in fiscally conservative principles and that originated from a conservative San Diego County government, consider these three points.
Ari Bloomekatz | September 10, 2014 |
‘I Feel Like I’m Getting Away With Something’: The View from an Unchallenged Seat
County Supervisor Ron Roberts, who ran for his final term without a challenger, didn't set an alarm Tuesday morning. When he did get up, he told his wife, "This doesn’t feel right. I feel like I’m getting away with something.”