Conflict Pushes Fulton Out of Bay Park Decision
The city is selecting a consultant to rewrite development restrictions around two new trolley stops. Planning director Bill Fulton removed himself from the decision due to a conflict of interest under the city's ethics ordinance.
Andrew Keatts | July 17, 2014 |
3 Projects That Could Dramatically Change Cross-Border Travel
Lisa Halverstadt | July 17, 2014 |
4 Ways the DA’s Letter Defense Digs Her in Deeper
Bonnie Dumanis released a college recommendation letter she wrote for the son of the key figure in a campaign finance scandal. But the more she downplays her ties to the scandal, the more she reveals about her proximity to its main players.
Liam Dillon | July 9, 2014 |
Minimum Wage Lessons for San Diego Are All Over the Map
Lisa Halverstadt | July 3, 2014 |
The Mayor’s Office Said Civic Innovation Lab Employees Weren’t Being Fired. They Were.
When Mayor Kevin Faulconer cut off funding for the Civic Innovation Lab, a nascent mini-department conceived to solve city problems, his office tried to soften the blow by saying nobody was losing their job. Now the lab's four members are unemployed.
Andrew Keatts | July 2, 2014 |
The Mayor Was Against Employee Bonus Programs Before He Was for Them
Liam Dillon | June 23, 2014 |
Why Monday’s Minimum Wage Vote Didn’t Hike the Minimum Wage
Lisa Halverstadt | June 19, 2014 |
Fact Check: San Diego, the U.S.’s Second Priciest City?
Lisa Halverstadt | June 18, 2014 |
San Diego’s Ambulance Problem Is Really a Border Problem
Liam Dillon | June 12, 2014 |
Fact Check: San Diego Unified’s Bragging Rights on Dropout Rates
Lisa Halverstadt & Mario Koran | June 11, 2014 |
San Diego-Area Cops: We’re Not Interested in Drones – Yet
San Diego's big-city neighbors to the north and south have drones but police here are mostly holding off. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department put out feelers about acquiring drones at one point, but says it's not interested in them now.
Lisa Halverstadt | June 4, 2014 |
Fact Check: The Bar for County Assessor Candidates
The U-T's editorial board endorsed Ernest Dronenburg for a second term as assessor/recorder/clerk and included this startling reasoning: Dronenburg is " the only one of the four candidates who ... even met the legal requirement that this officeholder be a certified property appraiser."
Randy Dotinga | May 28, 2014 |
How San Diego’s Most Disruptive Lawyer Makes His Money
No attorney sues under the state's main environmental quality law more than San Diego lawyer Cory Briggs. Depending on who you ask, that makes him either the environmental movement's MLK, or the guy who'll sue over anything – even a birdhouse.