What We Mean When We Talk About San Diego’s Innovation Economy
Lisa Halverstadt | 21 hours ago |
Behind Tony Young’s Surprise Appearance at the Taxi Industry Hearing
Megan Burks | September 22, 2014 |
Faulconer Makes the First Snip to the Red Tape Menace
A new city plan will cut anywhere from two weeks to a month in the time it takes a project to get approved. It's the first piece of the proverbial red tape Mayor Kevin Faulconer promised to cut, to get homes and offices built faster.
Andrew Keatts | September 17, 2014 |
Environmentalists: San Diego’s Watering Down Drought Rules
The city is clashing with an environmental group over whether it's doing enough to police water use. At issue: What did the state mean in July when it told hundreds of water agencies to start cracking down on irrigation with mandatory rules?
Randy Dotinga | September 15, 2014 |
Mayor Believes Mayor Should Spend More Money on Infrastructure
Liam Dillon | September 10, 2014 |
What the Attacks on Peters’ Bipartisan Budget Moves Get Wrong
Rep. Scott Peters is being criticized for his support of a budget based on the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles plan. We need more members of Congress who have the guts to look at the substance of real solutions.
Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson | September 5, 2014 |
San Diego’s Business Exodus Is Really a People Exodus
Lisa Halverstadt | September 5, 2014 |
No, San Diego Doesn’t Have a Startup Ban on the Books
San Diego city code bars home businesses with more than one employee, a rule that some critics have called a startup ban. Turns out lots of other startup hubs have the same rule, and it's not clear any startups have been booted or even fined as a result.
Lisa Halverstadt | September 1, 2014 |
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.
Scott Lewis | August 29, 2014 |
Who Stands to Benefit from San Diego’s Minimum Wage Hike
Lisa Halverstadt | August 28, 2014 |
Six Years and $10 Million Gone, the Convention Center Expansion Is Dead
Scott Lewis | August 26, 2014 |
SD Businesses Aren’t All on the Same Page on the Wage Hike
Lisa Halverstadt | August 25, 2014 |
The Government’s Upping Its Phone-Tracking Game
The government is invisibly collecting data on Bluetooth equipped smartphones along roadways. It's logical to assume this collection will expand to other public areas, and smartphones make a tantalizing tool for precise tracking.
Michael Robertson | August 13, 2014 |
Diapers and Tampons Help Men, Too
Two recent proposals to boost low-income moms address some common themes: both would improve the health of women and children, and help working moms stay working. They share something else, too: a torrent of hateful reactions aimed solely at women.
Sara Libby | August 12, 2014 |
Assembly Speaker Won’t Take a Side on Teacher Tenure Ruling
Scott Lewis | August 11, 2014 |
Atkins’ To-Do List: Boost Biz, Fix CEQA and Downplay Expectations
Lisa Halverstadt | August 11, 2014 |
Agency Says Business Plan for ‘Impossible Railroad’ Is None of Your Business
MTS refuses to release documents that would answer some of the most basic questions about the Desert Line railroad project, how Pacific Imperial actually intends to rebuild the line and what its business strategy is.
Ari Bloomekatz | July 28, 2014 |
Here’s Where MTS Says You Have First Amendment Rights – and Where You Don’t
Gwyneth Shoecraft | July 24, 2014 |
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.