The Catch-22 of San Diego’s Tourism Economy
San Diego County has seen its most significant job growth since the recession in the last two years, but a big part of that is from part-time or low-paying roles. SANDAG's chief economist says "we're a little bit of a victim of our own success."
Lisa Halverstadt | August 18, 2014 |
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.
Scott Lewis | August 1, 2014 |
Locals-Focused Centennial Won’t See $2M in TMD Funds
Andrew Keatts | April 4, 2014 |
6 Things to Know About the Big Convention Center Vote
Lisa Halverstadt | October 9, 2013 |
Four False Claims About the Convention Center Expansion
Phil Blair | October 9, 2013 |
Why All San Diegans Should Care About Cross-Border Issues
Denise Moreno Ducheny | October 8, 2013 |
Comments of the Week: Pundits Parodying S.D. Deserve Our Thanks
Dagny Salas | August 16, 2013 |
Without Film Commission, S.D. Is Just a ‘Little Cow Town’
Dagny Salas | August 15, 2013 |
Revive the Film Commission
The governments in San Diego should re-examine the benefits that the San Diego Film Commission brought to San Diego in the past and provide funding to again generate the level of economic benefit that the region has realized in the past.