San Diego Explained
New La Jolla Agreement Highlights the Best — and Worst — of SD Unified’s ‘Vision’
In many ways, the La Jolla cluster of schools' new agreement with San Diego Unified represents exactly what the school board has said it wants to see: a community taking ownership of its schools and speaking with unity. But it also points to what may be the Achilles heel of the district’s neighborhood schooling push.
Mario Koran | 11 hours ago |
Campaign Finance Scheme Suspect: It’s All Sempra’s Fault — Encinas, Too
In a wide-ranging new court filing, lawyers for Jose Susumo Azano Matsura blamed Sempra Energy for instigating criminal investigations against him and called the head of his private security detail the mastermind of the scheme to influence local politics.
Liam Dillon | July 30, 2014 |
The State That Lands the Most Departing SD Businesses? That’d Be California.
Lisa Halverstadt | July 30, 2014 |
Chula Vista Residents to City Leaders: Show Us the Money
Any time we gather a group of residents and ask them what matters to them, the results are remarkably consistent: Streets. Parks. The money to pay for those things. And that's what residents brought up Tuesday night at our Let's Talk Chula Vista event.
Bianca Bruno | July 30, 2014 |
The Blip on the New Civic San Diego Head’s Affordable Housing Record
The new head of Civic San Diego, Reese Jarrett, will be tasked with driving development in southeastern San Diego to boost affordable housing availability. When Jarrett was a developer in the area, his company and Civic San Diego's predecessor failed to follow restrictions meant to do just that.
Andrew Keatts | July 29, 2014 |
When Summer Break Means a Vacation from Steady Meals
Hungry kids aren't showing up to programs that exist to feed them when school - and free lunches - are done for the year. A new bill would give their parents extra food stamps to help them eat at home.