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In 34 days over four months, homeless residents participating in the Triangle Project picked up nearly 45 tons of trash in a triangle-shaped area bounded by National Avenue and 16th and Commercial streets.
A pilot project sparked by a question from a homeless resident about why the city couldn’t make it easier for homeless San Diegans to clean up after themselves became so much more. For the past four months, homeless residents have…Keep reading
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Earlier this month, San Diego Unified leaders announced they would offer $10,000 dollar signing bonuses for new special education teachers and nurses. This is a new effort by the district…
Politics Report: The People Asked for Time and Now They Get Time Because What They Really Wanted Was Time
Former Mayor Kevin Faulconer jumped on KUSI to say he was happy a proposed settlement over 101 Ash St. was delayed because it wasn’t something ‘that should be rushed.’ And…
San Diego Unified leaders plan to offer signing bonuses for some teachers to combat a labor shortage. But not too long ago that seemed taboo.
Superintendent Cheryl James-Ward has been fired following months of controversy over comments she made linking the academic success of Asian students to wealth.
The ringleaders and others behind a scam that raided millions of dollars from the state will not spend a single day behind bars. Here’s where their pleas and sentences stand.
After months of parents and teachers demanding a third-party review of the district’s staff climate, a board member has indicated that a teacher survey will be discussed in August.
The drought is hitting northern Mexico so hard that the state of Baja will likely have to buy water from farmers in the agricultural region of Mexicali.
Cody Hooven, one of the top leaders at the region’s fledgling public power company, has left San Diego Community Power.
There’s a proposal on the table that could get both what they want, but it will require getting support, and dollars, from other local agencies.
Encinitas recently extended its safe parking program for homeless residents, though it has long been a point of contention for neighbors.
Vista’s search for a new homeless shelter didn’t receive bids from local providers, some who claim that it’s because the city failed to identify sufficient funding and an adequate location.
As North County cities continue to grapple with how to best address homelessness in their communities, a Carlsbad City Councilmember sparked a debate that we may be hearing more about in…
opinion and commentary
San Marcos and North County are losing young people, which is bad news for families, businesses, and for our schools.
We have a golden opportunity to address easily preventable problems through targeted leveraging of existing resources.
The San Diego City Council should move forward with a thorough analysis of all five proposals before shortening down the list.
What the mayor wants to do with 101 Ash St. and how the state pierced the height limit in Pacific Beach.
The state has taken a big chunk out of one of San Diego’s defining development restrictions for the last 50 years, and water politics are getting interesting.
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