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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 brief opposition to the city’s Climate Action Plan.
Last week, Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt and contributor Peggy Peattie told the story of a homeless family of six who have recently spent most nights in a van. Since the story published, the Raschkes received an emergency housing…Keep reading
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Natalie and Dustin Raschke lost their jobs during the pandemic and bought an RV to move their family of six back to San Diego. Their plans imploded and now they’re…
San Diego City Council voted Monday to expand the city’s Mission Valley safe parking lot hours plus to explore possible locations elsewhere in the city.
Mayor Todd Gloria called off a planned vote on a controversial 101 Ash St. settlement just 20 minutes before Monday’s City Council meeting.
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.
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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