This post originally appeared in the May 19 Morning Report. Subscribe here for free. After a marathon meeting Tuesday night, the Chula Vista City Council decided to table a pair of ordinances intended to put tighter rules around evictions and come back with more information and possible revisions. As the Union-Tribune noted, the first of […]
For months, there’s been speculation about what appears to be a dramatic rise in homelessness countywide. Today the numbers are finally out. The Regional Task Force on Homelessness, the group behind the annual count, reports that homelessness has spiked 10 percent since 2020, and that street homelessness is up 3 percent. But as Lisa Halverstadt […]
New data from the annual point-in-time count revealed that Oceanside has replaced Escondido as the North County city with the highest number of unsheltered homeless individuals.
Here’s a breakdown of the number of homeless residents counted throughout San Diego County.
The region’s latest census shows a 10 percent spike in homelessness but other data points – and even the group that organizes the count – suggest a larger, growing crisis.
Mayor Todd Gloria released his revised budget proposal on Tuesday following City Council budget hearings and community input.
San Diego Gas and Electric plans to raise gas and electric bills by almost 9 percent beginning in 2024 if state regulators OK a proposed four-year spending plan submitted this week by the utility.
Volunteers of America Southwest, a local charity, previously played a significant role in providing help and shelter to veterans, as well as those experiencing homelessness, mental illness and addiction. But now the charity is under criminal investigation by the Office of the Inspector General, reports Will Huntsberry. Last year, Huntsberry revealed allegations of potential fraud, […]
Volunteers of America Southwest, a prominent San Diego charity dedicated to helping vulnerable people, is under criminal investigation by the Office of the Inspector General.
This post originally appeared in the May 17 Morning Report. Get the free daily newsletter here. City Attorney Mara Elliott’s office says former Chief Operating Officer Kris Michell has yet to formally respond to its May 11 letter accusing the ex-city bureaucrat of directing the city’s Information Technology Department to purge records tied to 101 […]