On Dec. 12, the San Diego City Council will hear the mayor’s Housing Action Package 2.0 again. While we support most of the HAP 2.0 proposals, the amendments proposed to the Complete Communities Housing Solutions program should not be approved because they further weaken already weak affordable housing requirements. Instead, the City Council needs to […]
Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is making more news these days as he seeks a seat on the County Board of Supervisors. He’s trying beat Supervisor Terra Lawson Remer in District 3 next year. And this week he opined on some big homelessness ideas. Sunbreak Ranch is a farfetched plan that the city of […]
Back in June, North County reporter Tigist Layne revealed that Palomar Health saw its operations income plunge by about $33 million in the 2023 fiscal year. Though Diane Hansen, the district’s CEO, initially waved off those concerns, she eventually admitted its financials had taken a dip. All would be well soon, though, she said. Hansen […]
Financial reports from Palomar Health’s first quarter reveal the health care district has not bounced back as quickly as its leaders expected amid continuing financial declines of hospitals nationwide.
This post first published in the Dec. 6 Morning Report. Former mayor Kevin Faulconer is endorsing Sunbreak Ranch, a controversial proposal to establish a remote camp for homeless San Diegans where services could be concentrated. “We need bold and creative ideas to reduce homelessness in our region. Sunbreak Ranch is one of those creative ideas,” Faulconer […]
The number of parents homeschooling their children in San Diego County spiked during the pandemic. But much of that increase appears to be long-lasting, as our Jakob McWhinney reports. McWhinney analyzed five years worth of data on homeschooling that was originally gathered by the Washington Post. Between 2017-18 and 2020-21, the number of children in […]
The pandemic led to a rise in homeschooling and a change in why people homeschool. Here’s what three San Diego County parents had to say about why they chose to homeschool their children.
The number of students in San Diego County who are homeschooled has increased by 88 percent over the past five years, according to data gathered by the Washington Post. But that may only be the tip of the iceberg.
San Diego County supervisors on Tuesday voted to delay implementing a state bill that would have expanded eligibility for conservatorships in January. The county board voted 3-2 to postpone implementation of SB 43 until January 2025 — though supes committed to a March briefing where they could opt to speed things up. SB 43 makes […]
Voice of San Diego has confirmed that the FBI and the San Diego County District Attorney’s office are both investigating a series of stadium and venue scandals we revealed. Back in August, our Will Huntsberry reported that a nonprofit staffing concession stands at major venues, and keeping 10 percent of the take, didn’t actually exist. […]