These were the top stories for the week of April 11 – 17, 2011.
Previous estimates underestimated the concentration of Asian residents in northern San Diego neighborhoods, where advocates want to create a new, Asian-dominated City Council district.
We’re not talking beer and sausages. We’re talking ideology and the 401(k) initiative.
San Diegans will be doing a lot of breeding. Is freeway expansion the best way to handle growth?
Driving the push to buy the Del Mar Fairgrounds is an odd combination of animosity, fear and love.
Statement: “[B]ecause trimming of the city’s 30,000 palm trees has been reduced, pedestrians face more risk of being knocked silly by a falling coconut,” wrote financial journalist Roger Lowenstein, in a Bloomberg Businessweek story about San Diego’s fiscal problems. Determination: False.
The school board takes action against two troubled charter schools.
Redevelopment officials say the move is illegal. Dissenting school board members say it shouldn’t cancel cuts amid rumblings of deeper deficits.
A former USD star has been indicted for fixing basketball games. So, how do you throw a game?
New mayor, council will give new police officers 401(k)s after election, councilman says.
Statement: A federal budget amendment proposed by Congressman Mike Pence, R-Ind., “eliminates funding for the domestic family planning program known as as Title X,” Congressman Brian Bilbray, R-Calif., wrote to a constituent in February. Determination: False.