The Morning Report
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These were the top stories for the week of May 15 – 22, 2011.
Backyard chickens are growing in number across San Diego as interest in local food production increases. But city rules still make it hard to keep them legally, making them outlaw hens.
A roundup of opinions on the school board, libraries and the Union-Tribune.
Statement: “How many pink slips, how many layoffs have actually been executed in the last five years? Zero. Not one was really needed,” San Diego Unified school board member Kevin Beiser said March 10. Determination: Barely True.
Allegations of serious misconduct by San Diego police officers has stained the city’s public image, but lacks qualities that fuel long-lasting controversy, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The addition of a ninth district will require big changes to San Diego’s City Council boundaries. As the Redistricting Commission prepares to draw maps, ethnic, partisan and community interest groups are lining up to advance competing agendas.
UCSD professor has her eye on saints and sinners, a civic organist, an unusual sit-in protest and a DeMaio zinger.
A new symbol showing up on San Diego streets reminds drivers to share the road with cyclists.
Statement: “For solar power to supply the city of San Diego, one would need to cover the Mojave Desert with solar panels,” former Congressman Bob Livingston wrote in the Southern Political Report, March 30. Determination: False.
Don’t let the General Plan’s boring name fool you. There are a lot of interesting things going on.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget includes his plan to eliminate redevelopment agencies like those operating downtown and in southeastern San Diego.