Arun Kaiwar, the project’s architect, discussed the biggest challenges that came with designing a port of entry that’s simultaneously secure and welcoming.
Since its equipment ignited a series of fires in 2007 that burned hundreds of homes and killed two people, San Diego Gas & Electric has spent more than $1 billion to avoid another repeat. The company hasn’t caused a major fire in 12 years but openly admits that the good streak won’t last. Ry Rivard […]
Zooming in on the races for mayor, city attorney and District 9.
Proposition B, passed in 2012, ended guaranteed retirement benefits for new city hires. Candidates in District 9 believe offering pensions may help solve the city’s 911 dispatcher problem.
Downtown wants to be a place where people can get out of their cars and go for long walks — tourists, office workers, residents. But if they walk, they’ll need restrooms. And for years, there’s been a conflicting urge: Let’s not make the homeless too comfortable by installing easy-to-access public restrooms. Now city officials are scrambling […]
Immigration to the U.S. from Mexico might soon slow even without a wall, but companies are clamoring to build one anyway. Plus: More violence in Tijuana, ongoing fallout over the sewage spill, journeying to the U.S. in video game form and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Some of the most exciting races and issues have burned out before they even really got started. Still, 2016 offers contests with major implications: There will be at least three new Council members. The mayor and Council will come away with a new legal adviser. We could change the way we budget for infrastructure improvements. Here’s a guide to what’s happened so far, and where the candidates stand.
It’s been a busy time for Friendship Park, the meeting point between San Diego and Tijuana at Border Field State Park. Families gathered there on both sides of the border for Día del Niño and Mother’s Day.
DeMaio insanity goes even more bonkers, assemblywoman defends worker rules, UC tuition may go even higher, homeless plan gets raves and a tie looms in South Bay.
Official efforts to reform the taxi industry and respond to drivers’ concerns have been slow-going. But Uber is ushering in change quickly, and taxi drivers are fleeing their costly leases to drive for the app instead.