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Morning Report: The $67 Million Unanswered Question
Did the city of San Diego pay too much money for a hotel that was purchased under the cloud of a conflict of interest-scandal? Well, we don’t have an answer, yet.
Appraisal Meant to Determine if Housing Commission Overpaid for Pandemic-Era Hotel Can’t Answer That Question
The San Diego Housing Commission released to the City Council Thursday the new appraisal of a Mission Valley hotel it bought to turn into housing for formerly homeless people.
Morning Report: Homeless Camp Crackdown Is Coming
As homelessness has surged throughout the city, Mayor Todd Gloria and downtown City Councilman Stephen Whitburn have been among those feeling the most heat from exasperated residents and business owners. The two responded Thursday with a series of announcements including…
Mayor, Downtown Councilman Pushing Homeless Camp Crackdown
Mayor Todd Gloria and Councilman Stephen Whitburn, who represents downtown, are urging new tactics including an ordinance banning camping on public property and a sanctioned-camping site to address surging unsheltered homelessness.
Morning Report: SDPD Staffing Woes Likely to Endure
A staffing shortage at the San Diego Police Department that’s led to increasing response times and overtime payouts appears unlikely to be solved anytime soon. Our Lisa Halverstadt reports that the department is on track to end the fiscal year…