Before the pandemic, San Diego only had enough licensed care to serve about 40 percent of working parents. About 10 percent of those options officially closed, and many more are yet to re-open.
Making ends meet in San Diego has never been easy.
Housing is famously expensive — but it’s hardly the only line item that’s stressed local budgets. As the region comes out of the pandemic, cost-of-living pains are more acute than ever. Voice of San Diego dedicated a week of stories to explore specific ways that burden was impacting residents. Read those stories here.
Oceanside parents have turned to a ride-giver system to get their children to school after the school district cut bus routes. Officials today are effectively passing the cost of transportation down to people who can least afford it.
A week ago, we learned that the city of San Diego would join an Oregon city in asking the nation’s top court to weigh in on how cities can enforce homeless encampment bans. Now, more are joining this plea. Background:…Keep reading
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In my time covering the border I’ve witnessed different groups of migrants crossing at the Tijuana-San Diego border.
Oceanside’s beaches were so wide before the construction of Camp Pendleton military base, beachgoers raced cars along the sandy shore. Now beachgoers sit perched atop boulder revetments at mid-tide –…
Their services continue to be in high demand as migrants from all over the world arrive, but the organizations are scrambling for resources themselves.
Recent research suggests governors and presidents have wide discretion under the Stafford Act to send federal aid.
After punting an all-groin plan that dismayed their neighbors to the south, Oceanside is holding an international competition between beach designers.
August was the city’s 10th consecutive month that ended up cooler than normal. A stretch that long hasn’t happened in town in more than a half century.
Last month, students at Correia Middle School reported seeing a classmate brandish a gun. In the following week, more allegations surfaced, and in the aftermath, parents are demanding answers about…
From community colleges to K-12 districts, schools across the county have set their sights on getting into the housing game. Some of that housing, like one planned San Diego Unified…
For some Southwestern College students, the days of grades and in-person lectures may soon be gone. The Chula Vista community college is one of eight statewide chosen to develop what’s…