Statement: “Barrio Logan has one of the highest rates of asthma not only in San Diego but all of California, ” activist and San Diego Free Press contributor Brent E. Beltrán wrote in a Dec. 8 column.
Determination: Mostly True
Analysis: Barrio Logan is known for its mishmash of homes and industry. One local activist recently took things a step further and claimed the neighborhood should also be known as one of the state’s asthma capitals.
Brent E. Beltrán, an activist who regularly writes for the San Diego Free Press, has written a handful of posts about an attempt to force a vote on a new Barrio Logan community plan approved by the City Council this fall.