The New Year is nearly upon us. That means it’s time to look back on 2014 and determine San Diego’s Voice of the Year. We fielded suggestions from our members and debated among ourselves who provoked the most important conversations of the year.
See who made the cut Monday morning.
A who’s who of state and local politicians greeted its opening in 2011. It got millions in federal and state benefits. The city fast-tracked permits.
But the Soitec solar plant in Rancho Bernardo is now on its death bed along with the 450 jobs the French company promised San Diego.
“Soitec’s arrival was supposed to be a shining example that large-scale manufacturing was possible in San Diego after all,” writes Lisa Halverstadt in her scoop. That’s all crumbling now.