How law enforcement fails black communities, what cops see when they track your license plate, how the state may snuff gay-killing initiative and a quotable forever-mayor who has Sacramento in his sights.
In San Diego and throughout Southern California, blacks are much more likely than people of other races to be the victims of violent crime. In a Q-and-A, L.A. Times reporter Jill Leovy, author of a new book on urban crime, says solving old murders deters people from taking the law into their own hands.
Numbers spell hope for One Paseo, Sea World killer whale claim doesn’t hold water, city attorney copies FBI, not-so-modern public art at airport, and Chargers spokesman gets roiled in Wynn v. Wynn.
Former U-T editor dies, Supervisor Dianne Jacob fights back, ridiculous ballot measures square off, cop raises are official, Hillcrest bike war worsens and airport hits rock bottom in national survey
Blurry lines separate the mayor’s charity from his political dealings, district attorney is missing the point, San Diego ranks low-ish on income-equality, threats besiege schools and zoo pelican pair isn’t a pretty picture.
As the frenzy over the Chargers’ threats to leave town hit a new peak, Petco Park has come up a lot. How was the city able to pull that off? VOSD’s Lisa Halverstadt takes a look-see and comes up with “5 Lessons from the Padres’ Stadium Push.” Among them: Padres leadership commanded respect — we’ll […]
Official impasse for teachers and district, S.D. operas galore, the Salton Sea’s ‘Big Burp’ and paging Miss Manners! Pick up the white courtesy phone.
In a victory for free-speech advocates and community members who rallied against a guilt-by-association prosecution, a judge yesterday threw out charges against two high-profile targets of the district attorney’s office: A rapper and a man who were linked by things they sang and posted on the internet to a local gang. The gang is alleged […]
The California secretary of corrections claimed that in San Diego County, one out of five released prisoners “are high coming out of [state] prison.”
Over the past 13 years, the city of San Diego has spent $15 million to update 12 neighborhood blueprints known as community plans. So how many are done and adopted? One. It may not entirely be the city’s fault. One of them, for Barrio Logan, met a bitter end when business-led opponents threw it out […]