It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. A few years back, water officials spent hundreds of millions on water treatment plans because Southern California liked to guzzle. Now, we’re conserving water, and treatment plants are going idle. But, as VOSD’s Ry Rivard reports, we’re still paying the price for the debt […]
Everyone knows Barrio Logan is changing. Its location makes it attractive for development and artists are flocking to it. This is causing some tension. In this week’s Culture Report, Kinsee Morlan writes about the launch of her new podcast, the San Diego Culturecast. The first season will be an exploration of what’s happening in Barrio Logan as new wave of […]
Portable classrooms are a permanent part of school scene, state lawmakers target guns but let Uber off hook, asset seizure gets a critical look, cross-border tunnel is a wonder and skunks do their (stinky) thing.
City attorney scorched after blistering all Dems, no charges against Supe Roberts, arrest in high-profile cold case, food stamp program streamlined, a Star Trike mishap and a new kind of airport run.
San Diego has a problem: Run-down urban areas seeking new development — apartments, homes, retail and job centers — aren’t getting it. Meanwhile, builders eagerly want to build in more upscale parts of town but often face angry opposition. Here’s how Councilman David Alvarez put it: “Where development is economically viable, it isn’t politically viable. And where […]
Highway 101 has a treasured reputation, but it turns positively dumpy when it ventures into some of the grittier sections of Oceanside. The city, the county’s third largest, has been trying to turn its main drag into a pedestrian- and bike-friendly hipster haven, but a new “road diet” has some locals feeling nauseous. At issue, […]
Two Council rivals agree on convadium, Rep. Hunter’s spending gets weirder, butt-barer wins appeal, Bill Walton’s amazing Dead-ly concert attendance record and street’s name is positively slumber-worthy.
Power blackouts could hit SoCal once again, builders dream of SDSU annex in Mission Valley, legislator wants to sock Uber in the low rates and the U-T’s had quite enough of Trump’s gol-durned poppycock.
The Chargers want to boost taxes on hotel customers to help pay for a new stadium/convention center expansion downtown, and they debuted their plan yesterday. You can read all 110 pages here. The reception from local leaders was about as frigid as the team’s famous 1982 Freezer Bowl game in Cincinnati. All the candidates in the major […]
We’re getting more and more details about the Chargers plan for a downtown convadium — a joint convention center and stadium. But we’re also hearing more about the rather big decisions the team’s leaders simply haven’t made. For instance, does their idea include the stadium having a roof of some kind? They don’t know yet. […]