A revamped Death for Food event returns, Bill Murray is headed to Escondido, San Diego Opera is selling off a Barrio Logan studio and more in our weekly digest of the region’s arts and culture news.
When a 15-year-old girl was killed by a semi-truck in Otay Mesa in 2014, no one asked why she was walking in the far-flung industrial area in the first place – news reports instead focused on the fact that she was distracted by her phone. But it turns out that the teenager was walking home from school, and […]
The proposed Chicano Park museum is caught in the crossfire of city budget politics, an iconic painting is on its way to San Diego, San Diego has a great showing at the Tony Awards and more in our weekly digest of the region’s arts and culture news.
Monday is a big day for city politics, as the City Council will decide whether to schedule a special election that Mayor Kevin Faulconer badly wants. On Friday, Faulconer made a power move by vetoing certain changes to his budget – he reinserted funding for a special election, and retaliated against the Council members who […]
A small architecture and development firm in Little Italy is taking a radical approach to building housing – they’ll work for free.
Tuesday night, Chula Vista City Council members will consider a budget that eliminates its cultural arts manager position. The proposed cuts come after the city just adopted a new cultural arts master plan late last year. Lynnette Tessitore is the city’s cultural arts manager, and her job accounts for the city’s entire cultural arts budget. Her role is to […]
As the dust from the latest California drought continues to settle, water agencies are taking a step back to look at what they can do the next time a dry spell hits the state. Desalination is often floated as a drought-proof method of making sure water keeps flowing, even in the driest of years. But turning salty […]
Hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts talk about the seemingly insurmountable challenges standing in the way of the mayor’s tax hike proposal and SoccerCity, the plan to redevelop the Qualcomm Stadium site. Also: Omar Passons on his transition from politically engaged citizen to political candidate.
In this week’s San Diego Explained, NBC 7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Maya Srikrishnan describe some of the solutions politicians are proposing to ease the housing crisis.
Binational concert organizer whose event was rejected questions border officials’ reasoning, Space 4 Art and Quartyard are both on their way to new digs and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.