Two businessmen and the city councilman who represents downtown are calling on the mayor and fellow city leaders to pursue immediate steps to stem the city’s growing homeless crisis.
As homelessness rises in San Diego, so does police enforcement and questions about where the homeless are allowed to go – before and after they’re hit with citations and orders to stay away.
A new lawsuit aims to put a stop to the city’s increasingly common practice of using a code meant to clear trash off sidewalks to force homeless people to move along. In a new story, I shed light on plaintiffs’ contentions that encroachment citations are complicating their lives rather than helping them get off the street as well […]
The city’s been hit with another class action lawsuit over its interactions with homeless San Diegans. The lawyers behind the suit say they hope to force policy solutions they believe the city has dragged its feet on.
The plan to transform Balboa Park’s core was supposed to begin this fall, but is now set for March 2018. The city insists it will happen, yet opponents are just as confident in their efforts to thwart the plan.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer kicked off 2017 promising to take major action to address San Diego’s booming homelessness crisis. The year is exactly halfway over and his highest-profile efforts to better aid thousands of homeless San Diegans are stalled. A proposed hotel-tax hike meant to help pull in more cash for that cause and others is […]
Six months after Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged action on homelessness, major efforts have stalled and his highest-profile commitments remain unfulfilled.
Gordon Walker, a crucial player in Utah’s efforts to reduce chronic homelessness, is now leading the countywide group coordinating San Diego’s fight against growing homelessness.
Monday, the San Diego City Council will decide when to put the SoccerCity plan on the ballot. FS Investors and supporters of the project got the signatures they needed rapidly and pushed hard for a special election this year. They’re probably not going to get it. The City Council already rejected a special election this […]
County supervisors for years have focused on buildings and the county’s bank account (plus flirtations with the Chargers and a gondola). Two county supervisors’ pitch to dip into reserve funds for affordable housing speaks to a growing movement calling on San Diego County to dip into its bank account to address today’s problems rather than staving off long-term ones.