Arts District Liberty Station was created to insulate artists from the rising rents that often pushed them out of San Diego neighborhoods. But a decade later, the artists and cultural nonprofits that put down roots there are facing the same story as anywhere else: The rent is too damn high. VOSD’s Kinsee Morlan walks us through […]
Polling shows 2016 voters opposed residential development – especially Republican voters.
A new report says that San Diego Unified officials expect the average condition of its schools buildings to improve from “poor” to “fair” by 2024. They’ll just need millions more dollars on top of the two already existing multibillion-dollar bond measures provide to do it. VOSD’s Ashly McGlone digs into the report submitted to the district’s […]
Facilities like Serena Senior Care in Rosarito, where about 75 percent of clients are American, are at the forefront of what could become a growing trend in Southern California senior care.
The California Public Records Act, or CPRA, is a crucial reporting tool for reporters trying to hold government agencies and officials accountable. But sometimes, the only way to enforce it is with a lawyer. VOSD’s Andrew Keatts detailed his 78-day push to obtain internal communications from the San Diego Association of Governments. He had proven that SANDAG was […]
President Donald Trump hasn’t yet made good on his promise to slash corporate taxes – but his plan is already causing real problems for low-income housing projects across the state, including at least one in San Diego.
Though recreational marijuana use is now legal statewide, no place in the county is considering allowing the activities involved in creating and distributing it.
On Tuesday, San Diego City Council will hear a series of proposed regulations about medical and recreational marijuana. I’ve been trying to unpack those regulations. My latest attempt delves into the debate over delivery services – that is, when cannabis products are brought straight to your front door. Delivery services have been operating in this […]
Dozens of marijuana delivery services operate with hardly any regulation. City Council members may shut that down Tuesday when they evaluate a set of proposals on medical and recreational marijuana regulation.
Some of the proposals the City Council is considering to regulate marijuana are noncontroversial. But two of them — one that would deal with marijuana delivery services and another that could ban activities like growing, manufacturing and testing — have become a bit more contentious.