If you were to ask city and county officials what they’re doing to respond to the massive hepatitis A outbreak, they’d probably tell you (when they weren’t blaming things on each other) about vaccinations, hand-washing stations and street cleanings. But the city has responded in another way, too, one with big implications for the homeless […]
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San Diego, girl, you need to lose the Chargers’ number for good.
Last year, when California education officials were finalizing a plan to create a new school accountability system, parents and advocates had one big concern: The system wasn’t being set up to help regular families compare and contrast local schools. Here’s a sampling of coverage and commentary from 2016: From Edsource: “Parents on Thursday said they […]
Tacos over toxicity.
It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time when San Diego wasn’t so sure about fish tacos. Ralph Rubio helped change all that.
Back in June, a CityLab headline, and a quote within the story, really struck me. The headline said “To Fight Homelessness, Long Beach Turned Meetings Into Action” and within the story was this quote from Steve Be Cotte, president of the Long Beach Area Coalition for the Homelessness: “A lot of times in homeless services, […]
Gov. Jerry Brown signs several local lawmakers’ bills into law (and vetoes another), California’s presidential primary is movin’ on up and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Say you want to view footage captured by a police body camera. Makes sense, since they were billed as a transparency tool for the public. One super simple way for you to view the footage is to submit a criminal trial exhibit room request – because everyone knows what that is and how to find […]
The problem with calls for more “good news.”
Test run on new state rules for police shows potential issues with police behavior — and with the data itself. Plus: A San Diego lawyer is running for lieutenant governor and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.