What I wouldn’t give to have a subway on which to get slapped with a fish.
Sara Libby is VOSD’s managing editor. She oversees VOSD’s newsroom and its content. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619.325.0526.
The Denti-Cal system is rotting, the sprint to the end of the legislative session continues and more in our weekly roundup of news from the capital.
Last year, VOSD was part of a group of news outlets that asked a federal court to make footage of a controversial police shooting public. That court sided with us, and soon after the DA released the tape. But there was still a lot we didn’t know about the shooting, including whether the San Diego […]
Write off the youngs at your own peril.
A stack of bills goes to Gov. Jerry Brown as the Legislature marches toward the end of the session, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez goes hungry and more in our weekly roundup of news from the capital.
It’s something public officials and advocates like to say a lot: Homelessness is not a crime. But that doesn’t mean homeless folks in San Diego don’t get punished for certain things directly related to being homeless. Over the last five years, arrests and citations for “encroachment” – when a person encroaches on a public space, […]
District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ upcoming appearance in the trial of José Susumo Azano Matsura is probably the most anticipated moment of the case. Dumanis has consistently misrepresented the extent of her relationship with Azano since the campaign finance scandal unfolded. When Dumanis is called to testify in the case, here are some of the biggest questions we’re hoping she’ll answer.
Making homelessness harder to ignore.
Suspense day will decide hundreds of bills’ fates, a personal look at aid in dying, drought restrictions are easing and more in our weekly digest of news from the Capitol.
An explosive state audit confirms many of the fears that San Diego Assemblywoman Shirley Weber and others have long expressed about the state’s gang database: that it cannot ensure individuals’ privacy, that people can be entered in the database without proper substantiation and that people are kept in the database long after their names should have been purged.