The best part of working for an investigative news outlet is freedom from the pressures that most journalists feel every day to produce something — there’s always a press conference, always a speech, always a court ruling, always a litany of small developments that it’s easy to feel obligated to digest and describe for your audience. […]
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Assemblywoman Shirley Weber looks to make school spending more transparent, Assemblyman Rocky Chavez warns against flying drones over fires, Chula Vista supports SANDAG reform bill and more in our weekly roundup of news from the Capitol.
City Council Democrats on Monday responded to Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s power move with a power move of their own: They voted in lockstep not to schedule the special election the mayor is seeking. Late last week, Faulconer used his veto power to restore money for the special election that the Council had taken out. But […]
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Assemblyman Brian Maienschein wants to use Prop. 56 money to help Denti-Cal patients, foster care advocates brace for the state budget, several ballot measures passed last year are causing confusion and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
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Reforms to SANDAG, teacher tenure and the CalGang database move forward, there’s a deluge of water use bills and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
When the long-awaited, long-delayed study of whether SDPD engages in racial profiling finally dropped, it showed some serious issues, including that black and Hispanic drivers were more likely to be searched than white drivers even though they were less likely to have contraband items. But drafts of the report obtained by VOSD showed researchers used far […]
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Two major bills from Sen. Toni Atkins advance, what the sanctuary state bill means for San Diego, Assemblyman Rocky Chavez opens up for Mental Health Awareness Week and more in our weekly roundup of news from the capital.