Politicians’ promises to protect the undocumented ring hollow to the tens of thousands of unauthorized immigrants whom the federal government has removed over the past six years. Many of those deported did not have criminal convictions and lived in what are being called “sanctuary cities.”
Nearly 30 projects are planned or under construction in East Village. Some of them are part of a district that developers imagined as a home for innovation, design, education and arts — the IDEA District. Yet many of the projects are displacing the elements it’s meant to embody. Kinsee Morlan describes how the art scene […]
The effort to build a Major League Soccer stadium is in a hurry of its own design. But a project of this magnitude could take years to approve. To get around that, the group backing the project is going to try to do what stadium proponents across the state have done: a ballot initiative that never actually makes it to the ballot.
For the second year in a row, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged to put a plan on the ballot to raise hotel-room taxes to pay for a new expansion of the Convention Center. It will be the fifth attempt to raise the hotel-room tax since 2004.
The mayor is not to blame for losing the Chargers. But he and others consistently got what was going on wrong.
I wanted to write the first Morning Report of the year, mostly because everyone else had Monday off. But it also gave me a chance to do something before we get to the news: Say thank you to the hundreds of people who donated to Voice of San Diego in December. Seriously. It was remarkable […]
SANDAG officials spent 2016 trying to sell the public on a new tax hike they now admit would not have done what they said it would have.
Two businessmen are seeking approval for a hotel that would end plans for an expansion of the Convention Center for good.
The idea of giving or leasing the Qualcomm Stadium land to the Chargers is at least 13 years old. But City Council members’ letter resurfacing the idea was the first PR trick that put the team on its heels.
When we host community meetings, and venture out on assignments, our reporters hear about nothing as much as concerns about homelessness and how much the population seems to be growing. Downtown, homelessness is exploding, and no matter what part of the political spectrum you fall on, it has to be disturbing. East Village is now […]