Scott Lewis

I'm Scott Lewis, the editor in chief of Voice of San Diego. Please contact me if you'd like at scott.lewis@voiceofsandiego.org or 619.325.0527 and follow me on Twitter (it's a blast!): @vosdscott.

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.

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 […]

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