Patricia Gándara, co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA, rejects the framing offered by those who oppose Prop. 58, a statewide ballot measure that would make it easier to open bilingual education programs. High graduation rates and learning multiple languages are not mutually exclusive, she says.
On this week’s podcast, co-hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn discuss state and local ballot measures connected to education.
East Village is in a moment of massive transition. While the neighborhood’s quickly gentrifying and new people and businesses are moving in, the homeless population is also peaking. The tension between those two camps is on full public view at Fault Line Park.
The great convadium debate is heated. The sparks really started flying when, in an op-ed, San Diego architect Rob Quigley called the Chargers “entertainers, not urban planners” whose plan for a downtown stadium and convention center annex would cause an “irreversible and unprecedented planning disaster.” Chargers adviser Fred Maas fired back with an op-ed of his own. He called […]
San Diego voters should send a signal that housing belongs near existing housing and services, not in the middle of precious farmland.
San Diego loses two artists, sneaking fine art onto billboards and more in our weekly roundup of the region’s arts and culture news.
When Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced he’d be heading up the statewide campaign to oppose Proposition 57, a criminal sentencing reform measure, it took some folks by surprise. Faulconer secured two big contributions from San Diego supporters but has been less successful in winning support from the communities most impacted by over-incarceration.
The Chargers promise Measure C won’t force the city to dip into the general fund to pay for a convadium.
Consultants and stakeholders are split on how an anti-Donald Trump wave – or more generally, higher Democratic turnout – might affect two big decisions facing San Diego voters, Measure A and Measure C.
In this episode, we talk about debates (and also dabates), how they work and how much they matter.