To qualify for a speedier track for the stadium proposal, the city must prove the project is environmentally friendly. That involves buying expensive carbon credits.
The city is starting to take baby steps toward untangling the messy web of private trash trucks that crisscross the city. But private trash haulers have spent the past year pushing back against efforts that could pare down the overlaps.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer has decided to remain loyal to the idea of expanding the Convention Center in one place along the bayfront. But that’s not the end of the story. Not only will the mayor need to persuade voters to increase taxes, he must also overcome another lawsuit from Cory Briggs.
San Diego police officers acted “without warrants, probable cause, or reasonable belief,” when they roughed up a mother and her two sons inside their own business, according to a lawsuit filed by the family. The officers say they mistook the two brothers, who entered the store using their own keys, for burglars. The suit also claims officers lied in their official reports in order to cover up what happened.
The superintendent of the Poway Unified School District toned down and removed criticism leveled in a consultant’s report before releasing it to the public last month.
Randy Goodson, the developer of the massive development seeking approval in rural Valley Center, sits on the board of directors for the San Diego North Economic Development Council, which voted in April to endorse the project. He decided not to recuse himself from the vote.
Atkins tries to delay the vote to replace her, minimum wage bill gets shelved and the week in people-made-of-paper news.
What happens if board members violate policies governing their conduct? Not much, apparently.
William Lewinski, whose research has been challenged by the New York Times and The American Journal of Psychology, travels the country testifying on behalf of police in shooting cases. The San Diego city attorney’s office has paid for Lewinski’s services in at least three cases, including the ongoing case of Victor Ortega, an unarmed man shot by an officer in 2012.
Each month, VOSD editors, reporters and staff travel to different locations in San Diego County to discuss the issues. Our Member Coffee events provide an environment for readers to share their thoughts and ideas about San Diego, and give us feedback on our coverage. On Wednesday, we hosted August’s Member Coffee at the Rancho Santa Fe […]