Rich suburbs have no more room and are experiencing low population growth. Meanwhile, the highest growth in San Diego County is in lower middle-income Vista. Together, these two trends show how poor transportation and growth-restricting zoning limit the county’s access to good jobs.
Coastal cities join forces with Orange County cities to advocate for their interests, why the newest affordable homes might not be what you think and more in our weekly roundup of news from North County.
The loophole that’s keeping Vista from building true mixed-use projects, Poway’s former superintendent is being investigated, Gaspar zeroes in on homelessness and more in our weekly roundup of news from North County.
Newland Communities wants to build a 2,100-unit housing development across the street and up a hill from the exclusive Golden Door resport. That project, the Golden Door says, is an existential threat.
Most cities define “mixed use” as a combination of residential and commercial development. Vista officials, thinking more about how to kickstart development downtown, allowed developers to decide how much residential or retail they would build, including none.
Poway Unified’s superintendent was fired this week for allegedly taking at least $345,000 from the district, much of it through improper vacation cash-outs and longevity pay. The school board plans to sue John Collins to try to recover the money, and his attorney has vowed that Collins will fight the claims. While district documents detail […]
Study predicts how rising seas will impact Carlsbad, North County officials struggle with whether to offer free food to the homeless and more in our weekly roundup of news from North County.
The candidates for District 3 of the County Board of Supervisors found some separation on growth and development issues at a forum this week.
Rents are rising in Oceanside, and long-time renters are feeling the pinch. They’re happy to see their neighborhood improve, but can’t help wondering for whom it’s improving.
Carlsbad is in the early stages of developing a vision plan for the Village, and a neighborhood just south of the village, known as the Barrio. The city unveiled changes to the Village and Barrio Plan at a Planning Commission meeting held last week, where residents expressed common concerns: too much traffic, not enough parking, […]