We share some of the best moments from each of the five talks at last week’s Meeting of the Minds.
Rafael Castellanos is making a clear, land-use, urbanist case for his campaign to become the next city attorney.
Turns out, letting low-level offenders out of prison early hasn’t sparked the huge crime sprees people feared.
Astrophysicist Ramin Skibba recognized a need in the world of science: people who know how to explain it in layman’s terms. That’s why he’s decided to focus on science communication full-time. He’s decided to take his PhD north, leaving UCSD and entering UC Santa Cruz’s science communications program. So we asked him to join us this week […]
In 2010, for some reason, then-Mayor Jerry Sanders refused to re-appoint Gil Cabrera to the city’s Ethics Commission. Cabrera still doesn’t know why, he said this week in a one-on-one conversation with me about his run for city attorney. Cabrera is the second candidate to sit down with me. Last week I talked with Mara […]
Scott Lewis explores the local education landscape with special co-host Laura Kohn, CEO of the Education Synergy Alliance, and guest Francisco Escobedo, superintendent of Chula Vista Elementary School District.
In our One Voice at a Time event, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber talked about excellence in education and her exasperation this spring when she tried to move a bill at evaluating teachers and it was shot down.
Mara Elliott, the chief deputy city attorney, is running to replace her boss and take the office back to a simpler time where the city said what it wanted, and the attorneys got it done.
Bart Watson, staff economist at the Brewers Association, talks us off the craft-beer-is-dead ledge in the latest VOSD podcast.
Toni Atkins is out as speaker of the Assembly and Christopher Cadelago from The Sacramento Bee dishes on the news, plus lively banter on this week’s Convention Center report and more.