Researchers at UC San Diego this week released a report looking into “How San Diego’s Class of 2016 Has Fared with New Graduation Requirements,” and it was full of analysis of how San Diego Unified managed to post a 91 percent graduation rate. If that question sounds familiar, that’s because it’s a question we’ve spent a lot […]
City officials shut down The Glashaus in Barrio Logan this month due to fire and safety concerns and code compliance issues. Artists who rent studios in the space were given 30 days to move out, and they’re struggling to find a place to go. The issue has come to head at a time when there’s less affordable art studio space in San Diego than ever.
On this week’s podcast, hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts discuss the local issues surrounding the legality of the marijuana business. Also: A lawyer from the firm that conducted the big SANDAG investigation joins the show to discuss the most interesting findings.
Lawyers in San Diego and beyond worry the prosecution of a lawyer who represents a marijuana business could force a central tenet of practicing law – attorney-client privilege – to go up in smoke.
The average annual number of suicides has more than doubled, and 2012’s death toll of 19 lives was the highest in the bridge’s nearly 50-year history. This year is on pace to reach or pass that number. Coronado’s mayor is pushing for a barrier.
Restaurateurs say they have new competition for funding, the border wall is a canvass once again, water main break floods artist studios in Little Italy and more in our weekly digest of the region’s arts and culture news.
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The construction project to upgrade Encanto Elementary, a school in southeastern San Diego, ended up costing $2.5 million more than its initial $8.6 million cost. It took an extra year to finish too. What went wrong? The district says one thing isn’t a cause: the contractor’s financial problems. As our Maya Srikrishnan reports, the district […]
Sen. Toni Atkins’ bill to fund construction of affordable housing, one of her signature efforts as a state legislator, cleared a big hurdle this week when it passed the state Senate on Thursday. SB 2 would impose a $75 fee on certain real estate documents. Because the bill imposes a new fee, it had a […]
Board leadership at SANDAG has said it’s ready to put up a 2018 ballot measure that could give voters a say over Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher’s attempt to reform the agency.