For local jurisdictions, cannabis farming can generate significant new tax revenues, create jobs and help reverse course for the region’s declining agricultural sector.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer has made big promises in past State of the City addresses. We checked in on the progress of some of the most memorable ones.
Political leadership has been key to alleviating homelessness in other major cities. Virtually everyone agrees it’s been missing in San Diego. Now Mayor Kevin Faulconer says homelessness will be a top priority in 2017.
I wanted to write the first Morning Report of the year, mostly because everyone else had Monday off. But it also gave me a chance to do something before we get to the news: Say thank you to the hundreds of people who donated to Voice of San Diego in December. Seriously. It was remarkable […]
You might have heard about a controversial affordable housing project in Poway. It would have been for-sale units, with preference given to veterans and there were many veterans on the wait list. Habitat for Humanity planned the project for land set aside for affordable housing. It was in the works for many years, overcoming hurdle after hurdle. Ultimately, […]
A Christmas tree made of spray paint cans, the hidden role of nonprofit boards in buoying the arts scene and more in our weekly roundup of the region’s arts and culture news.
Just two years ago, the district spent $75.7 million on contributions to the state pension system. This year, the cost is nearly $124 million. The problem is something the state and public agencies across California are grappling with.
San Diego Unified officials are used to spending money faster than they receive it, which has resulted in budget shortfalls totaling millions of dollars each year. But this time, it’s different.
Museum celebrating the immigrant experience is vandalized with anti-immigrant messages, UCSD Theater staffers face layoffs, December Nights is happening and more in our weekly roundup of arts and culture news.
These were the most popular Voice of San Diego stories for the week of Nov. 5-Nov. 11.