The San Diego Police Department can’t hire and train new recruits as fast as veteran officers are leaving the force. Chief Shelley Zimmerman says that’s partly because of the “national dialogue” around police officers that the media has fostered. Is there any evidence to back up her claim?
Todd Gloria and other officials have explained their support for SANDAG’s transportation plan by touting the fact that “75 percent of transportation funding in the next five years will go to transit, up from 50 percent in the last five years.”
In making the case for proposed water rate increases, the city has downplayed how much of the money will pay for administration and overhead.
San Diego Unified trustee Richard Barrera said some integration efforts have backfired, making schools even more segregated.
Tomas Herrera-Mishler, who took over as CEO of the Balboa Park Conservancy in June, said a lack of parking spaces hurts the bottom lines of the park’s major institutions.
“Criminal prosecution is a tiny part of the responsibilities of that office,” political consultant Tom Shepard, who is consulting for San Diego city attorney candidate Gil Cabrera, told the San Diego Union-Tribune about the city attorney’s office.
El Cajon is in the midst of a heated debate about its future. One local leader recently claimed residents there “remain the poorest in the county.”
You may have seen news reports on the recent spate of school lockdowns spurred by school bomb or shooting threats. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis is on it.
ESPN analyst flubs a reason for San Diego to build a new Chargers stadium.
Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani has repeatedly claimed a gas spill under Qualcomm Stadium could add headaches to a Mission Valley stadium development.