It’s a rare problem in Sacramento – or anywhere – when legislators agree too much on an issue. But that’s what’s happening, in a way, when it comes to the long list of bills being offered in the Legislature this session that address human trafficking, including measures from several members of the San Diego delegation. […]
Efforts to build or expand water treatment plans in the early 2000s cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Now, as demand has fallen, the plants operate at a fraction of their capacity or even sit idle for parts of the year.
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In a letter to the Chargers Friday, Mayor Kevin Faulconer said he needs to see the design of the proposed stadium-convention center the Chargers want to build downtown. Without seeing the facility’s design, he wrote, it’s impossible to know how much the city will spend running and taking care of it and how useful it will be as expanded convention center space.
The Latino Legislative Caucus’s list of eight priority bills includes measures from Sen. Ben Hueso and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez.
After starting a traffic court clinic for law students, an attorney noticed a problem with many speeding tickets she’d reviewed. If the city can’t provide an up-to-date traffic survey for the road where the stop happened, a speeding ticket could be unenforceable. In many cases, it can’t.
Historical preservationist groups think the mayor has ignored them.
Sen. Ben Hueso unveils his bill to rein in Uber, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez’s bill give farmworkers protections moves forward and the secretary of state warns of a coming voter surge.
A court last year found the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California charged too much to deliver water to San Diego from the Colorado River. Yet San Diego will be asked to keep paying the same rates that a judge said were improper.
Almost immediately after the team decided to refocus on San Diego, the Chargers’ talks with local leaders broke down. The disagreement boiled down to this: The Chargers wanted to spend less for a more expensive facility.