A sickly showing from California at the RNC, San Diego adopts a plastic bag ban as statewide confusion swirls, a San Diegan is leading the charge to overturn new gun-control measures and more in our weekly digest of news from the Capitol.
Instead of the usual trip for San Diegans to get heard – a flight or long car ride to Sacramento – officials from Sacramento came Thursday night to San Diego. California Air Resources Board staff and one local board member hosted a forum in Barrio Logan on air quality and climate change issues. The board […]
Assemblywoman Toni Atkins on what the state budget will do for San Diego, questions over cap and trade and more in our weekly roundup of news from the Capitol.
An adult film star on a ballot measure requiring condoms in porn, the ballot grows ever longer, a push to cover homelessness goes statewide and more in our weekly roundup of news from the Capitol.
Representatives of the three states have been huddling behind closed doors and, for the first time ever, California water officials are offering to give up some of the state’s strongest claims to the Colorado River – at least temporarily. San Diego water officials are sitting on the sidelines, but that hasn’t stopped them from voicing strong opinions about a possible deal.
Back in November, I asked San Diego lawmakers to tell me the one thing they’d like to see happen to make California government more transparent. The overwhelming favorite was to get rid of a procedure called gut-and-amend, where a legislator takes a bill he or she has already written – say a bill about food […]
Issues raised by the San Diego County Taxpayers Association chief highlight a basic question facing SANDAG as it pursues a tax hike on the November ballot: Where does education end, and campaigning begin?
Assemblyman Brian Maienschein spearheaded Project 25, a local program that’s become a model for combating chronic homelessness. In a Q-and-A, he tells us how he’s trying to make it easier to replicate that success across the state.
City officials said anti-homeless rocks were installed at the request of Sherman Heights residents. Emails show they were added as part of preparations for the All-Star Game at Petco Park.
San Diego has a 911 crisis: dispatchers can’t answer emergency calls fast enough to meet national safety standards. An audit last year suggested one solution, and the city agreed to do implement it. Now, the city’s wavering.