Another entry in the new, neverending war between Donald Trump and California, staff comings and goings, unpacking the propositions and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
City Heights residents are never happy about alcohol permits being approved in their neighborhood, but one has sparked a whole new level of pushback. The man leading the charge against a proposed 7-11’s alcohol permit owns a competing business nearby. The new permit would come with a number of restrictions intended to ease community concerns, but community members are unmoved.
The Board of Supervisors will again be composed entirely of Republicans. Newly elected Supervisor Kristin Gaspar’s stances on housing and growth were difficult to discern
I’m not kidding you, Brian Jones is leaving the Legislature. When I first started writing the Sacramento Report, I did a whirlwind cram session on San Diego’s state legislators and eventually came across Jones’ “Are You Kidding Me?” video series, in which he expresses outrage on everything from realignment to drought policies. They’re like a wonkier (and […]
The City Council will vote Monday on a plan that counts on the success of its first foray into paid parking at Balboa Park.
San Diego has some big political fights coming up, but the fault lines of those fights may not line up with the partisan divide.
Meet the “dangerous man” who’s likely East County’s new assemblyman, revisiting the dueling death penalty measures and more in our weekly digest of news from the capital.
A City Council majority rejected Council President Sherri Lightner’s attempt to bar many vacation rentals, leaving those concerned by their proliferation to wait again.
The chair of the Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee, which monitors the TransNet tax, said he was unaware of the growing disparity between the tax’s projected revenue and the actual revenue it’s brought in, but the shortfall doesn’t fall within the group’s purview. Outside experts said that view leaves the program without meaningful oversight and transparency.
Short-term rental giant Airbnb claims a City Council proposal would make short-term rentals illegal in residential areas.