San Diego County has a long list of what it wants (and doesn’t want) from the state, California loses two greats and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
San Diego county and city pension funds have nearly $7 billion less in the bank than they need to cover benefits already earned by current and former employees, a deficit that’s risen 90 percent in just two years, new reports show.
Ridership for MTS Access, which provides service for seniors and the disabled, has risen sharply over the last three years. The rising use and cost of the service reveal some of the larger challenges facing San Diego as it figures out how its growing senior population will get around.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged to make addressing homelessness a top priority this year. Here’s what he wants to do.
For the second year in a row, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged to put a plan on the ballot to raise hotel-room taxes to pay for a new expansion of the Convention Center. It will be the fifth attempt to raise the hotel-room tax since 2004.
We’ve reproduced Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s State of the City speech and annotated his comments with context and links to help you better understand what the mayor said – and what he left out.
Republicans react to Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber is California’s best spokesperson, pot trademarks emerge as a new legal frontier and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
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.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s flirtation with a run for governor is still going strong, the state’s system for regulating stormwater is a mess, how to implement bilingual ed programs now that voters OK’d Prop. 58 and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
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.