After months of turmoil, the national AFL-CIO and President Richard Trumka decided to take over the San Diego Imperial-Counties Labor Council, ousting its leaders.
At one point, most of San Diego’s manufacturing jobs came from aerospace. Now got a far more diverse crop of companies, but they tend to hire far fewer workers.
Local government workers’ wages aren’t growing as quickly as those who work at the state or federal level, or in the private sector.
California’s GOP candidate for governor Neel Kashkari shared what he took away from his homeless stint in Fresno, pointed out what he sees as big flaws in CEQA and defended his oversight of the big banks bailout.
Two local economic researchers dispute that the mega-event boosts San Diego’s economy as much as proponents say.
In coming weeks, we’ll examine the difficulty of doing business in San Diego, whether regional policies are driving an exodus of companies and what’s motivating the firms that do move here.