A program meant to help Lincoln High students earn college credits is in shambles. It’s only been two years since San Diego Unified launched the STEAM Middle College program that allows Lincoln High students to take classes at San Diego City College. A few years ago, this program was the centerpiece of a rehabilitation of Lincoln meant […]

Pension debts are skyrocketing again years after a pension crisis sent city leaders into a tailspin. New reports reveal city and county pension fund deficits have surged 90 percent in two years, reaching nearly $7 billion– even despite a slew of reforms, Ashly McGlone reports. The reasons: longer life expectancies, poor market gains and across-the-board […]

Nonprofits are accustomed to raising money through donations and grants. In many cases, the goal is to keep the doors open and the services provided without changing direction. Now, a new approach is gaining steam, reports our Lisa Halverstadt. “A growing movement wants to see more nonprofits pitching ideas to potential backers, pursuing money-making ventures […]

It happened. At just around 8 a.m. Thursday, sports radio hosts and Twitter users no longer had to rely on anonymous sources. And they lost any optimism they had that it wasn’t actually real. They got the words directly from Chargers President Dean Spanos, who wrote that he was moving the team to Los Angeles. […]