The government is invisibly collecting data on Bluetooth equipped smartphones along roadways. It’s logical to assume this collection will expand to other public areas, and smartphones make a tantalizing tool for precise tracking.

San Diego officials are talking about lots of ballot propositions lately – some are around the corner, and some are years away. Here’s your guide.

Public records laws are supposed to enable people to easily access public information from local governments. But Chula Vista Police have been discouraging residents from getting information through one of the simplest, most common channels, making it harder for citizens to know what local law enforcement is doing.

Yes, some recent incidents were resolved pretty quickly – but that doesn’t negate the need to add preventative rules to the City Charter to protect access to public information.

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