Our streets should be safe no matter where we go, or how we get there. Clearly, a business-as-usual approach to traffic safety will simply result in more deaths. Something has to change.
This election brings several key issues to the forefront – including sex trafficking, the need for more neighborhood-based attorneys and the critical investigative powers for review of police practices – but neither of the candidates in the city attorney race has made it clear where they stand.
On top of delivering a safe and reliable water supply at a reasonable cost, the Water Authority’s responsibilities also include agile and visionary thinking about the future.
Bilingual education in California suffered a major blow when Proposition 227 passed nearly 20 years ago. Proposition 58 will fix Prop. 227’s mistakes. The measure proposes access and equity to bilingual education programs for all students in California, both those who enter public schools needing to learn English, and English-only speaking students who want to learn a second language. […]
I interned at the Planned Parenthood development department my sophomore year in high school. And while I learned a lot about targeted mailers and digitizing donor files, it in no way prepared me for the dozens of questions my peers have asked me throughout the years about sex, pregnancy and reproductive health. I am not […]
Andrew Keatts’ recent piece on Measure K, which would eliminate the city of San Diego’s election rules that allows for a candidate to win with over 50 percent of the vote in the June primary, was presented as if this issue is one about business vs. labor, Republican vs. Democrat. It is not. Most simply, […]
As my father and I were being removed from our parking spot on Fiesta Island, I asked an officer where we could go. But instead of giving me an answer, he only told me where we couldn’t go.
The same old arguments against desalination keep getting resurrected: It’s too expensive, too energy intensive, plus wastewater recycling and conservation by themselves can solve the drought problem. When put in the context of climate change, imported water and perpetual drought, none of these arguments make sense. Climate scientists are unequivocally telling Southern Californians to prepare […]
The proposed stadium-convention center wouldn’t be a giveaway to a billionaire; it’s a public-private partnership in which both sides should contribute and both should expect benefits. San Diegans should vote based on the project’s benefits and economic returns for San Diego, not on animosity toward billionaires or any particular one.
Questions about parking and access to a proposed downtown stadium illustrate how much is wrong with the Spanos stadium initiative, and how badly it would damage San Diego.