The longer it takes for the truth to come out about SANDAG’s massive revenue shortfall, the harder it will be for the agency to regain the public’s trust. If too much time passes, that goal may become impossible.
Instead of signing off on developers’ plans, San Diego should collectively assess what it wants out of the stadium space, then come up with a plan of action to achieve it.
SANDAG needs voters’ trust in order to succeed. It lost that trust, and only sweeping changes can restore it.
But one of the biggest factors holding San Diego up is its inability to first come to terms with the region’s housing need.
When it comes to affordable housing in San Diego, local artists need all the support and attention they can get.
Our bay suffers from industrial stormwater pollution. Environmental groups like San Diego Coastkeeper use enforcement to heal it. Today, much of the pollution in San Diego Bay and our rivers and beaches originates at industrial facilities, like A-1 Alloys, the scrap metal facility recently featured in a Voice of San Diego article. Working with outside […]
When I joined the San Diego Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention in 2012, my goal was to help build a bona fide commission that could affect real change. I envisioned a change in attitudes in how we reach out to help gang members, a change in unfair gang policies and helping change hearts in […]
The Old Globe and other major nonprofit arts organizations in San Diego are doing serious community-based work.
The reality is that opportunities for artists in San Diego have never been more abundant.
Between the unsustainably low prices, the lack of any attempt to sell the work and endless opportunities to work for free, there’s little hope for an emerging artist to succeed on any sort of financial level in San Diego.