City leaders must update the laws to protect our neighborhoods, lay out clear rules for home-sharing and explicitly spell out where short-term rentals are a permissible use. Then, the city must enforce the law, something it is currently failing to do.
Many of the homeless San Diegans we see every day are not newcomers who arrived here recently for the nice weather. They are our older, disabled, English-learning, fixed-income adults and veterans who thought they had secure, affordable housing – until they received a letter from a developer, telling them they no longer do.
The convadium is the solution on the table that solves both the stadium and Convention Center dilemmas that have plagued San Diego for years.
I voted for Proposition B, supported the City Council’s decision to appeal the PERB ruling against it and continue to support its implementation.
Many parts of our city have seen a dramatic rise in mini-motel operations in single-family neighborhoods despite zoning that prohibits hotel and motels.
Creating a long-term liability would not help recruit more dispatchers. It would, however, create new problems for the city.
The Chargers have touted on several occasions that their proposed facility will operate just like Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium. But a review of that facility’s data shows a heavy reliance on the stadium side of the convadium for events. If taxpayers are expected to pay upward of $1.15 billion for this facility, they should be getting a return on their investment for the convention center side of the convadium.
Dean Spanos and the hoteliers are offering us a bigger choice than celebrating civic pride or attracting more conventioneers. They’re offering the opportunity to judge the future of downtown. The question is who will mount a campaign opposing their ideas, and what this group will say.
A school board member must focus solely on education. The public position should not be used to serve the member’s day job or any other political purpose.
District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and her colleagues argue that a new bill requiring tech companies to weaken the security of their products would assist law enforcement, but they fail to mention the cost: the safety of all Americans’ data.