A typical San Diego household pays about $80 a month for water. The national average is less than $40 a month, according to a recent survey. By all indications, water prices in San Diego will keep rising.
San Diego Unified parents (and, um, Voice of San Diego reporters) have had lots of questions as the district’s announced a $124 million budget deficit, hundreds of layoffs and other cuts. Yet, as a group of PTA parents at Gage Elementary in San Carlos has found, the district’s been slow to provide answers. Our Mario […]
Oceanside faces big issues in the absence of its mayor, The Coast News is still searching for an editor and more in our weekly roundup of news from North County.
A group of well-resourced parents at Gage Elementary, and even the school board member who represents them, say they’ve hit a brick wall when it comes to getting answers from San Diego Unified about school budget cuts. If they can’t get basic info, one parent said, “What chance does the rest of this district have?”
Eighteen federal immigration agents are based at local jails, where they’re allowed access to prisoners 24/7 and can take unauthorized immigrants into custody. “But the days of immigration agents working inside San Diego jails appear numbered,” our Scott Lewis reports. A bill in the state Legislature would evict the agents from our jails, perhaps inadvertently […]
Kensington Video says another goodbye, arts advocates aren’t satisfied with Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s budget revise, the city’s food fight with small businesses and more in our weekly roundup of the region’s arts and culture news.
SB 54, the so-called sanctuary state bill, would be the most significant change to local immigration enforcement in a decade – and it would come not from President Donald Trump but the state.
A handful of unlicensed small businesses that collect food waste from local restaurants will lose all their clients in the city of San Diego at the end of June under a new city policy.
This post has been updated. Chula Vista, the second-largest city in the county, is home to more people than Buffalo, Reno, Boise or St. Petersburg, Fla. Its mayor is a fan of boosting new housing developments, public transit and tax measures to pay for infrastructure, just the kinds of projects that the coalition of local governments […]
Only one City Council member openly embraced Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s Convention Center measure on Monday, adding another hurdle for a proposal with long odds.