Among the housing reform plans put forward by several City Council members and Mayor Kevin Faulconer, there is some significant agreement that could open the door to actual policy changes.
Many attention-grabbing bills have already died or been shelved so far this session. But there are still plenty of high-profile measures alive in the Legislature, including these ones written by San Diego lawmakers.
A developer agreed years ago to maintain public restrooms at Fault Line Park in East Village. But homeless people say they remain inaccessible. Meanwhile, experts say hygiene issues could be helping spread the deadliest hepatitis A outbreak in California in 20 years.
As part of a crackdown on illegal marijuana dispensaries, San Diego police conducted a raid on Aug. 2 and arrested 12 employees for illegally selling and distributing marijuana. They were targeting an unauthorized delivery service, and they found cocaine on site. But the bust brought up the long-simmering question about whether any delivery services are […]
The San Diego City Council is expected to decide early next year whether the city should part ways with San Diego Gas & Electric. Expect a massive airing of civic grievances in which both sides argue the other isn’t suited to provide the city’s power.
New arguments emerge against AB 805, the governor signs two new bills from local lawmakers, San Diego County spent more than half a million dollars lobbying so far this year and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
In recent weeks, a few new arguments have popped up from opponents of AB 805, a state measure written by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher that would overhaul the scandal-plagued San Diego Association of Governments.
Some shelter beds offered by San Diego Police officers are often vacant even despite weeks-long waits to get into other programs. The beds have a built-in Catch 22: Those who need them are often wary of any help being offered by the police.
Gary Gallegos has announced plans to leave SANDAG by year’s end. Scandal has consumed the agency for nearly a year after Voice of San Diego revealed the agency failed to disclose a series of major problems facing the agency’s sales-tax funded transportation program.
As pot entrepreneurs rush to scoop up real estate in cities with clear regulations allowing dispensaries, they’re running up against rules about how far away they must be from places like day cares and schools. Some are approaching day cares with offers of cash and other deals if they agree to move or shut down.