A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown lets San Diego and Solana Counties to start pilot programs that allow them more flexibility in how they use child care subsidies from the state.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed bills from local lawmakers that will overhaul the state’s troubled gang database, and that aim to change the way San Diego County votes.
County Supervisor Ron Roberts’ claim that the county does not and cannot spend money on city “facilities” is only valid if you also conclude Roberts was trying to con the NFL and desperate Chargers fans two years ago.
In just 11 short months, San Diego Democrats have muscled through a series of laws that could translate their voter registration advantage throughout the county into real political power.
The bill, inspired in part by VOSD’s investigation into SANDAG’s sales tax measures, shifts power at the agency toward San Diego and Chula Vista and away from smaller cities.
It turns out battling a public health crisis doesn’t come cheap – and officials in budget-strapped San Diego think the county should help with its bills. County officials, on the other hand, aren’t eager to chip in.
The fight between the Metropolitan Water District and the San Diego County Water Authority has eaten up countless time and cost water customers across Southern California tens of millions of dollars. The latest twist has led some smaller local agencies that are part of the Water Authority to rebel against it.
San Diego Superior Court is no longer providing court reporters for family law proceedings, which means there is no verbatim, written record of the what happens in court. People involved in disputes can elect to pay for one themselves, which attorneys worry creates a two-tiered system.
In a video explainer, we lay out how the hepatitis A outbreak unfolded, local officials’ initially slow reaction to the spread of the virus and what they’re doing now to address the crisis.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs arguably the most controversial bill of the year, an Encinitas Democrat announces she’ll challenge Assemblyman Rocky Chavez and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.