Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills from Assemblymen Rocky Chavez and Todd Gloria into law, while other high-profile measures from Sen. Joel Anderson and Assemblywoman Shirley Weber quietly die in the appropriations process.
A hepatitis A outbreak disproportionately hitting San Diego’s homeless reveals a fundamental tenet of the city’s homeless policy. For years, the city has opted against giving a modicum of comfort to the homeless, while failing to put forward a long-term solution.
Sen. Toni Atkins makes changes to her affordable housing bill, the state Supreme Court poked a big hole in the two-thirds vote requirement and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
After weeks of bureaucratic hand-wringing, San Diego County’s top official directed the city to allow hand-washing stations in at least 30 locations in the city – and the city’s pledging to act quickly.
On this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt and NBC7’s Monica Dean break down how much money is being spent to fight homelessness in San Diego.
As recently as the first months of this year, Californians were asked to conserve water. Well, they did. And they still are. Now, that’s a problem.
In the two months since officials decided to set up hand-washing stations to help combat a deadly hepatitis A outbreak, the county has deployed just two stations – and they’re both miles away from the downtown streets that are essentially ground zero of the outbreak.
Short-term rental platforms Airbnb and HomeAway claim Councilwoman Barbara Bry’s proposed vacation-rental regulations would hamstring rental operators in the city.
Over the last year, the privately owned plant failed to deliver nearly a fifth of the water the San Diego County Water Authority ordered from it.
Many of the local tax increases people have talked about in San Diego just got a lot easier to pass if they’re proposed by a citizens’ group instead of local government.