Thanks in part to a state-mandated “last in, first out” policy, looming layoffs at the San Diego Unified School District would fall disproportionately on schools in the poorest neighborhoods.
In 2013, 26-year-old Robert Lubsen killed himself in a Vista jail. This month, the Citizens’ Law Enforcement Review Board, an independent body tasked with investigating deaths at county detention facility, got around to reviewing whether sheriff’s deputies were at fault for failing to place Lubsenon suicide watch. Despite ligature marks on his neck from a […]
When the founders of the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation started the organization in southeastern San Diego many years ago, the vision was to develop dozens of acres of land into community assets and to create a nonprofit to boost other community efforts. There was another piece of the mission that was more unique: Eventually, the […]
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San Diego State University wants a big chunk of land in Mission Valley around Qualcomm Stadium, but the university doesn’t need the land for educational purposes until the year 2047 or later. The university wants 35 acres of land there and is ready to build a $150 million stadium. But it wouldn’t use the rest […]
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On this week’s podcast, hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts dove in to what SDSU’s big announcement means for the SoccerCity plan.
Perhaps the drought has made our region a little oversensitive to issues of water insecurity, or perhaps we are just a bunch of eager problem-solvers. Either way, the reality is that our region is now awash with huge plans to generate, move and store sources of water to shore up the water security of Southern […]
It’s a case of same-as-it-ever-was: As in the past, the layoffs planned by the San Diego Unified district will hit poor schools the most because they’re the ones avoided by teachers who have the seniority to get out of losing their jobs. In fact, the 20 schools facing the most teacher layoff notices are overwhelmingly […]
Carlsbad Council is confident that data from increased surveillance will stay secure, Encinitas gets sued over housing yet again and more in our weekly roundup of news from North County.