Patrolling the area closest to the U.S.-Mexico border may be what first comes to mind when you think of Border Patrol, but it’s only one piece of the agency’s enforcement efforts.
Special education enrollment numbers are down at San Diego Unified, but up across the state. VOSD’s Maya Srikrishnan explains what’s behind the unusual dip in special ed enrollment. The number of students with disabilities enrolled in the district dropped by 11.27 percent between the 2011-2012 school year and the the 2014-15 school year. Srikrishnan found […]
North County businesses get a turn in the podcast spotlight, Sheriff’s deputies ticket political protesters over an inflatable chicken, Encinitas will weigh in on pot cultivation and more in our weekly roundup of news from North County.
The hepatitis A outbreak, which has killed 19 people, is renewing interest in a battle as old as San Diego: The fight against excrement. The effort to manage sewage has not always gone well for San Diego. But it was looking up until this summer. Now, a congressman has sounded the alarm about local waterways. And […]
Cadavers are a major part of education for medical students, but the dead bodies at UC San Diego aren’t just being dissected. They’re also being drawn, art class-style, as part of the university’s bid to encourage future doctors to think of people — and patients — as more than a bunch of parts. “Students notice […]
Why some border agents still patrol on horseback, immigrant victims are reporting fewer domestic violence crimes and the border baby says goodbye.
Several months ago, San Diego Unified denied that it urged struggling students to leave district-managed schools. Now, thanks to an analysis of public records, we have a fuller idea about what actually went on from 2012-2016. The documents, our Mario Koran obtained, show that hundreds of students were advised to leave. These are not expulsions. […]
San Diego, girl, you need to lose the Chargers’ number for good.
In San Diego, all roads lead to the Chargers. Therefore, fittingly, a discussion about the housing, homelessness and hepatitis A crisis in San Diego has also ended up as a discussion about the NFL team. After Nathan Fletcher and a coalition of Democrats criticized the county for offering up $150 million for a Chargers stadium […]
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