If officers felt respected and honored by their leaders and the communities they serve, their jobs would be easier, making retention more feasible. That won’t happen until the culture and practices are changed within the SDPD.
If San Diego Unified wants to continue reaping the rewards of International Baccalaureate education, it should respect all of the subject areas that our children learn in this program.
What better way for San Diego to stake out its identity as a multicultural city-of-the-future than to build one of the region’s largest urban development projects with a nod toward Mexico’s 5 million soccer fans in northern Baja, who live within a two-hour drive of Mission Valley?
At a time when every city in the world is competing to nurture and retain people with 21st century skills, San Diego can’t afford to set itself back.
San Diego Unified’s layoffs, especially at unique magnet schools, are not the right solution to the district’s problems.
It’s true that the building boom in East Village hasn’t included much office space, but that’s partly because the area has been transforming instead into a major educational hub.
A proposal to reform the SANDAG board would change the voting rules in a way that would choose just two of the 19 local municipalities to rule over the others and take away representation of the majority of San Diegans.
The class of 2016 proved the naysayers wrong. Higher expectations, along with proper support, produce higher results.
Both Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastélum and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer have made public statements on the importance of strong ties between our cities and nations. But neither has taken a strong stance against the actual policies causing the economy and security of both cities to crack and fray.
San Diego City Councilman Scott Sherman teamed up with Councilman David Alvarez a few months ago to host a housing summit in which the public offered input and presented solutions to San Diego’s housing crisis. One solution offered was easing restrictions to build accessory dwelling units, or granny flats. Granny flats are smaller, independent units […]