The city of San Diego is relying on a study it says shows reason to move forward on setting up a government-run energy program. But the study fails to credibly show that such a program is even feasible, and it confirms that there are too many unknowns to make an informed choice on establishing one in San Diego.

Victor Clark-Alfaro, a lecturer at San Diego State and director of Tijuana’s Binational Center for Human Rights, began doing field work with human smugglers along the U.S-Mexico border in the late 1980s. In a Q-and-A, he discusses the business of smuggling people across the border, including the role of referrals and pricing and how it’s all changed in recent years.

It’s hard to do homework if you don’t have a home. Cutting way back on the amount and importance of homework at Perkins K-8 was one thing the Barrio Logan school’s principal Fernando Hernandez did to help deal with a surging homeless student population there. Homeless students make up about 28 percent of the school’s population. Voice of San Diego’s […]

Back in 2015 when San Diego Assemblywoman Shirley Weber passed a law requiring California law enforcement officers to collect data about who they pull over, a police union spokesman made a bold claim: The law was unnecessary because racial profiling doesn’t exist. “There is no racial profiling. There just isn’t,” the officer told the L.A. […]

During a recent two-week trial run of new state requirements, San Diego Police and San Diego County Sheriff’s deputies stopped Hispanic and black drivers at a higher rate than their share of the local population. Both agencies discouraged comparing the numbers to local demographics. The data also showed room for improvement with the new system, meant to track and deter racial profiling.