Mayor Bob Filner hired a taxpayer-funded management consultant to be his personal coach and help with professional and staff development.

As it scrambles to sell off assets to close its budget deficit, the county’s largest school district is crafting poor deals and botching great ones, local real estate experts say.

A report by a retired FBI agent into Poway’s extraordinary bond deals concludes officials acted in the district’s best interest, but many questions remain.

CNBC intrigued by our Poway billion-dollar bond story, mapping the poor, Fletcher demurs and a Coronado lifeguard chats the day away

In the chaotic moments before the downtown redevelopment deal
passed, documents show that San Diego leaders opted to force the
state to pay a multi-million-dollar tab for school funding, to the
benefit of downtown.