On this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego’s Andrew Keatts and NBC 7’s Monica Dean dig into why the San Diego Police Department has an officer shortage and what it means for people who live here.
After years of broken promises and reluctance from some City Council members, the city put two more firefighters in Encanto. Early results are encouraging and more good news is on the way.
The mayor said the city has had issues responding to emergencies in the South Bay. The truth is more narrow than that — in fact, it’s a single address that causes most problems.
Marti Emerald, head of the City Council’s public safety committee, tried to explain why the city hasn’t gone through with a pilot program to address emergency response time disparities.
We chart the San Diego mayoral candidates’ views on key city issues.
A look back at our favorite photos of the year and what we remember about them.
In what’s becoming an annual tradition, we asked our own writers to name their own favorite stories of the year and bring us up to date about what’s happened since the articles were published.
All three major candidates embrace an unfunded 2011 proposal to deal with response time woes in some of San Diego’s poorest and brownest neighborhoods.
Interim Mayor Todd Gloria says there are too many financial uncertainties with a city-run ambulance service. A new five-year contract could start in January 2015.
San Diego leaders announced plans Thursday to begin funding new fire stations in some of the city’s neediest neighborhoods.