Six months after Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged action on homelessness, major efforts have stalled and his highest-profile commitments remain unfulfilled.
The measure to raise hotel taxes in order to fund a Convention Center expansion has hit some hurdles, all of which can still be overcome.
The people who live on our streets deserve as much investment as those who prosper from tourism and conventions.
Hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts talk about the seemingly insurmountable challenges standing in the way of the mayor’s tax hike proposal and SoccerCity, the plan to redevelop the Qualcomm Stadium site. Also: Omar Passons on his transition from politically engaged citizen to political candidate.
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.
Stacie Spector, who led Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s efforts to combat homelessness, is out after seven months on the job.
Sick of voting on ballot measures? Tough. We’re shaping up to have two more major decisions left to voters come November.
Businessman Peter Farrell says a lot of interesting things: Of course carbon is a greenhouse gas but we’re not emitting enough of it to change the climate. The climate is just changing but not that much. If sea levels are rising, maybe insurance companies should stop providing policies to people in Miami Beach. Australia, he says, […]
Mayor Kevin Faulconer has touted his decision to make the Climate Action Plan legally enforceable – and has made national news for doing so. But Mara Elliott, a candidate for city attorney, says that interpretation of the plan simply isn’t true. Now a key architect of the plan admits there’s some ambiguity.
The team and its motley alliance hope to kill a decade’s worth of visitor industry policy. If successful, they will also somehow have to win hoteliers’ hearts.