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.
These ideas are not radical. They are not expensive. They are possible if our community wants this to happen and is willing to work together.
The family of a police shooting victim speaks out, Google Fiber’s flirting with San Diego is getting serious, San Diego’s climate plan might get its final stamps of approval and more.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Supervisor Ron Roberts pitch their case to NFL honchos in person, San Diego is at the forefront of unlocking stem cells’ curing potential and congrats, San Diego, you’re McDonalds’ favorite guinea pigs.
The San Diego Police Department has been very vocal recently about its problem with recruiting and retaining officers. But does Chula Vista have it even worse?
San Diego County’s proposed budget includes lots of attempts to restore funding to programs that had been slashed during the economic downturn, and to expand others.
The cornerstone of our plan is building the 20 fire stations this city so desperately needs.
San Diego leaders have known for years that the risk of late emergency medical responses is higher in some of the city’s poorest and brownest neighborhoods. They haven’t spent a dime to fix it.
In theory, this was a great idea.
Statement: “I have my press conference here because in the 25 square miles that’s represented by this fire station, which is half the size, by the way, of the city of San Francisco, there is one fire truck and there is maybe a cop on duty. And if they’re called to different places we have nothing in this community,” Mayor Bob Filner said at a Nov. 15 press conference at Fire Station 33 in Rancho Bernardo. Determination: Mostly True