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  • Security lapses found at San Diego shipyards despite Navy rules

    Security lapses found at San Diego shipyards despite Navy rules

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-12-12 23:39:20 GMT
    Wednesday, December 12 2018 7:12 PM EST2018-12-13 00:12:26 GMT

    The private shipyards in San Diego responsible for protecting Navy warships have not been following security protocols meant to protect those billion-dollar assets, and the Navy was alerted to the lapses more than two years ago, an inewsource investigation has found.

     

    The private shipyards in San Diego responsible for protecting Navy warships have not been following security protocols meant to protect those billion-dollar assets, and the Navy was alerted to the lapses more than two years ago, an inewsource investigation has found.

     
  • Whistleblowers allege human research violations at San Diego VA

    Whistleblowers allege human research violations at San Diego VA

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 2:37 PM EST2018-11-20 19:37:31 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 5:56 PM EST2018-11-20 22:56:38 GMT

    Two whistleblowers say dangerous medical research was performed on veterans suffering from alcoholism and liver disease at the VA San Diego Healthcare System, which serves the nearly quarter-million veterans in San Diego and Imperial counties, and has one of the largest research programs in the national VA network.

     

    Two whistleblowers say dangerous medical research was performed on veterans suffering from alcoholism and liver disease at the VA San Diego Healthcare System, which serves the nearly quarter-million veterans in San Diego and Imperial counties, and has one of the largest research programs in the national VA network.

     
  • Plan to revive San Diego fishing industry agreed upon by fishermen, developer

    Plan to revive San Diego fishing industry agreed upon by fishermen, developer

    Wednesday, October 24 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-10-24 19:31:40 GMT
    Wednesday, October 24 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-10-24 21:32:04 GMT

    After years of negotiations, San Diego’s fishermen and a local developer have signed an agreement to recapture a lost piece of the city’s history – a thriving commercial fishing trade that once employed thousands of people while netting hundreds of millions of dollars.

     

    After years of negotiations, San Diego’s fishermen and a local developer have signed an agreement to recapture a lost piece of the city’s history – a thriving commercial fishing trade that once employed thousands of people while netting hundreds of millions of dollars.

     
  • San Ysidro School District spent $276,000 on after-school program that never happened

    San Ysidro School District spent $276,000 on after-school program that never happened

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-10-17 23:43:04 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:47:17 GMT

    A San Diego woman with connections to former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford sold the San Ysidro School District on spending $276,000 upfront for an after-school program in 2016. The problem? It never happened.

     

    A San Diego woman with connections to former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford sold the San Ysidro School District on spending $276,000 upfront for an after-school program in 2016. The problem? It never happened.

     
  • Republican Party not spending as much as Democratic Party in San Diego County races

    Republican Party not spending as much as Democratic Party in San Diego County races

    Monday, October 15 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-10-15 23:47:04 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-10-16 00:10:14 GMT

    The San Diego County Democratic Party isn't just hoping to win a lot of seats in the upcoming election - it's spending a lot of money to make that happen.

     

    The San Diego County Democratic Party isn't just hoping to win a lot of seats in the upcoming election - it's spending a lot of money to make that happen.

     
  • Follow The Money: The measure for San Diego government transparency

    Follow The Money: The measure for San Diego government transparency

    Friday, October 12 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-10-12 23:19:13 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-10-12 23:40:45 GMT

    This is the fifth of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this final installment, they look at Measure J, which would change the city of San Diego's charter and require companies doing business with the city to disclose all the people associated with the transaction.

     

    This is the fifth of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this final installment, they look at Measure J, which would change the city of San Diego's charter and require companies doing business with the city to disclose all the people associated with the transaction.

     
  • Follow The Money: The campaign for San Diego Unified’s $3.5 billion bond

    Follow The Money: The campaign for San Diego Unified’s $3.5 billion bond

    Thursday, October 11 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-10-11 22:05:28 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-10-11 23:24:36 GMT

    This is the fourth of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this installment, they look at Measure YY, the San Diego Unified School District's $3.5 billion proposed bond measure.

     

    This is the fourth of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this installment, they look at Measure YY, the San Diego Unified School District's $3.5 billion proposed bond measure.

     
  • Follow The Money: Deciding county elections in November

    Follow The Money: Deciding county elections in November

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-10-10 19:25:27 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-10-10 19:34:08 GMT

    This is the third of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this installment, they look at Measure D, a ballot measure that would require elections for county offices to be decided in November. This would be a significant change in county politics.

     

    This is the third of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this installment, they look at Measure D, a ballot measure that would require elections for county offices to be decided in November. This would be a significant change in county politics.

     
  • Follow The Money: The campaigns for and against SoccerCity and SDSU West

    Follow The Money: The campaigns for and against SoccerCity and SDSU West

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-10-09 20:55:12 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-10-09 21:10:49 GMT

    This is the second of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this installment, they look at the two ballot measures that propose to redevelop the former Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley. Measure E is the SoccerCity proposal. Measure G is the SDSU West proposal.

     

    This is the second of a five-part Follow The Money series by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino, leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In this installment, they look at the two ballot measures that propose to redevelop the former Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley. Measure E is the SoccerCity proposal. Measure G is the SDSU West proposal.

     
  • Follow The Money: The campaigns for and against the Gas Tax Repeal

    Follow The Money: The campaigns for and against the Gas Tax Repeal

    Monday, October 8 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-10-08 22:16:11 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-10-08 22:38:19 GMT

    This is the first of a five-part Follow The Money series on key ballot measures by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino. In this episode, the two reporters look at the money on both sides of Proposition 6, which would repeal a 12-cent state gas tax increase and a new vehicle registration fee.

     

    This is the first of a five-part Follow The Money series on key ballot measures by inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Brad Racino. In this episode, the two reporters look at the money on both sides of Proposition 6, which would repeal a 12-cent state gas tax increase and a new vehicle registration fee.

     
  • Report offers new details in Earl McNeil’s death following National City police arrest

    Report offers new details in Earl McNeil’s death following National City police arrest

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:42:29 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-09-21 20:06:38 GMT

    An ambulance report obtained Thursday by inewsource shows Earl McNeil, who died after being arrested by National City police, had a "shirt pulled over his face" in addition to a spit mask. His death has sparked protests demanding information about what happened and led federal authorities to investigate the incident.

     

    An ambulance report obtained Thursday by inewsource shows Earl McNeil, who died after being arrested by National City police, had a "shirt pulled over his face" in addition to a spit mask. His death has sparked protests demanding information about what happened and led federal authorities to investigate the incident.

     
  • How San Diego fueled California's gas tax repeal effort

    How San Diego fueled California's gas tax repeal effort

    Friday, September 7 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-09-07 20:59:04 GMT
    Friday, September 7 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-09-07 22:07:21 GMT

    Carl DeMaio stood outside the San Diego County Registrar of Voters Office in April, surrounded by television cameras and boxes filled with ballot petitions. He had spent more than six months preparing for this moment.

     

    Carl DeMaio stood outside the San Diego County Registrar of Voters Office in April, surrounded by television cameras and boxes filled with ballot petitions. He had spent more than six months preparing for this moment.

     
  • San Diego airport authority possibly violated open meeting law in suing port

    San Diego airport authority possibly violated open meeting law in suing port

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-08-07 00:20:32 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-08-07 00:28:37 GMT

    When the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority decided in July to join an ongoing lawsuit against the San Diego Unified Port District, it may have violated the state's open meeting law.

     

    When the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority decided in July to join an ongoing lawsuit against the San Diego Unified Port District, it may have violated the state's open meeting law.

     
  • Eastlake homeowners pay millions in Mello-Roos school taxes but money goes elsewhere

    Eastlake homeowners pay millions in Mello-Roos school taxes but money goes elsewhere

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-07-31 20:05:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 31 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-31 20:39:06 GMT

    Over the past three decades, the Sweetwater Union High School District has used at least $46 million in special taxes paid by property owners in the Eastlake neighborhood to fund projects in other parts of Chula Vista.

     

    Over the past three decades, the Sweetwater Union High School District has used at least $46 million in special taxes paid by property owners in the Eastlake neighborhood to fund projects in other parts of Chula Vista.

     
  • The latest in fundraising by San Diego County’s U.S. House candidates

    The latest in fundraising by San Diego County’s U.S. House candidates

    Monday, July 30 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-07-31 00:30:40 GMT
    Monday, July 30 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-07-31 01:55:04 GMT

    It’s been almost two months since the June 5 primary, and the campaign season is picking back up for the candidates in San Diego County’s five congressional races. Fundraising in some of those contests has already reached millions of dollars.

     

    It’s been almost two months since the June 5 primary, and the campaign season is picking back up for the candidates in San Diego County’s five congressional races. Fundraising in some of those contests has already reached millions of dollars.

     
  • Democrats spent 37 times the contribution limit on Nathan Fletcher. And it’s legal.

    Democrats spent 37 times the contribution limit on Nathan Fletcher. And it’s legal.

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-24 18:46:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 24 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-07-24 19:26:34 GMT

    It's not a normal year in San Diego politics. The San Diego County Democratic Party spent $958,000 supporting Board of Supervisors candidate Nathan Fletcher leading up to the June primary.

     

    It's not a normal year in San Diego politics. The San Diego County Democratic Party spent $958,000 supporting Board of Supervisors candidate Nathan Fletcher leading up to the June primary.

     
  • San Diego Christian College gets suspended by state tax agency

    San Diego Christian College gets suspended by state tax agency

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:03:53 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:23:50 GMT

    The state Franchise Tax Board suspended San Diego Christian College this month for failing to file a tax return. That means the private, nonprofit school in Santee can’t legally do business and has lost the right to use its name.

     

    The state Franchise Tax Board suspended San Diego Christian College this month for failing to file a tax return. That means the private, nonprofit school in Santee can’t legally do business and has lost the right to use its name.

     
  • HiCaliber Horse Rescue set to close Saturday as investigations of nonprofit continue

    HiCaliber Horse Rescue set to close Saturday as investigations of nonprofit continue

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-06-26 23:41:41 GMT
    Tuesday, June 26 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-06-26 23:49:25 GMT

    State and local agencies are continuing to investigate allegations of fraud and improper veterinary practices at HiCaliber Horse Rescue as the Valley Center nonprofit approaches its voluntary closing date Saturday.

     

    State and local agencies are continuing to investigate allegations of fraud and improper veterinary practices at HiCaliber Horse Rescue as the Valley Center nonprofit approaches its voluntary closing date Saturday.

     
  • After audit, San Ysidro freezes life insurance accounts for ex-superintendent, deputy

    After audit, San Ysidro freezes life insurance accounts for ex-superintendent, deputy

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-26 22:25:01 GMT
    Tuesday, June 26 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-26 22:34:02 GMT

    The San Ysidro School District has frozen the retirement accounts of two former top administrators in response to a state audit that said they were overpaid almost $207,000 for life insurance.

     

    The San Ysidro School District has frozen the retirement accounts of two former top administrators in response to a state audit that said they were overpaid almost $207,000 for life insurance.

     
  • Competing Mission Valley stadium measures gear up for expensive campaign fight

    Competing Mission Valley stadium measures gear up for expensive campaign fight

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:28:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:51:22 GMT

    San Diego voters should brace themselves for a high-dollar contest this November when they’ll be asked to decide between two competing stadium measures to transform prime city-owned real estate in Mission Valley.

     

    San Diego voters should brace themselves for a high-dollar contest this November when they’ll be asked to decide between two competing stadium measures to transform prime city-owned real estate in Mission Valley.

     
  • Billionaire Soros pumps $400K into DA’s race to get Jones-Wright elected

    Billionaire Soros pumps $400K into DA’s race to get Jones-Wright elected

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-05-08 04:09:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 8 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-08 16:23:10 GMT

    A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has spent $402,000 to support San Diego County district attorney candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright. That’s more than double what the deputy public defender has fundraised for her own campaign.

     

    A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has spent $402,000 to support San Diego County district attorney candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright. That’s more than double what the deputy public defender has fundraised for her own campaign.

     
  • San Diego’s downtown earthquake fault, kept quiet for years, now surfaces

    San Diego’s downtown earthquake fault, kept quiet for years, now surfaces

    Monday, April 30 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-04-30 20:32:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 2 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-05-02 13:40:43 GMT

    San Diego government agencies discovered an active earthquake fault nearly 10 years ago under the Central Embarcadero on the downtown waterfront, yet they didn’t alert the public, the state, or the company currently undertaking a billion-dollar redevelopment of the land.

     

    San Diego government agencies discovered an active earthquake fault nearly 10 years ago under the Central Embarcadero on the downtown waterfront, yet they didn’t alert the public, the state, or the company currently undertaking a billion-dollar redevelopment of the land.

     
  • San Diego County’s campaign finance data is hard to search. We’re here to help

    San Diego County’s campaign finance data is hard to search. We’re here to help

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:34:34 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:58:00 GMT
    This is a stack of Form 460s photographed on April 16, 2018. They are the most comprehensive finance reports that a California political campaign must file.This is a stack of Form 460s photographed on April 16, 2018. They are the most comprehensive finance reports that a California political campaign must file.

    In 2006, the city of San Diego began allowing political campaigns to electronically file their financial reports, giving the public easy access to information on money in city politics. The county of San Diego wasn’t as quick to make the same kind of information available and continues to lag behind the city’s efforts.

     

    In 2006, the city of San Diego began allowing political campaigns to electronically file their financial reports, giving the public easy access to information on money in city politics. The county of San Diego wasn’t as quick to make the same kind of information available and continues to lag behind the city’s efforts.

     
  • How to use inewsource’s San Diego County campaign finance database

    How to use inewsource’s San Diego County campaign finance database

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:48:27 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:58:22 GMT

    We’ve launched our San Diego County campaign finance database, which we hope will make it easier for the public to understand who is funding political campaigns.

     

    We’ve launched our San Diego County campaign finance database, which we hope will make it easier for the public to understand who is funding political campaigns.

     
  • Troubled San Ysidro School District hires new superintendent

    Troubled San Ysidro School District hires new superintendent

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:23:58 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:51:29 GMT

    The San Ysidro School District got its ninth superintendent in five years when the school board voted unanimously Thursday, April 12 to hire a Lemon Grove educator to head the district.

     

    The San Ysidro School District got its ninth superintendent in five years when the school board voted unanimously Thursday, April 12 to hire a Lemon Grove educator to head the district.

     
  • HiCaliber horse volunteers say disease outbreak at Valley Center ranch not disclosed

    HiCaliber horse volunteers say disease outbreak at Valley Center ranch not disclosed

    Thursday, March 8 2018 6:57 PM EST2018-03-08 23:57:58 GMT
    Thursday, March 8 2018 7:14 PM EST2018-03-09 00:14:59 GMT

    An active outbreak of a highly contagious equine disease called strangles has occurred on the HiCaliber Horse Rescue ranch in Valley Center and is not being disclosed to anyone on the outside, including people who have adopted horses from the nonprofit over the past few months, five former HiCaliber volunteers told inewsource.

     

    An active outbreak of a highly contagious equine disease called strangles has occurred on the HiCaliber Horse Rescue ranch in Valley Center and is not being disclosed to anyone on the outside, including people who have adopted horses from the nonprofit over the past few months, five former HiCaliber volunteers told inewsource.

     
  • Former HiCaliber Horse Rescue board member and veterinarian details problems with finances, medical practices

    Former HiCaliber Horse Rescue board member and veterinarian details problems with finances, medical practices

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-03-07 23:39:32 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2018 6:48 PM EST2018-03-07 23:48:31 GMT

    HiCaliber Horse Rescue’s former veterinarian and board member told inewsource Tuesday he has shared medical records and his concerns about HiCaliber’s founder practicing veterinary medicine without a license with the California Veterinary Medical Board.

     

    HiCaliber Horse Rescue’s former veterinarian and board member told inewsource Tuesday he has shared medical records and his concerns about HiCaliber’s founder practicing veterinary medicine without a license with the California Veterinary Medical Board.

     
  • Attorney General’s Office halts HiCaliber’s fundraising, spending for failing to file tax docs

    Attorney General’s Office halts HiCaliber’s fundraising, spending for failing to file tax docs

    Monday, March 5 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-03-06 01:05:47 GMT
    Tuesday, March 6 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-03-06 19:47:31 GMT

    HiCaliber Horse Rescue, a Valley Center nonprofit embroiled in allegations of fraud and animal abuse, can no longer raise or spend money until it submits proper financial disclosures to the state.

     

    HiCaliber Horse Rescue, a Valley Center nonprofit embroiled in allegations of fraud and animal abuse, can no longer raise or spend money until it submits proper financial disclosures to the state.

     
  • San Diego County homeless student count reaches record high. But how real are the numbers?

    San Diego County homeless student count reaches record high. But how real are the numbers?

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:54 PM EST2018-02-13 20:54:30 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:12 PM EST2018-02-14 02:12:10 GMT

    New data shows more than 23,800 students were homeless last year in San Diego County — a record high and a 4.7 percent increase over the previous year.

     

    New data shows more than 23,800 students were homeless last year in San Diego County — a record high and a 4.7 percent increase over the previous year.

     
  • Ex-San Ysidro superintendents received hefty payouts for vacation and leave days

    Ex-San Ysidro superintendents received hefty payouts for vacation and leave days

    Friday, February 9 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-02-09 22:30:22 GMT
    Friday, February 9 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-02-09 22:48:44 GMT

    Two former top administrators in the San Ysidro School District cashed out nearly $178,000 in vacation and leave days during the approximately two years they worked there, according to payroll records obtained by inewsource. The amount of vacation days appears to be far more than either could have earned under their contracts.

     

    Two former top administrators in the San Ysidro School District cashed out nearly $178,000 in vacation and leave days during the approximately two years they worked there, according to payroll records obtained by inewsource. The amount of vacation days appears to be far more than either could have earned under their contracts.

     
  • Medical examiner: Homeless deaths on the rise in San Diego County

    Medical examiner: Homeless deaths on the rise in San Diego County

    Friday, January 26 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-01-26 20:55:45 GMT
    Friday, January 26 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-01-26 21:21:25 GMT

    Volunteers were out early Friday canvassing the streets, canyons and riverbanks as part of San Diego County’s annual homeless count. But one stat is already known: The number of homeless people dying in the county increased significantly in 2017, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

     

    Volunteers were out early Friday canvassing the streets, canyons and riverbanks as part of San Diego County’s annual homeless count. But one stat is already known: The number of homeless people dying in the county increased significantly in 2017, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

     
  • Home buyers moving into Otay Ranch development; methane problem resolved

    Home buyers moving into Otay Ranch development; methane problem resolved

    Friday, January 19 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-01-20 01:00:57 GMT
    Friday, January 19 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-01-20 01:14:06 GMT

    People who bought new homes in Otay Ranch's Village of Escaya can start moving in Friday - later than planned but after the developer took steps to address methane found at the site.

     

    People who bought new homes in Otay Ranch's Village of Escaya can start moving in Friday - later than planned but after the developer took steps to address methane found at the site.

     
  • San Diego County’s income inequality increases despite falling unemployment rate

    San Diego County’s income inequality increases despite falling unemployment rate

    Friday, January 5 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-01-05 22:35:47 GMT
    Friday, January 5 2018 6:05 PM EST2018-01-05 23:05:36 GMT

    Income inequality in San Diego County continues to increase, despite some of the lowest unemployment numbers since the late 1990s.

     

    Income inequality in San Diego County continues to increase, despite some of the lowest unemployment numbers since the late 1990s.

     
  • Sanction involving San Diego attorney Cory Briggs creates legal precedent in California

    Sanction involving San Diego attorney Cory Briggs creates legal precedent in California

    Thursday, December 28 2017 7:43 PM EST2017-12-29 00:43:28 GMT
    Thursday, December 28 2017 9:19 PM EST2017-12-29 02:19:56 GMT

    A state appeals court has affirmed punishing sanctions in a lawsuit involving local environmental attorney Cory Briggs for failing to obey court orders. 

     

    A state appeals court has affirmed punishing sanctions in a lawsuit involving local environmental attorney Cory Briggs for failing to obey court orders. 

     
  • Developer addressing methane problem at Otay Ranch housing project

    Developer addressing methane problem at Otay Ranch housing project

    Thursday, December 21 2017 10:07 PM EST2017-12-22 03:07:46 GMT
    Friday, December 22 2017 9:33 AM EST2017-12-22 14:33:37 GMT

    The Otay Water District has reached a resolution with HomeFed Corp. to install water meters at the developer’s 450-acre Escaya master-planned community in Otay Ranch after methane and other volatile chemicals were found in soil samples.

     

    The Otay Water District has reached a resolution with HomeFed Corp. to install water meters at the developer’s 450-acre Escaya master-planned community in Otay Ranch after methane and other volatile chemicals were found in soil samples.

     
  • Remedial Classes: A community college 'segregation machine'

    Remedial Classes: A community college 'segregation machine'

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 9:06 PM EST2017-12-14 02:06:12 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 9:39 AM EST2017-12-14 14:39:19 GMT

    Anthony Rodriguez recalled sitting in a remedial math class at Grossmont College in El Cajon bored out of his mind. The professor was teaching basic math skills that the 18-year-old had already learned in high school.

     

    Anthony Rodriguez recalled sitting in a remedial math class at Grossmont College in El Cajon bored out of his mind. The professor was teaching basic math skills that the 18-year-old had already learned in high school.

     
  • Methane found at multimillion-dollar Escaya housing project in Otay Ranch

    Methane found at multimillion-dollar Escaya housing project in Otay Ranch

    Monday, December 11 2017 8:03 PM EST2017-12-12 01:03:24 GMT
    Tuesday, December 12 2017 1:48 PM EST2017-12-12 18:48:28 GMT

    Methane and volatile chemicals such as benzene have been discovered underground at a yet-to-be completed Otay Ranch project that is marketed as one of the largest planned housing developments in the U.S.

     

    Methane and volatile chemicals such as benzene have been discovered underground at a yet-to-be completed Otay Ranch project that is marketed as one of the largest planned housing developments in the U.S.

     
  • New law in San Diego firms up government transparency

    New law in San Diego firms up government transparency

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 6:53 PM EST2017-12-05 23:53:24 GMT
    Tuesday, December 5 2017 8:51 PM EST2017-12-06 01:51:41 GMT

    The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Monday to fix a vaguely worded law requiring anyone doing business with the city to disclose their identities.

     

    The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Monday to fix a vaguely worded law requiring anyone doing business with the city to disclose their identities.

     
  • Christian College can't explain $20 million in expenses; Agency cites 'very sketchy' budget

    Christian College can't explain $20 million in expenses; Agency cites 'very sketchy' budget

    Monday, October 30 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-10-31 00:42:19 GMT
    Thursday, November 30 2017 3:15 PM EST2017-11-30 20:15:59 GMT

    San Diego Christian College, a nearly 50-year-old nonprofit school in Santee, cant account for more than $20 million in expenses that are supposed to be detailed on its public tax returns.

     

    San Diego Christian College, a nearly 50-year-old nonprofit school in Santee, cant account for more than $20 million in expenses that are supposed to be detailed on its public tax returns.

     
  • San Diego Christian College replaces CFO amid questions about school’s finances

    San Diego Christian College replaces CFO amid questions about school’s finances

    Monday, November 27 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-11-28 01:08:03 GMT
    Monday, November 27 2017 8:22 PM EST2017-11-28 01:22:40 GMT

    Following an inewsource investigation into the finances of San Diego Christian College, a school official confirmed Monday that Steve Chaney is no longer its chief financial officer.

     

    Following an inewsource investigation into the finances of San Diego Christian College, a school official confirmed Monday that Steve Chaney is no longer its chief financial officer.

     
  • America's Wall: Decades-long struggle to secure U.S.-Mexico border

    America's Wall: Decades-long struggle to secure U.S.-Mexico border

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:08 PM EST2017-11-15 00:08:34 GMT
    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:58 PM EST2017-11-15 00:58:39 GMT

    Before President Donald Trump’s promises of an "impenetrable" wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, there was America’s wall. As it stands today, the wall is imperfect. It is a hodgepodge of steel gates, concrete pillars, hip-high vehicle barricades and other materials.

     

    Before President Donald Trump’s promises of an "impenetrable" wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, there was America’s wall. As it stands today, the wall is imperfect. It is a hodgepodge of steel gates, concrete pillars, hip-high vehicle barricades and other materials.

     
  • Two ways natural gas may be escaping at your meter

    Two ways natural gas may be escaping at your meter

    Friday, November 3 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-11-04 01:03:09 GMT
    Saturday, November 4 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-11-04 06:13:14 GMT

    Natural gas is leaking - sometimes deliberately - from residential gas meters up and down the state of California.

     

    Natural gas is leaking - sometimes deliberately - from residential gas meters up and down the state of California.

     
  • Ex-San Ysidro school superintendent's compensation makes him highest paid in county, second highest in state

    Ex-San Ysidro school superintendent's compensation makes him highest paid in county, second highest in state

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-10-20 02:08:17 GMT
    Friday, October 20 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-10-20 14:29:00 GMT

    Taxpayers in the San Ysidro School District paid Superintendent Julio Fonseca, who resigned last month, at least $1 million in total compensation for 26 months of work in one of San Diego County's poorest school districts.

     

    Taxpayers in the San Ysidro School District paid Superintendent Julio Fonseca, who resigned last month, at least $1 million in total compensation for 26 months of work in one of San Diego County's poorest school districts.

     
  • Malware attacks San Ysidro School District, demands $19K ransom

    Malware attacks San Ysidro School District, demands $19K ransom

    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-10-05 19:25:01 GMT
    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-10-05 19:43:21 GMT

    Malware infected computers at a local school district this month, deleting emails and forcing the district to temporarily shut down part of its systems.

     

    Malware infected computers at a local school district this month, deleting emails and forcing the district to temporarily shut down part of its systems. The San Ysidro School District became a local victim of malware attacks that have hit school districts from Maryland to Montana this year. The cyber attack, known as ransomware, demanded roughly $19,000 in Bitcoin over the weekend of Sept. 16.

     
  • Diabetes-related amputations up significantly in California - and San Diego

    Diabetes-related amputations up significantly in California - and San Diego

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:01:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-09-21 14:19:29 GMT

    Clinicians are amputating more toes, legs, ankles and feet of patients with diabetes in California - and San Diego County in particular - in a "shocking" trend that has mystified diabetes experts here and across the country.

     

    Clinicians are amputating more toes, legs, ankles and feet of patients with diabetes in California - and San Diego County in particular - in a "shocking" trend that has mystified diabetes experts here and across the country.

     
  • San Diego Hospice: The end of a journey

    San Diego Hospice: The end of a journey

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:47:54 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:04:53 GMT

    It’s been a long goodbye for San Diego Hospice, an institution that helped people die with dignity and without pain.

     

    It’s been a long goodbye for San Diego Hospice, an institution that helped people die with dignity and without pain.

     
  • Special property tax lacks robust oversight, accountability

    Special property tax lacks robust oversight, accountability

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-06-20 23:28:08 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-09-07 01:22:30 GMT

    If you own a house in a relatively new neighborhood, chances are good you pay Mello-Roos taxes. Those are additional property taxes intended to pay for specific capital projects, like schools and roads.

     

    If you own a house in a relatively new neighborhood, chances are good you pay Mello-Roos taxes. Those are additional property taxes intended to pay for specific capital projects, like schools and roads.

     
  • Doctors debate danger of popular diabetes drug after FDA amputation warning

    Doctors debate danger of popular diabetes drug after FDA amputation warning

    Thursday, August 31 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-09-01 03:29:41 GMT
    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:20:25 GMT

    Many San Diego doctors are taking their patients off of Invokana, a widely used diabetes drug, after a large industry-sponsored trial found it doubled the risk of lower limb amputations compared with those taking a placebo.

     

    Many San Diego doctors are taking their patients off of Invokana, a widely used diabetes drug, after a large industry-sponsored trial found it doubled the risk of lower limb amputations compared with those taking a placebo.

     
  • Trauma and transitions: How San Diego schools grapple with educating refugees

    Trauma and transitions: How San Diego schools grapple with educating refugees

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-08-29 04:15:38 GMT
    Tuesday, August 29 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-08-30 00:57:59 GMT

    We looked at how San Diego Unified, Cajon Valley Union and City Heights Prep Charter School teach our large refugee student population. Not everyone agrees how best to do it.

     

    We looked at how San Diego Unified, Cajon Valley Union and City Heights Prep Charter School teach our large refugee student population. Not everyone agrees how best to do it.

     
  • New Medicare website measures quality of hospice care

    New Medicare website measures quality of hospice care

    Friday, August 18 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-08-19 00:49:11 GMT
    Friday, August 18 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-08-19 01:04:13 GMT

    For the first time, Medicare officials have posted online quality scores for some 3,800 hospice providers - including about two dozen in San Diego County.

     

    For the first time, Medicare officials have posted online quality scores for some 3,800 hospice providers - including about two dozen in San Diego County.

     
  • California’s ambitious single-payer plan isn’t dead - yet

    California’s ambitious single-payer plan isn’t dead - yet

    Thursday, August 10 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-08-11 00:28:46 GMT
    Friday, August 11 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-08-12 00:31:38 GMT

    Despite rumors of its death, the Healthy California Act, a bill that would create a massive single payer insurance system for nearly all 39 million Golden State residents, is alive and, in the eyes of its supporters, imperative.

     

    Despite rumors of its death, the Healthy California Act, a bill that would create a massive single payer insurance system for nearly all 39 million Golden State residents, is alive and, in the eyes of its supporters, imperative.

     
  • El Cajon family endures months, possibly years of toxic indoor air

    El Cajon family endures months, possibly years of toxic indoor air

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:19:57 GMT
    Thursday, August 10 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-08-10 21:19:25 GMT

    Alex and Vicki Masters are devoted parents. Their 8-year-old son Vincent has his own area of the living room for his Lego bricks, and a baby gate keeps his 8-month-old brother, Gabriel, away from the small choking hazards. The baby can crawl across a brightly blanketed room, all under the gaze of his brother and stay-at-home dad.

     

    Alex and Vicki Masters are devoted parents. Their 8-year-old son Vincent has his own area of the living room for his Lego bricks, and a baby gate keeps his 8-month-old brother, Gabriel, away from the small choking hazards. The baby can crawl across a brightly blanketed room, all under the gaze of his brother and stay-at-home dad.

     
  • More San Diego high school students taking ACT test. Here’s how they did

    More San Diego high school students taking ACT test. Here’s how they did

    Monday, August 7 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-08-07 23:59:25 GMT
    Tuesday, August 8 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-08-08 22:12:13 GMT

    The number of high school seniors taking the ACT exam in San Diego County has increased more than 25 percent over the past five years.

     

    The number of high school seniors taking the ACT exam in San Diego County has increased more than 25 percent over the past five years.

     
  • Putting iPads and laptops in the hands of schoolkids comes with challenges

    Putting iPads and laptops in the hands of schoolkids comes with challenges

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-08-08 18:58:11 GMT
    Tuesday, August 8 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-08-08 22:11:31 GMT

    Laptops, tablets and even cellphones have become a regular part of how schools in San Diego County teach students. Kids start the year checking out their school’s electronic device of choice, maybe an iPad or a laptop, and use it as part of their daily lessons.

     

    Laptops, tablets and even cellphones have become a regular part of how schools in San Diego County teach students. Kids start the year checking out their school’s electronic device of choice, maybe an iPad or a laptop, and use it as part of their daily lessons.

     
  • North County bus drivers, mechanics allegedly owed thousands from First Transit

    North County bus drivers, mechanics allegedly owed thousands from First Transit

    Friday, July 28 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-07-28 22:50:03 GMT
    Friday, July 28 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-07-28 23:18:38 GMT

    Bus drivers and mechanics for San Diego's North County Transit District allege they are owed thousands of dollars in accrued vacation, sick and personal time from First Transit, a national company that operated NCTD's bus service for the past seven years under a $178 million contract.

     

    Bus drivers and mechanics for San Diego's North County Transit District allege they are owed thousands of dollars in accrued vacation, sick and personal time from First Transit, a national company that operated NCTD's bus service for the past seven years under a $178 million contract.

     
  • Search how your high school ranks on California AP tests

    Search how your high school ranks on California AP tests

    Sunday, July 23 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-07-24 01:33:23 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 9:54 AM EDT2017-07-24 13:54:51 GMT

    The state Department of Education updated Advanced Placement test data for schools across the state last month — five weeks after acknowledging it had posted incorrect scores for the 2015-16 school year.

     

    The state Department of Education updated Advanced Placement test data for schools across the state last month — five weeks after acknowledging it had posted incorrect scores for the 2015-16 school year.

     
  • iPads for seventh graders at Sweetwater Union MIA

    iPads for seventh graders at Sweetwater Union MIA

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:02:15 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:47:10 GMT

    Five years after the Sweetwater Union High School District board spent $4.5 million to put iPads in the hands of seventh graders, nearly all of the Apple tablets are classified as out of inventory, lost or stolen.

     

    Five years after the Sweetwater Union High School District board spent $4.5 million to put iPads in the hands of seventh graders, nearly all of the Apple tablets are classified as out of inventory, lost or stolen.

     
  • Company offers air testing to all El Cajon mobile home residents

    Company offers air testing to all El Cajon mobile home residents

    Thursday, June 15 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-06-15 23:54:06 GMT
    Friday, June 16 2017 9:19 AM EDT2017-06-16 13:19:43 GMT

    Ametek, Inc. is offering to test the air in any home in the three mobile home communities located over an increasingly high profile chemical plume that runs underground through part of El Cajon.

     

    Ametek, Inc. is offering to test the air in any home in the three mobile home communities located over an increasingly high profile chemical plume that runs underground through part of El Cajon.

     
  • Data, teachers’ allegations undermine Gompers’ college-ready promise

    Data, teachers’ allegations undermine Gompers’ college-ready promise

    Monday, May 15 2017 9:54 PM EDT2017-05-16 01:54:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 16 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-05-16 18:04:36 GMT

    A local school has received a lot of attention for turning around its troubled past, but at what cost? CBS News 8 and inewsource goes behind school doors to talk to teachers and students who say pressure tactics and cutting corners has left them feeling cheated. Is this school faking the grade?

     

    A local school has received a lot of attention for turning around its troubled past, but at what cost? CBS News 8 and inewsource goes behind school doors to talk to teachers and students who say pressure tactics and cutting corners has left them feeling cheated. Is this school faking the grade?

     
  • Testing shows vapors entered homes in El Cajon

    Testing shows vapors entered homes in El Cajon

    Monday, May 1 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-05-02 01:16:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-05-02 14:21:58 GMT

    Vapors from a dangerous chemical that runs underground in El Cajon have seeped into people’s homes, new air testing shows, contrary to what some residents were led to expect when they learned of the plume last October. In some homes, people may have breathed the gas for years or even decades.

     

    Vapors from a dangerous chemical that runs underground in El Cajon have seeped into people’s homes, new air testing shows, contrary to what some residents were led to expect when they learned of the plume last October. In some homes, people may have breathed the gas for years or even decades.

     
  • Kindergartner vaccinations rising in San Diego County after state law change

    Kindergartner vaccinations rising in San Diego County after state law change

    Friday, April 28 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-04-28 19:54:23 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:07:28 GMT

    About 2,400 San Diego County kindergartners — in both public and private schools — began the 2016-2017 school year lacking one or more recommended vaccinations against diseases such as measles, polio and whooping cough, according to an inewsource analysis of state data.

     

    About 2,400 San Diego County kindergartners — in both public and private schools — began the 2016-2017 school year lacking one or more recommended vaccinations against diseases such as measles, polio and whooping cough, according to an inewsource analysis of state data.

     
  • Inewsource Data Center provides information on vaccinations, complaints, poverty

    Inewsource Data Center provides information on vaccinations, complaints, poverty

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:31:49 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:41:16 GMT

    At inewsource, we love data. Because it’s the best way to nail down facts for stories you can trust. And believe it or not, data can actually be fun. Yes, that’s data and fun in the same sentence.

     

    At inewsource, we love data. Because it’s the best way to nail down facts for stories you can trust. And believe it or not, data can actually be fun. Yes, that’s data and fun in the same sentence.

     
  • Apartment developer buys hallowed San Diego Hospice site

    Apartment developer buys hallowed San Diego Hospice site

    Sunday, April 23 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:35:31 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-04-23 21:59:49 GMT

    The view is spectacular, overlooking all of Mission Valley from atop a ragged hillside that’s in spring bloom. This was once a place people came to die, now it will be home to an apartment complex.

     

    The view is spectacular, overlooking all of Mission Valley from atop a ragged hillside that’s in spring bloom. This was once a place people came to die, now it will be home to an apartment complex.

     
  • Financial interests behind San Diego deals worth billions still undisclosed

    Financial interests behind San Diego deals worth billions still undisclosed

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-03-14 06:27:13 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-04-23 21:13:49 GMT

    Conflicts of interest and criminal acts can be discovered and prevented by enforcing laws that require full disclosure from entities that do business with the city. San Diego has a law but it’s long been ignored.

     

    Conflicts of interest and criminal acts can be discovered and prevented by enforcing laws that require full disclosure from entities that do business with the city. San Diego has a law but it’s long been ignored.

     
  • Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

    Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

    Thursday, February 16 2017 6:40 PM EST2017-02-16 23:40:26 GMT
    Friday, February 17 2017 9:14 AM EST2017-02-17 14:14:54 GMT

    About one in nine San Diego County residents could be directly impacted by a repeal of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, and many do not realize it. 

     

    About one in nine San Diego County residents could be directly impacted by a repeal of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, and many do not realize it. 

     
  • Getting cash for turning off your lights in San Diego

    Getting cash for turning off your lights in San Diego

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 2:28 AM EST2017-02-14 07:28:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 16 2017 6:40 PM EST2017-02-16 23:40:04 GMT

    Saving energy is supposed to be boring. But one startup has turned reducing your personal power use into a game. It’s a game that lowers pollution, relieves demand on the grid at critical times, and even pays a little. They’ve done it using data.

     

    Saving energy is supposed to be boring. But one startup has turned reducing your personal power use into a game. It’s a game that lowers pollution, relieves demand on the grid at critical times, and even pays a little. They’ve done it using data.

     
  • Travel spending by San Diego airport CEO is sky high

    Travel spending by San Diego airport CEO is sky high

    Thursday, February 2 2017 5:23 PM EST2017-02-02 22:23:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 8 2017 5:16 PM EST2017-02-08 22:16:19 GMT

    Business and travel spending at the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is coming under renewed scrutiny.

     

    Business and travel spending at the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is coming under renewed scrutiny.

     
  • What happens to San Diego institutions if Trump guts federal arts funding?

    What happens to San Diego institutions if Trump guts federal arts funding?

    Monday, January 30 2017 8:58 PM EST2017-01-31 01:58:10 GMT
    Tuesday, January 31 2017 1:45 PM EST2017-01-31 18:45:46 GMT

    President Donald Trump’s staff is proposing to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency that has funded art performance, research and accessibility since its formation in 1965, according to a recent report in The Hill.

     

    President Donald Trump’s staff is proposing to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency that has funded art performance, research and accessibility since its formation in 1965, according to a recent report in The Hill.

     
  • Carlsbad power plant won’t open on time; clean energy challenges will continue

    Carlsbad power plant won’t open on time; clean energy challenges will continue

    Wednesday, January 25 2017 9:26 PM EST2017-01-26 02:26:10 GMT
    Thursday, January 26 2017 3:37 PM EST2017-01-26 20:37:32 GMT

    A long planned gas-fired power station in Carlsbad that squeaked through approval largely because it was the only source that could be up and running by the end of 2017 will not be complete by that date after all.  

     

    A long planned gas-fired power station in Carlsbad that squeaked through approval largely because it was the only source that could be up and running by the end of 2017 will not be complete by that date after all.  

     
  • Hundreds of homeless get free tickets out of San Diego

    Hundreds of homeless get free tickets out of San Diego

    Monday, January 23 2017 9:30 PM EST2017-01-24 02:30:05 GMT
    Tuesday, January 24 2017 1:47 PM EST2017-01-24 18:47:10 GMT

    Over the past five years, a downtown-based nonprofit has bused more than 1,000 homeless people out of San Diego in hopes of reuniting them with friends and family.

     

    Over the past five years, a downtown-based nonprofit has bused more than 1,000 homeless people out of San Diego in hopes of reuniting them with friends and family.

     
  • Poverty in San Diego County higher than during Great Recession

    Poverty in San Diego County higher than during Great Recession

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 3:34 PM EST2017-01-04 20:34:20 GMT
    Wednesday, January 4 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-01-04 23:10:39 GMT

    When Jim Floros started his job as president and CEO of the San Diego Food Bank at the beginning of 2013, he says the nonprofit served about 330,000 people a month. That number has since grown to 370,000.

     

    When Jim Floros started his job as president and CEO of the San Diego Food Bank at the beginning of 2013, he says the nonprofit served about 330,000 people a month. That number has since grown to 370,000.

     
  • San Diegans are tired of airport noise and tired of complaining

    San Diegans are tired of airport noise and tired of complaining

    Wednesday, December 28 2016 8:53 PM EST2016-12-29 01:53:43 GMT
    Thursday, December 29 2016 2:18 PM EST2016-12-29 19:18:16 GMT

    Airport noise complaints - up sharply in the first half of the year - have started to decline, but San Diegans who live under the flight path say it's not necessarily quieter.

     

    Airport noise complaints - up sharply in the first half of the year - have started to decline, but San Diegans who live under the flight path say it's not necessarily quieter.

     
  • Bedbugs, barking dogs and substandard housing: Mapping San Diego’s complaints

    Bedbugs, barking dogs and substandard housing: Mapping San Diego’s complaints

    Tuesday, December 20 2016 2:34 AM EST2016-12-20 07:34:22 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:18 PM EST2016-12-21 18:18:56 GMT

    Over the past three years San Diegans have filed more than 15,000 complaints with the city alleging code violations for things like unpermitted buildings, graffiti, hoarders and barking dogs.

     

    Over the past three years San Diegans have filed more than 15,000 complaints with the city alleging code violations for things like unpermitted buildings, graffiti, hoarders and barking dogs.

     
  • Next steps for San Diego's North Embarcadero

    Next steps for San Diego's North Embarcadero

    Thursday, December 1 2016 2:16 AM EST2016-12-01 07:16:52 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:02 PM EST2016-12-21 18:02:43 GMT

    There’s movement again along downtown’s northern waterfront.

     

    There’s movement again along downtown’s northern waterfront.

     
  • Erin Brockovich reaches out to El Cajon residents over toxic plume concerns

    Erin Brockovich reaches out to El Cajon residents over toxic plume concerns

    Thursday, November 17 2016 2:21 AM EST2016-11-17 07:21:01 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:02 PM EST2016-12-21 18:02:18 GMT

    El Cajon residents have begun to report health problems after recently finding out their homes have been sitting above a toxic plume that has been there for decades. 

     

    El Cajon residents have begun to report health problems after recently finding out their homes have been sitting above a toxic plume that has been there for decades. 

     
  • Toxic plume raises concerns in El Cajon community

    Toxic plume raises concerns in El Cajon community

    Tuesday, November 1 2016 2:23 AM EDT2016-11-01 06:23:29 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:02 PM EST2016-12-21 18:02:00 GMT

    El Cajon residents expressed their concerns Monday after being informed their homes have been sitting above a toxic plume for decades.

     

    El Cajon residents expressed their concerns Monday after being informed their homes have been sitting above a toxic plume for decades.

     
  • Fishing industry in the shadow of Seaport development

    Fishing industry in the shadow of Seaport development

    Thursday, October 27 2016 4:05 PM EDT2016-10-27 20:05:11 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:01 PM EST2016-12-21 18:01:52 GMT

    San Diego's commercial fishing industry has been an economic, cultural and tourist boon since its beginnings in the early 20th century.

     

    San Diego's commercial fishing industry has been an economic, cultural and tourist boon since its beginnings in the early 20th century.

     
  • San Diegans paying $1.6 million for closed restrooms

    San Diegans paying $1.6 million for closed restrooms

    Thursday, October 13 2016 12:21 AM EDT2016-10-13 04:21:32 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:01 PM EST2016-12-21 18:01:33 GMT

    When the 1.3-acre Fault Line Park opened up to great fanfare in August 2015, it was hailed as a triumph for public-private partnerships and badly needed open space in East Village. It included art installations, a children’s play area, and public restrooms attached to the side of a restaurant built at the park.

     

    When the 1.3-acre Fault Line Park opened up to great fanfare in August 2015, it was hailed as a triumph for public-private partnerships and badly needed open space in East Village. It included art installations, a children’s play area, and public restrooms attached to the side of a restaurant built at the park.

     
  • UCSD economist warns of workers hit by heat

    UCSD economist warns of workers hit by heat

    Tuesday, October 11 2016 2:56 AM EDT2016-10-11 06:56:45 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:01 PM EST2016-12-21 18:01:11 GMT

    If you have ever worked in a non air-conditioned environment, you've probably had this experience: All is fine until a moment in the afternoon when you realize you're overheated and it is affecting your concentration. It's not just in your head.

     

    If you have ever worked in a non air-conditioned environment, you've probably had this experience: All is fine until a moment in the afternoon when you realize you're overheated and it is affecting your concentration. It's not just in your head.

     
  • If San Diego lost its forest

    If San Diego lost its forest

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 4:54 PM EDT2016-10-04 20:54:40 GMT
    Wednesday, December 21 2016 1:00 PM EST2016-12-21 18:00:57 GMT

    The forests of San Diego County that have shaded 500 generations of local people and provided pine needle bedding, oak woodland and spiritual renewal could disappear. 

     

    The forests of San Diego County that have shaded 500 generations of local people and provided pine needle bedding, oak woodland and spiritual renewal could disappear. Overly intense fires in quick succession, along with drought, borer insects and climate extremes is laying waste to trees and creating a hostile environment for regrowth.  

     
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