• KPBS
    Going from active duty military to veteran can feel like a loss of identity. Hear San Diego veterans talk about transitioning to civilian life. Plus, Veterans Day is a day to honor those who proudly served our nation. KPBS talks to one veteran about why the celebration means so much to him. And, after sitting vacant for more than a decade ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Controversy over data generated from San Diego’s 4,200 “smart street lights” continues to brew. City attorney candidate Cory Briggs is alleging at campaign appearances and on his website that City Attorney Mara Elliott was negligent for approving the 2016 contract between the city and General Electric to provide thousands of the street ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The impending retirements of four San Diego Superior Court judges will create openings for attorneys to run for election to those judicial seats next year. The deadline for filing a declaration of intention to run is Tuesday, but several attorneys have already filed for the seats. Retiring are judges Harry Elias, who has been on the bench since ...
  • Times of San Diego
    “Todd Gloria is an effective and pragmatic leader who consistently delivers results for San Diego and stands up for working families and our most vulnerable,” said Feinstein in a statement issued Friday. “As a former mayor, I know the importance of having strong and experienced leaders at the helm and I believe there is no one better ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    A new proposal spearheaded by Councilman Chris Ward would require San Diego to shift the city’s investment strategy away from companies involved with fossil fuels, the border wall, private prisons, firearms and other controversial subjects. Ward and ...
  • Times of San Diego
    Rita Fernandez is San Diego’s first immigrant affairs manager. Photo via City of San Diego. San Diego Wednesday welcomed its first immigrant affairs manager, who is tasked with overseeing the successful integration of immigrants and refugees into the city. The position was established earlier this year after the release of a report outlining ...
  • ABC 10 News
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Various San Diego County emergency agencies are taking part in a major terrorism attack practice drill on Wednesday that will feature mass casualty scenarios and attack response. The drill will take place at 10 a.m. at the North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, and first responders from Chula Vista ...
  • KPBS
    Vaping among teenagers is on the rise. A new government study found that more than a quarter of high school students currently use e-cigarettes. How San Diego Unified School District is confronting the growing public health issue. Plus, KPBS talks with author Aaron Glantz about his book “Homewreckers,” which details how banks and ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – In response to the city’s continuing need for shelter beds for the homeless, San Diego is opening a fourth bridge shelter this week. But the appearance by Mayor Faulconer and other officials to draw attention to the shelter, also drew attention to the complexities of the “homeless issue.” Three hours before city ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Local labor unions continue to line up behind Assemblyman Todd Gloria in the race for San Diego mayor, despite chief rival Councilwoman Barbara Bry having similar or identical stances on issues that unions typically prioritize. Both candidates are progressive Democrats who have been strongly supported by labor in previous races. And both have ...
  • CBS News 8
    SAN DIEGO — The San Diego City Council voted Monday to place two ballot measures on the March 2020 ballot, including a hotel tax hike that would fund a convention center expansion, homeless services and infrastructure improvements. The tax increase proposed by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer would raise the city's transient occupancy tax from ...
  • Times of San Diego
    Photo by Ken Stone Reversing a vote from last week, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Monday approved four satellite voting offices ahead of the March primary election, over the fierce objections of one member. The vote was 3-1. Supervisors Greg Cox, Nathan Fletcher and Dianne Jacob were in favor, while Supervisor Jim Desmond was opposed.
  • KPBS
    Levin won San Diego County’s 49th Congressional District in 2018 against Republican Diane Harkey. Levin flipped the seat when he won, replacing Republican Darrell Issa. Levin is running for re-election in 2020. Levin said he doesn’t think having a forum with Pelosi will hurt him in the race, despite what many call a partisan political ...
  • NBC 7 San Diego
    House speaker Nancy Pelosi will join Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49) and U.C. San Diego Professor Thad Kousser in Oceanside on Monday for a community discussion on campaign finance and ethics reform. The panel is part of Pelosi's "Speaker in the House" series. It will mainly focus on the For The People Act (H.R.1), a bill passed earlier this ...
  • KUSI
    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Senator Brian Jones stopped by Good Morning San Diego to discuss how he is looking into writing legislation at the state level that will increase the penalties for package theft, an ongoing concern as more consumers purchase online for home delivery. San Diego County Board of Education Vice President Mark Powell joined ...
  • KPBS
    The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Naval Base San Diego will be one of four U.S. military installations to serve as test grounds for the use of 5G technology. DOD officials chose Naval Base San Diego, Washington's Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Utah's Hill Air Force Base and Georgia's Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany for their ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    San Diego will create California’s first “capacity bank” for water and sewer, allowing breweries and biotech firms to cheaply buy excess water and sewer capacity from former factories. The City Council unanimously approved the capacity bank on Tuesday, calling it an innovative idea that will create jobs and help the city avoid expensive ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The Trump administration’s effort to remake the liberal-leaning U.S. 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals fueled a contentious Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday for two nominees — a San Diego federal prosecutor and a former Nevada solicitor general — with neither getting the traditional support from their homestate senators. While Patrick ...
  • San Diego Reader
    Jamie Hamrick, the fast-traveling senior investment officer of the San Diego City Employees Retirement System, hasn’t been as swift in filing so-called behesting reports revealing to the public who paid for all those trips, as required by state law. Back on October 10 and 11 of 2018, Hamrick took a journey worth $1780 to New York City for ...
  • KPBS
    Also, how is California going to solve the state's housing crisis? Well, 50 years ago, there was an idea — pre-fab housing. That housing breaking is back. And, San Diego State University has revised its offer to the city for its Mission Valley stadium property. The university is offering a lot more money Editor’s Note: KPBS is a service of ...