• KPBS
    Listen to this story by Joe Hong. Three candidates are running for San Diego City Attorney in the March Primary, each bringing their own ideas for how the city's top lawyer should be representing the city. Transparency advocate Cory Briggs and Peter Mesich, a former deputy city attorney, are challenging incumbent Mara Elliott, saying the city ...
  • CBS News 8
    SAN DIEGO — Governor Gavin Newsom along with Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins participated in a headcount of the homeless in San Diego on Thursday. The “We All Count” point-in-time count is a yearly event when volunteers survey those experiencing homelessness. The count, which began early Thursday morning, uses methodology to meet ...
  • NBC 7 San Diego
    Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom roamed San Diego before daybreak Thursday, bumping fists and chatting with people living on the streets during the annual count of the city's homeless population. Newsom joined volunteers as they approached homeless people in downtown San Diego to ask them a series of questions -- from where they slept the night ...
  • Fox 5 San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- Gov. Gavin Newsom joined Senate President pro tem Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, and 100 volunteers downtown Thursday in a federally mandated effort to count the county's homeless population. Newsom and Atkins took part in the "We All Count" point-in-time count beginning at 4:30 a.m. with volunteers from San Diego Regional Task Force on ...
  • Times of San Diego
    Sen. Toni Atkins (left) and Gov. Gavin Newsom (right) counting homeless individuals in downtown San Diego. Courtesy of Atkins’ office Gov. Gavin Newsom joined Senate President pro tem Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, and 100 volunteers downtown Thursday in a federally mandated effort to count the county’s homeless population. Newsom and Atkins ...
  • Times of San Diego
    Sen. Toni Atkins (left) and Gov. Gavin Newsom (right) counting homeless individuals in downtown San Diego. Courtesy of Atkins’ office Gov. Gavin Newsom was among the state, county and federal officials participating in Thursday morning’s annual point-in-time count of San Diego County’s homeless population. We All Count began at 4 a.m ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Expanding anti-graffiti efforts, increasing arts funding and boosting efforts to fight climate change are among the San Diego City Council’s top spending priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. Other priorities being submitted to Mayor Kevin Faulconer include a more comprehensive data analysis of homelessness,
  • CBS News 8
    WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Mayor Kevin Faulconer was in Washington, D.C., this week for the 88th meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, where he will outline San Diego's strategies on homelessness and housing. Faulconer, who will leave office after the November election, said in his 2020 State of the City Address on Jan. 15 that creating ...
  • NBC 7 San Diego
    In March, San Diego voters will decide whether to increase the hotel tax in the city. Measure C, otherwise known as the "Yes! For A Better San Diego" campaign, will raise the tax based on the hotel's proximity to the downtown Convention Center. Measure C calls for a tax increase between 1.25% and 3.25%, the higher rate for hotels closest to the ...
  • NBC 7 San Diego
    The city of San Diego has agreed to remove a law that restricted the locations where registered sex offenders who are no longer on parole for their crimes could live. The decision was part of a legal settlement that officially puts an end to the city’s Child Protection Act of 2008. The law prohibited all registered sex offenders regardless of ...
  • ABC 10 News
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego City leaders are deciding where to spend money in the next fiscal year. Wednesday’s meeting was the first step in the budget for the year. 10News spoke with Barbara Bry just before the meeting. “All nine of us have submitted our budget priorities. What’s interesting is there’s a lot of consensus among all ...
  • KPBS
    Personal Fact: He said he is one of only four attorneys assigned to obtain Gun Violence Restraining Orders in court in the city of San Diego, helping enforce the state's "Red Flag" laws and keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and those who pose a danger to themselves and the community. Raul Campillo is a deputy city attorney for ...
  • ABC 10 News
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- State Assemblyman Todd Gloria leads the way in the race to become San Diego’s next mayor, while the initiative to increase the city’s hotel tax may not have enough support to pass, according to a new poll. An exclusive KGTV/San Diego Union-Tribune poll released Tuesday examines how city voters feel about the mayoral and ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Assemblyman Todd Gloria has a significant lead over Councilmembers Scott Sherman and Barbara Bry in the race to become San Diego’s next mayor, according to a San Diego Union-Tribune/10News poll released Tuesday.
  • CBS News 8
    SAN DIEGO — A philanthropic San Diego organization working to help the county’s homeless announced an online petition campaign Monday urging local officials to use vacant government-owned buildings to address the local homeless crisis. The Lucky Duck Foundation said the petition drive was the result of a recent poll it commissioned with ...
  • Times of San Diego
    The San Diego Building Owners & Managers Association Sunday presented its 2020 Public Official of the Year Award to San Diego City Councilmember Vivian Moreno. The award is given annually to local and state representatives that exemplify extraordinary leadership on issues of relevance and critical importance to the commercial real estate ...
  • KPBS
    Speaker 1: 00:00 It's Monday, January 20th. I'm Andrew Bowen. And you're listening to San Diego news matters from KPBS coming up. There's a new location for the temporary shelter from migrants entering through the Southern border. And what are the most important issues to the candidates for San Diego city council district five design ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    San Diego is seeking three retired judges to appoint a panel of local residents who will lead a once-a-decade effort to make sure the city’s nine City Council districts are balanced by population and reflect recent demographic changes.
  • Times of San Diego
    inewsource is an independent and nonprofit journalism organization in San Diego, and relies on grants and philanthropists to support its investigative content. Click here to learn more. Fire incident calls tied to homelessness are on the rise in San Diego. Last year, they made up nearly 13% of all fire-related calls. “We’re addressing it as ...
  • Courthouse News Service
    SAN DIEGO (CN) – Congressman Duncan Hunter’s guilty plea to a single charge of campaign finance fraud late last year and his resignation this week has made the 50 th Congressional District race one of the most-watched 2020 races in the nation, as a millennial Democratic candidate makes his second attempt to flip the Republican stronghold.