Politics & Civic Issues


Illustration by Mark Hammermeister

Why John Moores is back

Former Padres owner John Moores supports the Citizens’ Plan, one of two initiatives that could transform San Diego.



It's the end of yet another year, so it's time to review how it performed. It's biggest blemish? Read on. more

Dec 13, 2017 8:33 AM Politics & Civic Issues

People like to name their dogs all kinds of cool things, including Taco. Not surprisingly, Charger-themed names are down. Bad Deano. Bad. more

Dec 11, 2017 1:56 PM Politics & Civic Issues

WalletHub, the personal income website, ranked more than 500 of the nation's cities to see how much consumers are expected to spend this holiday season. We are not in the top 200. more

Nov 29, 2017 11:34 AM Politics & Civic Issues

While some applaud the move to legalize marijuana, others worry about negative consequences, since much of today’s pot is potent and not for the uninitiated. more

Nov 29, 2017 9:57 AM Politics & Civic Issues

Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher leads our list after a rocky year for Mayor Kevin Faulconer, who saw the Chargers split and homelessness spike. more

Nov 15, 2017 11:29 AM Politics & Civic Issues

Macbeth is good for our local economy. The region's many arts and cultural programs generate both jobs and economic growth. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:00 AM Politics & Civic Issues