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.



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

Forbes calls us cool, but WalletHub puts us way down the list when it comes to Best Cities for Baseball. Another reason for the Padres to step it up. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:01 AM Politics & Civic Issues

Who helps the little guy in San Diego? These attorneys do. And it takes a lot of tenacity to weed through the legal systems they maneuver. more

Oct 12, 2017 9:46 AM Politics & Civic Issues

They blamed traffic concerns for the reason, but the development had earned support from other planning groups. However, proving anti-religious bias is difficult. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM Politics & Civic Issues

Commentary: Alan Nevin, an expert in demographics and economic trends, argues we should be pretty happy about the past quarter-century. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM Politics & Civic Issues