Mike Stetz

The Mid-Coast Trolley is expected to bring development along its corridor. But many residents near planned stations are fighting high-density projects. more

Nov 29, 2017 10:30 AM Real Estate & Construction

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

Our City honors projects that enhance the community in myriad ways, from adding cutting-edge architecture to boosting livability. more

Oct 3, 2017 11:26 AM Real Estate & Construction 1 Comments

OK, so the Chargers are gone. That frees up a lot of free time. Here are some options on how to spend it. more

Sep 14, 2017 9:16 AM Politics & Civic Issues

Remember, the Padres, just like the Chargers, were not the most accommodating franchise at one point. They made veiled threats to move. They're here because they got Petco Park. more

Apr 5, 2017 8:49 AM Politics & Civic Issues

It's not just concussions that are worrisome. Former players are suing the NFL for doling out prescriptions drugs like candy. And former San Francisco 49er great Dwight Clark — famous for "The Catch" — has ALS. more

Mar 20, 2017 1:17 PM Politics & Civic Issues 1 Comments

There is widespread sentiment that 2016 was one of the worst years in modern history. Many liberals blame the election of President Trump as one of the more compelling reasons for the gloom, but a case can be made that others trump 2016. We offer 10. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:41 PM Politics & Civic Issues

Dean Spanos is visited by three spirits. Can they convince him to stay in San Diego? (Um, apparently not.) more

Dec 23, 2016 10:12 AM 1 Comments

From trampoline dodgeball to a speakeasy, San Diego companies get creative when it comes to this annual ritual. more

Dec 13, 2016 3:55 PM Business & Economics

Are we now flooded with too much of a good thing? more

Nov 30, 2016 11:33 AM Business & Economics

Only rarely do stadium votes skate to victory. Most times, they barely garner 50 percent of the vote. The Chargers will need 66.7 percent. more

Oct 21, 2016 10:32 AM Politics & Civic Issues


Photo by Stuart Handy

San Diego’s tree canopy is less than half what it’s desired to be by 2020. But the city is dedicating more resources to reach its urban forestry goals. more

Sep 29, 2016 8:17 AM Politics & Civic Issues

A growing number of polls are inaccurate, causing some major surprises on Election Day. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:29 PM Politics & Civic Issues

The local Audubon Society looks to restore Mission Bay wetlands. more

Aug 10, 2016 10:00 AM Politics & Civic Issues 1 Comments


Illustration by Mark Hammermeister

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

Jul 26, 2016 12:36 PM Politics & Civic Issues

A host of neighborhoods make up our central city, and they don’t always agree. Will that matter when it comes to the proposed stadium? more

Jul 25, 2016 1:47 PM Politics & Civic Issues

The county is losing thousands of middle-class families every year because housing costs are outpacing wages. Economists and politicians are worried. But what’s the solution? more

Jul 25, 2016 1:29 PM Politics & Civic Issues 1 Comments

Residential infill development continues to be hot as people are drawn to urban living. more

May 25, 2016 1:28 PM Real Estate & Construction