Politics & Civic Issues

Commentary: Economist Alan Nevin predicts that 2018 should bring more good news, from continued job growth to low inflation. more

Jan 5, 2018 8:45 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

Dec 12, 2017 2:25 PM 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 City Stories

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

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 City Stories

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

Called edible landscaping, the garden is based in City Heights. The organizer hopes to add more gardens in San Diego. more

Sep 14, 2017 8:57 AM Politics & Civic Issues

San Diego and some of its gems have been starring in a number of national rankings. more

Aug 15, 2017 4:28 PM Politics & Civic Issues

It's August, so if you're having trouble finding your local politician, check a playground. Many enjoy a lot of recess in the dog days of summer. more

Jul 31, 2017 12:13 PM Politics & Civic Issues

We finished second in a national ranking of Best Cities for Recreation because, well, why wouldn't we? more

Jul 11, 2017 8:50 AM Politics & Civic Issues

Nine areas have been identified as having problems with littering and illegal dumping. The city will spend nearly $1 million to fight back. more

Jul 7, 2017 2:10 PM Politics & Civic Issues

We profile 12 local attorneys who had remarkable success this past year, including one who fought the man who would soon hold the nation’s highest office. more

Jun 21, 2017 2:12 PM Politics & Civic Issues

In San Diego, the number of people going to food banks is growing, with many being working folks or active military who are having a hard time making ends meet. more

May 26, 2017 11:33 AM Politics & Civic Issues


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Town hall meetings are seeing a lot of passion and rancor as citizens bombard elected officials with tough questions and complaints. They make mixed martial arts bouts seem tame. more

May 25, 2017 10:32 AM Politics & Civic Issues 1 Comments

The number of homeless living in cars and RVs appears to be increasing even though it’s against the law in most areas of San Diego County to do so. more

May 15, 2017 1:32 PM Politics & Civic Issues

San Diego has been deluged with rainfall and Northern California has been socked with heavy snows. But some think the region is still in a drought. How can that be? more

Apr 27, 2017 12:33 PM Politics & Civic Issues

The city of San Diego has approved the selling of recreational marijuana — and will get taxes from sales — but some worry that it could lead to social problems. more

Apr 27, 2017 12:12 PM Politics & Civic Issues