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What San Diego Can Learn From Utah About Tackling Chronic Homelessn...

What San Diego Can Learn From Utah About Tackling Chronic Homelessness

Aug. 17
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

In the last decade, Utah has reduced its population of chronically homeless individuals by more than 90 percent. How did the state do it?

How Downtown San Diego's East Village Became The 'Homeless Ghetto'

How Downtown San Diego's East Village Became The 'Homeless Ghetto'

Aug. 17
Lisa Halverstadt / Voice Of San Diego

Thirty years ago, the city pushed the homeless and the agencies that serve them out of downtown San Diego into the East Village. As the East Village gentrifies, residents, businesses and the homeless wonder what happens now.

Toussaint Academy Helps Homeless Teens Go From Couch-Surfing To Col...

Toussaint Academy Helps Homeless Teens Go From Couch-Surfing To College

Aug. 17
By Megan Burks

The homeless count done every year vastly underestimates the number of unaccompanied teens in San Diego, homeless advocates say. Finding them could play an important role in reducing the number of people on the streets.

Shelters For Homeless Families Shut Out From Federal Housing First ...

Shelters For Homeless Families Shut Out From Federal Housing First Funding

Aug. 17
By Alison St John

While one emergency shelter for families opens in Vista, another one is closing. That's because of the Housing First policy, which requires providers to offer shelter immediately, without setting conditions.

Consumer Advocates Push For Better Warning Labels On Canned Foods

Consumer Advocates Push For Better Warning Labels On Canned Foods

Aug. 15
By Erik Anderson

California regulators are under fire for keeping state-mandated label warnings off of canned foods. Consumers groups are pushing for a new state agency to take over oversight.

Roundtable: San Diego Election News; Not Much Middle-Class Housing;...

Roundtable: San Diego Election News; Not Much Middle-Class Housing; Suing Hillary Clinton

Aug. 12
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

San Diego's District 1 City Council race is surprisingly settled when the Republican withdraws. New homes in the county are built for those with above-average incomes. A San Diegan sues Hillary Clinton in federal court.

Stone Brewing To Partner With Company To Build Brewery-Themed Hotel

Stone Brewing To Partner With Company To Build Brewery-Themed Hotel

Aug. 12
By City News Service

San Diego-based Untitled Hospitality will build, own and manage the hotel on a 13-acre property under a licensing agreement with Stone Brewing.

Peter Navarro Talks About China And Why He Supports Donald Trump

Peter Navarro Talks About China And Why He Supports Donald Trump

Aug. 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

Peter Navarro ran for mayor, Congress and the City Council as a San Diego Democrat in the 1990s. Now he's an advisor on Donald Trump's economic team.

Clinton Knocks 'Outlandish Trumpian Ideas' In Policy Speech

Clinton Knocks 'Outlandish Trumpian Ideas' In Policy Speech

Aug. 11
By Associated Press

Hillary Clinton attempted to undercut Donald Trump's claim to working class voters Thursday, portraying her Republican rival as untrustworthy on economic issues and pushing policies that would only benefit the super-wealthy — himself included.

San Diego Swimmer Hopes To Benefit The Homeless By Making History

San Diego Swimmer Hopes To Benefit The Homeless By Making History

Aug. 8
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Melissa Berkay wants to become the first American to swim the Catalina Channel using the butterfly stroke. The formerly homeless athlete is raising money to support shelters in San Diego.