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Councilman Ward Backs Mayor's Response To San Diego's Hom...

Councilman Ward Backs Mayor's Response To San Diego's Homelessness Crisis

Jan. 16
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

In downtown San Diego, the city's struggle to help its neediest residents is most apparent. Nearly 1,300 people sleep on the street, according to the latest census from the Regional Task Force on the Homeless.

Some (Not All) Refugees Find New Homes After Improper Res...

Some (Not All) Refugees Find New Homes After Improper Resettlement Practices

Jan. 9
By Tarryn Mento

We follow up with some refugee families months after a KPBS investigation found a San Diego resettlement agency's improper housing placement practices put them at risk of losing their homes.

Roundtable: Marijuana Sales Begin, Horton Plaza’s Future,...

Roundtable: Marijuana Sales Begin, Horton Plaza’s Future, Stories To Watch In 2018

Jan. 5
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

San Diego is ahead of the pack as recreational marijuana sales begin in California. New questions about the future of Horton Plaza as the struggling mall faces a change in ownership. And, our panel weighs in on the big stories they'll be covering in 2018.

San Diego County Collects $642M In Early Property Tax Pay...

San Diego County Collects $642M In Early Property Tax Payments

Jan. 4
By City News Service

In a "mad dash" to take advantage of uncapped property tax deductions before the new tax law went into effect this year, 25 percent of San Diego County property owners paid their bills early, the county treasurer's office said Thursday.

San Diego's Third Bridge Shelter Set To Open This Week

San Diego's Third Bridge Shelter Set To Open This Week

Jan. 2
By Susan Murphy

The city of San Diego is expected to open the last of three bridge shelters for homeless people this week. The large industrial tent, located in the East Village, will provide 150 beds for families and single women for the next seven months.

City Attorney Charges La Jolla Couple For Renting Dangero...

City Attorney Charges La Jolla Couple For Renting Dangerous Apartments To Refugees

Dec. 21, 2017
By City News Service

The couple's Mid-City apartment complex was leased to seven Congolese refugee families with young children.

Developer Addressing Methane Problem At Otay Ranch Housin...

Developer Addressing Methane Problem At Otay Ranch Housing Project

Dec. 21, 2017
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brandon Quester / inewsource

The Otay Water District has reached a resolution with HomeFed to install water meters at the developer’s 450-acre Escaya community in Otay Ranch.

Taking Stock Of San Diego's Housing Crisis

Taking Stock Of San Diego's Housing Crisis

Dec. 20, 2017
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

The number of residential building permits issued in the region in 2017 is on pace to be down by 20 percent from the previous year. San Diego housing exerts discuss what is driving the housing shortage and how the new GOP tax bill may impact the housing market.

SDSU West Backers Press Public For More Signatures

SDSU West Backers Press Public For More Signatures

Dec. 20, 2017
By Erik Anderson

Signature gathering to put the SDSU West measure on the ballot continues to march forward.

City Council Again Fails To Agree On Vacation Rentals Leg...

City Council Again Fails To Agree On Vacation Rentals Legislation

Dec. 13, 2017
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

The City Council Tuesday failed again to approve regulations governing short-term vacation rentals in San Diego, a thorny issue that also defied previous attempts at creating regulations.

San Diego Nears Final Decision On Short-Term Rentals

San Diego Nears Final Decision On Short-Term Rentals

Dec. 12, 2017
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday is set to cast a final vote on how to deal with short-term home rentals. Two proposals are up for debate, though one is far more likely to pass.

San Diego's Sunny Identity Threatened By Homeless Crisis

San Diego's Sunny Identity Threatened By Homeless Crisis

Dec. 7, 2017
By Associated Press

For Christine Wade, the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot, was far better than their previous home — a shelter where rats ate through the family's bags of clothes.

Home Developer Offers Concessions In Rancho Peñasquitos P...

Home Developer Offers Concessions In Rancho Peñasquitos Project

Dec. 6, 2017
By Andrew Bowen

A plan to build 600 new homes in Rancho Peñasquitos drew ire from affordable housing advocates. The developer has since increased the number of affordable homes in the project and is offering relocation packages to current tenants.

National City Considers Raising Sewer Costs

National City Considers Raising Sewer Costs

Dec. 5, 2017
By Matt Hoffman

The City Council voted 4-1 to adopt the ordinance establishing new sewer charges in National City. The council will vote on Dec. 19 to give it final approval.

USD Economist Predicts Republican Tax Overhaul Will Make ...

USD Economist Predicts Republican Tax Overhaul Will Make It Harder For San Diegans To Buy Homes

Dec. 5, 2017
By Amita Sharma

Economist Alan Gin said limiting mortgage interest deductions poses another hurdle for San Diego home buyers who are already grappling with high house prices.

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