Between the start of the current Congress on Jan. 3, 2015, and the end of June, San Diego County’s five representatives and members of their staffs took 31 trips that were paid for by private entities, mostly charities, think tanks and trade associations.
When the United Kingdom’s voters narrowly decided to leave the European Union, they sent shockwaves throughout the global economy. But what did the vote mean for San Diego businesses?
Drug and device company payments to physicians may influence prescribing practices and treatment recommendations that may not be in the best interests of patients, especially when cheaper equivalents are available.
- June 27
- By Amita Sharma
The retiring U.S. senator spoke to KPBS News about her colleagues' efforts to push for stricter gun laws, her call for a criminal investigation into the San Onofre nuclear power plant and her plans after a 24-year Senate career.
Despite the San Diego region’s numerous health care facilities and medical sophistication, our hospitals don’t look that great.
San Diego's two biggest sources of electricity were approved in a deal brokered by Michael Peevey, the embattled former president of the California Public Utilities Commission.
When it comes to handing out child support payments, San Diego is outperforming other large counties in California.
As capital appreciation bonds make a resurgence under new state rules, low growth rates present a risk for local school districts that want to borrow money.
Last year 35 percent of all the electricity provided by San Diego Gas & Electric came from renewable sources — solar and wind — a record for the company and for any investor-owned utility in California.
UC San Diego Health was about to to post on their physicians’ public profile pages critiques from patients. But it has had to halt that project after realizing the surveys that went out to patients didn’t disclose that their comments could go public.
inewsource mapped six of the election's highest-profile contests so you can see how your neighborhood voted.
The temporary fire station relocation is part of a $6.3 million rebuilding project. The current station at 3902 Ninth Ave. will be demolished and rebuilt.
The region’s roadways have gotten safer for motorists and their passengers in recent years, but pedestrian fatalities were up 53 percent last year compared to 2007.
- June 3
- By Andrew Bowen
San Diego’s largest public transit operator is working toward a November rollout of stored value on the Compass Card. The function was part of the initial plans for the card but has been on hold for years.
- May 30
- By Amita Sharma
A searchable website contains more than 100,000 emails and other records that detail the California Public Utilities Commission's dealings with state utility companies over issues such as the shutdown of San Onofre.