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New Documents Show San Diego DA And Former US Attorney Texted About...

New Documents Show San Diego DA And Former US Attorney Texted About Azano Case Despite Recusal

April 18
By Amita Sharma

Former U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy and District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis exchanged texts and a phone call that referenced the trial of a Mexican billionaire even though Duffy was recused from the case and Dumanis was a witness in the trial.

Report Shows Spike In San Diego County Babies Born With Drugs In Th...

Report Shows Spike In San Diego County Babies Born With Drugs In Their Systems

April 17
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

Ever so quietly, a California health agency recently uploaded an alarming chart on its website.

Stop Ignoring Transparency Law, Grand Jury Warns San Diego

Stop Ignoring Transparency Law, Grand Jury Warns San Diego

April 13
By Brad Racino / inewsource

The San Diego County grand jury urged city officials Thursday to move forward “with haste” in enforcing a long-ignored transparency law that requires companies doing business with the city to provide details about the financial interests behind the transactions.

Parties In Challenge To Nuclear Waste Storage At San Onofre Headed ...

Parties In Challenge To Nuclear Waste Storage At San Onofre Headed Into Settlement Talks

April 7
By Amita Sharma

Next week's trial to determine the legality of a plan to store 3.6 million pounds of deadly waste from the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near the sea has been postponed to enter settlement talks.

History Of San Diego's Black Panther Party Marked By Social Work An...

History Of San Diego's Black Panther Party Marked By Social Work And Police Clashes

March 22
By Amita Sharma

While San Diego State University was the birthplace of the local Black Panther Party 50 years ago, the group was conceived several miles south where most of the city’s African-Americans lived.

Attorney General Xavier Becerra Sides With Edison And Coastal Commi...

Attorney General Xavier Becerra Sides With Edison And Coastal Commission To Store Nuclear Waste At San Onofre

March 7
By Amita Sharma

Becerra said in court papers that the commission's permit to allow the deadly waste to be stored at the shuttered nuclear plant is consistent with California Coastal Act.

 Collection Agency Persists In Recouping Debt Despite Mistake

Collection Agency Persists In Recouping Debt Despite Mistake

March 3
By Amita Sharma

A Chula Vista man could not get AllianceOne to stop harassing him for unpaid tickets in a case of mistaken identity.

Lawyer Alleges San Diego Traffic Court Collection Agency Shakes Dow...

Lawyer Alleges San Diego Traffic Court Collection Agency Shakes Down Poor

Jan. 31
By Amita Sharma

Californians overwhelmed by unpaid traffic tickets have two months left to apply for amnesty intended to offer impoverished drivers a path out of mounting fines and suspended driver’s licenses, but there are complaints over the county’s operation of the program.

Veteran’s Choice Program Failed To Target Wait Times Even In Southe...

Veteran’s Choice Program Failed To Target Wait Times Even In Southern California

Jan. 31
By Steve Walsh

A year-long investigation by KPBS, NPR and other public media outlets revealed that the Veteran's Choice often failed to work as intended. Hospitals without long wait times often did as well or better under the Choice law.

Lawyer Calls Traffic Fines Punishment Of The Poor

Lawyer Calls Traffic Fines Punishment Of The Poor

Jan. 30
By Amita Sharma

The age of debtor’s prisons may be over. But some say punishing the have-nots is not. They say the cost of being poor in one San Diego County traffic court may be getting expensive.

Mapping San Diego’s Complaints: Bedbugs, Barking Dogs And Substanda...

Mapping San Diego’s Complaints: Bedbugs, Barking Dogs And Substandard Housing

Dec. 19
By Brad Racino / inewsource

Over the past three years, San Diegans have filed more than 15,000 complaints with the city alleging code violations. inewsource mapped them all.

Congressional Candidates Spent Almost $5M On TV Ads In San Diego

Congressional Candidates Spent Almost $5M On TV Ads In San Diego

Dec. 12
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

The campaigns of Darrell Issa and Doug Applegate in the 49th District bought a total of almost $3.7 million in ads on San Diego’s five major broadcast channels.

Opponents Of Lilac Hills Ranch Face Fines, But Donors To Stay Secret

Opponents Of Lilac Hills Ranch Face Fines, But Donors To Stay Secret

Dec. 9
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

California’s elections watchdog dings two of the anti-Measure B campaign’s largest donors for not disclosing contributions but mystery behind money remains.

Google Earth Engine Shows San Diego's Changing Landscape

Google Earth Engine Shows San Diego's Changing Landscape

Dec. 7
By Brad Racino / inewsource

See how the county has changed over the past three decades.

News In Numbers: Mapping Tools Let You Visualize Future Flooding In...

News In Numbers: Mapping Tools Let You Visualize Future Flooding In San Diego

Dec. 5
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource

For this week’s look into public data, we thought we’d post some interesting tools created by the scientists and mapmakers at Climate Central, an independent, nonprofit research organization. With their maps you can choose a location and dial up the sea level rise to see what might be submerged. This hasn’t been available before.