The sales tax increase is intended to pay for infrastructure needs in the city, including upgrades to police and fire facilities, equipment and repairing streets and sidewalks.
- Dec. 5
- By City News Service
The pilot program launched Monday aims to provide substance abuse help and social services to chronic misdemeanor offenders.
- Dec. 6
- By Megan Burks
Parents complained children suffered burns on their hands after Horton Elementary School's principal allegedly forced them to hold a push-up position on hot blacktop.
So Say We All, a literary and arts nonprofit in San Diego, releases the latest edition in its collection of literary horror and dark fiction.
The Imperial Irrigation District is demanding that the state have a 10-year plan for the management of the Salton Sea by the end of the year or it will not agree to a proposed Colorado River drought deal.
- Dec. 5
- By Associated Press
Protesters who celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline vowed to remain camped on federal land as they wait to find out whether President-elect Donald Trump might seek to overturn a decision that delayed the $3.8 billion project.
- Dec. 5
- By Megan Burke
Throughout his career, Gilbert Castellanos said, he's been inspired to be a “jazz messenger” for the next generation of musicians. He is now molding young musical minds as the artistic director for the non-profit International Academy of Jazz, an after school program.
"Struggling to Survive, Striving to Succeed: Food and Housing Insecurities in the Community College" found that about a third of community college students face homelessness or housing insecurity, while 12 percent don't know where their next meal will come from.
Most academics think it's a settled question, but there are still skeptics who don't believe William Shakespeare wrote "Hamlet," "Romeo and Juliet" and the dozens of other plays commonly attributed to the man from Stratford-upon-Avon.
- Dec. 2
- By Pat Finn
Kristin Gaspar and Darrell Issa get some final answers. SANDAG's leadership is questioned; SDPD defends its traffic stops. And the number of downtown homeless keeps rising.
Not going to December Nights? Here are some other weekend options.