In 2010, California posted a budget deficit of $26 billion. Journalist Narda Zacchino credits Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposition 30 tax increase for allowing the state to put billions into a rainy day fund.
The San Diego County Taxpayers Association concluded the Chargers' ballot measure won't raise enough money. The city's Independent Budget Analyst says it will — if estimates are accurate.
In the new book “Open For Business: Rebuilding the Cuban Economy,” UC San Diego professor Richard Feinberg explores where Cuba's economy is today and what the future may hold.
In a new memoir, Dr. Lamar Hasbrouck, the executive director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials in Washington, D.C., details growing up on Chollas View's G Street raised by a single mother.
- Aug. 22
- Lisa Pickoff-White, Julie Small / KQED Public Media
Statewide in 2015, one in four inmates who died in county jails committed suicide. In San Diego County, half of deaths were from inmates taking their own lives.
In 2012, some cities in the region struggled to find enough candidates to make local races competitive. That's not the case now. Plus, an upscale hotel is coming to Escondido.
- Aug. 22
- By Erik Anderson
San Diego researchers have been taking ocean temperatures at the end of Scripps Pier for a century, and the data have a story to tell.
- Aug. 19
- By Jean Guerrero
To inspire empathy for immigrants, about 100 faith and community leaders from across the country will march from the U.S.-Mexico border in Imperial Beach to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles.
- Aug. 19
- By Beth Accomando
The Bard was a great writer, but some of his work can be problematic for contemporary audiences. A new production frames one character as a budding feminist dealing with chauvinistic attitudes in the 1960s.
The presidential race continues to make headlines. Turns out, there were quite a number of straw donors to the Dumanis mayoral campaign. And American wives are being denied SENTRI passes when their husbands are deported to Mexico.