- Aug. 18
- Kristen Lepore / AirTalk
California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996. Will it be the fifth to legalize recreational pot this November?
The city of San Diego aims to house 1,000 homeless veterans by March 2017, while the county is working to house 1,250 homeless individuals with severe mental illness in the next three years.
In the last decade, Utah has reduced its population of chronically homeless individuals by more than 90 percent. How did the state do it?
- Aug. 17
- Lisa Halverstadt / Voice Of San Diego
Thirty years ago, the city pushed the homeless and the agencies that serve them out of downtown San Diego into the East Village. As the East Village gentrifies, residents, businesses and the homeless wonder what happens now.
- Aug. 17
- By Alison St John
While one emergency shelter for families opens in Vista, another one is closing. That's because of the Housing First policy, which requires providers to offer shelter immediately, without setting conditions.
- Aug. 16
- By City News Service
High temperatures combined with gusty wind and low humidity are expected to heighten the risk of wildfires in some mountain and desert areas of San Diego County again Tuesday.
CalGang, a database used by law enforcement agencies to track gang ties, may infringe on Californians' privacy rights, lacks rigorous oversight and is rife with errors, according to a new state audit.
Elizabeth Cobbs, a former SDSU professor, had a hard time selling her book before the hit musical "Hamilton" took off. "Who's interested in Hamilton?" publishers asked.
- Aug. 16
- By Amita Sharma
A KPBS analysis of the money trail in San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ candidacy for mayor in 2012 shows the number of alleged illegal contributions was particularly high on a single day in 2011.
The Old Globe Theatre would like Steve Martin to view its stage as a home for anything he writes. Two years ago it hosted his musical "Bright Star." Now comes the world premiere of his play "Meteor Shower."