The head of SANDAG announced his retirement this week. Will the taint of the revenue forecasting scandal go with him? And, a former San Diego mayor helps seal a subsidized housing development deal with the county. Did her chummy ties to a supervisor help?
This weekend brings some of the biggest names in comedy and film, plus a convention that celebrates all things Tiki.
A conservative legal group is accusing San Diego County of not doing enough to keep track of who should be allowed to vote.
- Aug. 10
- Sally Schilling/ Capitol Public Radio
California prisons are testing a new rule for lifers.
More than two years after UC San Diego students occupied the co-operative Che Café to stave off an eviction notice, university administrators reached a four-year lease deal with operators of the alternative music venue and three other campus collectives.
San Diego and Imperial County educators will meet Friday to discuss how intermediate algebra is taught, two weeks after the California State University system dropped the algebra requirement for students who aren't STEM field majors.
- Aug. 10
- Jonah Valdez/ Voice of San Diego
In late May, then-District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis filed a slew of criminal charges, alleging that James Slatic, a medical-marijuana entrepreneur, and his business partners sought to illegally manufacture and sell hash oil across the country. The DA alleged that Slatic’s lawyer was in on the scheme.
- Aug. 9
- By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource
The problem has existed since the 1960s and been known to state officials and the companies responsible since the 1980s. But the Masters family and many of their neighbors just found out last fall, after inewsource published an online map of the contamination.
- Aug. 9
- By City News Service
A federal investigation into the financial practices of Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, R-Alpine, ranges from alleged campaign finance irregularities to bank fraud, according to a search warrant that was made public Wednesday.