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A Faded Crosswalk, A Teen’s Death And The Housing Crisis Behind It All

A Faded Crosswalk, A Teen’s Death And The Housing Crisis Behind It All

June 19
Maya Srikrishnan / Voice of San Diego

When a 15-year-old was killed by a semi-truck in Otay Mesa in 2014, news reports focused on the fact that the teen was on her phone. No one asked why she was walking in an industrial area where few pedestrians ever go. The answer: She was walking home from school. Home was a junkyard.

San Diego County Supervisors To Consider Affordable Housing Plan

San Diego County Supervisors To Consider Affordable Housing Plan

June 19
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

The two main elements of the plan are to establish a $25 million affordable housing investment fund and to identify 11 county-owned properties that could be used for residential development.

SoccerCity Media Push Targets San Diego City Council

SoccerCity Media Push Targets San Diego City Council

June 16
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego City Council voted to put the SoccerCity redevelopment project planned for the Qualcomm Stadium site on the November 2018 ballot.

Roundtable: No Special Election, Toxic Plume In El Cajon, Driving S...

Roundtable: No Special Election, Toxic Plume In El Cajon, Driving Stoned

June 16
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

There will be no special election for the city of San Diego this November. Probably. A plume of toxic contaminants lurks under El Cajon. And how can we tell who is driving while high?

Master-Planned Community Proposed For Rural North County

Master-Planned Community Proposed For Rural North County

June 16
By Alison St John, Megan Burke

A plan to build more than 2,000 new homes in the hills north of San Marcos is now open for public review. An 8,000 page environmental review has been released and the public has 60 days to respond.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Art Adventures And Last-Chance Shows

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Art Adventures And Last-Chance Shows

June 16
By Alison St John, Nina Garin

This weekend brings art in unconventional ways-- plus it is your last chance to see some popular local shows.

Mental Health Experts Deride 'Conversion Therapy' Conference In San...

Mental Health Experts Deride 'Conversion Therapy' Conference In San Diego

June 15
By Alison St John, Michael Lipkin

A group of Christian ministries is meeting beginning Friday in San Diego to talk about counseling people who are gay to become straight. Activists are planning to protest of the conference.

Strong 2015 El Niño Led To Large-Scale Antarctic Melting, Study Says

Strong 2015 El Niño Led To Large-Scale Antarctic Melting, Study Says

June 15
By City News Service

El Niño events are having a greater influence on ice melting in Antarctica than before, according to researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

San Diego Rescue Mission CEO To Retire At The End Of June

San Diego Rescue Mission CEO To Retire At The End Of June

June 15
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

Herb Johnson has served as the president and CEO of the Rescue Mission for more than 10 years. The nonprofit is one of the city's largest homeless providers.

California Lawmakers To Vote On $125 Billion Budget

California Lawmakers To Vote On $125 Billion Budget

June 15
By Associated Press

California lawmakers are scheduled to vote Thursday on a budget that increases spending on education and social services while imposing new financial restrictions on the University of California following a scathing audit.