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Report Calls For Improvements To San Diego's 'Smart Growth' Policies

Report Calls For Improvements To San Diego's 'Smart Growth' Policies

Jan. 9
By Andrew Bowen

A study by the nonprofit Circulate San Diego has found the city needs broad changes to its development code to better encourage transit-oriented development.

County Supervisors Add To Their Pension Payouts During Last Term In...

County Supervisors Add To Their Pension Payouts During Last Term In Office

Jan. 9
By Alison St John

On Tuesday, San Diego County Supervisors’ agenda will include the final reading of an ordinance that effectively increases their pay by about 12 percent within the next year.

San Diego's Public Transit Growth Hits Speed Bump

San Diego's Public Transit Growth Hits Speed Bump

Jan. 9
By Andrew Bowen

Public transit ridership in San Diego is falling, due in part to low gas prices and soaring car ownership. This puts the city's transportation goals at risk of a fast failure.

Roundtable: Health Care in California, Poway Says No, Charter Schoo...

Roundtable: Health Care in California, Poway Says No, Charter Schools On The Rise

Jan. 6
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

About 17 million Californians receive some benefits from Obamacare. What happens if it goes away? The City of Poway says no to 22 affordable homes for vets. Trump's choice to head Education is a fierce advocate for charter schools.

California’s Stormwater Regulations Are Themselves A Toxic Mess

California’s Stormwater Regulations Are Themselves A Toxic Mess

Jan. 6
Ry Rivard / Voice of San Diego

Across California, there could be thousands or even tens of thousands of businesses dodging environmental rules and sending pollution into the state’s waters.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From American Music To Japanese Anime

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From American Music To Japanese Anime

Jan. 6
By Nina Garin

The first weekend of 2017 kicks off with something for everyone, including a hip hop "Nutcracker" and revisiting an anime classic.

Mayor Faulconer Considering Race For Governor

Mayor Faulconer Considering Race For Governor

Jan. 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Mayor Kevin Faulconer may run for governor in 2018 and has started reaching out to possible supporters, despite promising not to launch a statewide bid if he won reelection as mayor, according to POLITICO.

In The Era Of The Foodie, Why Are Jack In The Box Tacos So Popular?

In The Era Of The Foodie, Why Are Jack In The Box Tacos So Popular?

Jan. 5
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

A story in the Wall Street Journal may sabotage one of your New Year's resolutions. In some magically, bizarre way - it might make you hungry for a Jack In The Box taco.

'Reel Science' Provides The Real Science Behind The Fiction

'Reel Science' Provides The Real Science Behind The Fiction

Jan. 3
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh

theNAT is partnering with Digital Gym Cinema for a month-long series called Reel Science: Cult Sci-Fi Films Meet Real Science.

San Diego Judge Out With New Book About Experience Of Immigrants

San Diego Judge Out With New Book About Experience Of Immigrants

Jan. 4
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

"Qudeen the Magnificent," a book of short stories, describes the struggle New Americans face in assimilating to mainstream culture.