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SANDAG Approves Gallegos' Request To Resign Immediately

SANDAG Approves Gallegos' Request To Resign Immediately

Aug. 18
By City News Service

A request by outgoing San Diego Association of Governments Executive Director Gary Gallegos to resign immediately rather than wait out a four-month notice period will be taken up by the agency's Executive Committee Friday.

Where Is San Diego Spending Money On Traffic Safety?

Where Is San Diego Spending Money On Traffic Safety?

Aug. 18
By Andrew Bowen, Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

San Diego's Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic deaths by 2025 is supposed to be achieved by spending the city's limited dollars improving traffic safety on the most dangerous streets. But an analysis of the city's Vision Zero budget shows the city is spending plenty of money improving streets that are already safe.

Trump Decries Monument Removals, 'History Ripped Apart'

Trump Decries Monument Removals, 'History Ripped Apart'

Aug. 17
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart."

Thousands March With Candlelight At Charlottesville Vigil

Thousands March With Candlelight At Charlottesville Vigil

Aug. 17
By Associated Press

Family members of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville used her funeral as a rallying cry, telling mourners the best way to honor Heather Heyer is to continue her fight against injustice.

SANDAG Executive's Performance Review May Never Happen

SANDAG Executive's Performance Review May Never Happen

Aug. 15
By Andrew Bowen

Gary Gallegos may avoid an evaluation of his performance as the executive director of SANDAG by retiring early. Gallegos has been under intense scrutiny, following an investigation into his agency's revenue forecasting scandal.

Q&A: Rep. Scott Peters Comments On ACA, Transgender Ban, North Korea

Q&A: Rep. Scott Peters Comments On ACA, Transgender Ban, North Korea

Aug. 15
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Rep. Scott Peters is in San Diego while Congress is on recess this month. He joined Midday Edition Tuesday to talk about his priorities. Here is that interview.

Mayor Faulconer Pushes NAFTA And ‘New California Republicans’

Mayor Faulconer Pushes NAFTA And ‘New California Republicans’

Aug. 15
Guy Marzorati / KQED

On the eve of talks between the United States, Mexico and Canada to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Republican San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is encouraging policymakers to look at the “success story” the pact has created in his city.

San Diego Police Officers Get Bump In Uniform Allowance

San Diego Police Officers Get Bump In Uniform Allowance

Aug. 11
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

The San Diego City Council has approved an increase to the uniform and equipment allowance for San Diego police officers. The move is part of an effort to address the department's chronic shortage of officers, many of whom are leaving for better pay elsewhere.

Roundtable: SANDAG Saga Continues, Former Mayor Helps Win Developme...

Roundtable: SANDAG Saga Continues, Former Mayor Helps Win Development Deal

Aug. 11
By Kenny Goldberg, Neiko Will

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?

Registrar Responds To Claims San Diego Has More Registered Voters T...

Registrar Responds To Claims San Diego Has More Registered Voters Than Are Eligible

Aug. 11
By Megan Burke, Michael Lipkin

A conservative legal group is accusing San Diego County of not doing enough to keep track of who should be allowed to vote.

Lawsuit Claims Free Speech Violations After San Diego Trump Rally

Lawsuit Claims Free Speech Violations After San Diego Trump Rally

Aug. 10
By Andrew Bowen

A federal lawsuit filed on Thursday claims the San Diego Police and Sheriff's Departments violated free speech rights in their response to protests outside a Donald Trump campaign rally last year.

San Diego DA’s Prosecution Of Pot Attorney Has Sent Chills Through ...

San Diego DA’s Prosecution Of Pot Attorney Has Sent Chills Through The Legal Community

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.

FBI Searches Home Of Rep. Duncan Hunter's Campaign Treasurer Amid F...

FBI Searches Home Of Rep. Duncan Hunter's Campaign Treasurer Amid Finances Investigation

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.

SANDAG Executive Gary Gallegos To Retire Amid Scandal

SANDAG Executive Gary Gallegos To Retire Amid Scandal

Aug. 8
By Andrew Bowen

Gary Gallegos, the executive director of the San Diego Association of Governments, said he will leave the agency by the end of the year. Gallegos was due for a performance review by the agency's board of directors for his role in a widening scandal over tax revenues.

San Diego Sex Offender Residency Law Faces Uphill Legal Battle

San Diego Sex Offender Residency Law Faces Uphill Legal Battle

Aug. 8
By Andrew Bowen

A lawsuit has been filed over a San Diego law restricting where registered sex offenders can live. Courts have found similar laws unconstitutional — and counterproductive to their goal of protecting children.

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