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Following The Money In San Diego's Community Choice Debate

Following The Money In San Diego's Community Choice Debate

Oct. 4
By Andrew Bowen

Several organizations skeptical of community choice energy are supported by SDG&E, which has sought to halt the energy program's expansion across the state.

San Diego Sidewalk Policy ‘Needs Additional Analysis’

San Diego Sidewalk Policy ‘Needs Additional Analysis’

Oct. 4
By Tom Fudge

San Diego City Council Rules Committee says a new policy aimed at fixing broken sidewalks is not ready to be sent on to the city council.

District Attorney's Office Investigating Cate's Leak Of Confidentia...

District Attorney's Office Investigating Cate's Leak Of Confidential Memo

Oct. 3
By Andrew Bowen

City Councilman Chris Cate says he gave a confidential memo on the Soccer City initiative to the measure's proponents. The City Attorney's Office says the memo's leak is being investigated by the Public Integrity Unit of the District Attorney's Office.

Homeless Campground Set To Open Near Downtown San Diego

Homeless Campground Set To Open Near Downtown San Diego

Oct. 3
By Susan Murphy

A campground for homeless people in San Diego is set to open as early as next week, with 200 new tents set up in a city-owned parking lot at 20th and B Streets near downtown.

Carlsbad Bans Commercial Marijuana Ahead of Recreational Pot Sales

Carlsbad Bans Commercial Marijuana Ahead of Recreational Pot Sales

Oct. 2
By Matt Hoffman

Beginning January 1, 2018, marijuana sales for recreational use will become legal in California, but not in Carlsbad.

San Diego City Council Members Hear Results Of 'Community Choice' S...

San Diego City Council Members Hear Results Of 'Community Choice' Study

Sept. 29
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego's path to 100 percent renewable energy got a hearing at the City Council's Environment Committee. Committee members heard a presentation on the feasibility of community choice aggregation.

California Starts Tackling Huge Affordable Housing Shortage

California Starts Tackling Huge Affordable Housing Shortage

Sept. 29
By Associated Press

Gov. Jerry Brown put his signature Friday on bills aimed at tackling the affordable housing crisis in California, which needs an estimated 1.5 million more homes and apartments to satisfy demand from those priced out of the soaring market.

Sempra Services Video Leaves Out Key Facts On Community Choice

Sempra Services Video Leaves Out Key Facts On Community Choice

Sept. 28
By Andrew Bowen

Sempra Services, a group formed by SDG&E's parent company to lobby on community choice energy, has produced a video raising questions about the program. While the video does not contain blatantly false information, it does leave out important context.

Report: White House To Lower Refugee Cap

Report: White House To Lower Refugee Cap

Sept. 27
By Tarryn Mento

San Diego has been a go-to refugee resettlement destination for years, but it is not clear how the region's federal representatives will get to weigh in on reported proposals to reduce the refugee cap.

California Seeks More Sway By Moving Up Presidential Primary

California Seeks More Sway By Moving Up Presidential Primary

Sept. 27
By Associated Press

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday to move up California's 2020 presidential primary in a bid to give the nation's most populous state more sway in choosing the Republican and Democratic nominees.

California Says Election Systems Weren't Targeted After All

California Says Election Systems Weren't Targeted After All

Sept. 27
By Associated Press

California's chief elections officer says the U.S. Homeland Security Department is walking back its conclusion that Russian hackers looked for vulnerabilities in the state's election systems.

Sen. Toni Atkins On Passing 'Historic' Housing Bills

Sen. Toni Atkins On Passing 'Historic' Housing Bills

Sept. 26
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Before it happened, no one knew for sure if they could pull it off. In one of the California Assembly's last votes of the session, legislators approved a package of housing bills that will raise billions of dollars for affordable housing and decrease regulations for developers.

Chamber Of Commerce Brings Binational Delegation To Lobby D.C. Leaders

Chamber Of Commerce Brings Binational Delegation To Lobby D.C. Leaders

Sept. 25
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A trade delegation of officials from San Diego and Tijuana is visiting Washington, D.C. this week, meeting with officials to discuss homelessness funding, ports of entry renovations and health care policy.

San Diego Congressman Holds Town Hall For Seniors

San Diego Congressman Holds Town Hall For Seniors

Sept. 22
By Susan Murphy

Rep. Scott Peters met with about 200 seniors Friday to talk about health care and other issues.

Taxpayer Group Seeks 'Community Choice' Data (Most Is Already Public)

Taxpayer Group Seeks 'Community Choice' Data (Most Is Already Public)

Sept. 21
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego County Taxpayers Association wrote city officials a letter seeking the "assumptions and methodology" behind a city-commissioned study on community choice energy. Nearly all that information is in the study itself.