Stories Featured on KPBS Roundtable
- Feb. 5
Marne Foster pleads guilty and resigns as San Diego school trustee. Chargers' Dean Spanos reconsiders San Diego. The district attorney deals with tons of body-cam videos. And a televangelist wants to build a Christian resort in Mission Valley.
- Jan. 29
There's a new face in the San Diego mayor's race, new stats in the mega-methane leak in Los Angeles, and new information on Hubbs-SeaWorld's experiment with farming fish.
- Jan. 22
There have been charges, counter-charges, a criminal probe and a lot of silent avoidance since the radiation leak that eventually closed the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station was discovered.
- Jan. 15
The Chargers are still here, for now; some residents in San Carlos are flooded out; the details of the governor's conservative budget; and the mayor's take on the state of the city.
- Jan. 8
San Diego wasn't the only place hard hit by this week's rains. So was Tijuana. San Diego's pension problems still aren't settled. And SeaWorld spends a lot of time in court.
- Jan. 1
Much of what made news in 2015 — the Chargers, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, lawyer Cory Briggs, D.A. Bonnie Dumanis, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, SeaWorld and the Padres — will be center stage again in 2016.
- Dec. 18
A methane leak in Los Angeles is a huge, dangerous, environmental disaster. A judge allows a police shooting video to be released to the news media. The civilian watchdog for the SDPD is pretty toothless.
- Dec. 11
- Editors Roundtable
The proposed airport at Camp Pendleton, the expanding airport in Carlsbad, the new, convenient bridge to the international airport in Tijuana -- all could be used when San Diego becomes the new Silicon Valley.
- Dec. 4
The San Bernardino shooting is still shaking up everyone. San Diego's climate plan is heading for a council vote. The prospect of choosing electricity sources excites some people. And a well-known local journalist turns a page.
- Nov. 27
We shine a spotlight on local investigative reporting: The fallout from an ineffective whooping cough vaccine; how the cozy relationship of SoCal Edison with the CPUC affected customers; and ineffective fire alarms in Sweetwater schools.
- Nov. 20
San Diego's water rates are rising. "Fat Leonard" is singing about bribery and kickbacks to Navy personnel. Roque de la Fuente's marathon lawsuit against the city is finally settled.
- Nov. 13
SeaWorld says orcas will no longer jump through hoops. Bonnie Dumanis says no charges for Officer Neal Browder. Residents near the airport say enough with the airline curfew violations.
- Nov. 6
Numerous tax measures on next year's ballot could confuse San Diego voters. Many storm drains are choked with overgrowth and debris as we head into a big El Niño winter. And, the city's troubled ambulance service that's been missing response-time targets has been sold.
- Oct. 30
Cory Briggs takes the initiative -- and then changes it. For next year's primary, there are either too many Democrats running, or not enough. And SeaWorld is putting up a whale of a fight.
- Oct. 23
The mayor wants to repair 1,000 miles of streets over five years, but the current backlog is in the billions. Big solar is encamped in a big portion of the Imperial Valley. So who's benefiting? The evidence in shaken-baby cases is sometimes far from concrete, yet prosecution is relatively easy.
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