- Nov. 18
In 1993, Sol Price flipped the switch on what has become decades of philanthropic investment in City Heights. Two foundations have spent more than a quarter of a billion dollars there since 2000. So what's become of all that money? Are residents better off because of it?
- Feb. 25
Councilwoman Marti Emerald has ordered an independent review of the Police Department's data.
- Feb. 23
A San Diego landlord has come under scrutiny for renting apartments with roaches and mold, and some of those units are part of a federal program to house low-income residents.
- Feb. 23
A San Diego man who came under scrutiny following an investigation into repeat code violations at his properties appears to be getting out of the landlord business.
- Feb. 19
Mayor Kevin Faulconer said he would beef up code enforcement following a KPBS and Voice of San Diego investigation that shows the city is leaving tenants in the lurch despite state protections against substandard housing conditions.
- Feb. 19
San Diego's code compliance team issues thousands of isolated complaints a year against landlords but does little to hold repeat offenders accountable. Residents and city staff have lodged complaints against one landlord for years, but roaches and mold still fester in his apartments.
- Feb. 17
A San Diego State demographer is taking a closer look at City Heights immigrants. A study out this month shows one in four children in the neighborhood has a parent without legal status.
- Feb. 12
The vote comes after years of contentious debate over how to reform the industry.
- Jan. 28
Budget season has arrived in San Diego. The City Council kicked off the six-month-long process Wednesday with a call for investment in neighborhoods south of Interstate 8.
- Jan. 27
The Copley-Price Family YMCA at the site of the old Pearson Ford dealership on El Cajon Boulevard includes two pools, a fitness center and gymnasium, a demonstration kitchen and play fountains.
- Jan. 21
Mid-City's new YMCA boasts an impressive glass-enclosed swimming pool. The problem for this largely-immigrant community? It doesn't offer much privacy for Muslim women who want to swim and keep modest.
- Jan. 15
The Fallbrook Union High School District and the Grossmont Union High School District had some of the highest discipline rates in the county. But both are seeing their rates fall.
- Jan. 14
The nonprofit that was founded in 2001 launched its "Give to the Future" campaign on Wednesday, and hopes to send 1,000 children to college at the end of this school year.
- Jan. 13
The standoff began around 4:30 a.m. when police tried to serve a search warrant. The last of the five suspects surrendered around 2:45 p.m.
- Jan. 6
The new executive director of the police citizen review board comes from Albany, New York. We take a look at her work there and ask the chairwoman of San Diego's panel what she wants to see from the new hire.
- Jan. 5
The Copley-Price Family YMCA is bringing life back to an iconic corner in City Heights.
- Dec. 29
We revisit participants in our 2013 series on the Affordable Care Act to ask what worked and what didn't during their first year under the full rollout of Obamacare.
- Dec. 11
More than 80 students at the City Heights high school participate in the "Hour of Code" program.
- Dec. 10
Select students on four San Diego campuses currently have free transit passes as part of a pilot program set to end this spring.
- Dec. 1
Locals demonstrating in response to the Ferguson decision said San Diego law enforcement also treat minority communities unfairly. We look at available data on arrests and traffic stops to put that claim to the test.
- Nov. 26
Speeches, marches and the blocking of freeways have dominated the protests in San Diego in response to the Missouri grand jury's decision.
- Nov. 21
Together, two foundations have spent more than $265 million in City Heights since 2000. But data that quantify their impact is hard to come by. It's not nonexistent, though. Here's some of what we were able to track down.
- Nov. 21
President Obama announces executive action on immigration, drawing cheers and jeers. The prolonged drought has made it easier to recycle wastewater. And when philanthropists drop billions in one neighborhood, what can they expect?
- Nov. 3
San Diego County doctors and dentists fund the annual candy buyback program that pays trick-or-treaters to part with some of their sweets. The candy then goes to U.S. troops overseas.
- Nov. 3
The San Diego Organizing Project and the San Diego Alliance have been working to mobilize voters to cast ballots Tuesday. They want a better turnout than the 27 percent who voted in San Diego County in June.
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