Stories by Alison St John
San Diego County is gathering support for the purchase of a new regional communication system that will ultimately cost more than $100 million.
An investigation called “Operation Corridor” has charged 22 people in North County with engaging in drug trafficking and racketeering. Those indicted are accused of involvement with Mexican Mafia prison gangs.
The farm-to-table movement might be facing more of an uphill battle in San Diego since the recent closure of a couple farm-to-table restaurants.
Long deployments are just one of the additional challenges military families face when it comes to keeping their finances straight. Nearly a third of those surveyed in new report are still resorting to high-interest pay day loans, or fall prey to predatory lending practices that trap them in a cycle of debt.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving is designated Small Business Saturday, a day created by American Express to encourage shoppers to buy local. In San Diego, many businesses are hoping shoppers will spend money at their stores.
Veterans now make up almost 30 percent of the federal workforce and not surprisingly, 45 percent of Defense Department employees nationwide are veterans.
A state audit shows hundreds of millions of federal dollars in veteran employment programs have resulted in only a few hundred jobs in California.
The Poway City Council has decided not to reinstate its red-light camera program.
Oceanside to consider banning the sale of puppies from pet stores.