San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria begins his term with a city council dominated by Democrats, a look back on the Mayor Kevin Faulconer era, and some analysis on San Diego's record-breaking voter turnout in the 2020 general election.
The San Diego Unified School District announces distance learning will continue indefinitely, local COVID-19 deaths reach a grim milestone, and Balboa Park's cultural institutions struggle to stay afloat during the pandemic.
New efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in San Diego, Amazon's Jeff Bezos donates millions to help local climate change research, and a major development in Mission Valley gets final approval from the city.
Many local businesses will be forced to reduce capacity as San Diego slides into the state's most restrictive COVID-19 operating tier, women running for political office in San Diego County tell their stories about confronting receiving threats and harassment on social media, and artists go to court to preserve murals slated for demolition at a middle school in Logan Heights.
San Diego embraces democrats at the city and county level, what the presidential election results tell us about the shifting attitudes of voters, and a roundup of some of the election results in north county.
What the latest polling tells us about San Diego's top races, the San Diego Union-Tribune explains its election endorsements and voters prepare to give President Trump four more years or end the MAGA movement.
Major money fuels California's Prop 22, how San Diego's Measure E could impact the city's climate plan, and the partisan battle for control of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
The surge in early voting across San Diego county, the Supreme Court sides with President Trump to end the census early, and a look at what happens to asylum seekers who are returned to Central America.
The presidential debates get off to a chaotic start, what you need to know about the upcoming KPBS Voter Guide and a look at the race to replace Rep. Susan Davis in Congress.
President Trump's comments that he will not commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election raises alarms, a man dies after contracting COVID-19 while in federal jail in downtown San Diego, and the fallout continues over San Diego's disastrous purchase of 101 Ash Street building.
2020 poses a gauntlet of challenges for journalists and the news industry, a student journalist's perspective on the COVID-19 situation at San Diego State University, and California's huge investment in firefighting aircraft.
- Sept. 11, 2020
- By Bennett Lacy
San Diego State University pauses in-person classes amid a surge in COVID-19 cases among students, San Diego takes steps to help hotel workers reclaim lost jobs, and the tight race for congress in east county.
A new poll shows a tight race between the two candidates for San Diego Mayor, time is running out to complete the 2020 Census, and more people in San Diego County are dying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Aug. 28, 2020
- By Bennett Lacy
SDSU begins a subdued fall semester as K-12 schools await reopening guidance as COVID-19 persists, a look at how the nation's asylum system has changed in recent years, and a new documentary series investigating child sex trafficking in San Diego.
- Aug. 21, 2020
- By Bennett Lacy
Democrats begin two weeks of political conventions modified by the COVID-19 pandemic, KPBS dives into how San Diego's women played a role in the suffrage movement 100 years ago, and San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. forces Major League Baseball to rethink its unwritten rules.