Chad Deal 2 p.m., Nov. 22
Utilities commission assures Wall Street that profits will remain high
California residential electricity rates are the highest in the nation — by far. A major reason is that the California Public Utilities Commission, the so-called regulator, schmoozes Wall Street, promising to keep the profits of ...
Some will lose Sunroad’s parking game in Kearny Mesa.
Residents of Kearny Mesa refer to it as “musical cars,” the nightly race against hundreds of neighbors for a parking spot. If unsuccessful, the loser must decide between parking as far as five blocks away ...
Who will watch the watchdogs?
Courts have generally let the California Public Utilities Commission do what it wants. With the regulators in scandal, courts may wake up.
Store owner wants to close it
On July 1, James Prince opened a recycling collection center in the parking lot of Stump’s Family Marketplace, the independently owned grocery store at the corner of Voltaire and Worden streets in the Point Loma ...
San Diego may have to adopt the Borrego strategy: fallow farms in order to permit development.
Tapping the power to change things in Tijuana.
Miguel Buenrostro sits on the second floor of the old Mexicoach station, half a block from the nocturnal nexus of Sexta and Revolución. We are in a vacant, black-walled room that will soon be converted ...
Mike Peevey, president of the CPUC, has a reputation for being crude. Worse, he works for utility profits at the expense of ratepayers.
San Diego grape growers don’t blame it all on the rain.
When it comes to the California aggie scene, news headlines scream “drought,” conjuring up, at least in the minds of outsiders, sepia-toned images of impoverished farmers toiling in Dust Bowl grit. But whatever havoc has ...
Convention center propaganda machine is lubed and ready to spew.
Suppose San Diego spends $2 billion on a stadium and convention center expansion — then goes without adequate water
Fanny packs, Somalian dresses, and hijabs
Mother/daughter pair, Madina Mah and Khadija Musame, infused some serious style into the City Heights farmer’s market with their beautiful and vividly colored traditional Somali Bantu dresses. 21-year-old Mah told me that she always dresses ...