City Lights

Vista’s beer buzz

Breweries propel North County city’s makeover

Some residents like that Vista is still sketchy in parts.

How much welfare is doled out to corporations?

There’s property tax reductions, sales tax exemptions, corporate income tax credits...

The city’s sweetheart real estate deals are how sweet?

Water supplies dropping. Water salaries rising.

Higher rates for water customers, fat raises for executives

Managing life’s most essential element is richly rewarding.

USD’s Frank Partnoy might scare you

The inscrutable derivatives

Can one trust the accounting of the big banks? Take a guess.

How will Qualcomm layoffs affect SD area?

Economists talk about the ripple effect

The head-chopping at Qualcomm may not be a total disaster.

City bites doggie daycare for $100K

Bureaucracy run amok at Camp Run-A-Mutt

Wishful doggy daycare doyennes bedeviled by details.

Disabled? You’re hired. Not disabled? Pretend you are.

Federal government investigates Pride Industries

“Do you have a disability?” That’s what would-be stevedores applying for a job at Pride Industries are asked. The private company maintains a contract with the federal government’s Ability One to load Navy ships with ...

Water wars: View from the delta

Farmers fight water going south

Beef is the beef in the current water war.

Casa Mira View — city of villages or mecca for crime?

Two views of a housing project

Will Mira Mesa mega-development become a slum?

Support your local billionaire sports team owner

Subsidies to billionaires lead to civic indigestion

The billionaires who get governments to subsidize sports stadiums induce billiousness.

Metro transit reluctant to give bus passes to inner-city students

Will the free rides resume?

For five months in 2014, Lincoln High School student Alexis Guzman didn’t have to walk the three miles from his parents’ National City apartment to school. More importantly, he didn’t have to walk the three ...

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