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Chula Vista addresses homeless crisis

"He was afraid; he’d been out on the streets so long."

The agenda for the City of Chula Vista’s council meeting on March 8 was the homeless situation in the city. After innumerable multi-colored PowerPoints, a speaker from the audience said — “the city is in ...

San Diego breweries and bands pair up

Vista's rock scene goes with craft beer

Hangovers aside, the proliferation of craft beer in San Diego has made little impact on its local rock scene. But for some areas of the county, breweries hosting live shows have established music venues in ...

Roseville pocket park approved

Located on two-thirds of an acre off Avenida de Portugal

On March 8, the San Diego City Council voted unanimously to fund a new park in Point Loma. The new pocket park will be located on a two-thirds of an acre lot on Avenida de ...

Unrestrained boosterism and biased reporting in U-T’s future?

Critics slam Tribune Publishing's move to hand commercial reins to editors

As cheerleading continues for a new tax-subsidized downtown stadium to house the Chargers, the Chicago ownership of the San Diego Union-Tribune is being hit by pundits who assert that the company's latest business strategy is ...

City Attorney's Office vs. People of Mission Beach

"We tried to get the city to settle this with no cost to the taxpayers."

Despite the City of San Diego's best efforts, the $250,000 in bond money that a group of Mission Beach residents raised to challenge the construction of a new, state-of-the-art lifeguard station will be returned. On ...

Little Italy (n) - area of luxury high-rise apartments

California International Business University must move

The downtown construction pace continues unabated, and Little Italy is a good part of that development. Approved last May by Civic San Diego, the “520 W Ash” apartment project is moving ahead. While this will ...

Urban farming is on like King Kong

Vacant parcels between 0.1 and 3 acres in size to get big tax breaks

San Diego's city council voted last week to implement the measures of Assembly Bill 551, a law passed in 2014 that provides tax incentives to owners of vacant parcels between 0.1 and 3 acres in ...

Cardiff State Beach lot tossed

Storm relocates sand, stone, picnic tables, parking stops...

The strong storm and big waves that hit on Sunday, March 6, have forced officials to shut down the parking lot at Cardiff State Beach. The beach’s sand has been washed away, and several inches ...

Bridgepoint stock jumps, but earnings disappoint

Spending dropped 15 percent as enrollments went down

Stock of troubled Bridgepoint Education leapt 34.19 percent yesterday (March 9) to $9.09 after the earnings report issued the day before. However, 2015 earnings and revenue dropped sharply compared with 2014. Analysts say the results ...

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