San Diego Explained: Where the Tax to Boost the Convention Center Went Wrong
Gwyneth Shoecraft | 7 hours ago |
Oops: San Diego Unified Might Have Just Unwittingly Validated ‘Vergara’
A line buried in a San Diego Unified report indicates less-experienced teachers might suspend students more often because they lack classroom management skills. That idea validates the fundamental point made in Vergara v. California – that the weakest teachers disproportionately end up in low-income schools.
Mario Koran | August 15, 2014 |
Ranking San Diego’s Business Climate: A Selective Science
San Diego places near the top — and the bottom — of surveys purporting to rank cities' business climates. The scattershot results illustrate why rankings may be more useful to the politicos who trumpet them than to folks who want to understand the realities facing companies here.
Lisa Halverstadt & Gwyneth Shoecraft | August 15, 2014 |
Morning Report: SeaWorld Responds to ‘Blackfish,’ Denies It’s Responding to ‘Blackfish’
How it's possible for San Diego to rank all over the map on business surveys, the link between teacher tenure and school discipline and two business leaders tell other business leaders to drop the minimum wage fight.
Sara Libby | August 16, 2014 |
Two Big City Issues in Need of a Decider
Scott Lewis | August 18, 2014 |
A New Face and Old Battle Lines for Local Schools
Lindsay Burningham, the new president of the San Diego Education Association, is seen as more moderate and likely to compromise than some members of the union's more aggressive faction. But she's also holding strong to the kinds of teacher protections that have rankled reformers for years.
Mario Koran | 15 hours ago |
Morning Report: How Poor Are Californians?
Randy Dotinga | 18 hours ago |
Fact Check: Kashkari’s Big Claims About California’s Poverty
Gwyneth Shoecraft | August 20, 2014 |
Inside the Asylum Process That Could Bring More Iraqis to San Diego County
El Cajon's Mark Arabo went from calling his congressman to working with the United Nations and its member countries to pull people out of Iraq. He wants the United States to bring more Iraqis to its shores, too.
Megan Burks | August 20, 2014 |
How the Tuna Capital of the World Is Weathering America’s Breakup With Tuna
Americans' long, slow break-up with tuna has certainly been felt by two big brands headquartered in San Diego. But one thriving local upstart brand is proving there are plenty of consumers willing to pay more for a product that comes with a transparent supply chain.