Lincoln High’s Polarizing Principal Bows Out

Esther Omogbehin will be placed on paid administrative leave while the district decides her fate. Her legacy at Lincoln? It's complicated.

School District Puts Teacher Evaluations on the Table

The initial contract proposal the district sent to the teachers union this week seeks to reboot its system for evaluating teachers.

The Height of Trolley Tensions

The city doesn't just want to expand the trolley, it wants to make new stations home to more housing units and storefronts to spur ridership – and it might tweak the height limit to make it happen. But residents who live near the planned stations aren't on board.

San Diego’s Homelessness Population Is Shrinking – Slowly

San Diego still has by far the highest number of homeless people among cities in the county. But long-term data shows the city's efforts to provide shelter and aid might be paying off.

Tijuana Violence Ticks Up, But Don’t Blame Cartels

In a Q-and-A, David Shirk, director of USD's Mexico Justice Project and co-author of a new report on drug violence, talks about the effects of violence on ordinary residents of Tijuana and why the mayhem hasn't crossed over to the American side of the border.

Morning Report: No Room for New Companies

Lorie Zapf isn't the only one on the Council who takes a car allowance, San Diego's Uber trips mapped and what Chula Vista PD gets wrong about records requests.

Where Uber Dominates in San Diego

The taxi alternative published maps of where people are using the service in the 100 cities where it operates. The maps reveal a lot about the socioeconomics of our city.

Fact Check: Zapf Takes a Car Allowance – But She’s Not the Only One

District 2 City Council candidate Sarah Boot claimed opponent Lorie Zapf is the only current City Council member to collect a monthly $800 car allowance.

When Law Enforcement Fudges the Law

Public records laws are supposed to enable people to easily access public information from local governments. But Chula Vista Police have been discouraging residents from getting information through one of the simplest, most common channels, making it harder for citizens to know what local law enforcement is doing.

Morning Report: Upheaval at Lincoln High

Dr. O is out at Lincoln High, economists make the case against public funding for a new stadium (even the ones who support it), police scale back two troubling practices and more in our daily news roundup.