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California’s K-12 schools and community colleges are in dire need of infrastructure improvements, but we don’t think this proposition adequately addresses the financial problem. The money would be delegated to schools on a first-come-first-... more

Oct 12, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

Retired Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s recent return to the limelight in hopes of shaming Congress into extending healthcare benefits for 9/11 first responders hit home with former San Diego City Councilmember Ed Harris. more

Dec 16, 2015 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

Easier access to the voting booth, Voter ID and race-based voter discrimination are all very important issues. It’s highly unlikely, however, that you’ll hear incumbent politicians discussing root causes of the voter apathy sweeping the nat... more

Dec 16, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

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A “spark” is how the Ocean Beach Town Council president and union organizer would explain her surprise announcement two weekends ago at the tail end of a Democratic convention in Escondido. She intends to challenge incumbent Republican Kevi... more

Nov 4, 2015 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

Is San Diego ready to regulate the sprawling business of selling bud? With the state’s newly minted rules for permitting the medical-cannabis industry, local officials have some sticky decisions to make. more

Oct 28, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

Sunday was the deadline for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign or veto bills passed by the state Legislature. He’s likely recovering from writer’s cramp this week, but it’s Republicans who are wringing their hands over pas- sage of AB 1461. more

Oct 14, 2015 12:00 AM From the Editor

California's presidential primaries are blatantly unconstitutional—and neither party is going to do anything about it. more

Sep 23, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

In a move that would likely invite increased government scrutiny, a nonprofit, known as the Slab City Community Group Inc., has applied to buy the land from the state for a nominal amount. more

Sep 2, 2015 12:00 AM News

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