San Diego needs a new charter

San Diego needs a new charter

San Diego needs a new charter. It should incorporate many provisions identical to the current charter, maintaining continuity and the present political architecture. However, it must modernize...

Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

Campaign funds are rising for those supporting and opposing Proposition 45, the "Insurance Companies Required to Justify Their Rates to the Public Initiative." This proposition allows the insurance...

Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

Over the last 230 years, the United States became a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators. Today, a little over 4% of the...

  • San Diego needs a new charter

    San Diego needs a new charter

  • Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

    Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

  • Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

    Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

SAN DIEGO

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July 22, 2014

State Controller race: Perez calls for a recount

in SAN DIEGO POLITICS by Shannon Barr
481 votes out of more than 4 million. That's the final number Betty Yee, member of the Board of Equalization, has over her competitor for State Controller, John A. Perez, from the June primary election. Because the votes came so close, former…
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Jul 21, 2014

Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

Campaign funds are rising for those supporting and opposing Proposition 45, the "Insurance Companies Required to Justify Their Rates to the Public Initiative." This proposition allows the insurance…
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Jul 10, 2014

Faulconer lays cards on table on city’s present, future state

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer discussed everything from the budget, water independence and energy sustainability to fireworks and infrastructural needs during a free-ranging conversation with print…
15Y3 Soledad moon rise   Don Balch photo
Jul 09, 2014

Mount Soledad cross controversy continues; no end yet in sight

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision not to hear arguments for and against the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial cross being an endorsement of religion means the matter now returns to the Ninth…

COMMUNITIES

Jul 22, 2014

New details on city bike sharing program revealed

San Diego's new bicycle sharing program is almost ready to roll, according to representatives from Decobike, the corporate sponsor of the city's program.
Jul 18, 2014

City Council unanimously votes in favor of Horton Plaza budget increase

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego City Council Tuesday unanimously authorized a $4.9 million budget increase for a stalled project to turn a section of Horton Plaza into a public park.
Jul 15, 2014

Short-term vacation rentals group backs more police response, tighter enforcement

Increased police response and establishment of a comprehensive permit process were among suggestions made by the Ad Hoc Stakeholders Committee on Short-Term Vacation Rentals at the group's June 25 meeting.
Jul 10, 2014

Attorney's bid capping city spending on neighborhood promotion denied

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A Superior Court judge denied an attorney's bid to stop the city of San Diego from spending more than $1 million used to promote neighborhood events such as street fairs, farmers markets, festivals…
Jul 03, 2014

SDCNN acquires three additional community newspapers

On Tuesday, July 1, San Diego Community News Network (SDCNN) officially acquired three community newspapers from Mission Publishing Group, LLC.
Jul 02, 2014

Timken Museum lands international art expert to become visiting director

David Bull, one of the world's best known international authorities on Old Master paintings, has accepted an invitation to become visiting director for the Timken Museum of Art to guide the institution through San…

FITNESS & LIFESTYLE

Seven awesome reasons why you want to be fit now

Seven awesome reasons why you want to be fit now

Why you gain weight on vacation

Why you gain weight on vacation

How to recover from a cheat day

How to recover from a cheat day

Seven reasons the scale won't budge

Seven reasons the scale won't budge

Do you believe the belly fat lie?

Do you believe the belly fat lie?

Tapping out Your Trigger Foods

Tapping out Your Trigger Foods

Seven Exercises That Aren’t Worth Your Time

Seven Exercises That Aren’t Worth Your Time

Working Out to Work off Weight

Working Out to Work off Weight

Five Foods You Should Never Eat to Stay Fit

Five Foods You Should Never Eat to Stay Fit

Benefits of Group Fitness Training

Benefits of Group Fitness Training

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

July 25, 2014

Companies donate time and materials to build Boys & Girls clubs STEM lab

in Business and Finance by San Diego Metro, Daily News Report
Employees of McCarthy Building Companies Inc. teamed with a group of consultants and subcontractors recently to give the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego a new STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Lab and outdoor garden area at…
Jul 23, 2014

Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

Over the last 230 years, the United States became a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators. Today, a little over 4% of the…
Jul 22, 2014

San Diego Airport’s $80 million parking project back on track

Traveling through the San Diego International Airport might become a whole lot easier for globetrotters as the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously…
Jul 22, 2014

Two elementary schools to be renovated with $34M grant

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A $34 million grant from the U.S. Defense Department will allow the San Diego Unified School District to renovate two elementary schools that serve the Murphy Canyon Navy housing…

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OPINIONS BLOG

The little-noticed CRUSHING rejection of Coronado's school bond measure -- how and why

Jul 18, 2014
There's one taxpayer victory in the June, 2014 primary that I SHOULD have reported, but didn't. A tiny, unfunded but determined pro-taxpayer group in Coronado CRUSHED a Ponzi-scheme school bond measure.

Texas now receiving well over DOUBLE the per capita investment of California

Jun 26, 2014
Three years ago, California lost its #1 status as the state with the most new private business funding -- Texas took over the top spot. Since then the disparity between the two states has grown dramatically. In 2013,…

Escondido’s charter proposal needs to come with a warning label

Jun 20, 2014
In its ideal form, a charter is a constitution of a city that embodies the collective will of the people, framed by civic values and founded upon the most enduring rules of law. In its worst form, it becomes a payoff…

Escondido’s charter proposal needs to come with a warning label

Jun 20, 2014
In its ideal form, a charter is a constitution of a city that embodies the collective will of the people, framed by civic values and founded upon the most enduring rules of law. In its worst form, it becomes a payoff…

The San Diego Police Department IS corrupt. No if's, and's or but's.

Jun 20, 2014
The San Diego Police Department IS corrupt. No if's, and's or but's. By that I mean the SDPD TOLERATES police corruption -- criminal actions by police officers, and ACTIVELY covers up for misdemeanors and felonies…

California's 'cash for clunkers' program is FAR worse than disastrous, discredited federal version

Jun 18, 2014
When the feds ran their "cash-for-clunkers" program, the pathetic results and attendant ridicule should have put an end to this madness. I wrote a column on this federal folly in 2012. Here's the link -- and I've…

CALIFORNIA

Pérez ends recount; Yee heading to November election

Jul 25, 2014
Assemblyman John A. Pérez has ended his recount for votes in the state controller race during the June 3 primary. Board of Equalization member Betty Yee won with 481 more votes than Pérez.

Brown to sign budget in San Diego

Jun 19, 2014
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Gov. Jerry Brown will sign California's $156.2 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year in San Diego tomorrow, according to the governor's office.

Perez Leads Yee by 117 Votes for Second in Controller's Race

Jun 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Assembly Speaker Emeritus John Perez leads State Board of Equalization member Betty Yee by 117 votes in the see-saw race for the second spot on the November ballot for state controller entering…

Poll shows 'buyers' remorse' on high-speed rail project

Oct 10, 2013
Californians are second guessing their 2008 decisions to approve a high-speed railway project that would run from the Bay Area through the Central Valley and down into Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. Seven…

Record number of Californians support marijuana legalization, survey finds

Oct 10, 2013
An initiative to legalize marijuana in California is gaining steam, based on a survey of public opinion in the state. Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Sept. 26 that the initiative could begin collecting…

Q&A with Assemblyman Rocky Chavez on Jobs, Education and a Republican Renaissance

Dec 21, 2012
Assemblyman Rocky Chavez Earlier this month, former Oceanside City Councilmember Rocky Chavez was sworn into the California State Assembly, representing the 76thAssembly District. In a contentious general election…