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Police officers in the city of San Diego are leaving their jobs. In fiscal year 2022, which ended June 30th, more than 230 San Diego police officers left the department — a 52 percent increase compared to the previous year.
If you're priced out of buying a home in San Diego, there's more bad news: Rents on single-family homes are going up, too. In the past year, rents have risen 10 percent, and the median for a three-bedroom house in San Diego is $3,400 a month. U
SDG&E rates are on the rise, and soon the California state auditor will be looking into reasons why. Union-Tribune energy reporter Rob Nikolewski has more.
In 1947, slavery was commonly thought of as a Southern thing, and futhermore, a thing of the past. Then, Alfred and Elizabeth Ingalls were arrested in Coronado.The couple, in their 60s, had recently moved from Boston and were charged with keepi
​Rev. Christopher Carter, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of theology and religious studies at University of San Diego who studies the intersection of Christianity, food and racial justice. In this conversation we discuss how he carved out suc
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Migrant Protection Protocols put in place by President Trump in 2019 can end. What does this mean for migrants in Tijuana? Union-Tribune immigration reporter Kate Morrissey has more.
After a two-year hiatus, Peter Rowe's beer column returns to the San Diego Union-Tribune. In this episode, he discusses brewery closures, Sapporo's acquision of Stone and what he's drinking lately.
The superintendent of the San Dieguito School District has been fired. Cheryl James-Ward was placed on leave in April after making comments linking Asian American academic success to an influx of wealthy Chinese immigrant families. The district
Last week, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria proposed a settlement agreement for 101 Ash Street and Civic Center Plaza. Under the deal with the building's lender and landlord, the city would have purchased both properties for $132 million. Then, M
Arts and entertainment editor Michael James Rocha, photo and video director Sam Hodgson, and editor and publisher Jeff Light discuss the national and regional award-winning work from Union-Tribune journalists.
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade today, leaving it up to states to decide whether to allow abortion. Abortion rights are protected in California, and Democratic state leaders have vowed to strengthen and expand access. San Diego Un
New street vendor rules went into effect this week, along with parking requirements for ADUs in coastal areas and more. Reporter David Garrick explains.
There's a new development at 101 Ash Street, the building the city of San Diego agreed to buy in 2016 that was later found to be unusable without major repairs. San Diego leaders announced Monday that they had reached a settlement agreement wi
San Diego city leaders are proposing a settlement agreement for the controversial 101 Ash Street property, which the city bought in as-is condition for $86 million before learning that it was uninhabitable. Watchdog reporter Jeff McDonald has m
During the pandemic, mathmatician and data analyst Ben Smith got into building Lego. Specifically, he got into replicating buildings in North Park in Legos. He started with a mini version of Tribute Pizza, then Encontro and St. Patrick's Cathed
Union-Tribune editor and publisher Jeff Light, subscriber revenue and analytics senior manager Anthony Basilio, and community and public relations director Luis Cruz discuss the upcoming Fourth of July “print holiday.”
San Diego County is gearing up for its annual Juneteenth celebrations, marking the official end of slavery in the United States. There will be festivals, musical performances, a 5K run and more. Lauren J. Mapp has more.
After a two year hiatus because of the pandemic, the San Diego County Fair is back through the Fourth of July. This year the theme is superheroes, and you can find all the old staples: rides, games, food, festivals and more. U-T writer Pam Krag
Coronado and Imperial beaches in San Diego County could be closed for much of the summer. That’s because a new type of water testing has shown the beaches are much more polluted by wastewater from Mexico than previously thought.
The death of 31-year-old Haitian migrant Calory Archange is the latest in the community to make headlines. Activists attribute the deaths to the overlapping effects of U.S. border policies and systemic racism in Mexico.
Mayor Todd Gloria met with the San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board on June 8 to discuss the new policy of possibly arresting homeless people for encroaching on sidewalks. Here's an excerpt of that conversation.
Enterprise team editor Kristina Davis, Saturday editor Lyndsay Winkley, managing editor Lora Cicalo, and editor and publisher Jeff Light discuss how the Union-Tribune covers live events, protests and demonstrations.
Bob Lehman is the executive director of the San Diego Museum Council, which oversees more than 50 museums in the county, and he's the former director of the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus. So he's definitely influential in the arts. But he's also a
​New water restrictions go into effect on Friday, June 10, for San Diego County. Here's what you need to know.
​It's well known that San Diegans pay some of the highest utility rates in the county. And now, San Diego Gas & Electric wants to raise rates again. SDG&E executives Bruce Folkmann and Scott Crider explain why.
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