Search Results for:

You are here

El Cajon to dole out limited funds to go toward rental payments, utility bills
News 1 day ago
El Cajon to dole out limited funds to go toward rental payments, utility bills

Starting Tuesday, May 26, low-income El Cajon residents can get some relief from the city for paying rent and utility bills. The City Council...

Share
Program looks to support Santee businesses, residents during health crisis
News 1 day ago
Program looks to support Santee businesses, residents during health crisis

Santee is rolling out a program that it hopes will provide more relief and assistance to residents and businesses facing economic challenges...

Share
San Ysidro won't be open for business until the border is
News 1 day ago
San Ysidro won't be open for business until the border is

Stores throughout San Diego County are finally allowed to have customers inside for the first time since the pandemic forced them shut in mid-March...

Share
Commentary: Meet the frontline heroes in the fight against coronavirus, nonprofit workers
News 2 days ago
Commentary: Meet the frontline heroes in the fight against coronavirus, nonprofit workers

It's 3 a.m. and Tony is in our parking lot walking laps with a homeless resident of our addiction treatment program, helping him overcome the...

Share
Commentary: A thriving community of female entrepreneurs finds success in San Marcos
News 2 days ago
Commentary: A thriving community of female entrepreneurs finds success in San Marcos

As the economic development director for the city of San Marcos, I have the privilege of working closely with our local business community. Despite...

Share
Five-story apartment building to replace Oceanside's last strip club
News 3 days ago
Five-story apartment building to replace Oceanside's last strip club

Oceanside has approved a five-story building with 306 apartments and ground-floor retail shops on a 5.3-acre site along North Coast Highway that...

Share
Commentary: On behalf of food and grocery workers, we kindly ask you do these three things
News 5 days ago
Commentary: On behalf of food and grocery workers, we kindly ask you do these three things

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 135 is a huge part of the San Diego community. We represent over 12,000 members at grocery and...

Share
Commentary: The highs and lows of working in a grocery store during the coronavirus pandemic
News 5 days ago
Commentary: The highs and lows of working in a grocery store during the coronavirus pandemic

I have been working in the grocery business for over 24 years. I am a proud, active union member with United Food and Commercial Workers Union...

Share
Blindspot Collective brings neighborhood audio dramas to the Without Walls fest on Tuesday
News 5 days ago
Blindspot Collective brings neighborhood audio dramas to the Without Walls fest on Tuesday

Many San Diegans have avoided going stir-crazy in quarantine with daily walks around their neighborhoods. But have you ever wondered what's going...

Share
Community advocates applauded opening of COVID-19 testing site in southeast San Diego
News 1 week ago
Community advocates applauded opening of COVID-19 testing site in southeast San Diego

Community advocates in southeast San Diego applauded the opening of a state-run COVID-19 testing site at the Tubman Chavez Community Center in...

Share
San Diego extends eviction moratorium another month
News 1 week ago
San Diego extends eviction moratorium another month

San Diego City Council voted to extended an eviction moratorium Tuesday designed to protect renters and small businesses struggling financially...

Share
San Marcos extends eviction ban through June
News 1 week ago
San Marcos extends eviction ban through June

The San Marcos City Council has voted to extend a temporary ban on evictions through June, in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The ban, originally...

Share
Advocates say canceling rent, mortgage payments during pandemic more helpful than delay of payment
News 1 week ago
Advocates say canceling rent, mortgage payments during pandemic more helpful than delay of payment

While the moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 pandemic provided initial relief, the question of how to pay that back rent...

Share
Mega Riverwalk project projected to have minor impact on Mission Valley traffic
News 1 week ago
Mega Riverwalk project projected to have minor impact on Mission Valley traffic

The long anticipated redo of Mission Valley's Riverwalk Golf Club into a $2.5 billion signature, live-work-play village - one that would introduce...

Share
Commentary: Santee is a place I know and love. My family has never experienced racism here.
News 1 week ago
Commentary: Santee is a place I know and love. My family has never experienced racism here.

Two recent incidents in Santee grocery stores involving individuals displaying racist behavior were shocking, appalling and unacceptable, and made...

Share
Commentary: Santee, my beloved hometown, must challenge racism. Here's what we can do.
News 1 week ago
Commentary: Santee, my beloved hometown, must challenge racism. Here's what we can do.

My family has lived in Santee nearly 50 years. Locals recognize my dad, Dave Nelson, as the "skinny Santa" with fair skin, white beard and brimmed...

Share
Readers React: Hillcrest growth strategy must be reconsidered
News 1 week ago
Readers React: Hillcrest growth strategy must be reconsidered

Re "S. D. launching new Hillcrest upgrade effort" (May 11): The Hillcrest community has provided extensive input to put an updated community plan...

Share
Chula Vista eases some regulations to help businesses stay alive during pandemic
News 2 weeks ago
Chula Vista eases some regulations to help businesses stay alive during pandemic

To help local stores survive the pandemic-driven recession, Chula Vista announced a series of business-friendly policies that will ease regulations...

Share
Newsom unveils rules governing how quickly California communities can reopen businesses
News 2 weeks ago
Newsom unveils rules governing how quickly California communities can reopen businesses

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced new coronavirus safeguards and protocols for retail stores and workplaces eligible to reopen Friday and in the weeks...

Share
Are San Diego's retail stores actually reopening Friday?
News 3 weeks ago
Are San Diego's retail stores actually reopening Friday?

Gov. Gavin Newsom's Monday announcement about the reopening of some retail businesses by Friday had both shoppers and shop owners anticipating a...

Share
Seaport Village, recently renovated, tries virtual entertainment to remain relevant during shutdown
News 3 weeks ago
Seaport Village, recently renovated, tries virtual entertainment to remain relevant during shutdown

Local shopping malls have transformed into retail ghost towns during the pandemic, and tourism hotspot Seaport Village could be worse hit than most...

Share
Despite opening during the pandemic, new bakeries enjoying sweet success
News 3 weeks ago
Despite opening during the pandemic, new bakeries enjoying sweet success

Chef Gabriel Ferguson dreamed for 10 years about opening a comfort food eatery in San Diego before he took the leap eight months ago and leased a...

Share
Commentary: Even after the pandemic, commercial businesses will need landlords' support and understanding
News 3 weeks ago
Commentary: Even after the pandemic, commercial businesses will need landlords' support and understanding

Commercial property owners and landlords, especially larger ones, often position themselves as the type of operator a business or investor would...

Share
Commentary: California must fund its mandate to protect tenants
News 3 weeks ago
Commentary: California must fund its mandate to protect tenants

With the state Legislature reconvening this month, it should provide cash assistance to landlords who've lost rental income due to the novel...

Share
Your say: What do you miss most about pre-pandemic life?
News 3 weeks ago
Your say: What do you miss most about pre-pandemic life?

What I miss most about my pre-pandemic life is the normal routine that I previously took for granted. I seldom gave a second thought to the fact...

Share
San Diego residents fighting deep budget cuts during pandemic
News 3 weeks ago
San Diego residents fighting deep budget cuts during pandemic

Residents are lobbying San Diego officials to spare from the budget axe city libraries, clean water efforts, arts funding and other programs that...

Share
COVID-19 community fund tops $10 million in donations
News 3 weeks ago
COVID-19 community fund tops $10 million in donations

Juanita Carillo was already struggling when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The single mother of two had held jobs as a housekeeper and a seamstress,...

Share
Readers React: San Diego neighborhoods at risk if rents go unpaid
News 3 weeks ago
Readers React: San Diego neighborhoods at risk if rents go unpaid

The residential rental market in San Diego is in grave danger of imploding. Without rents being paid, landlords will not be able to maintain the...

Share
The collapse of small business: How the shutdown could change the face of San Diego's neighborhoods
News 3 weeks ago
The collapse of small business: How the shutdown could change the face of San Diego's neighborhoods

In San Diego's South Park neighborhood, the doors of small shops are typically thrown open. Dogs strolling past tug their humans into the open...

Share
San Diego's fruit swap captures spirit of neighbors helping neighbors during coronavirus crisis
News 3 weeks ago
San Diego's fruit swap captures spirit of neighbors helping neighbors during coronavirus crisis

All the loquats that grow on Marcela Talavera's fruit trees don't make it to the kitchen table. The natural abundance of Talavera's trees...

Share