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San Diego will reopen locked restrooms at Fault Line Park

San Diego will reopen locked restrooms at Fault Line Park

The public restrooms attached to a restaurant at Fault Line Park — closed for almost a year because the restaurant staff voiced safety concerns related to the area’s growing homeless population — will reopen to the public in the coming weeks, a city of San Diego spokeswoman said. Just two months after the East Village park opened in August 2015, ... Read More »

Cory Briggs’ conduct ‘unethical and possibly criminal,’ appellate court says

Cory Briggs’ conduct ‘unethical and possibly criminal,’ appellate court says

In a published opinion Thursday, three justices of the 4th District Court of Appeal said Briggs knowingly represented a suspended corporation in a lawsuit challenging a new San Diego tax to finance an expansion of the downtown convention center, but didn't acknowledge it and then didn't give a reasons for his actions. Publication of the opinion means it can be cited as legal precedent. Read More »

Some — not all — CPUC reforms await governor’s signature

Some — not all — CPUC reforms await governor’s signature

Gov. Jerry Brown appears poised to sign legislation that would address some of the California Public Utilities Commission’s long-standing failures of transparency and accountability highlighted in a recent inewsource investigation. A much broader set of reforms touted by Brown and many legislators never made it to the governor’s desk, dealing a blow to critics who demanded more substantial changes to ... Read More »

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