Last week, the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) invited Professor Gabriel Lenz to discuss his study on the…
Following the California Supreme Court's decision allowing cities to use zoning ordinances to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, several municipalities…
On May 15, 2013, the consumer group Consumer Watchdog sent a letter to Attorney General Kamala Harris accusing Google…
On Monday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will vote on the “California Tobacco Tax Act of 2014,” a bill introduced…
Independent voters now account for approximately 40 percent of all voters in the United States. Following the national trend,…
From the Columns
- SAN DIEGO - Former congressman and Democratic Mayor of San Diego Bob Filner took the unusual step of publicly calling for jury nullification in t
While the Affordable Care Act (ACA, a.k.a. Obamacare) has been getting more attention in the press lately — with quite a bit of coverage devoted to various ‘train wreck’ predictions — our tracking of voter attitudes towards the ACA suggests that the public has not focused on it since it was adopted in 2010.
By Jan van Lohuizen | 05/22/2013
Former Congressman and Democratic Mayor of San Diego Bob Filner took the unusual step of publicly calling for jury nullification in the prosecution of Ronnie Chang, who faces 60 felony charges for violations related his ownership of dispensaries San Diego and Riverside Counties.
By Chad Peace | 05/22/2013
Unofficial results from the LA City Clerk’s office indicate that Proposition C has passed with 76.56 percent of Los Angeles voters supporting the ballot measure.
By Alex Gauthier | 05/22/2013
Diane Lapp, distinguished professor of education at San Diego State University — along with researchers Thomas DeVere Wolsey, Douglas Fisher, and Nancy Frey — surveyed elementary, middle, and high school teachers about the effectiveness of using graphic novels in the classroom…
In reaction to the scandal that the U.S. Justice Department seized the phone records of Associated Press journalists, a small bipartisan group of legislators is attempting to rein in some of the excesses of the Executive Branch.
By Carl Wicklander | 05/21/2013
The California Department of Education is prioritizing Gov. Brown’s local control funding formula (LCFF) proposal over the possibility of obtaining a No Child Left Behind waiver.
By Michael Higham | 05/21/2013
Announced last month by Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the Follow the Money Act was received with much acclaim from citizens and nonpartisan organizations.
By Alex Gauthier | 05/21/2013