The minimum wage for all San Diego employers will increase from $15 to $16.30 in January, the city announced Friday.The expected increase comes as consumers face rising housing costs and higher gas and food prices."With the rising cost of living, this increase couldn't come at a time when it's needed more for employees and working families," Mayor Todd Gloria said in a … [Read more...] about San Diego will raise the minimum wage to $16.30 next year. What can businesses and employees expect?
Starting Saturday, kids will be admitted free to dozens of San Diego County museums and attractions throughout October.Organized by the San Diego Museum Board and the San Diego Tourism Authority, the Kids Free San Diego program includes free admission for children 12 and under at more than 50 locations.Last year, 30,000 children and 17,000 adults participated in the Umeak … [Read more...] about Starting Saturday, kids get in free at more than 50 San Diego County museums
SAN DIEGO –Steve Fisher, former San Diego State men's basketball coach and Aztecs Hall of Fame member, will be the recipient of the 2022 San Diego Nice Guy of the Year award on Saturday, 1 of October, at the Nice Guys of San Diego's 42nd Annual Nice Year Gala. Nice Guys of San Diego, Inc., which has been in existence since 1979, recognizes the contributions of … [Read more...] about Steve Fisher was San Diego Nice Guy of the Year in 2022
San Diego County supervisors will consider a proposal Tuesday to declare homelessness a public health emergency, a move intended to elevate the region's response to the growing number of people living without shelter.County Chairman Nathan Fletcher and Supervisor Nora Vargas said the first-time release would highlight the mental and physical health of homeless people, with the … [Read more...] about San Diego County is ready to declare homelessness a public health crisis
Come January, San Diego must begin collecting food waste from residents to meet a state mandate it has already passed. But unlike every other city in the state, San Diego can't charge everyone who lives here the cost of that.That could change, however, if city voters in November approve Measure B, which would change the century-old People's Ordinance preventing San Diego from … [Read more...] about San Diego is looking at a big bill to start collecting food waste. A Vote on the November ballot could help pick up the Tab.
In 1902, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody and his Wild West Show came to San Diego for what was billed as his "first, last, and only visit".On the morning of September 25, 1902, children were excused from school to watch costumed performers parade through the streets before the show began.More than 11,000 people lined up for the parade and the two performances that followed. The … [Read more...] about From the Archives: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show came to San Diego in 1902
San Diego area students and activists marched across the region on Friday as they renewed their call for bolder and faster government action to end the country's dependence on fossil fuels and slow the pace of climate change.Students from at least 15 high schools and colleges organized strikes or protests, including UC San Diego, San Diego High, Westview High and Southwestern … [Read more...] about ‘Now or never’: San Diego students demonstrate for climate action for third year
Luxury home sales in San Diego have dropped by more than half as the high-end market experiences its biggest decline in at least a decade.Of the 50 most populous metro areas, San Diego had the fourth-highest decline in luxury sales from June to August, said a Redfin report released Thursday. The number of sales fell 55.3 percent compared to the same time last year.We offer … [Read more...] about High-end real estate falls; San Diego luxury home sales plummeted
A scene from the San Diego Spirits Festival. Get the story behind the story every day. Host Kristy Totten interviews Union-Tribune reporters, newsmakers and experts about what matters in San Diego. If you're looking for something to do this week, the San Diego Spirits Festival returns on Saturday and Sunday, September 24th and 25th.Now in its 13th year, the festival will be … [Read more...] about San Diego News Fix: San Diego Spirits Festival celebrates 13 years of great drinks
San Diego on Tuesday approved sweeping policy changes that allow infrastructure projects to be built several months faster but limit the city council's control and oversight powers.City council members voted 7-1 for the changes, which severely limit their own powers and strengthen those of the mayor. Council approvals are only required for the most expensive projects under the … [Read more...] about San Diego approves new policies to accelerate infrastructure projects but reduces City Council scrutiny